10 Instagram worthy spots on the Central Coast
10 Instagram worthy spots on the Central Coast

10 Instagram worthy spots on the Central Coast

Published on 21 Oct 2019

With an exciting mix of stunning landscapes and hip places to eat and drink, it’s no wonder the Central Coast is becoming an increasingly popular spot for creative souls to explore their talent. If you want to get your Instagram feed looking great and the envy of your friends, check out these 10 Instagram worthy spots on the Central Coast.

Sunrise at Norah Head Lighthouse

As one of the Central Coast’s most popular icons, the Norah Head Lighthouse is definitely a go-to spot for a great Instagram shot. Located at the northern end of the coast, the lighthouse offers an amazing vantage point to experience a sunrise. The area surrounding the lighthouse includes some of the region's most beautiful beaches including Soldiers Beach and Cabbage Tree Harbour.

If you are feeling peckish and in need of good coffee after watching the sunrise, head to the recently opened Village Café Noraville.

Lunch at The Boathouse Hotel Patonga

It would be hard to find another lunch venue who put on a spread that looks this good! Thanks to the uniquely styled décor and their food and drink presentation, The Boathouse Hotel Patonga is one of the most Instagram worthy spots on the Central Coast.

For more information, visit The Boathouse Hotel Patonga website.

The crystal-clear water at Tallow Beach

You will find the stunning Tallow Beach in a secluded spot at Box Head within the Bouddi National Park. The crystal-clear water and natural beauty of the surrounding bushland provides a breathtaking landscape to create Instagram worthy images.

Make a day of it - go for a swim or a surf or go for a hike along the surrounding trails.

For more information, visit the NSW National Parks website.

The whale mural at Erina Fair

Created by popular Central Coast artist Grant Molony, the whale mural is located at The Hive at Erina Fair.

Passers-by often stop to take snapshots of the beautiful artwork. Once you see the beautiful detail, you will see why the mural is an Instagram worthy spot on the Central Coast.

Once you have captured your perfect shot, head a few minutes down the road to Bar Botanica and enjoy a beautiful garden-inspired dish or indulge in some of the award-winning Mr Goaty Gelato.

For more information about Grant Molony, visit his website.

The lush rainforest in Strickland State Forest

The Strickland State Forest is comprised of an exceptionally diverse range of forest habitats including wildflowers and dry woodland in the north, tall eucalypts on the slopes and lush rainforest in the south.

Whilst the entire forest provides a unique experience, the lush rainforest section is the most Instagram worthy. Head out along the Bellbird and Arboretum Tracks.

For more information, visit the Forestry Corporation website.

The desserts at The Marshmallow Co.

Tucked away in the historic Chapman Building in Wyong, you will find The Marshmallow Co. What makes this gorgeous little dessert bar so Instagrammable is their beautiful sweet treat concoctions. Who’s up for waffles, brownies, crepes or s’mores?

When you are done, pop on over to Scout and Trader – a beautiful vintage-inspired homewares boutique.

For more information, visit The Marshmallow Co. website.

The Welcome to Long Jetty mural

The hip suburb of Long Jetty is becoming increasingly popular due to the trendy curbside cafes and boutiques that create a Newtown feel. The town is full of creative locals and the ‘Welcome to Long Jetty’ mural located on Thompson Street is a sure indication of this. Pose in front of this vibrant creation for a perfect Instagram shot.

The peaceful serenity at Lobster Beach

One of the most perfect spots on the Central Coast to escape from it all is Lobster Beach. The picturesque bay located within Bouddi National Park is a great spot for swimming, fishing, boating and capturing a great Instagram shot.

For more information, visit the NSW National Parks website.

The stunning styling at Ohana on Hutton

Ohana on Hutton is the ultimate barefoot luxury beach house located just steps from The Entrance North beach. The carefully curated boho-coastal styling of this welcoming holiday property makes it so Instagram worthy.

Is it time to book a getaway? If you do, make sure you check out Cue and Crew across the road where you will find mouth-watering food and great coffee.

For more information, check out Ohana on Hutton’s Airbnb listing.

A breathtaking sunset view of the Long Jetty

No visit to Long Jetty is complete without experiencing a breathtaking sunset taking in the views of Tuggerah Lake and the Long Jetty. Head to the foreshore with your picnic blanket and bask in the late afternoon sun. It will definitely be worth an Instagram post.

Article written by:
Central Coast Council
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