About Belmont South
Belmont South is located on the Pacific Highway between the eastern shores
of Lake Macquarie and the Pacific Ocean.
offers a great
base to explore Lake Macquarie, one
of the largest coastal saltwater lakes in the Southern
Hemisphere. The lake
is the ideal location for a family holiday with four
patrolled beaches numerous locations for a picnic. the
Lake has 92 towns and villages located around it, 29
public boat ramps, 28 public jetties and wharves.
The first European to find Lake Macquarie
Captain William Reid in 1800 when he mistook the
channel for the mouth of the Hunter River
where he was supposed to collect
coal. The lake was known
as Reid's Mistake until 1826 when it was renamed in honour
of Governor Lachlan Macquarie.
Places to Visit
Belmont Golf Club
Belmont Golf Club is an 18 hole par 72 championship
links course set amongst rolling green fairways and trees.
Many of the fairways have views to the Pacific
Cane Point, Belmont Park is a pleasant
spot, surrounded by the waters of Lake Macquarie
on three sides, with a boat ramp, and
Marks Point offers some spectacular views across Lake Macquarie.
Located in Sandgate Road Shortland, the Wetlands Centre
includes coastal freshwater lagoons and marshes and
non-tidal freshwater forested wetlands, which provide
important habitat for a diverse range of animals. http://www.wetlands.org.au/
The Hunter has a
temperate climate ideal. The average monthly
maximum and minimum temperatures for the year are:
Belmont South is a
90 minute drive from Sydney’s
CBD via the F3 Freeway. Take the Swansea turnoff on Sydney/Newcastle
By bus or coach
Coach companies throughout
Australia service the Lake Macquarie area. Connections
to and from various locations are available on a
regular basis with the local bus services such as
Direct flights are available from Sydney, Melbourne,
Brisbane and the North Coast of NSW to Newcastle
based at Williamtown a 25min drive north of Newcastle).
offers a range of accommodation including luxury motels,
self contained apartments,
cottages and beach houses and charming bed & breakfasts.
For more information
about Belmont South visit:
Lake Macquarie Visitor Information Centre - www.visitlakemac.com.au
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