See the caves

The famed Caves Beach sea caves are one of Lake Macquarie’s most popular natural attractions and a renowned photography location. The area’s tidal pools and striking rock formations provide dreamy subject matter for local and visiting photographers. 


TOP TIP: For the best access to the caves, plan your visit around low tide.


Parking available off Caves Beach Road or at end of Mawson Close, Caves Beach

  • Caves Beach is seasonally patrolled and a popular beach with families, also offering excellent picnic and barbecue facilities. 

  • At the other end of the beach is Swansea Heads, site of Malangbula; an Awabakal legend of two women turned to stone. Learn about Malangbula through Virtual Awaba, a new virtual-reality experience for
    Lake Macquarie.

  • Visit Finite Gallery, located at Caves Beach local shops, for a dynamic display of artworks sourced from local emerging and established artists. 

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