Sprawling out in each direction from the sought-after beaches of Sydney, the Central Coast promises visitors a mixed array of amazing landscapes, fun activities, and world-famous attractions. In Sydney itself, there’s the glamorous harbour to explore, gold, sandy beaches to relax on, and a bustling city centre to get lost in.

Surrounding the city, the coast stretches out to meet the Blue Mountains, a stunning show of velvet peaks, native wildlife, and incredible hiking trails, and The Hunter Valley, a rolling landscape filled with ancient vineyards and sumptuous foodie offerings. Each destination offers its own delights, from local produce and seasonal flavours to downright delicious tipple, jaw-dropping views, and lush expanses of Australian natural beauty. And smattered amongst it all there are cute towns like Newcastle, where surf beaches reign strong, and winding country lanes that seem to endlessly snake through leafy scenery, leading visitors from one awe-inspiring moment to another.