Newcastle - NSW 2281

Swansea is a town located in New South Wales, Australia, specifically in the Lake Macquarie region. Its postcode is 2281. Swansea is situated on the eastern shore of Lake Macquarie, which is the largest coastal saltwater lake in Australia. The town is known for its beautiful beaches, recreational opportunities, and relaxed coastal lifestyle.

Key Demographics of Swansea



Median Sales Price of Houses


Median Sales Price of Units & Apartments


Median Rental Return of Houses

$550 per week

Median Rental Return of Units & Apartments

$400 per week

Is Swansea NSW a good suburb?

Swansea was established in the mid-19th century and has since grown into a popular residential area. The town offers a range of amenities and facilities for its residents and visitors. It has a shopping precinct with various stores, restaurants, and cafes, as well as medical services, schools, and recreational facilities. Swansea is also a popular tourist destination due to its proximity to the lake and the Pacific Ocean. Visitors can enjoy activities such as swimming, boating, fishing, and picnicking in the surrounding natural areas. The Swansea Channel connects Lake Macquarie to the ocean, providing access for boating and sailing enthusiasts. The town of Swansea offers a relaxed coastal lifestyle with a friendly community atmosphere. It is approximately 30 kilometers south of Newcastle and is well-connected to other areas through road networks. Swansea attracts both permanent residents and tourists looking for a coastal getaway and outdoor recreational opportunities.

Schools near Swansea

Swansea has two schools within its boundaries. Swansea Public School, is a coeducational primary school, serving years K-6, while St Patrick’s Primary School, is a Catholic school serving years K-6.

Swansea Properties For Rent

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

FAQs About Living in Swansea NSW

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

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