Best lakes in Newcastle

Check out the top lakes in Newcastle, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Warners Bay
1. Warners Bay
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14 local reviews
Warners Bay, Warners Bay
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Maira And Patrick
A lively lakeside town with boutique shopping, a huge range of eateries and foreshore area popular for picnics…
Cindy
Lots of great cafes opposite the lake that you can enjoy and then go for a nice walk along the lakes edge on…
Georgie
Some nice restaurants or even takeaway to eat overlooking the lake ,watching the sunset. Some live music…
1. Warners Bay
1. Warners Bay
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14 local reviews
Warners Bay, Warners Bay
Maira And Patrick
Maira And Patrick
A lively lakeside town with boutique shopping, a huge range of eateries and foreshore area popular for picnics and post-meal strolls. Don’t…
Cindy
Cindy
Lots of great cafes opposite the lake that you can enjoy and then go for a nice walk along the lakes edge on the public foot path provided.
Georgie
Georgie
Some nice restaurants or even takeaway to eat overlooking the lake ,watching the sunset. Some live music during summer.
2. Awaba House
2. Awaba House
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9 local reviews
1A First Street, Booragul
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
(02) 4950 6366
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Vanessa
Lake Macquarie's Art Gallery on the shores of Lake Macquarie about 10 mins drive from Coal Point. Cafe and…
Beth
A short drive to a grand lakeside location. Famous for scones at high team. Wander through the Lake Macquarie…
Tony & Deborah
Food is fine dining in a beautiful lake frontage old house that has some fine arts to see.
2. Awaba House
2. Awaba House
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9 local reviews
1A First Street, Booragul
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
(02) 4950 6366
Vanessa
Vanessa
Lake Macquarie's Art Gallery on the shores of Lake Macquarie about 10 mins drive from Coal Point. Cafe and restaurant and lovely walk.
Beth
Beth
A short drive to a grand lakeside location. Famous for scones at high team. Wander through the Lake Macquarie Art Gallery next door.
Tony & Deborah
Tony & Deborah
Food is fine dining in a beautiful lake frontage old house that has some fine arts to see.
3. Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
3. Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
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19 local reviews
Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Booragul
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
(02) 4965 8260
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Toni
Situated in Awaba House this Art Gallery holds a stock display of art with regular updates to it's exhibits…
Kylie
Tucked away in a gorgeous location of Lake Macquarie, it is perfect for a meander of often local exhibitions…
Lee Kay
Small intimate gallery showcasing local and international artists. The Archibald Prizewinners always a must…
3. Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
3. Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
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19 local reviews
Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Booragul
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
(02) 4965 8260
Toni
Toni
Situated in Awaba House this Art Gallery holds a stock display of art with regular updates to it's exhibits with travelling shows such as…
Kylie
Kylie
Tucked away in a gorgeous location of Lake Macquarie, it is perfect for a meander of often local exhibitions. With a great coffee shop next…
Lee Kay
Lee Kay
Small intimate gallery showcasing local and international artists. The Archibald Prizewinners always a must see! Next door have a coffee in…
4. Belmont 16s
4. Belmont 16s
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10 local reviews
The Parade, Belmont
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
(02) 4945 0888
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Steven
The Belmont 16s has a number of different restauants right on Lake Macquarie. They also have bands /…
Eva
Several restaurants and bars and good music and shows. Fabulous location on the lake and a short walk from the…
Margaret And Charlie
A variety of eateries at reasonable prices. Lots of parking and friendly staff. Beautiful views across the…
4. Belmont 16s
4. Belmont 16s
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10 local reviews
The Parade, Belmont
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
(02) 4945 0888
Steven
Steven
The Belmont 16s has a number of different restauants right on Lake Macquarie. They also have bands / entertainment on most nights check…
Eva
Eva
Several restaurants and bars and good music and shows. Fabulous location on the lake and a short walk from the house.
Margaret And Charlie
Margaret And Charlie
A variety of eateries at reasonable prices. Lots of parking and friendly staff. Beautiful views across the lake.
5. Speers Point Park Playground
5. Speers Point Park Playground
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8 local reviews
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Vera
Great playground for kids aged 2-12 years. Take their bikes, have a picnic right on the lake. There is a long…
Georgie
Family orientated, on part of a walk around the lake to Warners Bay (give yourself 30-50 minutes each way to…
Kylie
Fabulous large kid's playground with a huge flying fox, huge slides and so many other fun activities. All on…
5. Speers Point Park Playground
5. Speers Point Park Playground
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8 local reviews
Vera
Vera
Great playground for kids aged 2-12 years. Take their bikes, have a picnic right on the lake. There is a long jetty for fishing. Kids can…
Georgie
Georgie
Family orientated, on part of a walk around the lake to Warners Bay (give yourself 30-50 minutes each way to walk). Fun, large park set up…
Kylie
Kylie
Fabulous large kid's playground with a huge flying fox, huge slides and so many other fun activities. All on the foreshore of Lake…
6. Toronto
6. Toronto
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13 local reviews
Toronto, Toronto
LocalityPolitical
Leone
The 'capital' of Lake Macquarie, Toronto has a picturesque foreshore over looking the lake. Cafes and shops…
Maira And Patrick
Dine out with the Lake as a backdrop and admire the boats at the local marina.
