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Australian Reptile ParkAUTUMN 2024

WILBUR, THE WOMBAT WHO LOVES ZOOMIES

Eight-month-old Wilbur the wombat is living proof of how important it is to check the pouch of any marsupial that’s been hit by a car. ...
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Central CoastExplore

A WINNING GARDEN FORMULA IN WYONG

A new garden can be as impressive as a more established one. Take this three-year-old garden, comprised mainly of natives in a bush setting, and ...
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ExploreSUMMER 23/24

LOVING LOCAL: CRANGAN BAY

A sense of community, in an environment that breathes 'nature and lifestyle'.
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BouddiCentral Coast

A SUMMER OF … eco-friendly and nature experiences

Check out our suggestions for the best ways to experience eco-friendly offerings on the Coast, including the new Pelican Time at The Entrance.
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Central CoastEttalong Beach

GENTLE BEACHES AND BAYS

We may have some of the best surf breaks in New South Wales, but the Central Coast and Lake Macquarie also have plenty of swim ...
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Accessible beachesCentral Coast

“WITH BEACHES FOR ALL, THERE’S NO PLACE I’D RATHER BE”: Liesl Tesch

"Accessibility shouldn't be a barrier to allowing our community to access the beautiful natural environment that the Central Coast has to offer."
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Central CoastExplore

SHIPWRECKS ON OUR COAST

ALTHOUGH SHIPWRECKS OCCUR ONLY RARELY THESE DAYS, THERE ARE MANY HISTORIC WRECKS ALONG THE AUSTRALIAN COASTLINE. NUMBERS RANGE FROM 8,000 TO 11,000, OF WHICH ONLY ...
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Central CoastExplore

KNOW YOUR WHALES on the ‘HUMPBACK HIGHWAY’

More than 40,000 whales make their way past the Central Coast on their migration north then back south on their return to Antarctic waters each ...
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AUTUMN 2023Central Coast

FUN FOR KIDS THAT’S FREE & AFFORDABLE

YOU DON’T NEED TO SPLASH YOUR CASH TO HAVE A GREAT TIME ON THE COAST WITH THE KIDS. FOLLOW OUR HANDY GUIDE TO SOME OF ...
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AUTUMN 2023Bushwalks

MOONEY MOONEY MEGA CAVE

If we did not get your attention by the name alone, this short walk takes in one of the oldest art galleries on the Central ...
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WILBUR, THE WOMBAT WHO LOVES ZOOMIES

Eight-month-old Wilbur the wombat is living proof of how important it is to check the pouch of any marsupial that’s been hit by a car. A thoughtful passer-by thought she saw flutterings in the wombat mother’s pouch. She looked inside, and there was a tiny joey. He was brought to the Australian Reptile Park where

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GENTLE BEACHES AND BAYS

We may have some of the best surf breaks in New South Wales, but the
Central Coast and Lake Macquarie also have plenty of swim spots for
when the swell’s not working, and for those who prefer a gentler dip.
We take you on a tour of some of the region’s beaches and bays where kids can learn to snorkel, fishers can seek solitude, and boaties can cast their anchors for a peaceful day on the water.

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SHIPWRECKS ON OUR COAST

ALTHOUGH SHIPWRECKS OCCUR ONLY RARELY THESE DAYS, THERE ARE MANY HISTORIC WRECKS ALONG THE AUSTRALIAN COASTLINE. NUMBERS RANGE FROM 8,000 TO 11,000, OF WHICH ONLY AROUND 2,000 HAVE KNOWN REGISTERED SITES. OUR LOCAL REGION HAS SOME 200 RECORDED SHIPWRECKS. WE’VE TOLD JUST SOME OF THEIR STORIES HERE.

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MOONEY MOONEY MEGA CAVE

If we did not get your attention by the name alone, this short walk takes in one of the oldest art galleries on the Central Coast, a waterfall, rare native plants and a massive cave large enough for your whole mob to stay in.

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