Autumn’s alive in leafy Lake Macquarie

Sitting on the NSW coast north of Sydney between the Central Coast and Newcastle is beautiful Lake Macquarie.

With the help from the good folk at Lake Macquarie Tourism we are pleased to be able to visit some of the many Holiday park options and attractions in this most amazing coastal location. The Lake Macquarie region is located on the NSW mid north coast around 150 kms north of Sydney via the Pacific Highway. With holiday parks enjoying some of the most spectacular waterfront locations in and around Lake Macquarie, the region might as well have been made for those with a caravan in tow. Combine superb lakefront and coastal sites with a vast range of activities including fishing, surfing, bushwalking, mountain-biking and more and it’s easy to see why the new breed of holiday park is re-inventing caravan travel.

Lake Macquarie holiday park highlights include:

Ingenia Holidays Lake Macquarie

Just 70 minutes north of Hornsby on the serene southern shores of the lake, Ingenia Holidays offers pet friendly accommodation options for a broad range of budgets, from luxury waterfront villas to cosy cabins and grassy powered sites. Take a dip in the pool, enjoy a short drive to some of the state’s most beautiful beaches, or take advantage of easy access to the jetty and waterfront reserve’s sandy inlets and secluded bays, which are picture perfect for boating, fishing and swimming.

Belmont Lakeside Holiday Park

Idyllically tucked between pristine beaches and serene Lake Macquarie, Belmont Lakeside Holiday Park is exceptionally located for creating a fabulous family adventure where your furry friend can join too. Your pup is welcome year-round on all sites and in the Dog Friendly Cabins, so they won’t feel like they’re missing out on all the fun.

Swansea Lakeside Holiday Park

Conveniently located on the shores of lovely Lake Macquarie, Swansea Lakeside Holiday Park enjoys a prime location in a tranquil, tree-studded park close to unspoiled patrolled surf beaches, restaurants, cafes, local shopping and licensed clubs. There’s action aplenty with windsurfing, fishing, scuba diving, kiteboarding, sailing and swimming, as well as tennis, mini-golf, basketball, a playground, barbeques, a boat ramp, camp kitchen and a recreation room all on site. Accommodation options range from roomy unpowered tent sites, to air-conditioned two-bedroom villas with cable TV.

Blacksmiths Beachside Holiday Park

Just a short stroll from one of New South Wales’ best-loved beaches, you’ll find Blacksmiths Beachside Holiday Park. Boasting a variety of accommodation options catering to all budgets and perfect for those with holidaying pooches, Blacksmiths is the perfect base for lengthy strolls on pristine white sand, taking a refreshing dip under the watchful eye of the local surf lifesaving patrol, or just listening to the sounds of the Pacific Ocean rolling in. Boating enthusiasts will love the nearby launch facilities, offering easy access to both the open ocean and the tranquil lake where you can swim, surf, fish and sail for days on end before heading back to the park to enjoy a dip in the pool or some late afternoon fun in the playground with the kids.

Wangi Point Lakeside Holiday Park

Heated resort style pool!

Situated within the Lake Macquarie State Conservation area and Wangi Point Flora and Fauna Reserve, Wangi Point Lakeside Holiday Park enjoys a beautiful bush setting on the foreshore with easy access to a nearby public boat ramp providing the perfect launch point for fishing, canoeing, swimming, windsurfing, kiteboarding and more. Accommodation options range from spacious unpowered camp sites to air-conditioned two-bedroom luxury villas.

With its refreshing climate, Lake Macquarie’s spectacular natural attractions make autumn a sublime season to experience Lake Macquarie at its beautiful best.

Take advantage of smaller crowds and a raft of outdoor activities including hiking, fishing, camping, kayaking, bushwalking, birdwatching, horse-riding, picnicking, cycling and more in one of the hidden gems of Australia’s East Coast – just 90 minutes from Sydney and 45 minutes from Newcastle, allowing connections to other Australian cities.

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