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Quality Inn The Willows is the premier venue for your next function, conference or wedding reception and is located just 2 km North of the Gosford CBD on the NSW Central Coast, just 1 hour from either Sydney and Newcastle. Weddings and functions are our specialty and our highly professional staff will cater for all your needs to ensure your event is a success.
Wombats B&B. Escape Sydney to the tourist centre of Gosford. Just 1 hour from Sydney and the HunterValley. Wombats B&B - Apartments offers 6 very comfortable bedrooms, 2 Double, 2 Single and 2 Family. We are Family friendly. All bedrooms have TV, fridge, built in wardrobe, Tea/Coffee making facilities etc. A perfect starting point for the beaches and bush walking.
Bermuda Motor Inn - Gosford. Set in lush tropical gardens, the Bermuda Motor Inn is centrally located for exploring the Central Coasts many attractions. It is surrounded by shops, restaurants, clubs and sporting facilities and only 15 minutes from the popular Terrigal Beach. We offer the perfect blend of friendly service and accommodation at affordable rates ensuring an enjoyable stay.
Galaxy Motel – Gosford. Conveniently located just outside Gosford CBD, on the banks of the peaceful, tree lined Narara Creek, the Galaxy Motel is a luxurious, 4 star - 50 unit motel complex. Recently renovated, all rooms are equipped with LCD's, new bathrooms, kitchenette, free WiFi & iPod docking stations.
Best Western Gosford Motor Inn. Centrally located in Gosford, we have 36 rooms with a variety of 3 1/2 star room styles capable of sleeping from 1 to 4 people plus a cottage and a Guest House. Overlooking the beautiful Brisbane Waters and Fagans Bay, we offer quality accommodation, value for money, comfort and friendly service.5 kilometres from the F3 Freeway and just a short walk to the Central Coast Stadium.
The Ashwood Motor Inn has 55 units, 48 of which are on the ground floor. Australian Colonial Style Motel complex on two acres with a swimming pool, BBQ and paved outdoor seating/dining area adjacent to an 100 seat dining room all in a relaxed garden setting. It is within walking distance of West Gosford shopping centre as well as to several restaurants and take-away food outlets.
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Gosford is the Central Coast's business hub. Situated at the northern end of Brisbane waters, it has public libraries, an Olympic sized swimming pool, schools, colleges, a major hospital plus sporting grounds including the well known Blue Tongue Stadium.
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Gosford offers a large range of clubs, bars, nightclubs, pubs, restaurants and cafes providing a great range of food from local fare to international cuisine plus plenty of retail therapy opportunities.
Gosford has two cinemas, a ten pin bowling centre, a race course, galleries and museums plus exciting annual events hosted on the beautiful foreshores. Walks around Gosfords waterfront are popular for relaxation as you stop occasionally to sip on a favourite coffee or a glass of wine whilst watching the boats sail by.
Gosford is known for its splendid natural setting, tourist attractions and thriving business industries. The first European explorers arrived in 1788 and land grants were made to local settlers from 1811. A private township became established in the 1830s.
By 1888, completion of the Sydney to Newcastle railway line attracted tourists and industries started to develop. From the 1960’s onward, Gosford has developed as a residential and tourist centre offering a great range of accommodation for those lucky enough to live there as well as places to stay for those wanting Central Coast New South Wales holidays.
Access is easy via train, bus or car. Gosford has it all.
Places To See On The Central Coast NSW
Pelican Feeding at The Entrance
Pelican Feeding is pretty much the most popular tourist attraction on the Central Coast. It's on daily at 3.30pm every day no matter what bthe weather is like. Head to Memorial Park at The Entrance for an entertaining and educational commentary about the pelicans plus other birds and marine life in the area as well as general information on the Central Coast.
ADDRESS: Pelican Plaza, Memorial Park
Marine Parade, The Entrance 2261
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
Daily adventures at the Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
Eleven tours, talks and activities run every day at the Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park and are included in the admission price:
10:00am - Kangaroos and coffee (the talk is free of charge but pre booking and a $5.00 surcharge are required for fresh-baked muffins and tea/coffee)
10:30am - Dingo Experience
11:00am - Aboriginal Sites Tour
12:00pm - Boomerang Throwing
12:30pm - Meet Our Reptiles
1:00pm - Flying Fox Squawk
1:30pm - Koala Talk
2:00pm - Bush Tucker and Medicine Tour
3:00pm - Dingo Walkabout
3:30pm - Wombat Walk
4:00pm - The highlight of the day - Feeding Time!
CONTACT: Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
ADDRESS: Cnr Peats Ridge & Darkinjun Roads, Calga
Norah Head Lighthouse Tours
Enjoy a half-hour tour of this historic lighthouse. Climb the 96 steps to the top of the tower and enjoy a breathtaking 360-degree view. Learn the amazing history of shipwrecks, lighthouse keepers, grounds and flag locker. Take a walk along the rock platform below.
Tours run regularly on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am to 3:00pm during normal times, and on Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday during school holidays. A maximum of 10 people per tour is permitted.
Prices are $10.00 for adults, $6.00 for children and concessions/seniors and $6.00 for group bookings. Family passes are available for a cost of $26.00 covering 2 adults and 2 children.
We encourage you to make a booking to avoid waiting times.
Bush Rd Norah Head 2263
Australian Reptile Park
The Australian Reptile Park is known as "The zoo with a difference" and is home to an extensive collection of native reptiles and marsupials. Amongst them is Leonardo, the real life ‘ninja turtle’ found in a sewer in Sydney. Home also to many Australian cuddly mammals such as platypus, koalas, wombats, Tasmanian devils, echidnas, dingoes and friendly hand-reared kangaroos. This is the only place in Australia providing the opportunity for people to hold non-venomous snakes. You may also view venom extraction from snakes and spiders.
Pacific Highway Somersby NSW 2250
Phone: +612 4340 1022
Wildlife Park and Nature Sanctuary
Australia Walkabout Park is a 170 acre wildlife sanctuary and home to around 180 species of indigenous mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds. Leaders in conservation, and environmental education.
2375 Peats Ridge Road
Corner of Peats Ridge & Darkinjung Roads
Calga NSW Australia 2250
Phone: (02) 43751100
Cedar Park Lavender
Call in advance to confirm opening hours and ask about farm tours.
Cedar Park is a working lavender farm in the scenically beautiful Yarramalong Valley, a 90 minute drive from the centre of Sydney and one hour from Newcastle. Visitors always welcome. No entrance fee.
952 Yarramalong Rd,
Wyong Creek, NSW 2259
Phone: 02 4356 1025
Yarramalong Macadamia Nut Farm
Yarramalong Macadamia Nut Farm is the southernmost working Macadamia nut grove in Australia and easily accessed from both Sydney and Newcastle.
The farm is on 35 acres of picturesque property much of which has a rainforest like appearance. About 15 acres are devoted to the production of nuts with around 600 trees. All processing is done on site which is unusual within the industry.
34 Macadamia Lane
Yarramalong NSW 2259
Phone: 02 4356 1170
Central Coast Steam Model Co-op
Operates: 1st Saturday of Every Month from 11:00am.
The miniature steam train is a fun filled day out for the whole family. Purchase tickets and jump aboard for the ride of your life. The train rides operate on the first Saturday of the month, 11am - 4pm. All riders must wear appropriate footwear.
Lot 10 Showground Road
Narara 2250 NSW
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