Embark on a voyage through time with the new History Illuminated Cruise Series on Lake Macquarie. Step aboard Lake Macquarie Cruises’ vessel M.V. Lady Mac and you will have the opportunity to not only take in the fabulous scenery of one of Australia’s largest saltwater lakes, but also delve deep into the region’s rich past. To kick off the series on 18 January, local historian Ed Tonks will take you back in time with a talk on the history of coal and power in Lake Macquarie whilst you journey around the Lake past Teralba, Speers Point, Green Point, Eraring, Wangi Wangi and Coal Point. Passengers will leave feeling enriched with both new knowledge and fond memories.
These 2.5 hour bi-monthly cruises are scheduled for the third Wed and Sat of each month January–June 2020, departing Booragul Jetty at 3pm. Tickets are $60 pp, including a Devonshire afternoon tea – visit www.coalpowercruise.eventbrite.com.au