It’s one of Australia’s most treasured destinations for a reason. Stunning national parks, warm waters and beaches that stretch for miles. Lake Macquarie has a little piece of magic for everyone.

Here are Lake Macquarie’s top 5 nature escapes:

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Gap Creek Falls
Gap Creek Falls

A myriad of walking trails, lookouts and campgrounds in the middle of a secluded rainforest. Gap Creek Falls is for the nature lovers. Situated in Watagans National Park, the Gap Creek walking track follows a long trail past regal red cedars and a massive Illawarra flame tree. The walk leads to a spectacular 40-metre drop over a cliff face waterfall.