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Lake Macquarie

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Address: Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia

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Huge expanse of water

There are so many places to stop and just look at the view along the shoreline here, that it could take you a week to see everything. Need a car.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 November 2016
Kathryn W
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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323 reviews
101 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

There are so many places to stop and just look at the view along the shoreline here, that it could take you a week to see everything. Need a car.

Thank Kathryn W
Speers Point, Australia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The lake offers many attractions, excellent eating and excellent travel times to access the beaches and the lake. Accommodation is easily found and of a high standard. Living on the lake most of my life and travelling extensively has opened my eyes to the beauty we have at our door steps. Million dollar views are everywhere.

Thank rcarlier2
Newcastle, Australia
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183 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We live here and still can't get enough of this beautiful lake. It's sheer size is enormous and there is just so much to see and do around and on it. Whether we are biking or walking around it or kayaking on it or swimming in it there is something new and different to see every day. Truly spectacular!

Thank Tracey H
Greater Sydney, Australia
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212 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Breath taking, beautiful, amazing! Cannot express how lively the lake is, only a 2 hour drive from Sydney! It is a crime to live in Sydney and not visit!!

Thank Mattsowary
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Lake Macquarie is easily accessible by land, sea and air and is located to the south of Newcastle NSW. As a local and frequent explorer I urge visitors to rigorously research the Lake and surrounds. I find Google Maps very useful especially for overviews. This is the largest salt water lake in the Southern Hemisphere and there are literally hundreds... More 

Thank DR46ON
Newcastle, Australia
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I went for a walk just before dusk, starting from Warners Bay. The path along the shore is lovely. Hslf way along we came across a beautiful sea eagle eating a big fish it had caught. I've never seen one so close up before and it was amazing to see such wildlife in suburbia.

Thank rayni77
Newcastle, Australia
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470 reviews
218 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 755 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Lake Macquarie is a beautiful spot. We enjoyed a family outing to Warners Bay (on the lake). There is a walking teach around the northern part of the lake - which can get very busy at times.

1 Thank b121
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Lake Macquarie is one of the largest salt water lakes in Australia. We travelled by car via Pacific Motorway to Lake Macquarie and the scenic beauty is really awesome. Perfect for a day trip. The water is crystal clear and can have good watersports if you are in a group. Suggest to visit this spot on a bright sunny day... More 

Thank Sambuddha_banerjee
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

I have lived on the Lake for over 50 years, and like most locals, could be accused of taking it for granted. It is only after travelling most of the world, over the past 15 years, that I have come to realise what a beautiful place it is, and how privileged we are to live here.

Thank Bill M
Fairfield, Australia
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

It is undoubtably a great place for a few days with friends. Nice moderately price hotels and you could walk around the lake. Lovely walk around in the mornings. Great place so mark in the visit list.

1 Thank Ram2511

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