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Australian Reptile Park, Somersby

Fun for all the family. You can see cranky crocodiles, walk with a giant Galapagos tortoise, watch Funnel Web spiders being milked for their venom or enjoy the entertaining snake and wildlife shows. Walk through displays like the nocturnal house, bird aviary, alligator lagoon, frog hollow and platypus house are fun and educational. The giant […]

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Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park, Calga

Set on 80 acres of idyllic bushland, you can get up close and personal with native and farm animals. Meet kangaroos, emus, koalas, pythons, wombats and a host of farm animals including alpacas, pigs and rabbits. Many of these animals are free ranging but you will always see them at feeding times when they congregate […]

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Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures

Glenworth Valley is a scenic 3000 acre property surrounded by National Park in the Central Coast hinterland. It is just 40 minutes south of The Entrance by car. Glenworth Valley is renowned for its outdoor activities including horse riding, quad biking, kayaking, abseiling, laser skirmish and camping. Experienced guides are on hand to fit you […]

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Bamboo Buddha Café, Holgate

If you are searching for some peace and serenity, then head out to the Bamboo Buddha Café at Holgate in the Central Coast hinterland. Set in a tranquil Bali-style garden with stands of bamboo, fish ponds and thatched huts, the café is pet and family friendly. The healthy meals are vegetarian and vegan – using […]

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Billabong Retreat, Maraylya

For those with time to spare, consider a visit to the Billabong Retreat in Maraylya. You can go as a day guest or for a two, four or six day retreat. The retreat offers daily yoga, meditation, swimming in the aqua therapy magnesium pool, bike riding, bushwalking, cooking demonstrations, nutrition workshops, massage plus delicious wholefood […]

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Laguna and Wollombi

The sleepy lower Hunter Valley villages of Laguna and Wollombi are a wonderful country day trip from The Entrance. Driving via Yarramalong (about 90 minutes) or Central Mangrove (70 minutes) you will pass local orchards, horse farms, dairy farms, vineyards, farmhouses and pristine bushland. The Great Northern Trading Post at Laguna (known locally as the […]

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Yarramalong Valley

For a lush, green contrast to the coast, head inland to the picturesque Yarramalong Valley – only 35 minutes from The Entrance. Enjoy the scenes of fertile pastures, turf farms, grazing horses and cattle, a macadamia nut farm, a lavender farm and a little village with café, store and petrol. The Yarramalong Valley Store and […]

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The restored Wyong Milk Factory

The Wyong Milk Factory was originally established in 1906. The site has since been lovingly restored into a family destination with a local cheese and chocolate factory, wood turning co-op, onsite café, children’s playground, picnic areas, hair studio and a 24 hour gym, Allsorts Fitness Gym. The indoor and outdoor training areas of the gym […]

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Treetop Adventure Park

Treetop Adventure Park at Wyong Creek offers epic high wire adventure courses for all ages. Set high in the forest canopy you can take an awesome flying fox zip line, clamber up rope ladders or edge your way carefully along self-guided rope courses. Participants complete a safety training session prior to starting the courses so […]

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Amazement Park, Wyong Creek

For families with young kids under 12, the Amazement Park at Wyong Creek is a hidden gem. With lots of farm animals to pat, pony rides, horse cart rides, hedge mazes, giant board games and a kid’s playground, the kids are sure to be happy and tired after their visit. The Big Barn Café offers […]