6 summertime picnic spots on the Central CoastPublished on 07 Nov 2018
It’s that time of year when the sun is shining and the birds are singing – perfect weather to get outdoors and enjoy a picnic during your next getaway to the Central Coast. Here are six summertime spots on the Central Coast that are ideal for a relaxing day out in nature’s playground.
Patonga Foreshore Reserve
For the ultimate beachside picnic spot, head to Patonga Foreshore Reserve. Patonga is a sleepy seaside village situated on a calm and tranquil bay ideal for swimming. The foreshore also features a fun play area to keep the kids entertained.
Saltwater Creek Reserve – Long Jetty
If you are looking for a picnic spot on the Central Coast that has a large playground to wear the kids out, Saltwater Creek Reserve in Long Jetty is where you should head to. In addition to the playground, there are fantastic BBQ facilities, a bike track and lots of open space for those fun ball games.
Little Beach – Bouddi National Park
Little Beach is a small secluded section within Bouddi National Park and is quite the hidden gem. It features a quiet and peaceful picnic spot. Don’t forget your surfboard as Little Beach is known to have a little wave or two. This area is also great for fishing and hiking the Bouddi Coastal Walk.
Canton Beach Foreshore
Canton Beach Foreshore is the ideal lakeside location. Relax and soak up the scenery of Tuggerah Lake. Feel like going for a kayak or a stand up paddle ? Canton Beach Paddle Shack hires equipment so you can get out on the water. The kids will love it too, Canton Beach Foreshore features two kids play area.
Frazer Park – Munmorah State Recreation Area
Frazer Park is a small and secluded beachside setting located within Munmorah State Recreation Area at the northern end of the Central Coast. Relax at the picnic area overlooking the stunning beach. Frazer is a favourite amongst the local community for its surf break, so bring your surfboard and catch a wave or two.
Crackneck Lookout – Wyrrabalong National Park
Searching for a picnic spot on the Central Coast where you can spot whales during migration season? Crackneck Lookout is located within the Wyrrabalong National Park and has scenic views north over Shelly Beach, The Entrance and all the way up to Norah Head. This corner of the world is sure to be fun for the whole family.
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