6. Toronto
6. Toronto
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13 local reviews
Toronto, Toronto
Leone
Leone
The 'capital' of Lake Macquarie, Toronto has a picturesque foreshore over looking the lake. Cafes and shops close by.
Maira And Patrick
Maira And Patrick
Dine out with the Lake as a backdrop and admire the boats at the local marina.
7. Wangi RSL Sub-Branch Club LTD
7. Wangi RSL Sub-Branch Club LTD
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2 local reviews
Wangi RSL Sub-Branch Club LTD, Wangi Wangi
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(02) 4975 1433
Establishment
Ray Harris
Great food, outdoor area overlooking the lake and sailing boats. Raffles, kids disco. Music & entertainment…
Tony & Deborah
Friendly club with outdoor area nice Chinese & Australia food. Drinks very cheap. Walking distance all on the…
7. Wangi RSL Sub-Branch Club LTD
7. Wangi RSL Sub-Branch Club LTD
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2 local reviews
Wangi RSL Sub-Branch Club LTD, Wangi Wangi
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(02) 4975 1433
Ray Harris
Ray Harris
Great food, outdoor area overlooking the lake and sailing boats. Raffles, kids disco. Music & entertainment. They also offer breakfast give…
Tony & Deborah
Tony & Deborah
Friendly club with outdoor area nice Chinese & Australia food. Drinks very cheap. Walking distance all on the lake.
8. Toronto Hotel
8. Toronto Hotel
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3 local reviews
74 Victory Parade, Toronto
(02) 4959 1033
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Beth
Venue near by, on top of the hill. Great pub grub and live music on weekend. Fabulous views across the lake.
David
Relaxed atmosphere with nice affordable meals with outdoor settings views across lake.
8. Toronto Hotel
8. Toronto Hotel
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3 local reviews
74 Victory Parade, Toronto
(02) 4959 1033
Beth
Beth
Venue near by, on top of the hill. Great pub grub and live music on weekend. Fabulous views across the lake.
David
David
Relaxed atmosphere with nice affordable meals with outdoor settings views across lake.
9. Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto
9. Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto
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6 local reviews
6 Arnott Ave, Toronto
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(02) 4959 2051
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David
Nice location for a drink overlooking the lake . Also has a nice restaurant . Live music on certain nights.
Tony & Deborah
Great food & spot to refresh looks out over the marina and Lake Macquarie.
9. Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto
9. Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto
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6 local reviews
6 Arnott Ave, Toronto
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(02) 4959 2051
David
David
Nice location for a drink overlooking the lake . Also has a nice restaurant . Live music on certain nights.
Tony & Deborah
Tony & Deborah
Great food & spot to refresh looks out over the marina and Lake Macquarie.
10. Tinto Espresso Bar & Infuzion Cafe
10. Tinto Espresso Bar & Infuzion Cafe
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4 local reviews
Tinto Espresso Bar & Infuzion Cafe, Toronto
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+61 468 451 113
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Beth
Lakeside cafe situated right on the lake a must.
10. Tinto Espresso Bar & Infuzion Cafe
10. Tinto Espresso Bar & Infuzion Cafe
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4 local reviews
Tinto Espresso Bar & Infuzion Cafe, Toronto
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+61 468 451 113
Beth
Beth
Lakeside cafe situated right on the lake a must.
11. Park Road
11. Park Road
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2 local reviews
Park Rd, Speers Point
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Maira And Patrick
The city’s flagship park, boasting the ‘Best Play Space in Australia’, the Lake Macquarie Variety Playground.
Joy
Great park for children also with BBQ's & lake views & coffee shop
11. Park Road
11. Park Road
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2 local reviews
Park Rd, Speers Point
Maira And Patrick
Maira And Patrick
The city’s flagship park, boasting the ‘Best Play Space in Australia’, the Lake Macquarie Variety Playground.
Joy
Joy
Great park for children also with BBQ's & lake views & coffee shop
12. Green Point
12. Green Point
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2 local reviews
Green Point, Valentine
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Margaret And Charlie
Picturesque bush walk around the point and up to lookout with spectacular lake and surrounding views
Robyn
Enter from Roma Road and head down around lake - beautiful walk - great for kids
12. Green Point
12. Green Point
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2 local reviews
Green Point, Valentine
Margaret And Charlie
Margaret And Charlie
Picturesque bush walk around the point and up to lookout with spectacular lake and surrounding views
Robyn
Robyn
Enter from Roma Road and head down around lake - beautiful walk - great for kids