Located in the Hunter Region and only a little over an hour’s drive north from Sydney is where you will discover the natural beauty of Lake Macquarie. This vast blue saltwater expanse is one of the largest lakes in the Southern Hemisphere and four times the size of Sydney Harbour.
Enjoy peaceful strolls around the lake foreshore, or take a swim at one of the many sun-drenched beaches that dot the coastline. From sheltered sandy coves to rock pools and sea caves, the beaches of Lake Macquarie are there to discover and explore.
The Watagan Mountains are a stunning backdrop to the lake and well worth visiting for the panoramic views. Take one of the many hiking tracks, or traverse the mountains by bike, horseback or four-wheel drive.