Newcastle Community

Lake Macquarie & Surrounds

Lake Macquarie City is located on the east coast of Australia, in the Hunter Region of NSW, with access to a range of products, services, and transport networks.

Surrounded by beautiful beaches, mountains and the ocean, Lake Macquarie offers a picturesque backdrop to work, live, and play.

  • The centerpiece of the city is Lake Macquarie, a lake four and a half times the size of Sydney Harbour, recognised as one of the largest coastal saltwater lakes in Australia.
  • The lake has 174 kilometers of foreshore providing little sandy lake beaches, hidden coves, and secluded bays.
  • On the western side of Lake Macquarie, the Watagan Mountains incorporate 13 forests, and numerous lookouts, picnic spots, camping areas, and magnificent waterfalls.
  • To the east of Lake Macquarie, four patrolled beaches stretch over 10 kilometers of coastline.
Lake Macquarie includes suburbs such as Speers Point, Warners Bay, Boolaroo, Valentine, Eleebana & Belmont, with all these places being with in close distance to the lake and activities such as bushwalking, picnicking, camping and abseiling, surfing or fishing, waterskiing,sailing or fishing.