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Central Coast

The Central Coast is located one hour north of Sydney and covers 86 kilometres of beautiful coastline. The region is a mix of bays, inlets, pristine beaches, lakes and lush hinterland. It is well known for its coastal lifestyle and culture including surfing, swimming and fishing.

There are large areas of protected bushland to explore, kayaking on its waterways or houseboats for hire on the Hawkesbury River. Gosford and Wyong are the gateway cities, and picturesque coastal towns include Pearl Beach, Ettalong, Hardy's Bay, Killcare, Avoca Beach, Terrigal, Forresters Beach, Toowoon Bay, The Entrance, Norah Head, and Toukley. The surrounding hinterland offers horse riding, quad biking and abseiling.

Accommodation ranges from camping to backpackers to luxury resorts to suit every budget and travel style.

Broken Head, Terrigal


Central Coast: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Bamboo Buddha


The Bamboo Buddha features gardens with ponds and water features which create a serene and tranquil atmosphere where you can truly relax. The beauty of the gardens and the quietness of the atmosphere are a key to their vision for this sanctuary, a place of holistic health care in a superb environment.

The Bamboo Buddha is also known for its high standard of vegetarian food, delicious cakes and desserts, organic coffee and tea drop teas in a serene garden setting. It functions as a vegetarian cafe, tea house and coffee shop, art gallery and gift shop, education about health and natural therapies, and also houses a small nursery.





221 Wattle Tree Road
Holgate, NSW, 2250

Located 2.8K from Central Coast

Armstrong Tag Archery


Archery Tag is the newest and hottest family friendly combat sport that can be played indoors or out and utilises archery with patented foam-tipped arrows to play the game. The game is played with two opposing teams. The object is to knock out all of the targets in the oppositions field or eliminate all opposing players by hitting them with an Archery Tag arrow. It is a fast paced active activity for all the family.

They also have a range of other SAFE Archery activities including the Hoverball Shooting Gallery.





22 Adelaide Street
Tumbi Umbi, NSW, 2261

Located 3.6K from Central Coast

Bateau Bay Square


Located at Bateau Bay on the New South Wales Central Coast, Bateau Bay Square has bright wide malls, more fashion, food and convenience just for you.

With over 80 specialty stores, including cafes and takeaway food outlets, fashion, footwear, accessories, hair and beauty, jewellery, gaming, electrical, mobile phones, newsagencies, giftware, pharmacies, florist, pets, travel and optical.

There are also a fantastic range of services including seven banks and financial institutions, a medical centre, Kmart Tyre and Auto and a Council library. All this on one convenient level.

Together with Coles, Woolworths, ALDI, Dick Smith, The Reject Shop, Best and Less and Kmart, they offer a great variety of shops and services for your shopping convenience.




12 Bay Village Road
Bateau Bay, NSW, 2261

Located 5.2K from Central Coast

Bateau Bay Ten Pin Bowl


Ten Pin Bowling at Bateau Bay Ten Pin Bowl is the best fun you can have! There is no sport more fun for friends and family than bowling. And no place that lets the good times bowl quite like Interbowl Bowling Centres! So grab a couple of friends and head to Bateau Bay Interbowl!

There are 22 lanes packed full of fun for parties, corporate and social groups. Cosmic Bowling every Friday and Saturday night! Enjoy the glow in the dark experience with the newest music, coloured pins and glow in the dark bowling balls!




470 The Entrance Road
Bateau Bay, NSW, 2261

Located 5.3K from Central Coast

The Wildflower Place


Come and discover the exciting and beautiful world of Australia's native plants and flowers. Visit this specialist plant nursery, with hundreds of different Australian native plants to choose from including a wide range of tube stock. Take home an Australian plant today and create a haven for Australian birds.

Magnificent fresh cut Australian native flowers are delivered daily fresh from farms all over the country. The giftware shop has a unique range of giftware featuring exquiste Australian arts and crafts, just the place if you're looking for something beautiful and different.




453 The Entrance Road
Erina Heights, NSW, 2260

Located 5.4K from Central Coast

Ken Duncan Gallery Central Coast


This state-of-the-art gallery on the beautiful New South Wales Central Coast showcases amazing imagery from Australia and the world, captured by Australia's most renowned panoramic landscape photographer, Ken Duncan.

