Accessible attractions and activities
Lake Macquarie has a range of inclusive activities for people of all abilities.
This fully fenced playground is located at Speers Point on the northern tip of Lake Macquarie.
It features inclusive play equipment, a quiet zone, accessible pathways, toilets, parking and an MLAK key accessible changing place.
A cafe is located adjacent to the park along with plenty of lakeside picnic areas.
Lake Macquarie has an extensive shared pathway network around the city, with plenty of options to get out and enjoy the fresh air and local scenery.
Check out Lake Macquarie City's Shared Pathways guide for detailed information on pathways in the area.
The Museum of Art and Culture is a cultural and tourist destination on the shores of Lake Macquarie at Booragul.
The museum offers inclusive experiences including art exhibitions, classes, and an onsite cafe and shop featuring products from local artisans.
There are a number of accessible swimming spots in the area with ramp access to some beaches, beach wheelchairs and accessible bathroom facilities.
In 2020, an accessibility upgrade at Blacksmiths Beach was completed, allowing people of all abilities to have the change to enjoy the beach. Works included an all-access ramp, pathway and viewing platform.
The Toronto Swim Centre provides an indoor inclusive swimming facility with hoisted access, a pool wheelchair lift and hydrotherapy pool.
There is a Changing Places bathroom facility and an onsite cafe.
The Belmont Baths, located at Brooks Parade, features a fully enclosed lake swimming area with a jetty, attached accessible ramp and amenities with accessible toilet and shower.
A 'Mobi-Chair' (amphibious wheelchair) is stored on-site for free use and accessible by MLAK key.