Drive out of Sydney heading North on the F3 Freeway and soon the suburbs give way to eucalyptus bush and sparkling water inlets and you’re entering the beautiful Central Coast. At the essence of the region is a world of beautiful coastlines, golden beaches, alluring lakes and pristine National Parks. These treasured natural assets stretch across the six regions of the Central Coast, each with their own unique qualities, energy and style.
Mix of bays, beaches, inlets, lakes and hinterland areas approximately 1.5 hours drive from Sydney and the Hunter Valley.
Fantastic family vacation destination with sensational beaches, national parks, and nature experiences.
Home of award winning “Australian Reptile Park’
Stunning scenery and fresh coastal air, white sands and spectacular surf
For an experience with all the trimmings, stay at the exclusive seaside guest retreat, Pretty Beach House
During the winter months between late May and early August, the Humpback Whale can sometimes be seen migrating to the warmer waters of the Central Coast region off the Three Points. The whales often come quite close to the coastline due to the northerly currents at this time of year.
Enjoy white sands and spectacular surf at popular destinations Umina Beach, The Entrance, Avoca Beach, Terrigal and Ettalong Beach. For a slower pace, perfect your swing on one of the greens at Shelly Beach Golf Club.
For those looking for adventure, you can mountain bike through the Ourimbah State Forest. Learn how to ride a horse at Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures or join a diving expedition and explore the wreck of the Ex-HMAS Adelaide at the nearby dive site