Photography around The Entrance

Grab your camera and showcase your memories with your favourite photos. From the beauty of the beaches, the spectacular headlands, the peaceful lakes to the bushland and wildlife, The Entrance has endless photo opportunities.  Top photos are the daily pelican feeding, firework displays held on celebratory days throughout the year, multicultural festivals, heritage car shows, […]

Boating around The Entrance

Explore the beautiful Tuggerah Lake and The Entrance channel by boat, kayak or stand up paddle board. The Entrance Boatshed, located below The Entrance Bridge was built in 1927 to cater for the growing needs of visitors wanting to fish, prawn or boat on the lake. The boatshed hires out motor boats (from $40 per […]

Fishing around The Entrance

The Entrance and adjoining coastline boasts a fisherman’s bounty of bays, lakes, rock platforms and beaches. The Entrance Channel is a hotspot for mixed bags of fish and is always popular at dawn and dusk. The channel is open to the sea and is occasionally dredged to keep it open. North Entrance beach is a good […]

Surfing The Entrance

Surfing around The Entrance

When it comes to surfing, The Entrance and surrounding coastline is a prime destination for keen surfers. For the experienced surfer, ride the waves at popular Shelley Beach, Blue Bay, The Entrance, North Entrance, Pelican Point or Soldiers Beach near Norah Head. Many of these beaches are patrolled during the summer months, which means there’s always […]

Swimming around The Entrance

The Entrance beaches rival some of the best in Australia. The Entrance Beach, North Entrance and Shelley Beach offer clean, clear waves patrolled by surf lifesavers in the summer months. For a gentler dip, enjoy the calmer waters of Toowoon Bay which also has trained lifesavers on duty. For the littlies, splash in the shallow […]

Norah Head Lighthouse

If staying overnight at The Entrance, then who can miss the flashing lighthouse beaming its light from Norah Head, 8 km to the north. You can experience the fascinating history of the 1903 Norah Head Lighthouse with a knowledgeable and friendly guide. Perched on a stunning headland, the Lighthouse has daily tours running from 10am […]

Wyrrabalong National Park

Wyrrabalong National Park preserves the last remnant of coastal rainforest on the Central Coast. The northern section of the park between Tuggerah Lake and Wilfred Barrett Drive is crisscrossed with walking tracks and a bike track ending at Canton Beach. Go at sunset for the incredible Red Gums which almost glow under the setting sun. […]

Bateau Bay and Crackneck Lookout

Bateau Bay is a secluded, untouched beach about 4km south of The Entrance. Fringed by rare coastal rainforest (the southern end of Wyrrabalong National Park), you can do the short walk down to the beach and along the interesting rock platform. Hours of fun for adventurous kids and families. It is also worth walking the […]

Long Jetty shops

Long Jetty Shops

The Long Jetty shops have been revitalised recently by an influx of trendy cafes, healthy food and lifestyle shops, fashion boutiques, recycled clothing stores and vintage and antique dealers. Long Jetty is the Central Coast’s equivalent of inner city Newtown but without the traffic, parking problems and crowds. If you love all things retro then […]

Long Jetty Wharf

Long Jetty Wharf

Stretching out over Tuggerah Lake, Long Jetty wharf is a photographer’s paradise, especially at sunset when the sky turns red and the jetty reflects in the calm lake. Anytime of day you can walk out along the jetty and read about its fascinating history on a large information board. The adjoining picnic area and toilet […]