Sports and Recreation

Family holidays are best when there’s plenty to do!  These school holidays we offer beautiful 4 Star accommodation just a 2 minute drive to the  Hunter Sports Centre  conveniently located beside the Stockland Glendale Shopping Centre! Vacation care and holiday programs at the Hunter Sports Centre are a fantastic way to keep your children entertained during the holidays, and on days when mum and dad would like some time-out to themselves. The best part is that not only are your children participating in fun activities in a safe state of the art facility, it is also very economical with the government childcare rebate and benefit available to qualifying families. For bookings or info just click here or the image to the right.

Hunter Sports Centre

Activities Around the Lake

Have a hole in one at Macquarie 4 Star

There’s something for everyone to enjoy at Macquarie 4 Star with many sports and recreation opportunities close by to your accommodation. Whether you’re a golf fan or a keen fisherman, there’s plenty to keep you occupied. As a popular golfing destination, Macquarie 4 Star is close to nine fantastic golf courses and surrounded by beautiful scenery. Adjoining Club Macquarie and right next door to Waratah Golf Club, Macquarie 4 Star is a golfers paradise.

With so much choice in the area, you can also book a special golfing holiday, with the ‘golf stay and play packages’, available with Toronto Golf Club, Shortland Waters Golf Club, Newcastle Golf Club, Merewether Golf Club and Waratah Golf Club.  For the golfer in your life, it’s the perfect holiday choice.

Water sports

For those who prefer to get active in the ocean, there’s a wide range of water sports to be enjoyed in the area. From kayaking, fishing and boat hire, to cruises, kite surfing, wind surfing and stand-up paddle boarding – if you want to make the most of being by the seaside, there’s something to suit all preferences.

The more adventurous can also try out the high-speed slides or take a ride on a jet boat, relaxing afterwards on one of the stunning beaches nearby.

Patrolled beaches include:

Whether you want to enjoy a spot of surfing, a picnic or a BBQ, these beaches are the perfect place to treat yourself.

Activities for all the family 

When you come to Club Macquarie, there’s a great choice of activities that all the family can enjoy, with lots of entertainment for the children.

Treetop Adventure Park

The nearby Treetop Adventure Park boasts suspension bridges and many other exciting activities up to 15m above the forest floor.

Speers Point Park

With Speers Point Park, the newest and biggest children’s playground in the area, close to hand, your holiday can be as action-packed as you wish. Speers Point Park includes a four-storey slide, flying foxes, pirate ships, a wet play area, sculptures and rickety bridges, so the kids will be suitably entertained. Speers Point Swim Center is located right next to Speers Point Park and opens during the summer season.

Lake Macquarie

For walkers, Lake Macquarie is ideal for taking a scenic stroll, as well as sailing or cycling around the 174km of foreshore.

Newcastle Racecourse

The Newcastle Racecourse, home of the Newcastle Jockey Club, is also nearby, so why not enjoy a race or the Autumn and Spring Carnivals? Just 25 minutes away from the Macquarie Inn, we offer our guests a special race day package, so just ask us for more details on this. There are also go-karting facilities nearby, so there really is something for everyone.

Call us direct to book on 02 4911 9595 and find out more about recreation activities in Lake Macquarie!