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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. 


Southern Hemisphere's Largest Car Museum

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Home to over 400 classic, veteran and modern cars and motorcycles, Gosford Classic Car Museum is the Southern Hemisphere's largest Car Museum. The collection contains a number of rare vehicles, most in their original condition.
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Whale Watching Season

With the official whale watching season in NSW started, now is the time to find your favourite spot to view these majestic animals.Not everyone is able to go out and see them by boat so click here for a a few great viewing whalespots.
Get the latest updates on whale sightings and track them as they come down the Central Coast on Wild About Whales website.
This year Jeannie Lawson will be giving Whale Talks at Terrigal Haven on Saturday 2 July and Fantasea Palm Beach Ferries is running Whale Watching cruises starting on Sunday 26 June. 


Give the Gift of Adventure with a
Central Coast Tourism Gift Voucher

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Need to treat someone to something out of the ordinary?  Give the gift of Adventure (horse ride, quad bike ride, kayaking, abseiling, TreeTop Crazy Rider, dive the Ex-HMAS Adelaide Reserve, Segway Ride etc) with a Central Coast Tourism Gift Voucher.
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Visitor Experience Offers - FREE Official Visitor Guide

The 2016 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  vouchers, great Fun Planners 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

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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 Winter are upon us and perfect 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 for a short break getaway - so don't hibernate during winter, get out and warm up with activities like quad biking, horse riding, zip lining or drool over one of the worlds largest collection of cars at Gosford Classic Car Museum flauting over 350 vehicles..

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.

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 Winter.

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