Itineraries & Trails

Tourist drives

Central Coast – Scenic Drive A49

Central Coast Highway

Take the Gosford Exit off the M1 Motorway heading north out of Sydney. Route A49 works its way through Gosford to The Entrance and on to Doyalson where it joins back up to the M1 via A43. A number of key tourism experiences are located on or near this main arterial road through the Central Coast. The Australian Reptile Park is located off the A49 at Somersby. Head down the hill into Gosford where you pass the scenic Gosford Stadium. Take a side trip off A49 at Terrigal Drive to explore Terrigal. Follow Ocean View Drive to join back onto the A49 before heading into the Entrance. After crossing The Entrance Bridge, look out for Bulgary Road. Take this road to venture closer to the Norah Head Lighthouse located on Bush Road.

Route 49 highlights

  • Australian Reptile Park
  • Henry Kendall Cottage & Historical Museum
  • Gosford Stadium
  • Gosford Regional Gallery and Edogawa Commemorative Gardens
  • Ex-HMAS Adelaide Reserve
  • Ken Duncan Gallery
  • Wyrrabalong National Park (North and South)
  • Shelly Beach Golf Club
  • The Entrance Pelican Feeding
  • Norah Head Lighthouse



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