Ken's Central Coast Gallery offers a panorama of Australia's most idyllic and striking landscapes through vision and sound. An ideal venue for tour groups, the gallery features a 40-seat theatre showing stunning audio-visuals. As well as its selection of exquisitely produced framed Limited Edition Prints, the gallery has a large range of beautiful and unique gifts to suit any budget - including postcards, books, posters and jigsaw puzzles.

There's ample parking, including plenty of room for coaches, and easy wheelchair access.

Adjoining the Gallery is the Sanctuary Caf? which offers alfresco dining on the terrace in summer or a cosy table by the fire in winter. The caf? menu is modern Australian and includes light snacks, main meals, sandwiches and salads, all created by award-winning local chefs from fresh seasonal produce. Drop in for a Coffee with homemade cake or simply indulge in a leisurely breakfast or lunch.




414 The Entrance Road
Erina Heights, NSW, 2260

Located 5.4K from Central Coast

Sanaa Afrika


Sanaa Afrika is a gallery in Erina Heights featuring gorgeous displays of African paintings, ceramics, and sculptures. They also have contemporary and traditional African art forms such as basket weaving, masks, and pottery by emerging and established artists on display.

Contemporary African art is recognised in Europe and USA with dedicated galleries in major cities. Until recently, traditional tribal art was considered the main expression of African culture. Today, the works of contemporary artists give a unique perspective on a blended traditional and modern Africa.




2a/490 The Entrance Road
Erina Heights, NSW, 2260

Located 5.5K from Central Coast

Distillery Botanica


Distillery Botanica offers award winning spirits and liqueurs, made right there on the Central Coast, with no artificial colours or flavours.

Made in the traditional European method in a copper pot still, Distillery Botanica holds three Gold medals and four Silver medals from the International Wine and Spirit Competition.

Gold medal winners are Mr. Black Coffee Liqueur, Lemon Myrtle Liqueur and Aniseed Myrtle Liqueur. Silver medal winners are Moore's Vintage Dry Gin, Skillion Blue Vodka, Mountain Pepperberry Liqueur and Absinthe Reverie.

These hand crafted products make fantastic gifts for both International and Interstate visitors as they are not only uniquely Australian but also made in the only Distillery on the Central Coast.

Come and try them for yourself at the cellar door - see if you agree with the international judges!




25 Portsmouth Road
Erina, NSW, 2250

Located 6.2K from Central Coast

Central Coast: Activities

  • Browse the award winning photography of Ken Duncan at his spectacular Gallery at Erina.
  • Visit the stunning Bouddi National Park and enjoy one of the many bush walking trails to the ocean.
  • Enjoy swimming, sailing, surfing, diving and/or fishing at Terrigal Beach.
  • Watch the pelican feeding at The Entrance, 3:30pm daily
  • Take in the stunning views from Mount Ettalong

Central Coast: Events

Embrace Life Festival: Central Coast


Embrace Life community is all about consciousness, creativity and collaboration.

Their vision is to contribute to a better planet, where people live according to their purpose, being their authentic self, taking responsibility for their mindfulness, physical well-being and how they turn up, creating and living a life full of true prosperity.

They believe by providing a platform that allows for all creative expression, connections are created, information shared and everyone can engage in co-creating the life they live, when a festival comes to your area you get the opportunity to connect, share and totally immerse yourself in whatever is calling you to experience.

Throughout the day there are interactive and experiential workshops, music and stage performances, artwork, meditations, sound healings, body movement classes, access to a selection of treatments and readings, and gorgeous natural and handcrafted products.

For more information about the Central Coast festival program, please see website.




Mingara Drive
Tumbi Umbi, NSW, 2261

Located 2.9K from Central Coast

Central Coast: Travel Tips

Breakers Country Club Visitors Centre


The Breakers Country Club has a nine hole golf course, bowling greens and tennis courts. The club boasts The Skillion Brasserie with great meals. There are modern function rooms with indoor and outdoor lounges and terraces with sweeping views.

The Visitor Information Stand is located near reception and provides local maps and all the information you need with the official holiday guide, as well as things to do, what's on, local activities and attractions.

The Breakers Country Club is open seven days a week and visitors are very welcome.







64 Dover Road
Wamberal, NSW, 2260

Located 6.1K from Central Coast

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