Patonga to Pearly Walk

It’s not unusual to feel the need to travel far and wide to immerse yourself in extraordinary natural beauty but on the beautiful Central Coast of New South Wales, all you have to do is lace up your joggers and take a short drive and you’ll be greeted by this… With stunning sea views and thriving bushland, the Patonga to


Bouddi National Park: Windswept Wilderness

Where bush meets beach, Bouddi National Park is a stretch of coastline on the southern tip of the Central Coast with stunning ocean vistas, wildflowers galore and golden beaches. It’s also home to a picturesque coastal walk that hugs the sea for about eight kilometres from Putty Beach to Macmasters Beach. We’re setting out on the scenic boardwalk from


Mumbo Jumbos: Rooftop Rum & Reggae on Terrigal Beach

If Bob Marley was alive and happened to pop into the Coast, Mumbo Jumbos would be his local hangout. Combining an impressive selection of rums with infectious reggae beats and a rooftop overlooking Terrigal Beach, the new bar brings some serious swagger to the seaside suburb. Mumbo Jumbos is the brainchild of a group of

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The Ultimate Guide to Summer School Hols

The Central Coast is the place to be during the summer school holidays. From the beach to the bush, we’ve got the world’s best outdoor playground, offering hours of fun in the sun (or shade). And whether you have an intsy Indiana Jones, a petite Picasso, a little LeBron or a mini Mozart in the family,


Jasmine Greens: A Cafe with a Healthy Conscience

If you’re looking for great coffee, nourishing food and house-baked sweets right next to a beach and an action-packed park, Jasmine Greens might just be the haven you’ve been looking for. From takeaway treats and turmeric lattes with funky outdoor seating and a free book swap at the kiosk, to a cosy indoor cafe with a wholesome


The Ultimate Summer Staycation

When you’re lucky enough to live in one of the most beautiful parts of the world, why not stay and enjoy it these holidays? As the saying goes, ‘a change is as good as a holiday’, so treat your hometown like a getaway destination and get out and explore this summer. Go on strike from your


Hanging Like a Local at Forries

Forresters Beach is a real locals’ place. Located between the tourist hubs of Terrigal and The Entrance, it’s a little off the beaten track, but that’s part of its rustic charm. And because us Aussies can’t help but shorten any name that’s a bit of a mouthful, this homely coastal suburb is more commonly known

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A Chic Guide to School Hols on the Coast

To ensure coastal chicettes are having as much fun as chic adults, we’ve compiled the top ten things for families on the Central Coast these school holidays. From waterfront carnivals to cooking classes, Coastal Chic mum Zoe Thomson put some of the Coast’s star attractions to the test with one aim – to entertain Coastie



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