Adventure holidays in Lake Macquarie and Surrounds

Lake Macquarie is the largest saltwater lake in Australia, making it a virtual aquatic playground, popular for fishing, surfing and swimming. It offers visitors plenty of opportunity to get adventurous.

  • Golfing, Lake Macquarie
  • Fishing from Sand Islands, Swansea Channel, Lake Macquarie

Beach and lake holidays in Lake Macquarie and surrounds

Hang gliding over Bar Beach, Newcastle

The small towns dotted around Lake Macquarie offer plenty of good accommodation choices for you to enjoy endless water sports.

Explore the sea caves at Caves Beach and go snorkelling or scuba diving around the shipwrecks at Catherine Hill Bay.

Venture into open waters on a deep-sea fishing trip, go sailing on the lake or catch a wave at a patrolled beach.

There are excellent walking trails in the area such as along the foreshores at Green Point Reserve, at Caves Beach or Wangi Wangi Flora and Fauna Reserve.

Take a guided night walk in Watagans National Park where you may spot koalas, bandicoots and native birds or go horse-riding in the foothills in the cool of the late afternoon.