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Salt, Sail and Sun .... Fish, Feast and Fun!



Perfectly cosy, The Broken Oar will delight couples, small families or artists on retreat. Situated at the stunning Pelican foreshore, you will be holidaying at one of Lake Macquarie's most popular tourist spots. Enjoy quiet strolls along the sparkling water's edge, attend the bustling local Farmers Markets or enjoy the lovely children's playground and public BBQ spots. There are some great sandy swimming spots (mind the tide) or you can even launch your boat at the new boat ramp.

If it's adventure that you are seeking, then you have the choice of parachuting, boating, golfing, fishing, surfing, shopping and dining all literally on your doorstep, or you can choose to just relax and watch the world go by.

The home itself is a delightfully welcoming, renovated fishing cottage. As soon as you open the door to the Broken Oar, you will feel instantly on holiday! The cottage is nautically themed throughout and takes you back in time, whilst still providing all modern amenities to keep you comfy and happy, no matter what the weather is doing.

The charming lounge room has both new air conditioning and heating installed and a large smart tv, so you can enjoy endless movies on quiet evenings. The main bedroom has a queen size bed and room for your holiday clothes, whilst the second bedroom has king single bunk beds that are great for kids or adults. There is also a futon in the dining room in case you need some extra space.

The cheerful kitchen has everything you need to cook up an ocean themed feast, or you may decide to cook outside on the kettle BBQ, under the frangipani tree. There is even a fully screened, outdoor area you can use for alfresco dining, or just the perfect secluded spot to read a book and enjoy a mug of tea.

The bathroom comes with a small bath, just right for soaking sandy kids in before bed and all towels etc are provided. A full laundry is also included, with everything you will need.

The appealing garden is flat and fully fenced. There are colourful flowers pots and the whole area is magically illuminated at night time by hundreds of fairy lights. There is plenty of room to park your boat (even a big one!) in the wide, clear driveway.

The Broken Oar has added benefits that it is less then 100M to the lake, has free WiFi and a light filled study nook where you can catch up on work or writing whilst and is dog friendly (on application) with a fully fenced yard once the front gate is closed, so for those families wanting to bring their fur-kids this home would be ideal!

“Have an old fashioned holiday in heaven”

Please note: This self-contained home is booked exclusively for your use, it is professionally cleaned prior to your arrival and we have contactless check-in and check-out to help you have a Safe-Stay.


  • Air Conditioned
  • Barbeque
  • Iron/ Ironing Board
  • Linen Provided
  • Non Smoking Indoors
  • Off Street Parking/Garage Available
  • Pets by Arrangement
  • Private Television
  • Self contained

Map & Directions

88 Soldiers Rd Pelican NSW 2281


DIRECTIONS From Sydney: Travel north along the F3 Freeway from Sydney. Turn left at the Swansea exit and keep following the Pacific Hwy till you have reached Pelican. You will be turning right onto Soldiers Rd. the property will then be on your left, towards the end of the road Lakeshores Accommodation sign will be located on the property. From Newcastle: Follow the Pacific Highway south until you reach Pelican. You will be turning left onto Soldiers Rd. the property will then be on your left, towards the end of the road Lakeshores Accommodation sign will be located on the property.

Cancellation Policy


The person making the booking MUST be at least eighteen years of age.

DEPOSIT: Until either a deposit or full payment is received confirmed and receipted by Lakeshores Management a booking is tentative only and Lakeshores Management may cancel it at any time.

GUEST REGISTRATION AND SECURITY BOND: Prior to arrival and to ensure that the property is treated fairly a Guest Registration form is required to be completed for all bookings and must be completed online and electronically signed agreeing with our Conditions of Tenancy.

This registration requires your credit card details. Damages breakages and excess cleaning charges etc. will be charged to this Credit Card if required. If Credit Card details cannot be supplied a cash security deposit is payable with the minimum payment being $500.00 This will be refunded within 14 days after departure subject to inspection to ensure that the property has been left in a tidy state no damages or loss of property are found and that our Booking & Tenancy Terms and Conditions have not been breached.

The pin code required to access the property will not be provided unless this registration has been read and signed.

CANCELLATIONS: Non peak periods. We accept cancellations up to 4 week from arrival date – a $75 cancellation fee applies to cover bank and merchant fees. Prior to 4 weeks full payment is required. Peak periods. Public holidays including Long Weekends NSW School Holidays Easter Christmas and Special Events. Up to 12 weeks from arrival date – a $200 cancellation fee applies to cover bank and merchant fees Under 12 weeks from arrival date - full deposit unless property is rebooked. If the property is re-booked a $500 cancellation fee then applies)