The Central Coast is the perfect destination for fun, relaxation, adventure, water sports, fishing and nature activities.
Whether you're a lover of the coast, the country-side, mountains, valley, lake or river terrains, the Central Coast offers everything. The region is bustling with culture and nature, and you will love every bit of your stay here.The Central Coast consists of two shires, Gosford and Wyong and are located rightly between Sydney and Newcastle.
Must see attraction:
Avoca Beach: The Southern end of the Central Coast has some of the prettiest beaches on the coast. Little Beach is a beautiful beach surrounded by bush but not very safe for swimming. Just to the north is Copacabana settled in between hills. Avoca is a small resort town which sits in between a lake and beach of the same name.
Gosford & Wyong: The area around Gosford and Wyong has many holiday resorts and amenities for vacationers and is an excellent place for fishing, waterskiing, windsurfing and surfing.
Woy Woy: Named from the aboriginal word for water, Woy Woy is almost completely surrounded by the lake-like Brisbane water. It is a haven for boating and fishing afficianados.
The Entrance: At the opening of Tuggerah Lake to the ocean is the town "The Entrance". Major attractions include the magnificent Tuggerah Lake, pelican feeding, pristine surf beaches, fishing, bike paths and much more. Tuggerah Lake is a top spot for fishing and prawning, and the beach is perfect for surfers and sunlovers.
Newcastle: Newcastle provides a diversity of attractions from art galleries, beaches and scuba diving to mountain climbing or even discovering the wildlife of nightlife. To the south of town is the beautiful Lake Macquarie, which boasts of a picturesque eucalyptus lined foreshore.
Terrigal: Terrigal is a legendary Australian seaside village. Terrigal is the geographical heart of the Central Coast with spectacular coastal lookouts, national parks and a beautiful rural hinterland, all within a short drive.
Some of the well-known clubs of Central Coast are:
- Mingara, Tumbi Umbi
- Club fusion, Gosford
- Tommy strikers, Gosford
- Grand hotel, Wyong
The Central Coast boasts of an outstanding array of quality dining establishments offering friendly service and quality food. Restauranteurs take pride in serving fresh food of the highest standard.
Whatever the occasion, you will find a venue to suit your requirements, taste and budget - from casual bistros, chic sidewalk and alfresco cafes to elegant award winning fine dining.
Some well known restaurants are:
- The Willows Restaurant, Gosford
- Montis Ashore, Gosford
- Central Coast Leagues club, Gosford
- Rafferty’s Restaurant, Cams wharf
- Restaurant 107, Killcare Heights
Getting around while on the Central Coast -
Taxis ... You can phone for a taxi cab, hire one on the street, or take the first one in a taxi rank.
Buses ... Buses operate from all railway stations, coastal beaches and shopping centres and travel to all areas of the Central Coast.