Best beaches of the Central Coast

There is no denying that so many flock to the beaches of the Central Coast over the summer months to live out the relaxed lifestyle dream of being coasties. Fish and chips on the beach, surfing, swimming and fishing, building sandcastles and eating beach kiosk ice creams are what all good holiday memories are made of. With so many beaches to choose from, which one will be your favourite?

  • Avoca Beach

    A popular surf beach lined with towering Norfolk Island Pines, Avoca Beach has a relaxed atmosphere which is sought after by locals and visitors alike. A large rock platform at the southern end of the beach invites exploration and a protected rock pool provides a playground for young children. Aquafun leisure boat hire provides opportunities for the hire of aquabikes, pedalcats, kayaks and surf skis.

  • Putty Beach

    Putty Beach is located at the northern end of Killcare Beach and is the southern starting point of the Bouddi Coastal Walk. This coastal hotspot is great for swimming, snorkelling, fishing and bushwalking.

    • Address
      Putty Beach Rd Killcare
  • Killcare Beach

    Killcare Beach is a picturesque 1.6 km beach bordered by the bushland of Bouddi National Park. It’s a great spot for surfing and swimming and has a lovely beach kiosk for a cool refreshment or a bite to eat.

    • Address
      Beach Dr Killcare
  • Terrigal Beach

    One of the best-known beaches on the Central Coast, Terrigal Beach is a cosmopolitan seaside town, as popular with locals as it is with visitors. As well as two lovely beaches you’ll also find a vibrant town with pleantly of cafes, restaurants, boutique shops and cocktail bars.

    • Address
      Terrigal Esplanade Terrigal
  • Maitland Bay

    Maitland Bay is one of the most popular hidden beaches in Bouddi National Park. You can only get there by walking through the bush. And it’s worth it. The 900m track takes you through rock landings, gullies and deep rainforest.