From forested mountains to beautiful beaches, the Wyong area is wonderful for day trips, family holidays, beach holidays, short breaks and great outdoor adventures. Part of the spectacular Central Coast of NSW, the charming area’s attractions are within easy reach from Sydney and Newcastle.
At pretty seaside destinations Bateau Bay, Toowoon Bay, The Entrance and Norah Head, you’ll find plenty of things to do and see. Relax on lovely beaches, explore Wyrrabalong National Park, spot whales, enjoy waterside barbecues and watch the daily Pelican Feed, an amazing wildlife spectacle.
With shimmering Tuggerah Lake on one side and the deep blue ocean on the other, water sports are a drawcard. There are great surfing and fishing spots. The shallow lake is popular for kayaking, sailing and waterskiing. Or go cycling around the lake foreshore on the 12km Tuggerah Lakes Cycleway.
A range of accommodation is available, including camping and caravanning, beachside holiday parks, seaside hotels and luxury spa resorts perfect for romantic getaways. On top of the fun water sports and other outdoor activities, enjoy a vibrant events calendar of festivals, markets and much more.
For heritage and breathtaking views, visit the Norah Head Lighthouse. The kids will love the colourful splash pool and the historic carousel on the waterfront at The Entrance. There are more adventures for the young and young at heart around Tuggerah and Wyong, both a short drive from the beaches.
The Amazement Farm and Fun Park is a delightful place for kids to find their way through mazes, meet farm animals and enjoy pony rides. At the TreeTop Adventure Park, discover soaring zip-lines and the thrilling 1km , as well as supervised courses for children as young as three.
You’ll relish mountain biking, bushwalking, horseriding and 4WD driving in The Watagans, a beautiful chain of forests. In the Olney State Forest are campgrounds. Home to over 130 bird species, the Jilliby State Conservation Area is another natural wonderland for adventure and birdwatching.