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Discover the best of the region

© 2024 Saltwater Apartments

We acknowledge the Birpai people, the traditional custodians of the land. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.


1 Illaroo Rd, Lake Cathie

NSW 2445


Our favourite spots

Live like a local

Check out our favourite things to do in Lake Cathie and surrounds.

The best in food

We've got recommendations for breakfast, lunch, dinner and treats in between.

Visit like a tourist

Get a taste of Australia while holidaying in the best climate on the coast.

This hidden gem is a must-see

Nestled along the Mid North Coast, Lake Cathie (pronounced "cat-eye") offers a haven for relaxation and outdoor adventure alike. Just 15 minutes south of Port Macquarie, this quaint coastal town has plenty to offer you during your stay. From empty surf breaks to picturesque picnic spots, it's no wonder our guests love to visit year-round.


From vineyards and breweries to the best in food and entertainment, there's something for everyone awaiting you here. Keep an eye on this page for some of our favourite local recommendations. 

Bird's eye view of lake mouth at Lake Cathie Beach

The fastest route from Sydney is a direct 1 hour 10 minute flight to Port Macquarie Airport. The journey takes around 4 hours by car and a 6.5 hours by train Wauchope (20 minutes drive from Cathie).

From Sydney

The fastest route from Brisbane is also a direct 1 hour 10 minute flight to Port Macquarie. If you're planning a road trip, it's approximately 5.5 hours drive, or a 7 hour train ride in to Wauchope. 

From Brisbane

Getting here
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