Things To Do

Aquafun on Avoca Lake – Choose from a huge selection of exciting and modern pedalboats, kayaks and stand-up paddle boards for hire. If you can’t decide which one, you can try them all! Located on the shores of Avoca Lake in Heazlett Park (via Ficus Ave) at Avoca Beach. No bookings required for casual hire, EFTPOS facilities available.


Avoca Beach Tennis Courts – 2 courts, tea room and BBQ. Phone 0420436696 for bookings


Avoca Beachside Markets – The Avoca Beachside Markets is a multiple award winning event, they are held on the fourth Sunday of the month at the Heazlett Park Foreshore. There are over 100 stalls, with everything from homewares, jewellery, local arts and crafts, new and vintage clothing, to artisanal and international foods. With the ocean as its backdrop, this bustling community market is worth checking out, 9am to 2pm.


Avoca Learn to Surf – Dad and Daughter team Tony and Tilly Hughes bring more than a lifetime of ocean experience to their Surf School, Avoca and Terrigal Learn to Surf. They bring passion and enthusiasm in encouraging all members of the family to enjoy the experience and confidence of being able to learn to surf.

Phone – 0435724010


Avoca Beach Picture Theatre – Beachside boutique theatre presenting quality art-house, independent and foreign films, no childrens movies. The cinema is one of the few remaining one-screen cinemas in Australia, located just across the beach in Avoca.
Phone – 02 4382 1777


Australian Reptile Park – The award winning Reptile Park features NSW’s largest crocodile, funnel web milking & a giant  Galapagos tortoise!
Phone – 02 4340 1022


Best Things Families Can Do –


Bouddi Coastal Walk – The 8km Bouddi coastal walk runs from Putty Beach to MacMasters Beach. Boasting beaches, boardwalks and birdlife, it’s known as one of the most beautiful central coast walks. This relatively easy hike is characterised by sweeping views, shady rainforest and inviting picnic spots.


Breakers Country Club & Golf Club – Boasts a picturesque nine hole golf course, has two top class bowling greens, golf Pro Shop to assist you with bookings, lessons, and golfing tips, superb dining, is “family friendly” and offers a fantastic outdoor, undercover kids play area to keep the kids entertained whilst you get to enjoy your lunch or dinner.

Phone – 02 4384 2661


Central Coast Reef & Game Fishing –  owned & operated by Paul Minto & is based from The Haven, Terrigal operating a modern fast vessel for Deep Sea Fishing, Game Fishing, Kingfish Charters, Whale Watching.

Phone: 0427 665 544


Central Coast Surf School – Central Coast Surf School has been introducing new-comers to the sport/lifestyle of surfing for more than 20 years, in some of the most beautiful beaches Australia has to offer. We have a perfect safety record due to our meticulously designed lessons and vigilance in following safe practices. We use only Surfing Australia accredited instructors and approved, safe, soft surfboards that are carefully maintained.

Phone – 0417673277


Copacabana Tennis Courts – 2 courts, team room and BBQ. Phone 4382 2442 for bookings.


Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures – Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures is an award-winning destination renowned for our unforgettable adventure experiences. Activities take place on the scenic 3000 acre wilderness property situated in a deep valley in the Central Coast’s beautiful hinterland region. Escape the ordinary with an unforgettable adventure experience at Glenworth Valley. Including horse riding and outdoor adventure centre, also offering quad biking, abseiling, kayaking & more!

Phone – (02) 4375 1222


Hoyts Erina Fair –


Mingara Recreation Centre – Looking for the best of the Central Coast? Mingara Recreation Club is the destination for Central Coast restaurants and bars, entertainment, promotions, swimming pools, kids play areas, kids activities, sport and fitness facilities, corporate events, celebrations and community involvement.

Phone – 02 4349 7799


Pelican Feeding, The Entrance – The Pelican Feed takes place on The Entrance waterfront at 3.30pm each day and is one of the Central Coast’s most popular tourist attractions, entertaining and educating visitors and residents alike about the area’s own pelican colony.


