Boating is a popular pastime in Lake Macquarie, and with so many scenic waterways to explore, it’s no wonder why. But before you set sail, you need to know where to launch your boat. Fortunately, there are plenty of boat ramps located throughout the region. Here’s a guide to some of the best boat ramps in Lake Macquarie.
Belmont Bay Boat Ramp:
Located at the southern end of Belmont Bay, this boat ramp is one of the most popular in the area. It’s a great spot for launching small to medium-sized boats and provides easy access to the lake’s southern reaches.
Marmong Point Boat Ramp:
Situated on the western side of the lake, this boat ramp is a good option for those looking to explore the more secluded waterways of the western foreshore. It provides easy access to the northern end of Cockle Creek, a popular fishing spot.
Speers Point Boat Ramp:
This boat ramp is located on the eastern side of the lake, near the popular Speers Point Park. It’s a great option for those looking to explore the lake’s central and eastern reaches, and is also a popular spot for water skiing.
Marks Point Boat Ramp:
This boat ramp is located on the northern end of the lake, near the entrance to Swansea Channel. It’s a popular spot for launching larger boats and provides easy access to the open waters of the Pacific Ocean.
Cams Wharf Boat Ramp:
Located on the western side of the lake, this boat ramp is a good option for those looking to explore the southern reaches of the lake. It provides easy access to the popular fishing spots of Wangi Wangi Bay and Coal Point.
We hope this list of boat ramps around Lake Macquarie helps you find a great place to launch. Remember in holiday periods the boat ramps can get very crowded so be sure to plan ahead and get there early in busy periods.