Raffertys by the Lake is situated on a narrow peninsula between Lake Macquarie and the Pacific Ocean, an easy 90 minute drive north of Sydney or 30 minutes south of Newcastle.

The resort itself is set on 35 acres of Australian bush land, has direct water access and offers extensive leisure and recreation facilities across the resort including four tennis courts, four swimming pools, private jetty and boat ramp, bird feeding, bike hire, walking trails, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and onsite jet boating with Jetbuzz.


Our well appointed two, three and four bedroom resort cottages and terraces are fully self-contained and comfortably sleep from four to ten guests.

Raffertys has two fully equipped conference centres with a total of five meeting rooms available. The extensive resort grounds offer conference groups an abundance of outdoor breakout space and enable team challenges and activities to be tailored to the individual needs of clients. Raffertys dedicated events team are able to assist hosts with the detailed planning of their event to ensure it is the most successful to date. 

Rafferty's By the Lake