Scuba Diving, Terrigal Dive Centre Home of the HMAS Adelaide – Learn to scuba dive in tranquil Terrigal Haven. A large selection of boat dives and wreck divesincluding HMAS Adelaide.

Phone – 02 4384 1219 or


Shelly Beach Golf Club – Is situated at the eastern end of Shelly Beach Road, on the gentle undulating hills overlooking Shelly Beach. The 18 hole course is open 7 days a week for Members and Visitors. Offering a delicious menu and intimate dining, Relax, Play, Enjoy!

Phone – 02 4332 3400


Shopping, Kincumber Shopping Village –

Shopping, Erina Fair –

Shopping, Westfield Tuggerah –


TreeTops Central Coast – Challenge yourself with these ultimate WOW factor experiences in the tree tops! Take your pick of the fun work out of our Adventure parks, amazing heights of the Vertical Challenges or the extreme thrill of the Crazy Rider. TreeTops caters for most age groups and fitness levels. Bookings recommended.

Phone – 02 4025 1008


Wildlife Walkabout Wildlife Park – Walkabout Park protects the natural bush home of a mob of free-ranging friendly but wild kangaroos, ground-dwelling and tree-living mammal friends, over 100 types of birds, more than 40 types of reptiles and frogs. Plus most of Australia’s iconic animal species, from Koalas to Tasmanian Devils and Wombats – many rescued orphaned or injured, or part of ‘breed-for-release’ programs – are cared for. Visit the friendliest wild Aussie animals with ranger led talks & tours every day! Overnight Bush Adventures, Bush tucker, Bush medicine & Boomerang throwing.

Phone – 02 4375 1100 

Cafes & Restaurants



174 Avoca Dr, Avoca Beach

Phone: 4381 2885

BYO restaurant / takeaway with 30 seats inside and 20 alfesco. Delicious authentic Malaysian cuisine with yummy laksa, rendang, satay and many more mouthwatering dishes.


Avoca Beach Pizza & Pasta

172 Avoca Dr, Avoca Beach

Phone: 4382 3506

Set back from the road allowing plenty of room for alfresco dining. You can relax in a child-friendly environment. BYO, select from a large range of fresh, made to order traditional, made to order pizza, pastas, crepes and salads. Open 7 days.


Avoca Sands Café

85 Avoca Dr Shop 2, Avoca Beach

Phone: 4381 0994

Sit Back ~ Relax ~ Enjoy

Located conveniently near the car park and Mermaids Seafood, in a prime position at the southern end of the beach.  It is open 7 days during summer for breakfast, lunch, coffee and drinks but closes in the evenings.

Avoca Sands Café is licensed and serves a good range of wines by the glass and the bottle


Avoca Surf House

85 Avoca Dr, Avoca Beach NSW 2251

Phone:  0447 253 121

With its unbeatable vista overlooking beautiful Avoca Beach, newly fitted floor-to-ceiling glass walls that provide panoramic views of the ocean, and stylish fit out, and a menu dictated by what’s fresh, seasonal and sustainable, it is 95 per cent Australian produce, and mostly seafood.

While meat lovers will go ga-ga over the succulent fried chicken. 


Blue Salt & Co
181 Avoca Dr, Avoca Beach

Phone: 4382 1882
Open early till 4.30pm every day, offering table service and takeaway. Great coffee, breakfast & lunch with yummy cakes.



366 Avoca Dr, Kincumber NSW 2251

Phone: 4381 1436

The focus of the food at Bombini is our selection of fine produce from Australia and Italy, combined with fruit, vegetables and fresh eggs from our kitchen garden where possible. We take the best ingredients, organic where possible, and present them simply and elegantly, with a respect for sustainability. All the products used in our kitchen have been sourced based on these values. Salts and flours, outstanding regional cheeses, pasta from Italy’s best producers, grass-fed meats and game and sustainable seafood from Australia.

