Rathmines Catalina Festival
Stilling Street Corner of Dorrington Road, Rathmines, NSW, 2283, Australia
29th October 2017 to 19th May 2019
October will see the Rathmines Catalina Memorial Park Association Inc. host the 8th annual Catalina Festival at Rathmines Lake Macquarie. The festival will be one of largest yet with a large air display, a wide range of land based activities for families to see, touch and experience, sea planes, gliders and a lot of history. At the former RAAF seaplane base at Rathmines, once the largest flying boat base in the South Pacific, a tightly packed and spectacular air show will have visitors in awe of breathtaking stunts and flying manoeuvres. Paul Bennet Airshows has created a program with 15 different aircraft and flight teams which will fly from mid morning until the end of the festival with the highlight being the Catalina Flyover in the afternoon.