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Local Highlights

Lake Macquarie
Four times the size of Sydney Harbour and with 174km of foreshore, Lake Macquarie is a stunning waterway. The Lake Macquarie region offers sandy beaches (Catherine Hill Bay, Caves, Blacksmiths and Redhead beaches), an immense saltwater lake and a pristine mountain wilderness area (the Watagan Mountain National Park and State Forest). Wind surf, paddle bike, canoe, fish, waterski... or just listen to the fish jump!

AAA Horse Riding and More
1hr, 1 ½ hr, 2hr, ½ day treks and full day treks (lunch provided – champagne upon request) into the mountains to various lookout points, picnic/BBQ grounds where spectacular views will take your breath away.

Morisset Country Club (Golf Course)
Championship 18 hole golf course and bushland, two bowling greens with abundant off street parking including coach parking areas.

Sailing Made Easy
Courses for beginners to Inshore Skipper. Train on our J24 or Dubois 40 with YA accredited instructors. Special course Women on Water. Bookings for associated theory courses and Yacht Charters.

Australian Reptile Park
The Australian Reptile Park and Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1948 - by the late and great ERIC WORRELL, Australia's first naturalist - and is now regarded as one of the countries premier attractions. The Sanctuary is the only zoo in Australia committed to saving lives with a Venom-Milking Program in place for the past 50+ years, saving over 300 lives each year being the sole supplier of a variety of venoms, which is used for all snake and funnel-web anti-venom in Australia. * Home also to many Australian cuddly MAMMALS such as the unique platypus, koalas, wombats, Tasmanian devils, echidnas, dingoes and of course friendly hand-fed kangaroos. Some of Australia's largest REPTILES, such as MASSIVE American alligators, GIANT tortoises and HUGE pythons live at the Park. Photograph keepsakes of koalas or large python are available. Nestled in tranquil bushland with trickling streams meandering over lazy waterfalls, Australian trees exuding exquisite bush fragrances, the calls from a multitude of heavenly birds and the amazing beauty of Australian wildflowers await any local or international tourist who wishes to be enchanted! Enter the mouth of a 20 metre long crocodile to view the mystical Lost World of Reptiles exhibit. See giant animatronic models of some of Australia’s deadliest spiders in Spider World. The Hard Croc Cafe serving great food, hot and cold. The Australiana gift shop with many Aussie products for sale. Full gas BBQ facilities FREE OF CHARGE on-site.

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