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Budgewoi

Budgewoi is the northernmost town centre on the Central Coast. Mostly surrounded by natural waterways, Budgewoi is uniquely positioned between two lakes – Budgewoi Lake and Lake Munmorah – plus the sandy shores of the Pacific Ocean.

Photo opportunity: Frazer Beach, Munmorah State Conservation Area, Norah Head Lighthouse rock platforms looking up to the lighthouse from below

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The Itinerary

Some of Budgewoi's best hits

A day for hanging out with your fur family and soaking up some classic coastal experiences.

Breakfast

The Anchor Coffee House

This dog friendly cafe will help you start the day right with smoothie bowls as delightful as the pooches that frequent this spot.

@theanchorbudgewoi

Morning

Budgewoi Beach

Budgewoi Beach is patrolled by lifeguards in the Summer Season, but is an absolute treat all year round for luxuriously long walks that your dog will love.

Lunch

Pick you Fish and Chipie

Whether you choose Ocean Blues or Saltwater, the seafood available in this little seaside spot is top-notch!

Afternoon

Mackenzie Reserve

Work off that lunch and wander ​​​the iconic Foot Bridge to Mackenzie Reserve and soak in the beauty of Budgewoi Lake.

 

Dinner

The Olive Tree Brasserie

Set above a buzzing beer garden with a penchant for seafood, this award-winning restaurant is an absolute must for any visit to the north of the Coast.

@theolivetreebrasserie

Spend the day in nearby Norah Head

There is a reason this neighbourhood is one of the most saught after places to live on the Coast, with a historic lighthouse and great local establishments, who'd want to leave?

Breakfast

The Island Cafe

This little corner cafe captures the essence of Norah Head, calm and cool. The coffee is great and the photo op in front of the internal mural is a must for the gram.

@theisland_cafe

Morning

The Rockpool Norah Head

This spot is made for making memories, with calm waters and rock pools to explore it is hours of fun for the whole family.

Lunch

The General Store

At the top of the stairs that lead you to the beach, you will find this cafe with a conscience serving up healthy lunch options to elevate your day out.

@general.store.norah.head

Afternoon

Norah Head Lighthouse

Walk the Headland Nature Trail to the Norah Head Lighthouse, this historic lighthouse has 360 degree views and is a great place to watch the sunset. Book a guided tour to delve into its history, or even stay the night like a real lighthouse keeper.

@norahheadlighthouse

Dinner

Shorethyme

For a fine dining option, you can't go past this much loved local eatery where you'll be served up modern Australian cuisine made with heaps of heart and tons of talent.

@shorethyme3

Evening

Johnny Tapas

Johny Tapas is the perfect place to end your day with some drink, laughs, and maybe a few plates of tapas or dessert. With Mr Black and Moores Gin featured on the cocktail menu and Grant Molony Art on the walls this cafe loves locals makers and creators!

@johnnytapas

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