AUTUMN 2022

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Welcome to the best of the Coast where you can explore everything from beachy cafés to luxury resorts and bushland retreats. Discover its creative hubs and its inspiring people. Experience a region blessed by nature. We think you might find yourself on the Central Coast.

AUTUMN 2022Featured

AND THEY CALL IT PUPPY LOVE

Tibetan spaniels are a breed of small dogs with a long history of sitting in the folds of the robes of Tibetan monks . They keep each other warm in the long hours spent meditating. Mine, instead, has taken to lying within the folds of my sofa.

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FeaturedSUMMER 21/22

SAY HELLO TO THE KOALAS ON THE COAST

The Central Coast was once the major koala habitat between the Victorian border and Port Stephens.

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FeaturedWINTER 2021

How to choose the best school for your child.

The uncertainty surrounding Covid-19 restrictions at the start of 2021 meant some schools did not hold their usual open days for 2022 enrolments. But parents are still left with having to make the all-important choice that will shape their child’s future education. To help in that decision-making, COAST magazine is presenting a virtual tour of some of the leading independent secondary and K–12 schools on the Central Coast.

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STAY

Find luxury accommodation fit for the most discerning tastes, or relaxing into the simple life. Whether you’re after the beach or the bush. Off-the-grid or relaxing close to boutiques and cafés. Resorts or glamping.

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PLAY

Find your own style of adventure: a family outing; something to stretch your imagination; or satisfy your senses. Surfing, riding, flying, out on the water, or taking a class or a course.

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EAT & DRINK

Find the best restaurants and cafés to tempt your tastes. Share the dreams that motivated the tree-changer and sea-changer chefs, and dedicated Hunter valley winemakers.

SAY GOODBYE TO THE ‘HANGRIES’

It seems many parents go to great lengths to make sure their kids are never hungry, providing snacks at the first sign of their being hungry, and to avoid the ‘hangries’. By doing this, are we teaching our kids that constant eating is normal?

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EXPLORE

Discover secluded, unspoilt beaches and popular swimming spots; breathtaking coastal walks rated among the best in the world; abundant waterways; and architecture energised by clifftop views and leafy acreages.

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PEOPLE

Read the interesting and inspiring stories of those who call the Central Coast home: the creators, artisan makers and producers, fresh produce growers, and achievers in sport and business.

AND THEY CALL IT PUPPY LOVE

Tibetan spaniels are a breed of small dogs with a long history of sitting in the folds of the robes of Tibetan monks . They keep each other warm in the long hours spent meditating. Mine, instead, has taken to lying within the folds of my sofa.

Read More »

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SHOP

The ultimate guide to Central Coast shopping — homegrown boutiques, niche stores, and super-centres — to update your wardrobe, brighten up your home, and help you feel fabulous for the season ahead.

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