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Getting here
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  • Beach_Villages The Coastal Villages are the essence of our way of life.
  • Gateway Cities The Gateway Cities welcome visitors to the Central Coast.
  • HinterlandExplore our vast expanse of wilderness areas.
  • Northern_LakesThe Northern Lakes, a water and nature lover's haven.
  • The EntranceThe Entrance is a mecca for family fun. 
  • The_PeninsulaThe Peninsula offers an easy and welcoming atmosphere. 

News... 

Archibald Prize at Gosford Regional Gallery

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Gosford Regional Gallery is proud to be one of just seven galleries across New South Wales presenting the regional tour of the 2014 Archibald Prize.Appearing from Sat 22 Nov 2014 until Sun 4 Jan 2015, it will include the full exhibition from the Art Gallery of New South Wales
Click here for more details

Instagram & Win!!

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WIN 1 x TreeTop Crazy Rider Xtreme Family Pass*
To enter simply share a picture of your Central Coast Adventure on Instagram* Hashtag #OurAdventureCoast
*Click here for all the Details

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Australia’s first rollercoaster zip lines ramp up the WOW adventure factor as they swoop, twist, turn and zig zag through the trees in Ourimbah State Forest
Click here to see the video

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Christmas Carols & Events 2014

A huge list of Carols & Christmas events across November and December for the 2014 holiday season. 
Click here to view the list

Christmas Dining Ideas 2014

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Looking for somewhere to dine on Christmas Day? Click below for a list of dining option across the Central Coast on Christmas Day. 
Click here to view the list

Chinese Theme Park at Warnervale 

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SNEAK PEEK... Take a virtual tour of the proposed Chinese Theme Park.  One of the biggest tourism projects NSW ever seen - Chappypie China Time is being planned for the suburb of Warnervale in the Wyong Shire.

Click here to view the virtual tour

Special Discount Vouchers
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The 2014 Official Visitors Guide for the Central Coast is now available in print and online! The bumper guide has plenty of great features this year, including a large regional centrefold map, more great discount vouchers, great getaway plans for all travellers... plus popular regular features including plenty of information on what to do and where to stay around the region -
and best of all it's completely FREE.

Read through it online now, or find out how to obtain your copy to take with you on your Central Coast holiday!
learn more >


5 Reasons why the NSW Central Coast
is not boring!

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Thanks Australian Traveller Magazine - while we believe there are more than five reasons, this is a great start!
Check out the full article! >


Central Coast Announced as one of
NSW's Smart Work Hubs

Regional Development Australia Central Coast has welcomed Minister Stoner's announcement of a $1.5M initiative to fund the establishment of (teleworking) Smart Work Hubs for the Western Sydney and NSW Central Coast regions.
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FREE Visitor Information

Our dedicated information staff are here to help!
As you make the trek up or down the Legendary Pacific Coast, make sure you drop into our Visitor Information Centres at Kariong, Gosford or The Entrance! Our fully trained staff can help you find out what you can do, where to stay and other general enquiries. You can also call ahead and order your
FREE information pack on 1300 132 975!
More about our Information Centres >



Fun Starts Here!

Spring is here!  Perfect weather for exploring the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Just one hour's drive north of Sydney, you will find yourself in a destination that has a distinctive change of place and pace, perfect short break getaway.

Beaches, wildlife and wilderness - all the natural elements come together on the Central Coast. At the essence of the region is a world of beautiful coastlines, golden beaches, alluring lakes and pristine National Parks. These treasured natural assets stretch across the six regions of the Central Coast, each with their own unique qualities, energy and style.

Get out and about in the spring months and explore the Central Coast.  If you are staying for a few days or just passing through don't forget to check out our events page detailing the exciting events taking place on the coast.

Sun, surf, sand, and so much more ... we invite you to discover it for yourself this Spring.