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Recreation activities in Lake Macquarie

There’s something for everyone to enjoy at Club Macquarie

Sports and Recreation

Family holidays are best when there's plenty to do!  These school holidays we offer beautiful 4 Star accommodation just a 2 minute drive to the Hunter Sports Centre  conveniently located beside the Stockland Glendale Shopping Centre! Vacation care and holiday programs at the Hunter Sports Centre are a fantastic way to keep your children entertained during the holidays, and on days when mum and dad would like some time-out to themselves. The best part is that not only are your children participating in fun activities in a safe state of the art facility, it is also very economical with the government childcare rebate and benefit available to qualifying families. For bookings or info just click the link to the right ---

Have a hole in one at Club Macquarie

There’s something for everyone to enjoy at Club Macquarie in terms of sports and recreation, so whether you’re a golf fan or a keen fisherman, there’s plenty to keep you occupied. As a popular golfing destination, Club Macquarie is close to nine fantastic golf courses and is surrounded by beautiful scenery, so it’s a true golfer’s paradise.

Nearby courses include:

  • Waratah Golf Club: Right next door to Club Macquarie
  • Sugar Valley Golf Club
  • Toronto Country Club
  • Belmont Golf Club: Enjoy wonderful panoramic ocean views over this championship golf course
  • Shortland Waters Golf Club
  • Newcastle Golf Club
  • Merewether Golf Club
  • Charlestown Golf Club
  • Morisset Golf Club

With so much choice in the area, you can also book a special golfing holiday, with the ‘golf stay and play packages’, available with Toronto Golf Club, Shortland Waters Golf Club, Newcastle Golf Club, Merewether Golf Club and Waratah Golf Club.  For the golfer in your life, it’s the perfect holiday choice.

Water sports

For those who prefer to get active in the ocean, there’s a wide range of water sports to be enjoyed in the area. From kayaking, fishing and boat hire, to cruises, kite surfing, wind surfing and stand-up paddle boarding – if you want to make the most of being by the seaside, there’s something to suit all preferences.

The more adventurous can also try out the high-speed slides or take a ride on a jet boat, relaxing afterwards on one of the stunning beaches nearby.

Patrolled beaches include:

  • Redhead Beach (known for its stunning cliffs, rocky outcrops and shark tower)
  • Blacksmiths Beach
  • Catherine Hill Beach
  • Caves Beach (complete with a network of caves which can be explored at low tide)

Whether you want to enjoy a spot of surfing, a picnic or a BBQ, these beaches are the perfect place to treat yourself.


Activities for all the family

When you come to Club Macquarie, there’s a great choice of activities that all the family can enjoy, with lots of entertainment for the children. 

Treetop Adventure Park

The nearby Treetop Adventure Park boasts suspension bridges and many other exciting activities up to 15m above the forest floor. 

Speers Point Park

With Speers Point Park, the newest and biggest children's playground in the area, close to hand, your holiday can be as action-packed as you wish. Speers Point Park includes a four-storey slide, flying foxes, pirate ships, a wet play area, sculptures and rickety bridges, so the kids will be suitably entertained.

Lake Macquarie

For walkers, Lake Macquarie is ideal for taking a scenic stroll, as well as sailing or cycling around the 174km of foreshore. 

Broadmeadow Racecourse

The Broadmeadow Racecourse, home of the Newcastle Jockey Club, is also nearby, so why not enjoy a race or the Autumn and Spring Carnivals? Just 25 minutes away from the Macquarie Inn, we offer our guests a special race day package, so just ask us for more details on this. There are also go-karting facilities nearby, so there really is something for everyone.
Whether you want to enjoy a relaxing break with walks and sightseeing, or wish to take part on the many recreational activities in the area, you’ll always have a great time at Club Macquarie.

Call us today on 02 4911 9595  for more information about recreation activities
in Lake Macquarie!

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