Entertaining the kids on the Central Coast

School holidays are fast approaching, and families will be looking for things to keep the kids entertained on the Central Coast. Whether you are looking for independent activities for the wee ones or offerings to entertain the entire family, we have you covered.

There are plenty of family-friendly things to do on the Central Coast. From the best beaches and walkabout wildlife parks in Australia to the coolest playgrounds, there is something for everyone on our list of things to do this school holiday.

Australian Reptile Park and Wildlife Sanctuary

The park and sanctuary are one of Australia’s premier attractions. They feature a variety of scaly, furry, and eight-legged animals who live at the park. The hands-on zoo features live shows, themed exhibits, and behind-the-scenes tours. Admission is $25 for children up to age 15 and $43 for adults. Family passes start at $80. Bookings are recommended.
For more information visit reptilepark.com.au

TreeTop Adventure Park

Entertaining the kids on the Central Coast tree tops

Swing among the treetops in the Central Coast at this uber-cool adventure park. Kids can explore their limits with ziplines, climbing ropes, and other hands-on activities. The park is great for both children and adults, so why not make it a family outing? Prices range from $28 to $48, with family discounts available. Bookings are not required but are highly recommended.
For more information visit treetops.com.au

Aquafun Avoca Lake

There is plenty of fun to be had for the entire family at Aquafun Avoca Lake.  Human-powered pedal boats, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards are among the offerings available at the park. The enclosed waterway includes an island and a variety of bays and inlets for exploring. Pricing starts at $15 for kids for 30 minutes of use of any watercraft. Family packages are also available starting at $55. Bookings are not required.
For more information visit aquafun.net.au

Amazement Farm and Fun Park

Entertaining the kids on the Central Coast amazement park

Getting lost was never this much fun! Bring the whole family down to enjoy the magical mazes and friendly farm animals. From the petting zoo to rides on the express train, the entire family is guaranteed to have a great time. Pricing starts at $14 for children and $20 for adults. Children under 2 are free. Bookings are recommended.
For more information visit sydneykoala.com.au

Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park

Spend the day – or the entire night – at this beautiful wildlife sanctuary. Native animals make their home here when they require care. Some eventually return to the wild whilst others live out their lives at the park. 

There are several kids’ activities designed to educate and enthral. Day passes start at $15 for children aged up to 15 years. Family tickets that include one adult and up to two children are $57. Bookings are not required but are recommended.
For more information visit walkaboutpark.com.au

Do not miss out on a grand adventure on the Central Coast. Give your entire family a holiday treat with one of these suggested activities.

Jess Verrender

Jess is a journalist living on the NSW Central Coast. Coming from news.com.au she's written for realestate.com.au, interviewed celebrities such as Johnny Manuel from The Voice, Kyal and Kara from The Block, as well as model and reality TV star Elise Knowles. We're honoured to have her on our team.