Caves Beach is so named as it’s a network of sea caves located on a beach. A popular spot near Swansea in Lake Macquarie, it’s worth a visit. However, you’ll need to check the tides first as you can only visit the sea caves during low tide.
Take your kids for a play at Pasterfield Sports Complex, a huge community area in Cameron Park. It combines a large playground and climbing area, fitness area, netball courts, skate park and an AFL and cricket field.
Go for a dip in the Belmont Baths at Lake Macquarie. The swimming enclosure consists of a shark-netted swimming area and a jetty that’s fun to jump off. There’s plenty of room for everyone including those with inflatables.