We are very lucky at Waratah Medical Services to be able call The Central Coast and Lake Macquarie home. From beautiful beaches and lakes to family-friendly activities and shopping centres, there is something here for all residents and holiday visitors.
Situated right on the beach, The Entrance is one of the main tourist centres of the Central Coast. Make sure you catch the pelican feeding on the foreshore at 3:30pm daily.
Popular amongst tourists and locals, this beachside town boasts the Central Coast's best restaurants, cafes, accommodation and nightlife.
Hunter Valley Wineries
Filled with bright, clear days in winter, and warm, lazy days in summer, the Hunter Valley is the perfect destination for those who want to get away from it all.
A series of rivers and small beaches right in between the Central Coast and Sydney. Hire a houseboat and spend a few nights cruising the sheltered waters.
Catherine Hill Bay
Rich in history, spectacular views and a friendly local community, this heritage-listed town is a perfect little weekend getaway. Enjoy a drink and live music at Catho Pub.
Watagans National Park
Stunning wilderness right on your doorstep: with hiking, biking, lookouts, and quiet campgrounds, Watagans National Park boasts some of the country’s finest rainforest scenery.
This Norah Head local favourite is a seaside playground and with the addition of a new restaurant and bar, this is the perfect spot for a Sunday afternoon drink.
A bit over an hours drive (100km) from the Central Coast, Sydney is home to world famous landmarks, beaches and nightlife.
Australian Reptile Park
Located just off the freeway near Gosford, the Reptile Park is a great day out for all ages. Get up close and personal with the weird and wonderful animals of Australia.
Norah Head Lighthouse
This historic landmark built in 1902 is paired with some extraordinary rock formations on sea level as well as some easy bushwalks.
The perfect spot for a relaxing day beside or on the water with a calm, open lake to throw a line out.
Less than an hours drive from the Central Coast, Newcastle is quickly becoming one of the cafe capitals of Australia, with beaches, shopping and bars to back it up.