The Entrance Travel Guide

Located an hour and a half north of Sydney, The Entrance is a picturesque holiday centre surrounded by beaches, lagoons and lakes. Sitting near a strip of land separating Tuggerah Lake from the Pacific Ocean, The Entrance enjoys a cosmopolitan atmosphere and is one of the Central Coast's prettiest towns, particularly in the Wyong Area. Featuring an attractive town centre, The Entrance offers an excellent range of seaside accommodation, fantastic restaurants and a wide range of leisure and recreation activities including rowing, sailing, sail boarding, canoeing and water skiing as well as the slightly less adventurous but just as enjoyable pelican feeding.


The Entrance accommodation offers everything from boutique properties to major hotel chains, all designed to suit a variety of travellers and budgets. From waterfront accommodation to properties central to town, The Entrance accommodation offers a convenient range of onsite facilities and room types within minutes of popular local shopping, dining and attractions. From standard hotel-style rooms to studios, apartments, guestrooms and villas, The Entrance accommodation is designed to offer something for everyone.

The Entrance Holiday Packages

Visiting The Entrance on the south coast of New South Wales is both affordable and easy thanks to a great range of holiday packages. Offering excellent value for money and a convenient way to organise all your holiday needs, The Entrance holiday packages also save you time and money. Combining everything from the essentials like accommodation with all the added extras such as car hire or flights, meals, tours, travel insurance and more, these holiday packages offer significant savings. Offering a coordinated approach to all your holiday needs, The Entrance holiday packages are an easy way to plan your getaway while enjoying added benefits like free room upgrades, complimentary nights, breakfast daily and other bonuses.

The Entrance Attractions

Renowned as one of the prettiest towns on the New South Wales coast, The Entrance is surrounded by lakes, lagoons and beaches and is popular for a great range of outdoor leisure activities. Situated on a strip of land separating the Pacific Ocean from Lake Tuggerah, The Entrance is famous for its resident pelicans who show up daily at 3.30pm for feeding time in a special pavilion in Memorial Park. Aside from this unique sight to behold, The Entrance also offers world-class beaches and a myriad of water sports including rowing, canoeing, sailing, sail boarding and water skiing. Fishing is also a popular past time and there are some great spots locally as well as nearby in Terrigal and Ettalong Beach. No visit to The Entrance would be complete without experiencing the stunning beaches and beautiful bushwalking of the Wyrrabalong National Park.

Getting To The Entrance

Getting to The Entrance is easy thanks to direct routes along the freeway as well as a number of public transport services. Located an hour and a half north of Sydney, The Entrance can be accessed along the F3 Freeway. Just turn off at the Wyong exit and connect to the Central Coast Highway at the Shelley Beach roundabout, it's then just 5 minutes to the town centre of The Entrance. Alternatively, The Entrance is just an hour south of Newcastle, along the F3 Freeway following the same directions. However, for a more scenic route you can take the Pacific Highway past Cams Wharf to Doyalson where you'll turn left into Norah Rd and onto Scenic Rd. Follow this road across the Budgewoi Pont bridge to Wilfred Barrett Drive and continue 10km to The Entrance.