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Speers Point Park

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by Ben Murphy (subscribe)
Ben Murphy. Freelance Writer and Researcher
Published October 22nd 2011
Speers Point Park boasts the newest and biggest children's playground in the region. It is situated at the north western corner of Lake Macquarie and there is certainly nothing else like it in the area. The newly constructed playground boasts a 4 story slide, flying foxes, pirate ships, a wet play area, sculptures, rickety bridges just to name a few things.

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The soon to open café has almost finished construction and will be capable of seating eighty people. Until then the mobile coffee van is there every weekend to keep the refreshments flowing and Mr Wippey is a frequent flyer as well.

Apart from the massive kid's play complex there is also a large grassed acreage that is peppered with Norfolk Pines and Maple trees. There are two large under- cover entertainment areas and many covered tables and barbecues perfect for parties, picnics or even weddings. To book the park for functions visit Lake Macquarie Council

The Lake Macquarie cycle way runs through the park and is a popular starting point for cyclists and walkers making the trek to Warners Bay. The park is also home to the Speers Point Sailing club and has its own jetty if you prefer to go for a sail or jet-ski to the park.

And of course being on the lake who could resist going for a dip in the summertime. The jetty is also a popular spot for swimmers and fishes but if the open water is not your thing, you can always walk across the car park to the Speers Point Swim Center.

The Park is also host to great Australia Day celebrations. There is so much to do at this park that there would have to be something for everyone.
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Why? It is good fun for the whole family
When: All year round
Where: Park Rd, Speers Point off the Esplinade
Cost: Free
Your Comment
We moved to Brisbane from Newy in July, while the park was still under construction. Can't wait to come back for a visit and check it out. Nice review.
by Debra Lidster (score: 2|851) 3924 days ago
Great day out at speers point park but not happy with the shop advertising a price for eg regular chips 3.50 butwhen you pay for it then there is get added and 10% surcharge added as well I think the advertised price should be what you pay for. If you get $20.00 of petrol that's what you pay for not the get added onto it
by signm (score: 0|2) 3766 days ago
We hear that there will be a Farmers Market coming to Spear Point on the second and forth weekends of the month similar to Newcastle Farmers Markerts, is this information correct if so we cannot wait to be able to get fresh produce and have a pleaent day at the park.
by lcott (score: 0|2) 3677 days ago
I understand I can book the undercover event for a 21st birthday party at Speers Point Park. I wish to bring our own band, food and drinks for a fabulous evening on 13/12/12. Please confirm asap. Thank you. Linda Moore phone 0411206885.
by linda (score: 0|2) 3541 days ago
by ellie (score: 0|5) 3356 days ago
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