So much more than the lake

Lake Cathie Progress Association

The Lake Cathie Progress Association has launched this website to keep you up to date on local projects, issues, business & tourism.

Welcome to Lake Cathie

the place of enjoyment

Lake Cathie PA
LCPA Major Projects
area 14
Lake Cathie
Things to Do
Things to Do
Check Lake Cathie Water Level
Lake Innes & Ruins
4x4 beach access
4x4 Beach Access
Dog Friendly Areas
Dog Friendly Areas
A special thank you to the Port Macquarie Hastings Council for the Grant under the PMHC Community Grants 2018-2019 to assist the rebuild of this Website.
Your little piece of paradise

Lake Cathie /ˈkætaɪ/ is a town in New South Wales, Australia about 15 minutes drive south of Port Macquarie and 20 minutes north of Laurieton.

The population is approximately 3,600.

Lake Cathie community is hospitable, friendly and is a popular holiday destination on the Mid North Coast because of its tranquil location which hosts the lake, lagoon and beautiful beaches. Its main feature is the tidal lake fed by the ocean daily. Several times throughout the year the lake is closed over by Mother Nature with shifting sands and becomes dark in colour due to the tannins in the local flora.

Lake Cathie is popular for its Mediterranean climate, said to be one of the best climates in Australia, swimming, surfing, fishing, coastal walks, stand up paddleboards, bowling, foreshore picnic area with BBQ's, playground, cafes, restaurants, club, tavern, bakery, fashion, retail, hairdressing, accommodation, medical centre, dental services, community hall, vineyard & gallery and pottery.

The headland known as North Brother, south at Laurieton is only 20 minutes drive and has majestic views of the coastline to Port Macquarie in the north and to the far reaching south.

A little about your community

About Lake Cathie

Never ending enjoyment

Temperatures for Lake Cathie

Lake Cathie has moderate summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Lake Cathie is approximately 25° c. The summer low temperature is approximately 16°c.

Lake Cathie has mild winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Lake Cathie is approximately 17° c. The winter low temperature is approximately 5° c.

Tide information for Lake Cathie
Lake Cathie Tides
Check Lake Cathie Water Level
Lake Cathie Water Height
Check the weather at Lake Cathie
Lake Cathie Weather

Community Groups


Family membership

  • Family yearly membership
  • No joining fee
  • Member General Meetings
  • Work closely with council's local projects
  • Work on issues for benefit of the wider community
  • Support local business sustainability
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Business membership

  • All of the above plus the following:
  • Business yearly membership
  • No joining fee
  • Promote tourism to the area
  • listing on the GPMTA website
  • Shop local promotions
  • Listing on LCPA Website
  • Business "Spot Light" on Facebook
  • Networking dinner events with quality quest speakers
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Lake Cathie Progress Association

Explore our membership options

The LCPA Membership, whether as an Individual/Household Member or a Business Member is valued and are both paramount for the success of the organisation.

In comparison to individual/household Membership the Business Members pay a higher Membership Fee which provides extra benefits.

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Contact details for the Lake Cathie Progress Association:

PO Box 247, Lake Cathie, NSW, 2445


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