Best lakes in Central Coast

Check out the top lakes in Central Coast, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Aquafun Avoca Lake
1. Aquafun Avoca Lake
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17 local reviews
15 Ficus Avenue, Avoca Beach
Closed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM
0413 808 394
Amusement parkEstablishment
Christa
Explore a vibrant coastal lagoon wetland alive with fish and bird life. Hire from a huge selection of exciting…
Carla
Aquafun is a fantastic water adventure experience on the shores of Avoca Lake, (Heazlett Park via Ficus Ave)…
Zoe
Paddle around Avoca Lake known as Bulbararing lagoon, it is a star shaped lake, with Bareena Island sitting in…
1. Aquafun Avoca Lake
1. Aquafun Avoca Lake
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17 local reviews
15 Ficus Avenue, Avoca Beach
Closed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM
0413 808 394
Christa
Christa
Explore a vibrant coastal lagoon wetland alive with fish and bird life. Hire from a huge selection of exciting and modern pedal-boats,…
Carla
Carla
Aquafun is a fantastic water adventure experience on the shores of Avoca Lake, (Heazlett Park via Ficus Ave). Take a picnic and choose from…
Zoe
Zoe
Paddle around Avoca Lake known as Bulbararing lagoon, it is a star shaped lake, with Bareena Island sitting in the middle. Kayak / Canoe,…
2. Lake Macquarie
2. Lake Macquarie
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9 local reviews
Lake Macquarie, Lake Macquarie
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Chrys
Lake Macquarie is twice the size of Sydney Harbour and is the largest permanent salt water lake in the…
Barry & Sandra
Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery (1A First St, Booragul) hosts first class touring exhibitions throughout the…
Simone
Walkway and cycleways on edge of Lake Macquarie.. Cafes and restaurants opposite. Kayaks and bike hire…
2. Lake Macquarie
2. Lake Macquarie
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9 local reviews
Lake Macquarie, Lake Macquarie
Chrys
Chrys
Lake Macquarie is twice the size of Sydney Harbour and is the largest permanent salt water lake in the Southern Hemisphere. There is so much…
Barry & Sandra
Barry & Sandra
Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery (1A First St, Booragul) hosts first class touring exhibitions throughout the year. Well worth the visit…
Simone
Simone
Walkway and cycleways on edge of Lake Macquarie.. Cafes and restaurants opposite. Kayaks and bike hire available. In the summer months…
3. The Entrance
3. The Entrance
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36 local reviews
The Entrance, The Entrance
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Wendy
Picturesque area with surf beach and lakes entrance. The pelican feeding at 3:30pm each day is very popular…
Elise
The Entrance is a buzz with activity every weekend. There are free events most weekends in Memorial Park (car…
Christa
The Entrance is a great destination to enjoy affordable fashion shopping, boutiques, restaurants, cafes,…
3. The Entrance
3. The Entrance
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36 local reviews
The Entrance, The Entrance
Wendy
Wendy
Picturesque area with surf beach and lakes entrance. The pelican feeding at 3:30pm each day is very popular with visitors. Great for a day…
Elise
Elise
The Entrance is a buzz with activity every weekend. There are free events most weekends in Memorial Park (car shows, music, markets,…
Christa
Christa
The Entrance is a great destination to enjoy affordable fashion shopping, boutiques, restaurants, cafes, beaches, lakes and functions such…
4. Morisset Park
4. Morisset Park
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7 local reviews
Morisset Park, Morisset Park
LocalityPolitical
Nanaako
UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH KANGAROOS. Opportunity to meet our favoured national symbol, many kangaroos…
4. Morisset Park
4. Morisset Park
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7 local reviews
Morisset Park, Morisset Park
Nanaako
Nanaako
UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH KANGAROOS. Opportunity to meet our favoured national symbol, many kangaroos jumping around. Morisset Park…
5. The Entrance Lake House
5. The Entrance Lake House
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9 local reviews
27 The Entrance Rd, The Entrance
Closed · Opens Wednesday 12:00 PM (noon)
(02) 4332 5253
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Peter
BEST KNOWN FOR WINNER of Best Informal Regional Restaurant in NSW 2018 by Hospitality Industry ABOUT THE…
Mary And Anthony
One of the best restaurants on the coast. You will not be disappointed. Breakfast, lunch or dinner. Best time…
Joy
Beautiful Food and Fine Dining on the Lake at The Entrance
5. The Entrance Lake House
5. The Entrance Lake House
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9 local reviews
27 The Entrance Rd, The Entrance
Closed · Opens Wednesday 12:00 PM (noon)
(02) 4332 5253
Peter
Peter
BEST KNOWN FOR WINNER of Best Informal Regional Restaurant in NSW 2018 by Hospitality Industry ABOUT THE ENTRANCE LAKE HOUSE Locals and…
Mary And Anthony
Mary And Anthony
One of the best restaurants on the coast. You will not be disappointed. Breakfast, lunch or dinner. Best time is brunch overlooking the…
Joy
Joy
Beautiful Food and Fine Dining on the Lake at The Entrance
6. Tuggerah Lake
6. Tuggerah Lake
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5 local reviews
Tuggerah Lake
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Louise
Is you go down through to the reserve at the end of the road and follow it down to the lake, you will come…
Elise
Beautiful and expansive Tuggerah Lake is perfect for all water activities - sailing, boating, fishing,…
Arthur
Nice for sunsets and a lazy stroll or bike ride around the lake.
