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  • Beach_Villages The Coastal Villages are the essence of our way of life.
  • Gateway Cities The Gateway Cities welcome visitors to the Central Coast.
  • HinterlandExplore our vast expanse of wilderness areas.
  • Northern_LakesThe Northern Lakes, a water and nature lover's haven.
  • The EntranceThe Entrance is a mecca for family fun. 
  • The_PeninsulaThe Peninsula offers an easy and welcoming atmosphere. 



Gosford City celebrates Socceroos coming to the Coast


Gosford City is celebrating the official announcement this morning that Australia’s national football team, the Socceroos, will be coming to the Central Coast for their final Australian pre-World Cup training camp from 16 - 22 May.

The announcement from Football Federation Australia (FFA) was made this morning at ANZ Stadium and was coupled with the announcement that the Socceroos’ farewell game would be played against South Africa at ANZ Stadium on Monday 26 May, prior to the team’s departure for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.  Read more>

Giant Buddah could breathe new life into Wyong ShireColour__flower__WSC__CC__CMYK_logo

Detailed plans of a Chinese theme park slated for Warnervale have been released. If approved, the project could create a tourism boom for Wyong Shire.
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Chief Funster visits the Central Coast!


Andrew Smith has been recruited by Destination New South Wales to road-test the state’s best tourist attractions – all in the name of fun - and this week he arrived on the Central Coast!

Check out the NBN News report on the Chief Funster's time on the Coast!
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Special Discount Vouchers
- FREE Official Visitor Guide

The 2014 Official Visitors Guide for the Central Coast is now available in print and online! The bumper guide has plenty of great features this year, including a large regional centrefold map, more great discount vouchers, great getaway plans for all travellers... plus popular regular features including plenty of information on what to do and where to stay around the region - and best of all it's completely FREE.

Read through it online now, or find out how to obtain your copy to take with you on your Central Coast holiday!
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5 Reasons why the NSW Central Coast is not boring!AT_logo

Thanks Australian Traveller Magazine - while we believe there are more than five reasons, this is a great start!
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Central Coast Announced as one of NSW's Smart Work HubsRDACCLogo

Regional Development Australia Central Coast has welcomed Minister Stoner’s announcement of a $1.5M initiative to fund the establishment of (teleworking) Smart Work Hubs for the Western Sydney and NSW Central Coast regions.
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infologoFREE Visitor Information

Our dedicated information staff are here to help!
As you make the trek up or down the Legendary Pacific Coast, make sure you drop into our Visitor Information Centres at Kariong, Gosford or The Entrance! Our fully trained staff can help you find out what you can do, where to stay and other general enquiries. You can also call ahead and order your FREE information pack on 1300 132 975! More about our Information Centres >

Fun Starts Here!

Let the Autumn air and stunning nature invite you to explore the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Just one hour's drive north of Sydney, you will find yourself in a destination that has a distinctive change of place and pace, perfect for a short break or a longer escape.

Beaches, wildlife and wilderness - all the natural elements come together on the 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.

Sun, surf, sand, and so much more ... we invite you to discover it for yourself this Autumn.