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Getting here
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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. 

Christmas Carols & Events 2015XmasCarols2014

A huge list of Carols & Christmas events across November and December for the 2015 holiday season.
Click here to view the list

Christmas Dining Ideas 2015


Looking for somewhere to dine on Christmas Day? Click below for a list of dining option across the Central Coast on Christmas Day.
Click here to view the list

Upcoming Event Highlights:

It's On Central Coast

- 26 Nov - Lighting of the Christmas Tree, Gosford
- 26 Nov - Thanks Giving Dinner, ReviveR Bar, Gosford
- 28 Nov - The City Slider, Gosford
- 28 Nov - Gosford City Christmas Parade
- 28 Nov - Lighting of the Christmas Tree, Toukley
- 29 Nov - Football: Mariners v  Wanderers, Gosford
- 29 Nov
- Tuggerah Lakes Mardi Gras Carnivale,
                The Entrance
- 03 Dec - Football: Mariners v Melbourne City, Gosford
- 04 Dec - Live from 5, Gosford
- 05 Dec - Lighting of the Christmas Tree, The Entrance
- 06 Dec - Central Coast Christmas Fair, Mt Penang Parklands
- 13 Dec - Central Coast Christmas Carols, Mt Penang Parklands
- 29-31 Dec - Lost Paradise Festival, Glenworth Valley

Special Discount Vouchers - FREE Official Visitor Guide


The 2015 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 special offer 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!  learn more >

FREE 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!

Crisp, mornings and clear days of Spring is perfect weather for exploring 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 short break getaway.

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.

Get out and about in the spring months and explore the Central Coast.  If you are staying for a few days or just passing through don't forget to check out our events page detailing the exciting events taking place on the coast. We also have a great range of Kids School Holiday Activities to keep the little ones busy!

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

Gosford NSW forecast