LOVE THE LAKE!
MAJOR TOWNS AROUND LAKE MACQUARIE
Belmont | Cardiff | Charlestown | Morisset | Toronto | Swansea | Warners Bay
Leave the hectic pace of life behind and relax
in a truly unique City. Just a little over a ninety
from Sydney you will find long
stretches of golden sand, pristine surfing and
swimming beaches, one of the largest coastal
saltwater lakes in the Southern Hemisphere
and an untouched mountain wilderness area.
DID YOU KNOW...
Blessed with natural beauty, the city has 16 kilometres of idyllic coastline, with the beaches popular with swimmers and surfers alike.
Lake Macquarie, the city’s centrepiece is a vast blue water expanse, four and a half times the size of Sydney Harbour.
The Watagan Mountain Range combines national park and state forest area. Visitors can experience nature first hand with well-maintained picnic areas, camping grounds, scenic lookouts and walking trails.
The lake is famous for sailing, with many national and state sailing titles contested on the water, as well as weekend regattas and twilight races
The lake offers 174km of lake foreshore and there is plenty to see and do from the waters edge, with community parks and reserves, bush walking tracks, flora and fauna trails, shared paths, shopping precincts, art galleries and town centres spread around the city’s lake foreshore areas
Home of the late Sir William Dobell, Lake Macquarie has a number of quality art and craft galleries which feature a diverse range of exhibitions and art for sale.
To find out more about Lake Macquarie's attractions, events, accommodation,
contact the friendly team at the Lake Macquarie Visitor Information Centre.