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Gorgeous environment

This place is beautiful, silent, relaxing, clean and a perfect place to spend time singley, with... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Lake Cathie, Australia
Lake is open!

Happy to report the Lake has been opened again and its looking really beautiful. Went for a walk to... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Bonny Hills, Australia
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Ocean Drive, Lake Cathie, Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
+61 457 502 308
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All reviews great spot family picnic get togethers safe swimming toilet facilities under cover safe place to swim takeaway food lovely place to sit fishing playground bbq paddle ocean tides swimmers surf
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

This place is beautiful, silent, relaxing, clean and a perfect place to spend time singley, with your partner or friends and family. A great place to visit when in Lake Cathie.

Thank gilera38
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Happy to report the Lake has been opened again and its looking really beautiful. Went for a walk to have a look a few times this week and each day there's been a few people fishing, kids and families, didn't see anything being caught, but...More

Thank Blehblahblah
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Great facility for young kids. Good swing sets, safe place to swim and a nice place to teach the kids to fish.

Thank Andyjam2110
Reviewed 23 March 2018

This is a freat spot if you like nature or fishing. Has a sleepy old time feel to it. A great spot to get local fish and chips or take a picnic. Houses around the place still have an old batch feel.

Thank malabar-coasters
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is an ideal location for having a swim, lunch and fishing. Has nearly everything that one would want for a relaxing day. BBQ, and tables and chairs. Some under cover if you get there early enough. THE ONLY DOWNSIDE AT THE PRESENT TIME, is...More

Thank JJ E
Reviewed 28 January 2018

the lake water was lovely- it was not very deep, so our swim was a lay about (& joining the fish) - but very relaxing.

Thank JaneC1913
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Kids loved swimming here. Visited when was too windy at the beach and glad we did. Take boogie boards, kayaks.

Thank Donna D
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Found this place by accident driving past. What a little gem! There is a sand bar in the middle of the estuary so different depths of water perfect for any level swimmer. The area has BBQ's and plenty of sheltered eating area. The Ocean is...More

Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We love the Lake Cathie Foreshore Reserve for picnics and a paddle. This time we walked out to the lookout at the northern end of the entrance of the lake. At the moment the entrance is sanded up with views South towards North Brother Mountain....More

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This reserve provides an excellent place for a picnic. At present the water is cut off from the sea. This is a seasonal problem but does not prevent one from enjoying the atmosphere

Thank Dr Raymond D
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Cynthia C
16 January 2017|
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Response from Ann0259 | Reviewed this property |
I think they are allowed on a lead. Not really sure as we did not see any dogs.