208 among the 368 listed properties in Lake Macquarie City Council are house rentals. In other words, they make up more than half of the property types there (51.61%). Additionally, house rentals there have an average cost of $527 per night and an average size of 160 m². Moreover, these properties are usually perfect if you're going in a group of 9, as that is the average number of guests that house rentals are able to accommodate in Lake Macquarie City Council. If you're searching for another type of accommodation, you can compare alternative offers, such as apartment rentals, which are the second most typical type of property in Lake Macquarie City Council. These properties cost $245 per night, on average, and have an average size of 110 m².
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Lake Macquarie City Council is a great holiday spot if you want a rental with a pool. One-third of the holiday rentals there provide one. Also, properties with pools in Lake Macquarie City Council cost, on average, $325 per night. Most of the available rentals with pools are motel. If, ideally, you would like to be near the water, nearly half of the holiday rentals including a pool are within 2 kilometres of the waterfront.
Take a relaxing break in a holiday cottage at Lake Macquarie
A typical holiday let in Lake Macquarie is a beautiful lakeside cottage and the majority of holiday lettings in the area provide spectacular views of the shoreline. Outdoor activities and entertainment options abound in this area from dining in some of Australia's best restaurants to enjoying local festivals or spending the day on the lake with your kids.
Fine dining in Lake Macquarie
The cuisine in Lake Macquarie is mostly based on seafood and there are plenty of fantastic restaurants where you can sample the local delicacies. Deck 56 at the Belmont Yacht Club has been in operation for a number of years and provides panoramic views of the Lake.
Those seeking international flavours should visit places like Sesame on the Lake or Taste of Korea, that offer Asian inspired cuisine and far-reaching views across the Lake. Several excellent steak houses offer an alternative to seafood such as the well-known Babbington Bar and Grill.
Activities with children
Take the kids swimming at one of the spectacular and safe beaches in the area. Hire a paddle boat and explore the shoreline of the lake. You will find a number of surf schools in the area that will teach novices including children as young as five the basics of surfing.
A short hike through the rainforest will take you to Gap Creek Falls for a swim in one of the many pools below the falls. Rainforest birds and small animals are often seen on the hike.
Excursion destinations in the area
One of the most popular day trips in the area is a wine tasting tour to the nearby Hunter's Valley, home to some of Australia's best wines.
Enjoy a day out on the water by hiring a sailboat or canoe and exploring the lake's surrounding villages. You can also take a helicopter tour of the region to see Lake Macquarie from the air.
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