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Lake Macquarie

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Address: Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia

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Lake Macquarie is Australia's largest salt water lake open to the sea. We are less than an hour to some of the best vineyards. Port Stephens is less than an hour way, our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Lake Macquarie, Australia
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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Macquarie is Australia's largest salt water lake open to the sea. We are less than an hour to some of the best vineyards. Port Stephens is less than an hour way, our bleachers are almost endless. The fishing is great on the lake or on the beaches. We are less than two hours to the centre of Sydney. The... More 

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We live a short distance from Lake Macquarie, it has all things going for it including the cosmopolitan eateries at Warners Bay and other locations. Plenty of water activities including Sailing, Power Boating and PWC and Sail Boarding. Fishing is also local activity enjoyed by young and old.For the more daring the refurbished Pelican airfield boasts activities like Skydiving, Helicopter... More 

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Rathmines, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Spectacular Lake Both on the Crystal clear water with its great fishing ,Blue swimmers prawns ,Cockles, And the Water views with Many many towns and parklands along The Lake frontage it Would take 3 Days to see all the Lake by Boat ,With Hundreds of spots to Anchor for the night As well as by car magnificent camping and Picnic... More 

Thank Dusty M
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

There are so many places to stop and just look at the view along the shoreline here, that it could take you a week to see everything. Need a car.

Thank Kathryn W
Speers Point, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The lake offers many attractions, excellent eating and excellent travel times to access the beaches and the lake. Accommodation is easily found and of a high standard. Living on the lake most of my life and travelling extensively has opened my eyes to the beauty we have at our door steps. Million dollar views are everywhere.

Thank rcarlier2
Newcastle, Australia
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183 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We live here and still can't get enough of this beautiful lake. It's sheer size is enormous and there is just so much to see and do around and on it. Whether we are biking or walking around it or kayaking on it or swimming in it there is something new and different to see every day. Truly spectacular!

Thank Tracey H
Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Breath taking, beautiful, amazing! Cannot express how lively the lake is, only a 2 hour drive from Sydney! It is a crime to live in Sydney and not visit!!

Thank Mattsowary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Lake Macquarie is easily accessible by land, sea and air and is located to the south of Newcastle NSW. As a local and frequent explorer I urge visitors to rigorously research the Lake and surrounds. I find Google Maps very useful especially for overviews. This is the largest salt water lake in the Southern Hemisphere and there are literally hundreds... More 

Thank DR46ON
Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I went for a walk just before dusk, starting from Warners Bay. The path along the shore is lovely. Hslf way along we came across a beautiful sea eagle eating a big fish it had caught. I've never seen one so close up before and it was amazing to see such wildlife in suburbia.

Thank rayni77
Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Lake Macquarie is a beautiful spot. We enjoyed a family outing to Warners Bay (on the lake). There is a walking teach around the northern part of the lake - which can get very busy at times.

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