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Belmont is a key town centre in Lake Macquarie, located on the eastern shores of the lake, on the Pacific Highway. Belmont offers many recreational activities to keep everyone entertained, from cruising the lake to a round of golf or just relaxing on the nearby beaches or by the lake. The area caters for the fishing enthusiast, with many great fishing spots. Boat and gear hire is available. Belmont 16ft Sailing Club and the Lake Macquarie Yacht Club are popular eating and entertainment spots overlooking the water, and the town centre offers dining, shopping and all essential services.

Belmont was established in the early 1860’s and named after the birthplace of Thomas Williamson, the third settler of the district.

One of the largest coastal saltwater lakes in the Southern Hemisphere, Lake Macquarie is surrounded by cosy holiday towns like Belmont, Wangi Wangi, Cooranbong, Swansea and Toronto. Enjoy a sunny afternoon in one of the many boats that grace the shimmering water, catch a wave at one of four patrolled beaches or venture into the mountains for a picnic lunch and sightseeing walk. There are a mammoth 92 towns and villages, 29 public boat ramps, 28 public jetties and wharves and seven marina berth around Lake Macquarie, making it the perfect family holiday destination.

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Activites and Experiences at Belmont

  • Accommodation
  • Automatic Teller Machine
  • Banking Facilities
  • Boat Ramp
  • Chemist
  • Licensed Club
  • Service Club
  • Coach Stop
  • Dentist
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point Of Sale
  • Fuel
  • Golf
  • Hospital
  • Public Bar
  • Jetty
  • Mechanical Services
  • Medical Facilities
  • Newsagent
  • Police
  • Post Office
  • Public Telephone
  • Restaurant
  • Sporting Facilities
  • Supermarket
  • Takeaway Food
  • Tennis Court
  • English
  • English

Nearest Airport: Belmont

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