The Space *2 bedrooms: 1 queen bed, and 1 tri-bunk room. A travel cot and chair available. A barbecue on the spacious deck available and linen/towels are provided, modern and clean furnishings, airconditioning, wifi and pets are welcome!!
* 3 hrs north of Sydney, 1.5 hours from Newcastle, Beach 7 minutes, Golf 4 minutes, Lake 1 minute, Boat ramp 5 minutes
* Fishing, water skiing, canoeing, sailing, surfing, swimming, coffee, walking, birds songs and awesome owls
*Enjoy breakfast on the veranda soaking up the lakes secrets or BBQ at night being engulfed by the sounds of the bush. Guest Access Our Managers (Rob & Marzena) are usually here to greet you, show you around, answer any questions and give you the keys but if they are away, there is a key security box - so please contact them before your arrival to ensure that you have all the access information.
Please note that there are stairs to the house. The house is therefore not suitable for people in a wheelchair or who have trouble with stairs. Interaction with Guests The property is managed by our neighbors, Rob & Marzena, and they will be in touch with you regarding your enquiry, access and any questions.
You will have total privacy during your stay at Aqua Vista. The Neighborhood Aqua Vista is in a quiet neighbourhood. Close to the village centre with a general store, butcher, bakery, bottle shop, cafes etc.
Some activities at and around Aqua Vista
•Enjoy the panoramic views;
•Laze on your own private veranda, gazing out over the lake and the forest or read one of the available books;
•Watch one of the DVDs or you could hire one at the general store;
•Go on a night walk: find fire flies, possums and owls;
•Canoeing and swimming in the lake;
•Kayak around the edge of the lake and spot the migrating winter birds, water birds like the graceful pelicans.
Some activities close by
•Have a fantastic coffee at Frothy Coffee & Boat shed;
•Go fishing in Smiths Lake;
•Hire a tinnie, canoe, kayak or a catamaran at Frothy Coffee;
•At the Lakeside Reserve there are free BBQs, public toilets and a children’s play area, sandy beach, watch the pelicans and black swans;
•Visit the Pacific Palms Bowling Club for reasonably priced meals and Friday night entertainment; courtesy bus available;
•The Lakes Way Café in the heart of Smiths Lake Village is perfect for a cappuccino and luscious treats or perhaps take in a relaxed breakfast or light lunch;
•For gourmet dinners visit Kingfisher's Retreat or Kembali in Pacific Palms;
•Great surfing at the famous beaches in Pacific Palms: Blueys Beach, Boomerang Beach and Elizabeth Beach, only 7 minutes away;
•5 minutes drive to beautiful Cellito Beach, also known as Sandbar, accessed by a rainforest boardwalk;
•Go for a great game of golf at the Sandbar Golf Course;
•Set out from Elizabeth Beach and walk up through open rainforest onto sea cliffs with special views out to the ocean and wander through a mossy rain forest with rocky outcrops and unusual trees not common to the coast, loop back along the Wallis Lake to Elizabeth Beach;
•Walk into Booti Booti National Park;
•For a moment of private devotion and/or contemplation: visit the Green Cathedral at Tiona Park on the Lakes Way to Forster;
•Wallis Lake flows out to the ocean through Forster/Tuncurry and is also great for water sports and fishing. It is very famous for its divine oysters;
•Coomba is a charming village nestled on the shores of Wallis Lake, just 20km west off The Lakes Way. Myall Lake is predominantly fresh water at the Pacific Palms end, great for boating and the kayaking enthusiasts, as well as naturalists alike. Surrounded by the Myall Lakes National Park;
•Kangaroos are common in large numbers if you happen to visit the pretty village of Coomba Park around sunset;
• Seal Rocks has a number of excellent beaches for both fishing and surfing, as well as the historic Lighthouse. It is also an important Marine Sanctuary for the now protected, but critically endangered Gray Nurse Shark. Drive south and turnoff at Bungwahl to experience this picturesque and unique old fishing village;
•Visit the Magnificent Sugar Loaf Point Lighthouse at Seals Rocks, enjoy the stroll up the track the view is spectacular. Perfect location for whale watching around July! Enjoy the natural rock formation, when the seas are high the rock produces a spectacular blowhole just below the lighthouse;
•Take a trip to the Wallingat Forest & visit Whoota Whoota lookout; nothing captures the area like this mountain, beneath your feet is the Wallis lake with all its river systems visible to the eye and the view out to sea is stunning. Look to the south and you can see Smiths and Myall Lakes all the way to Port Stephens on a clear day. To the north you can see Crowdy Head and beyond;
•Booti Booti and Myall lakes National Parks are great for the 4WD enthusiast.
Some activities a little further afield
•Forster (20 minutes). There are fantastic restaurants and cafes in Forster featuring a range of food including organic, vegan, French, Indian, Italian, Thai and Chinese. The Stockland Shopping Centre caters to everyone’s needs;
•Go for a cruise with Amaroo Cruises and see dolphins and whales in the season;
•Mungo Brush National Park;
•Nabiac Motor Museum;
•Markets every weekend in different locations: Pacific Palms, Forster, Tuncurry;
•Family Funparks like The Big Buzz (just past Tuncurry). Other Things to Note There are two boat ramps close by within 5 minutes. One on the Lakes Way towards Bulahdelah and one at Frothy Coffee café on Amaroo Drive. ...