Boolaroo Tourism

Boolaroo is a suburb of the city of Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia, located 19 kilometres (12 mi) west of Newcastle's central business district in Lake Macquarie's West Ward. It was the epicenter of the 1989 Newcastle earthquake. Boolaroo borders a number of well-known towns and suburbs within the Lake Macquarie Region, including Warners Bay and Speers Point, and, for a small strip of land, fronts onto Lake Macquarie itself. Within Boolaroo is Cockle Creek railway station, a small station on the Central Coast & Newcastle Line. Also, Boolaroo previously housed a lead/zinc smelter, owned by the former Pasminco (now Zinifex) however the site has been cleared since the smelter ceased operations in 2003. Boolaroo is home to several churches, of various denominations, as well as Boolaroo Public School, a library, a cinema (which was partially destroyed in the 1989 Newcastle earthquake) and a number of shops, including a small supermarket and a military disposal store.

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Is Boolaroo in Australia on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. When planning a trip to Boolaroo, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Sydney. Take a short trip from Boolaroo and set some time aside to explore the Sydney. Dotted with places like Sydney Opera House, Sydney Tower, The Rocks; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Boolaroo, you'll have to take a flight to Sydney; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Boolaroo can generally be of 1-2 days.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Boolaroo.

  • Know the pollution level of Boolaroo before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 19 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 35.71 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 27.38 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 32.14 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.1 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 22.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 14.13 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 22.5 (Low)
  • How safe is Boolaroo for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Boolaroo.

    • Burglary and Theft 34.52 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 32.14 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 39.1 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 23.21 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.2 (Low)
    • Attacks 39.74 (Low)
    • Drug offense 64.88 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.33 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45.35 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 39.74 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.23 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.61 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Boolaroo is 207.84 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 59.87 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 96.66 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 25.06 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 29.6 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 71.99 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 85.42 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.1 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 143.31 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Boolaroo

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.16 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.09 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 50.46 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 105.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 69.33 USD

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