Newcastle - NSW 2283

Awaba is a town located in New South Wales, Australia. It falls within the City of Lake Macquarie local government area (LGA) and has the postcode 2283. Awaba is situated on the western shores of Lake Macquarie, approximately 25 kilometers southwest of Newcastle. The town is known for its natural beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities, including fishing, boating, and bushwalking. The area around Awaba was historically inhabited by the Awabakal Aboriginal people. European settlement in the region began in the mid-19th century, and Awaba was established as a coal mining town in the 1880s. The town developed around the Awaba Colliery, which operated until the early 1920s.

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Is Awaba NSW a good suburb?

Today, Awaba is a residential area with a mix of housing styles, including detached houses and some acreage properties. It offers a peaceful lifestyle with easy access to Lake Macquarie and the surrounding natural landscapes. The nearby Watagans National Park provides opportunities for bushwalking, camping, and wildlife spotting. Awaba is also home to the Awaba Mountain Bike Park, which offers a network of trails for mountain biking enthusiasts. The park attracts visitors from across the region who come to enjoy the scenic trails and challenging terrain. Overall, Awaba is a picturesque town with a rich history and a strong connection to the natural environment.

Schools near Awaba

Awaba has school within its boundaries. Awaba Public School is a Coeducation primary school, serving years K-6.

Awaba Properties For Rent

We have a number of properties available for rent in the Awaba area or surrounding suburbs. 

FAQs About Living in Awaba, NSW

Awaba is located within the local government area (LGA) of the City of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia.

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