Discover AQUAFUN, the ultimate water adventure experience for all ages. AQUAFUN is located on the shores of beautiful Avoca Lake in Avoca Beach and is one of the Central Coast’s ’52 Local Secrets’. Hire a kayak, pedalboat or stand-up paddleboard and discover why AQUAFUN is so popular with locals and holidaymakers alike. Hundreds of bird, plant and marine species inhabit the lake, not to mention our rare Green & Golden Bell Frogs.
|Phone:||0413 808 394|
|Address:||Aquafun Avoca Lake, 15 Ficus Avenue, Avoca Beach, NSW, 2251, Australia|
The Australian Reptile Park is a hands-on zoo and boasts loads of animal interaction and exciting wildlife shows. Have a close encounter with some of the park’s scaly and furry animals during Snappy Hour 11am-2pm daily, including a walk with Hugo the giant Galapagos tortoise. Elvis, NSW’s biggest crocodile, is fed at 1:30pm on weekends and school holidays. Have a photo with a snugly python, wombat or cuddly koala. Enjoy the children’s adventure playground, cafe and picnic area, free BBQs and hand feed friendly kangaroos.
|Phone:||(02) 4340 1022|
|Address:||Australian Reptile Park, Pacific Highway, Somersby, NSW, 2250, Australia|
A popular surf beach lined with towering Norfolk Pines, Avoca Beach has a relaxed atmosphere. With consistently good surf conditions that roll in off “The Point” and generally calm patrolled areas close to the surf club, Avoca boasts conditions for everyone in the family. The surrounding cafes provide the perfect beachside view and are the ideal spots to sit back and relax and take in the laid back lifestyle in Avoca.
|Phone:||1300 130 708|
|Address:||Avoca Beach, Vine Street, Avoca Beach, NSW,|
Explore 3000 acres of the finest unspoilt wilderness at Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures, Australia’s largest horse riding and outdoor adventure centre. Choose from horse riding, abseiling, kayaking and quad biking. Our exciting adventure activities are suitable for all levels of ability with full training and instructions provided. Extend your stay with a BBQ or enjoy a whole weekend of adventure with a night under the stars in our riverfront camping areas.
|Phone:||(02) 4375 1222|
|Address:||Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures, Cooks Road, Peats Ridge, NSW, 2250, Australia|
As a prominent centre for arts and culture on the beautiful Central Coast, the Gosford Regional Gallery offers a mix of visual, sensory and interactive experiences. The modern gallery features three exhibition spaces and incorporates the stunning Gosford/Edogawa Commemorative Garden – a tranquil setting to relax and enjoy art and nature. The complex also features a brasserie, shop and Art Centre that runs regular arts and culture related workshops. Open 7 days a week and entry is free.
|Phone:||(02) 4325 0056|
|Address:||Gosford Regional Gallery and Arts Centre, 36 Webb Street, East Gosford, NSW, 2250, Australia|
The Ken Duncan Gallery and the Sanctuary Cafe is an expansive purpose-built facility featuring spacious viewing rooms, an intimate theatrette designed to present spectacular audio-visual presentations, plus an ultramodern cafe offering exquisite coffee and fine food created by award-winning chefs. Browse through the gallery and have a meal and make a day out of it. High Teas are also available in the Sanctuary Cafe, please call to book.
|Phone:||(02) 4367 6701|
|Address:||Ken Duncan Gallery, 414 The Entrance Road, Erina Heights, NSW, 2260, Australia|
Located at the northern end of the Central Coast overlooking the stunning coastline, the legendary Norah Head Lighthouse was the last manned lighthouse built in NSW. It’s a must see attraction for any visitor. An extra treat can be enjoyed during the two whale watching seasons, Autumn and Spring, as whales frolic in the waters near the lighthouse.
|Phone:||02 4343 4444|
|Address:||Norah Head Lighthouse, Norah Head, NSW,|
Watch and learn about the Australian Spectable Pelican during the amusing and educational Pelican Feeding Show, one of the Central Coast’s most popular tourist attractions, held daily at 3.30pm on The Entrance Foreshore.
|Phone:||02 4334 4213|
|Address:||The Entrance Foreshore, The Entrance, NSW,|
One of the best-known beaches on the Central Coast, Terrigal Beach is a cosmopolitan seaside town. Terrigal has magnificent pine trees, alfresco dining and a shopping strip of boutique stores, the place is a hive of activity. The year-round patrolled beach provides a safe swimming environment for the young families. The Haven is the town’s small harbour and is a popular place to dive. No trip to Terrigal would be complete without taking in the view from the top of the Skillion.
|Phone:||1300 130 708|
|Address:||Terrigal Beach, The Esplanade, Terrigal, NSW,|