Tourist Information and Tourism Attractions
Just over an hour north of Sydney, lies a world of golden beaches, sparkling blue water, surf, forest, lakes, fresh air and relaxing escape...
Central Coast NSW
The Central Coast of New South Wales is home to five national parks and 19 beaches. Behind the beaches is an abundance of tranquil coastal lakes and waterways, fertile valleys, state forests and rolling green hills of the hinterland.
The Central Coast NSW has a very special Australian natural resource with over 210,000 ha of natural vegetation set aside for conservation as National Parks and other reserves. As the seasons change so do the parks.
Different plants and trees are flowering while different animals and birds are in the area. The parks are a great place for bushwalking and picnicing all year round, and whale watching (at the right time of year).
Waterways and Rivers of the Central Coast NSW
Central Coast waterways provide a diverse range of tourist and holiday activities. From patrolled surf beaches to lagoons, lakes and picturesque waterfalls. Fishing, prawning, swimming, surfing, boating, cruises, sailing, water ski-ing are just some of the water sports and activities available.
- Hawkesbury River
- Brisbane Water
- Broken Bay
- Tuggerah Lakes system
Antiques, Galleries & Shopping on the Central Coast
Awaiting you on the Central Coast is an array of culture, art, festivals, recreation, and shopping. For the shopping enthusiast there are great boutiques and 7 days per week shopping centres, while markets, art and craft galleries and antique shops are all waiting to be explored.
The Gosford Regional Gallery, together with the well known galleries of Ken Duncan and Neale Joseph provide interesting exhibitions of contemporary and traditional art works.
Central Coast Restaurants
Dining out on the Central Coast offers a truly international choice of cuisine and culinary delights. Restauranteurs take pride in serving fresh food of the highest standard.
There is a dining experience to suit everyone, from Award Winning Restaurants to Al fresco cafes, casual bistros and the freshest fish and chips.
NSW Central Coast Tours and Activities
The Central Coast is full of surprises, offering an abundance of natural and man-made attractions. If water sports are your thing, why not try deep sea fishing, parasailing, or kayaking.
You could try an adventure activity such as horse riding, or bushwalking to name just a few. Alternatively you can sit back, relax and enjoy a leisurely cruise along the vast waterways, the choices are endless.
Sports clubs and Nightlife on the Central Coast of NSW
For the Golfing enthusiast the Central Coast offers a huge choice of locations to enjoy a game of golf on quality greens, followed by recreation in the club facilities.
Night owls are catered for too, with friendly clubs and pubs and the Iguana Joe's dining and entertainment complex.
For more information on the tourist activities and services available on the Central Coast of New South Wales, please see our NSW Central Coast Tourism Links page...