Go stand-up paddle boarding on Avoca Lake.

Burn off all that delicious food and drink by paddle boarding or kayaking on the beautiful Avoca Lake. You can rent gear from the team at Aquafun.

Heazlett Park, 15 Ficus Avenue, Avoca Beach

Swim and sunbake at the Central Coast’s iconic beaches

Pack your swimmers, sunscreen and towels and head to the beach. Our favourites are Terrigal Beach, Umina Beach, Toowoon Bay beach, Copacabana Beach and Frazer Beach or Lobster Beach for a little more privacy.

Learn to surf

Want to learn how to carve it up? The Central Coast Surf Academy runs classes at a string of beaches along the coast. You’ll be a surfer girl in no time!

The Central Coast Surf Academy

Kick off your morning with the Patonga to Pearl Beach hike

The 2-hour hike begins at the Patonga Boat Ramp and takes you on a scenic climb through Brisbane Waters National Park. Stop at Warrah Lookout for breathtaking views of Broken Bay and the Hawkesbury River. Wear your swimmers so you can go for a refreshing dip when you reach Pearl Beach. A quicker option is the Box Head Track, which takes about an hour.

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