Explore the tranquil waters of Smiths Lake
If you prefer calmer waters instead of the ocean, Smiths Lake is the number one option in the Pacific Palms area. Surrounded by a lush littoral forest and separated from the sea by Sandbar Beach, this is a family favourite for those wanting to enjoy waterskiing, boating, stand up paddle boarding or windsurfing.
With an impressive 32 square kilometres you can enjoy al the benefits of this calm sheltered waterway. But there are also magnificent beaches to explore. The picturesque Cellito Beach can be accessed via a boardwalk at the northern end of Sandbar Beach. There are barbecues and playgrounds in the lakefront reserve and you can hire boats, canoes, kayaks and catamarans from Frothy Coffee Boatshed.
Best things to do in Smiths Lake
Hire a kayak or paddleboard from Tony at Adacou. He’ll even bring the kayak or board to your chosen launch site on Myall or Smiths Lake. You can choose to go on guided tour of the lakes with him or a self-guided tour.
Smiths Lake also has some magnificent beaches to explore. The picturesque Cellito Beach can be accessed via a boardwalk at the northern end of Sandbar Beach
Soak up the view from the deck at Frothy Coffee Boatshed at Smiths Lake while enjoying a coffee or meal. You can hire boats, canoes, kayaks and catamarans from Frothy Coffee Boatshed also.
Nestled amidst the natural beauty of Smiths Lake, the John Debert Reserve children’s playground offers a delightful assortment of swings, slides, and climbing structures, providing endless entertainment for little ones. There are picnic tables overlooking the lake with BBQ facilities also.
Whether you’re into bank fishing, boat fishing, or simply enjoying the quietude of the lake’s shores, Smiths Lake provides a diverse range of fishing opportunities. Expect to encounter a variety of fish species, from bream and flathead to bass, creating a rewarding and relaxing experience for those seeking a memorable day by the water.
The Good Food Store is a cafe located in the strip of shops in Smiths Lake. Its open for breakfast and lunch and offers and warm and welcoming environment. As the name suggests, they love good food and good coffee. They offer a fairly wide range of meal options so there will be something for every taste.