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Terrigal is a coastal town on the Central Coast.


Terrigal is a popular getaway beach town among Sydneysiders.

Get in[edit]

Terrigal is just 15-30 mins from Gosford and is easily accessible via the A49 Central Coast Highway. There's no trains to Terrigal, but there are buses every so often from Gosford station.

Get around[edit]

Map of Terrigal


  • 1 The Skillion (Terrigal Formation). A hikeable lookout point with gorgeous views of the steep cliffs and coastline.
  • 2 Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre, 11 Terrigal Dr, +61 2 4349 4756, . 10AM-4PM daily. Science-based exhibits and interactive activities. Children/Concession $7 Adults $10.


  • 1 Terrigal Beach, 81 Terrigal Esplanade. An unbroken beach that extends for 4 km (2.5 mi). Good for surfing and boating and surrounded by cafes. Dogs are not allowed. It can get overcrowded. The rock pool in the southern end is popular among kids.
  • Central Coast Reef and Game Fishing Charters, Fishermans Beach, The Haven, +61 427 665 544, . Game and reef fishing.



  • 1 Rhonda's Bar & Restaurant, 3-5 Kurrawyba Ave, +61 2 4385 3100, . Authentic Italian restaurant and fancy cocktail bar. Wood-fired pizza and a good variety of pasta options. If you go during the weekends, you can sit in the rooftop alfresco space.




Go next[edit]

Head further north to The Entrance

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