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Toowoon Bay is the beach I would vote for if it competed for the bluest water on the Central Coast.
You almost feel like you're on a tropical beach. This is what it looks like on a sunny day. The teal-coloured ocean sparkles...
This beach is located on the Central Coast NSW. It’s only 2 km south of The Entrance. Like The Entrance, this place is popular with families, but it’s very different…
The water is sheltered from the big swell by a reef. Since there are lifeguards it’s an ideal swimming spot for young children. And for anyone who likes calm water...
The beach is patrolled from the September school holidays to the April school holidays. Swim between the flags to stay safe.
Here you can also surf past the reef, kayak, stand up paddle board and kitesurf...
Located near the beach is a park with a playground, sheltered picnic tables and barbecues.
Walk your dog on the beach between Little Bay and Shelly Beach. Dogs can run free on the sand for about 1.5 km!
For lunch or snack, grab hot chips, burgers, nachos and more at the food kiosk beside the beach. Or go to Two Birds Gallery Cafe or Coast89. These nice cafes are 500 m from the beach.
Toowoon Bay Holiday Park is popular with families. It's located a short walk to Toowoon Bay Beach and Shelly Beach.
This caravan park gets busy during the holidays, but the jumping pillow and swimming pool are a big hit with the kids. There are school holiday activities and great amenities.Check photos & reviews ≫
If you prefer to stay in a luxury and romantic accommodation:
Kims Beachside Retreat is an absolute beachfront accommodation. Wake up to beautiful sunrises.
The bungalows or villas either have an indoor spa bath, a private outdoor jacuzzi or a private swimming pool.
Fresh food in a buffet is included.Check photos & reviews ≫
You can also rent a holiday house through Stayz or Airbnb. If it's your first time using Airbnb, you'll get $50 discount on your first stay if you sign up through this link.
Pelican Feeding occurs every single day at 3.30 pm at The Entrance Memorial Park. No matter what the weather is like. Dozens of pelicans get fed in front of your eyes.
The Entrance is fun for kids during weekends and school holidays.
There are children rides, jumping castles and an old carousel. Small children can splash in Vera’s Water Garden. Majestic Cinema is located at The Entrance.
If you want to bush walk, Wyrrabalong Coast Walking Track follows the coast along the clifftops for 3 km. The view of the ocean is picturesque, especially from Crackneck Lookout.
You can also drive directly to Crackneck Lookout: Hilltop St, Bateau Bay.
Play golf at Shelly Beach Golf Club, an 18-hole golf course located on Shelly Beach Rd. The ocean views from the golf course are great. Or have a hit at Bateau Bay Golf Range.
Play Ten Pin Bowl at Bateau Bay if you’re looking for something to do with the kids when it rains.
Located on the Central Coast NSW near The Entrance, 90 minutes north of Sydney.