Arts and culture

The Central Coast is home to a vibrant arts community reflecting the beauty of the region and sense of place across a diverse range of art forms and practices.


The Central Coast is home to some of our state's most beautiful beaches. Find information on beach patrol times, water quality, hiring beach wheelchairs for people with a disability and booking an event on a beach.


Boating is a popular pastime for many Central Coast residents and there are many boating facilities available. These include public wharfs as well as boat ramps that provide access to lakes and creeks.

Holiday parks

Our four holiday parks located at Budgewoi, Canton Beach, Norah Head and Toowoon Bay offer caravan, cabin and camping accommodation plus great facilities for your next family holiday on the Central Coast.

Patonga Camping Ground

The Patonga Caravan and Camping Area is located at the mouth of the Hawkesbury River, between Patonga Creek and Patonga Beach, and surrounded by Brisbane Water National Park.

Grant McBride Baths

View the current open/close status of Grant McBride Baths The iconic Grant McBride Baths is positioned along the pristine coastline at The Entrance and has long been a popular swimming spot for locals and visitors to ...
Last updated : Tue 30 Aug 2022