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A great place for a picnic and a family day

We live nearby this park and regularly head down with the grandkids. The playground is awesome... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fishing Point, Australia
Beautiful hidden oasis

A stunning location with a fantastic modern playground, bbq’s, lots of grasses areas, walking... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Lake Macquarie, Australia
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“play ground”(5 reviews)
1 Stilling St, Rathmines, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2283, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live nearby this park and regularly head down with the grandkids. The playground is awesome - flying fox, great swings. You can also swim here in the Lake which is great. Take some fish and chips or use the bbq's at the park -...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MarianneandSusan
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

A stunning location with a fantastic modern playground, bbq’s, lots of grasses areas, walking track, right on beautiful Lake Macquarie and walking distance to the local shops. Very popular with young families and excellent for the whole family.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ishelli
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Since my last review of this park after vandals had damaged the play equipment I am glad to say that the equipment has been replaced and it is once again a good place to visit. Play ground and bbq's next to it plus toilets a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Lyn T
Reviewed 11 September 2017

someone recently burnt it don. whats absolute scums. the local people at rathmines are crazy. up fishing point

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ryan G
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Unfortunately the kids playground at Rathmines park has been vandalised with the climb on play platform and slippery dips being burnt by teenages . What a shame that the small children now have to wait for the council to rebuild a play area for them...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lyn T
Reviewed 16 March 2017

On one level, this is a huge park strategically located on the shores of beautiful Lake Macquarie, Plenty of room for the kids to run free or explore, and there are extensive walking tracks around the lake for adults, too, plus playgrounds, picnic tables and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great park covers very large Area probably about 30 Hectares ,Great views of Lake ,swimming Barbque areas playground walking and Bike tracks cars are also allowed to park on the foreshore , children and Family oriented , as well as dog friendly A great place...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Dusty M
Reviewed 30 December 2016

A peaceful expanse of waterside land with plenty of room to run and play for the kids. This is an historic area of NSW, it was the base for the Catalina flying boats during WWII. There is a memorial there but if you are interested...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank jono13
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The grandchildren loved the open space and the fixed playground equipment. A wide expanse of grassland on the foreshore offers a great family picnic spot with play opportunities.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank iain_lmta
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Today all airoplanes and sea planes are on show with a lot of stalls to buy hats and food. Wheelchair friendly, family and pets here to. $5 admission to come and go. Catalinas flyover at 1300.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Daphne B
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