The Entrance


Beaches in The Entrance

Bounded by beaches, lakes and lagoons, The Entrance has been a popular holiday location since the first guest house was built here in 1885. A great location to make the most of the beautiful NSW coastline, this area sits between the Pacific Ocean on the eastern side, and Tuggerah Lake on the northern and western sides.

  • Pelican feeding, The Entrance
  • Crackneck Point Lookout, The Entrance

About The Entrance

With its cosmopolitan atmosphere and attractive town centre, The Entrance is one of the prettiest towns in the Central Coast's, Wyong Area. If you're staying, there's a wide range of seaside accommodation to choose from and restaurants to try.

The area is known for its huge pelican population, and every day at 3.30pm, rain, hail or shine the pelicans assemble for feeding at a special pavilion in Memorial Park.

There are many things to do within close range of the town – the region's beaches are world-class, and Tuggerah Lake at its back door is ideal for water-skiing, canoeing, sailing, rowing and sailboarding. Fishing from the ocean beaches or lakes is always popular, and you can even catch prawns on midsummer nights. Nearby Terrigal and Ettalong Beach also have a lot to offer. Or visit the Wyrrabalong National Park for bushwalking and more stunning beaches.

For those looking to experience some culture, The Entrance hosts regular events including the Winter Blues and Jazz Festival.

  • Children near the Entrance


    The Entrance Beach is walking distance from the centre of town. Its a patrolled beach, where you can also hire are catamarans, surf skis, pedal boats, canoes and aqua bikes. Nearby in Memorial Park the feeding of the pelicans is held daily, one of the most popular attractions in the area.

  • Drum festival at the Entrance


    The Entrance plays host to a string of events and festivals throughout the year. From markets to music festivals to sporting and cultural events, there’s something for everyone. Check out Chromefest , an annual tribute to classic American autos, hot rods, rock ‘n roll, and rockabilly.

  • Family fishing at the Entrance

    Family Activities

    There are plenty of family friendly activities on offer at the entrance. Go for a day at The Entrance Beach or check or the nearby Tuggerah Beach. For the littlies, stop by Vera's Water Garden where kids can run through the water sprays and splash about in the wading pool.


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