Lake Macquarie beaches

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Lake Macquarie beaches

There are many great beaches to choose from around Lake Macquarie, including around the lake and along the coast. Many of the beaches around the lake are great for various water activities such as boating, fishing, swimming and snorkelling. The beaches along the coast are good for activities like swimming and surfing. Some of the more popular coastal beaches are listed below

Redhead Beach

  • Redhead Beach is known for its spectacular cliffs, rocky outcrops and shark tower. It is a popular surfing and swimming beach and is patrolled by lifesavers in the warmer months.


  • This is a popular beach for swimming and surfing. The beach is patrolled by lifesavers in the warmer months.

Caves Beach

  • This beach has a network of sea caves at the southern end of the beach, which can be explored at low tide.

Catherine Hill Bay Beach

  • Located in the tiny heritage village of Catherine Hill Bay, this beach is a popular surfing beach. The beach also has an unusual icon, a large decommissioned coal-loading jetty. The beach is patrolled by lifesavers in the warmer months.