6. Tuggerah Lake
6. Tuggerah Lake
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5 local reviews
Tuggerah Lake
Louise
Louise
Is you go down through to the reserve at the end of the road and follow it down to the lake, you will come across the cycleway, which goes…
Elise
Elise
Beautiful and expansive Tuggerah Lake is perfect for all water activities - sailing, boating, fishing, canoeing, paddle boarding. There is…
Arthur
Arthur
Nice for sunsets and a lazy stroll or bike ride around the lake.
7. The Entrance Boat House
7. The Entrance Boat House
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3 local reviews
The Entrance Rd, The Entrance
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
(02) 4332 2652
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Kelly
The boat shed is a great place to rent a small boat and take to the lake for a bit of fishing. Alternatively…
Jonathon
Should you want to try your luck out on the waters of Lake Tuggerah this is a great place to rent a boat so…
7. The Entrance Boat House
7. The Entrance Boat House
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3 local reviews
The Entrance Rd, The Entrance
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
(02) 4332 2652
Kelly
Kelly
The boat shed is a great place to rent a small boat and take to the lake for a bit of fishing. Alternatively just cruise around or sit and…
Jonathon
Jonathon
Should you want to try your luck out on the waters of Lake Tuggerah this is a great place to rent a boat so you can throw a line or two into…
8. Pelican Feeding
8. Pelican Feeding
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37 local reviews
Travel agencyEstablishment
Narelle
Board walk takes you about 2 kms along the lake and beach with spectacular views of The Entrance area. View…
Sam
There are plenty of pelicans on the lake out the front of the house. But if you want to see heaps of them…
8. Pelican Feeding
8. Pelican Feeding
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37 local reviews
Narelle
Narelle
Board walk takes you about 2 kms along the lake and beach with spectacular views of The Entrance area. View the Pelicans along the shore…
Sam
Sam
There are plenty of pelicans on the lake out the front of the house. But if you want to see heaps of them together and get super close you…
9. Beachcomber Resort
9. Beachcomber Resort
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4 local reviews
190 Main Rd, Toukley
+61 1800 621 696
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Joanne
The most popular local hotel, spend a good night out at the lake view balcony with good food. Special $5 deal…
9. Beachcomber Resort
9. Beachcomber Resort
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4 local reviews
190 Main Rd, Toukley
+61 1800 621 696
Joanne
Joanne
The most popular local hotel, spend a good night out at the lake view balcony with good food. Special $5 deal every Wednesday and Thursday…
10. Lakehouse Cafe
10. Lakehouse Cafe
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7 local reviews
11 Shoreside Row, Murrays Beach
Open · Closes 3:30 PM
(02) 4971 1745
CafeFoodEstablishment
Vera
A wonderful spot for either breakfast or lunch. Sit on the verandah in a quiet tree studded cafe overlooking…
Dot
This little restaurant on the shores of Lake Macquarie is an absolute gem. The beautifully presented food is…
10. Lakehouse Cafe
10. Lakehouse Cafe
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7 local reviews
11 Shoreside Row, Murrays Beach
Open · Closes 3:30 PM
(02) 4971 1745
Vera
Vera
A wonderful spot for either breakfast or lunch. Sit on the verandah in a quiet tree studded cafe overlooking the lake. Lovely scenery to…
Dot
Dot
This little restaurant on the shores of Lake Macquarie is an absolute gem. The beautifully presented food is complimented by the peaceful…
11. The Entrance Hotel
11. The Entrance Hotel
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7 local reviews
87 The Entrance Road, The Entrance
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
(02) 4332 2001
LodgingEstablishment
Nic
The outside beer garden is the heart of the hotel, with views over the much loved lake. The perfect place to…
Russ
The Hotel provides good food and entertainment on the weekend. Its kids friendly and close to the lake, kids…
11. The Entrance Hotel
11. The Entrance Hotel
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7 local reviews
87 The Entrance Road, The Entrance
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
(02) 4332 2001
Nic
Nic
The outside beer garden is the heart of the hotel, with views over the much loved lake. The perfect place to quench the thirst, catch-up…
Russ
Russ
The Hotel provides good food and entertainment on the weekend. Its kids friendly and close to the lake, kids playground and pelican feeding!
12. Wallarah Bay Recreation Club
12. Wallarah Bay Recreation Club
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4 local reviews
40 Wallarah Rd, Gorokan
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
(02) 4392 6622
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Judy
Drinks meals live music - on the beautiful lake looking across to the entrance
Sam
Great for a pub meal and some drinks on the lake.
12. Wallarah Bay Recreation Club
12. Wallarah Bay Recreation Club
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4 local reviews
40 Wallarah Rd, Gorokan
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
(02) 4392 6622
Judy
Judy
Drinks meals live music - on the beautiful lake looking across to the entrance
Sam
Sam
Great for a pub meal and some drinks on the lake.