Pelican Escape -Spacious, relaxing waterfront home

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• 12 Guests • 6 Bedrooms • 3 Baths


Pelican Escape is a stunning home situated on the scenic waterfront of Lake Macquarie, nestled within the grounds of Rafferty's Resort. This exceptional property comprises six beautifully designed bedrooms and features four bathrooms, two of which are equipped with spa baths, ensuring guests experience the ultimate relaxation and luxury to relax and enjoy. The architecturally designed home offers uninterrupted views of the lake, making it the perfect getaway for families or groups of friends.

The generously sized gourmet kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances, making it perfect for preparing delicious meals during your stay. The sizable dining table, capable of seating up to 12 people, is an ideal spot to savour your culinary creations. For those who enjoy outdoor cooking, a BBQ is available on the deck, allowing you to relish the breath taking water views.

The expansive outdoor entertainment area provides an ideal setting to unwind while marvelling at the awe-inspiring lake views. With two spacious living rooms, there is ample space. The property showcases six well-appointed bedrooms, offering a combination of queen and single beds to comfortably accommodate up to 12 guests. Its unique layout boasts two levels mirroring each other, each containing three bedrooms, a main bathroom, and a luxurious ensuite with a spa bath

Additional features of this home, air conditioning, an iPod docking station, smart TV, DVD player, and a study area complete with a desk. Moreover, the ground floor is designed to be wheelchair-friendly, featuring a bathroom accessible to wheelchair users.

Guests of Pelican Escape have the privilege of enjoying the various amenities offered by the resort, including a main swimming pool, tennis courts, lakeside beach, boat ramp, and the convenience of onsite boat and kayak rentals. Indulge in a tranquil glass of wine on the veranda or unwind in one of the two 18-jet spa baths. The property also boasts three private outdoor sitting areas and an outdoor shower.

Conveniently located, Pelican Escape grants easy access to the resort's main swimming pool, just a brief 30-second stroll away. Whether you seek relaxation or wish to partake in the activities the resort offers, Pelican Escape is the perfect destination to immerse yourself in all the wonders that Lake Macquarie has to offer.

Guests are able to enjoy the entire holiday home, grounds, double car port as well as full use of all the resort facilities

Experience thrilling water sports and jet boating activities provided by Jet Buzz, conveniently located onsite. Explore the pristine Rafferty's Lake Beach with bike, stand-up paddleboard, and kayak rentals, all available for your enjoyment. With 35 acres of natural bushland and walking trails, there's plenty of opportunities to immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings.

Rafferty's Lake Bar and Bistro will now be available for ‘’private functions’’ for larger group bookings up until the start of the Summer School Holidays. The venue will be re-established from Wednesday 20th December 2023 to Sunday 29th January 2024 with an alternate offering, to accommodate all guests and patrons of the Resort during the school holidays.

Discover the awe-inspiring Caves Beach, just a stone's throw away from the resort. Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of the magnificent sea caves, picturesque cliffs, and pristine shoreline. Nature lovers and beach enthusiasts will find paradise in this breath taking setting.

Experience the serenity and adventure that await you at Rafferty's Resort. Book your unforgettable getaway today and uncover the hidden treasures of this remarkable destination.

Taxis and UBER are available in the area. Buses are available in the local area to get to local shops.

Access to pools and facilities is via electronic key card left in the property. Please make sure to return this to the same spot before your departure.

This home is exclusively booked for your use and is professionally cleaned before your arrival. We offer contactless check-in and check-out for a safe stay.

Neighbour Policy: No parties or excessive noise allowed as per NSW Short-Term Letting Legislation and Local Council Laws. Failure to comply may result in police-assisted eviction or additional charges. Respect our neighbours' right to quiet enjoyment. A noise monitor and security camera may be present, but they will not be accessed unless alerted of any issues by neighbours or calls.

Please complete a check-in form with your home address, email, and a copy of your Driver's License for identification. The maximum number of guests is stated in your booking, and additional visitors must be approved in writing by Lakeshores staff.

The reservation price is based on a minimum of (6) guests. Additional guests are charged per person per night. Reductions in guest numbers are non-refundable. Please enter the correct number of guests (children under 2 are free) when booking.

We aim to be eco-friendly. Basic toiletries may be provided, but it is recommended to bring your own. Hand wash and basic kitchen essentials will be supplied. Linen is provided, but please bring your own towels for pools, lakes, or beaches.

Insurance: We recommend obtaining Domestic Travel Insurance to cover emergencies, event cancellations, and situations not eligible for refunds as per our Terms & Conditions.

Trip details



Air conditioning
Wheelchair access possible
Swimming pool
Washing Machine
Hair Dryer
Smoke detector
Fire Extinguisher
Laptop Friendly workspace
Street parking
Free parking
Suitable for children
Suitable for infants
Communal swimming pool
Heated swimming pool
Iron board
Outdoor grill
Electric kettle
Coffee/tea maker
Dining room
Garden or backyard
Kitchen utensils
Bedroom step free access
Wide clearance to bed
Bedroom wide doorway
Accessible height bed
Accessible height toilet
Bathroom wide doorway
Wide clearance to shower and toilet
Hot water
Private entrance
Extra pillows and blankets
Cooking basics
Room darkening shades
Car recommended
Lake front
Lake view
Water view
Long term stays allowed
Fire emergency contact
Hospital nearby
Medical emergency contact
Police emergency contact
Water Skiing
Enhanced Cleaning Practices
Gap period between Guests 24 hours
Contactless Check-In/Out
Fenced pool
Fenced yard
Free WiFi
Smart TV
Desk chair
Kitchen island
Dining table
Outdoor furniture
Private parking
Clothing storage
Wine glasses
Outdoor kitchen
Step-free access
Wide doorway

Property Location

Cams Wharf

Other things to know


• Parties are strictly prohibited
• You may not exceed the number of people specified on your booking.
• The host will not be held responsible for issues outside of their control, ie poor weather, power blackouts, insects ie mosquitoes or sandflies, spiders etc, internet or appliance failure or activities not directly in control of Lakeshores Accommodation. We will, of course, endeavour to rectify any issue should one arise however we cannot be held liable for such events. We must be given an opportunity to resolve any issues or move you to another of our properties before requesting any refunds.
• NOTE - All of our homes are treated regularly for pest control by qualified technicians but unfortunately living on the Australian coast some of these are expected in the area.

Check In & Out

Check in: 14:00.

Check out: 23:00.