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Places to Go in Lake Macquarie: Rathmines & Wangi Wangi.Tranquil Lakeside Culture

Rathmines & Wangi Wangi

The lakeside hamlets of Rathmines and Wangi Wangi offer cultural and historical attractions set in an ideal waterfront location. During WWII, Rathmines Park was home to the largest seaplane base in the Southern Hemisphere. At Wangi Wangi, visitors can explore Dobell House, the former home and studio of renowned Australian artist Sir William Dobell.

Don't Miss

- Take a tour of Rathmines Park and learn of the area's wartime importance
- See photos and original Dobell artworks at Dobell House
- Walk or cycle through Wangi Point Flora and Fauna Reserve
- The Catalina Festival in November, celebrating the heroic Catalina Seaplanes