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Top things to do in Lake Macquarie this summer - Travel_Australia

 

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Lake Macquarie comes alive in summer. The sparkling Lake will be scattered with boats, jet skis, and kayaks as water-lovers make the most of the vast waterway, and the beaches will be full of people soaking up the sun. 

Lake Macquarie is a glittering jewel in our region and definitely a place you should spend some time this summer. Here are the top five things you should do in Lake Macquarie: 


  1. Hire a bike from the automatic bike hire station at Warners Bay. Cycle around the foreshore and finish the afternoon with an ice cream or cool drink from one of the establishments across the road.
  2. Spend a day picnicking and boating. Some top places for a day out with the boat include Pelican Foreshore and Croudace Bay Park.
  3. Head to Warners Bay Foreshore on a Friday evening and enjoy the live entertainment at Music on The Podium.
  4. Swim, surf and relax at one of the four patrolled beaches in Lake Macquarie. Each beach has something unique to offer. One of the highlights is exploring the caves at Caves Beach.
  5. Enjoy a relaxing stroll along of the many walking trails, or get back to nature on an invigorating bushwalk through one of the forests.

Originally posted by Lake Macquarie City on visitlakemac.com.au

Lake Macquarie is a 55 minute drive from Newcastle Airport and at twice the size of Sydney Harbour is the largest permanent salt water lake in the Southern Hemisphere.
 
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