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The Entrance

As one of the Central Coast’s most popular tourist hubs, The Entrance has enjoyed a long-standing stellar reputation as a seaside resort town that offers it all: ocean baths, beach, water sports, fresh seafood, lakeside eateries, outdoor entertainment, festivals, fireworks… and of course pelicans.

Photo opportunity: The Entrance Baths and/or from Blue Bay looking north towards The Entrance channel and beaches along The Entrance North

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The Itinerary

Just drifting by

Embark on a day filled with wondrous water-based experiences. Taste sensations await, along with views of open seas, brilliant beaches and beautiful bays. You’ll get to discover the best of Hardys Bay, Wagstaff, Killcare and Pretty Beach.

Stop 1

The Fat Goose

Enjoy breakfast and a coffee at this relaxed café in the tranquil Hardys Bay. Enjoy their scenic al fresco garden cafe or grab a takeaway for later.

Next stop: 5 mins

Stop 2

Fantasea

Drive to Wagstaffe Wharf to join a Fantasea Palm Beach Ferry. For the ultimate experience, hop on and off as you please between Palm Beach via Ettalong. Purchase tickets in store or on board.

Next stop: 8 mins

Stop 3

Bells at Killcare

Fabulous Italian cuisine is just around the corner. Enjoy al fresco dining overlooking immaculate gardens, 5-course degustation and matched, award winning wines. Sustainable and seasonal menu.

Next stop: 4 mins

Stop 4

Putty Beach

Take a dip in the fresh Tasman Sea, then head off on a bushwalk. The Bouddi Coastal Walk begins at the eastern end and will take you to the spectacular Gerrin Point lookout.

Next stop: 2 mins

Stop 5

Bouddi Gallery

Visit this not-for-profit, Aboriginal-owned art gallery, supporting remote Australian communities. You can too, if you buy a beautiful piece for your home — a memory of your little adventure.

Next stop: 1 min

Stop 6

Hardys Bay

You’ll love this local club set a stone's throw from the water. With live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening, this pokie-free club is great for the whole family.

Next stop: 4 mins

Stop 7

Pretty Beach House

Nirvana awaits you at this coastal retreat. Enjoy wines from the cellar or book a spa
treatment, cooking class or seaplane experience. It’s your own private getaway.

Next stop: Sleep, drift

Gliding through

Every minute of today is filled with amazing sights and little adventures. The region’s coastline couples the finer things in life with some of the very best sightseeing in the region. Take it all in around Avoca, Copacobana and Bouddi.

Stop 1

The Boy & The Rose

Kick off the day with locally roasted coffee and nutritious food. Fuel up with a refreshing acai bowl, filled to the brim with fresh and seasonal fruits.

Next stop: 12 mins

Stop 2

Central Coast Surf Academy

Make your way to Terrigal Beach for a private or group surf class. Programs are a great way to build up water confidence. Founded by ex-World Tour Surfer and local surfing celebrity, Amee Donohoe.

Next stop: 1 min

Stop 3

Avoca Beach Seafoods

Eat delicious thin, crispy battered fish at this beachfront location. Enjoy outside seating or have a picnic on the beach, just five steps away. Picnic rugs available to hire for free.

Next stop: 8 mins

Stop 4

Block ‘n Tackle Brewery

Wash down those delicious salty chips with an ice-cold brew. All Block 'n Tackle beers are lovingly crafted in small batches to ensure freshness.

Next stop: 9 mins

Stop 5

Captain Cook Lookout

At the base of Smoky Cape Lighthouse, you’ll feel the salty breeze as you gaze out over the Tasman Sea and Hat Head National Park.

Next stop: 3 mins

Stop 6

Hugo’s Bar & Bistro

A very special dining experience beside the beautiful Copacabana Beach. Their farm to table concept uses locally and sustainably sourced ingredients that’ll have your mouth watering.

Next stop: 17 mins

Stop 7

Belle Glamping

Your oasis beckons at Little Beach Camping Grounds. Don’t do a thing at this 5 Star place – it’s already set-up with crisp sheets and more. Wake up to hypnotic sounds of crashing waves.

Next stop: Sleep, chill

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