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The school holidays are fast approaching and Blacksmiths Beachside Holiday Park has a jam-packed schedule to help keep your kids entertained all day long. From movie nights and colouring competitions to a reptile show and children’s disco there is something for all ages to enjoy. Our newly refurbished solar heated swimming pool will also reopen […]

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and motivated people interested in managing Swansea Gardens Lakeside Holiday Park, one of Lake Macquarie City Council’s four holiday parks. Swansea Gardens Lakeside Holiday Park is a 382 site park located on the western side of the lake entrance at Swansea. The park comprises a range of tourist facilities and […]

Situated between Belmont and Valentine, Green Point Foreshore Reserve invites you to embrace nature and enjoy the simple things in life. Originally the site of various mining activities, the Reserve has undergone extensive rehabilitation works to establish it as one of Lake Macquarie’s most scenic natural attractions. Green Point is a popular area for cycling, […]

If you love to explore the bush and are looking for something a little adventurous to do this summer, visit the stunning Watagans National Park. The Watagans National Park covers more than 7750 hectares of extensive mountain range, and whether you’re up for a challenge or prefer a more relaxed stroll, there are bushwalking trails […]

For many of us, camping isn’t the first thing to spring to mind in winter but there are many great reasons to pitch a tent or stay in a cabin in the cooler months of the year. 1.    Peace and quiet One of main reasons people go camping is to get away from the noisy […]

Winter is a fabulous time to visit Lake Macquarie – you can enjoy a raft of inspiring indoor and outdoor activities all without the summer swarms. Sunny winter days are made for scenic cycling, brisk bushwalks, observing wildlife, fabulous fishing and sampling the best of the region’s seasonal cuisine. With Lake Macquarie Holiday Parks currently […]

Construction has commenced on a new Recreation and BBQ room at Belmont Pines Lakeside Holiday Park. The new facility will be located adjacent to the swimming pool and playground and will feature an outdoor dining area, two double BBQs, outdoor showers, toilet and indoor room with large television. Construction is expected to be completed by the […]

Works to refurbish the swimming pool at Blacksmiths Beachside Holiday Park commenced in May. The central island will be removed, the pool interior will be resurfaced, new edging tiles and lights will be installed, and the filtration system upgraded. The works will be completed in time for the October long weekend.  

As we head into the cooler months, some of our recreational facilities will be closed temporarily: Belmont Pines Lakeside Holiday Park Swimming pool – closed from 1 May 2017 and will reopen for the October long weekend 2017 Playground – the playground will also be closed from 1 May 2017 until the October long weekend […]

Newcastle has been named as the host city for the series finale of the V8 Supercars Championship for the next five years, with the first event to be held from 24 – 26 November 2017. The event will be the first Supercars race ever held in Newcastle and is expected to attract over 80,000 visitors […]