Where the locals go

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Where the locals go

These hidden secrets are so spectacular you’ll want to bring your camera. From impressive waterfalls and delectable restaurants and cafes, to some of Australia’s most exotic flora and fauna, there’s so much to see and do in Kariong, Somersby, Gosford and Mount Pleasant.

The Itinerary

Stop 1

Waterfall Cafe

Wake up to a delicious breakfast overlooking the cascading ponds of Mount Penang Parklands. Grab a balcony table and sip your coffee while you enjoy the pristine waterways.

Next stop: 8 mins

Stop 2

The Australian Reptile Park

Meet Hugo the tortoise, see dingos roam, a reptile show, and make friends with free-range kangaroos. This wildlife sanctuary has a spider and snake venom- milking program in place.

Next stop: a BBQ lunch

Stop 3

The Australian Reptile Park

Enjoy a BBQ in the heart of the Australian bush land. Bookings are required and include top quality meats, salads and drinks. You can even meet Elvis the 5-metre crocodile.

Next stop: 21 mins

Stop 4

Strickland Falls

Stretch your legs on a wildflower track that starts near Banksia Picnic Area. You’ll see mossy rocks, ferns, palms, tall eucalypts and creeks lined with lush rainforest along the way.

Next stop: 17 mins

Stop 5

Byblos Bar & Restaurant

Take your taste buds on a memorable Mediterranean dining experience. Enjoy everything from pickled garnishes to extravagant desserts made from scratch. Local wines and beers available.

Next stop: 12 mins

Stop 6

The Greenhouse Retreat

Fall in love with this wellness retreat. Positioned on Brisbane Waters, your exquisite stop is peppered with beauty. You’ll love this 3-storey home with 5 rooms, pool and private gym.

Next stop: Sleep, stay

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