Our menu changes regularly. All menus published on our website are a sample, our current menu can be viewed on our facebook page.



172a Avoca Dr, Avoca Beach

Phone: 4382 3939

Traditional Chinese dishes, with a modern twist, served in a buzzing restaurant with red walls, paper lanterns and water views.  This is a perfect place to take the family for a delicious meal in a relaxed atmosphere. Open 7 days from 5.30-9.30pm, Lunch booking only.  Dine in restaurant – BYO, take- away and home delivery available.


Hi-Tide Café  

182 Avoca Dr, Avoca Beach

Phone: 4381 0808

Take away hot chickens, fish & chips, hamburgers, croissants, sandwiches, salads, fruit salads coffees and milkshakes.  Eat in or take away open 7 days till 5pm.


Like Minds

352 The Round Drive Avoca Beach

Phone: 4339 3219

The old corner store with a new groove, featuring Fat Poppy Coffee and good vibes all year round!Like Minds is a cafe, exhibition space, creative hub, design studio, learning space and market garden!


Rajdhani Indian Restaurant

164a Avoca Dr, Avoca Beach

Phone: 4382 3210

Voted the best Indian Restaurant on the NSW coast for the past 14 years, an enduring focus on creativity and staying true to traditional Indian cuisine, Rajdhani Indian Restaurant will continue to attract Indian food enthusiasts into the future. Moghlai, Tandoori & Kashmiri cuisine. Open for dinner 7 nights. BYO and no MSG used.


Sul rondo
4/170 Avoca Dr, Avoca Beach

Phone: 4382 3820
Café & deli offering breakfast and lunch 7 days a week. Delicious coffee, muffins & healthy snacks. Take-away available. BYO.


Sunset Bistro (Avoca Surf Club)

10 Vine St, Avoca Beach

For bookings call Paul on 0411 571 029

Sunsets Bistro is run as a fundraising initiative by the Avoca Beach Surf Lifesaving Club. We are open all year round for evenings with great value food and beverages. Keep an eye on our facebook page to see weekly specials and events. Opens 4.00pm 7 day per week.  Happy Hour 4pm -every day with Drinks & Snacks


The Point Café (Avoca Surf Club)

10 Vine St, Avoca Beach

Phone: 4382 2760

This beachfront cafe caters to early morning local swimmers and surf gazers as well as vacationers from near and far. “The Point” will satisfy all guests with a truly diverse menu. Our menu contains a huge variety of options.

All-day brekkie, burgers and fish ‘n’ chips in a breezy cafe with outdoor seating and beach views. The view across Avoca Beach is the perfect backdrop, this coupled with an amazing menu is an award winning combination.

Open 7 days 7.30am to 3.00pm



Allagai Bay Café

202-204 Del Monte Pl, Copacabana

Phone: 4382 6120

Open 7 days for breakfast and lunch for a delicious range of café style delicacies and meals. Open for dinner Fridays & Saturdays during Spring/Summer. BYO and licensed


Bar Copa II

220 Del Monte Pl, Copacabana

Phone: 4382 4902

Seafood, Pizza and Pasta in Copacabana! BYO.  Great family venue just across the road from the beach.


Copa Surfside take Away

Unit 1, 224 Del Monte Pl, Copacabana

Phone: (02) 4381 0524

Family friendly, Fish &Chips, Seafood Dine in or Takeaway


Copaccinos Cafe

Shop 3, 216 Del Monte Pl, Copacabana

Phone: 4382 6100

Family friendly café open for breakfast morning tea and lunch. Variety of hot food, sandwiches, cakes coffee, tea and milkshakes.  Dine in or Takeaway



Anthony’s Chicken & Seafood Take Away

Shop 7 Kincumber Centre, 37-41 Avoca Drive, Kincumber

Phone: 4369 1261


Anthony’s pride themselves on selecting as much local and Australian produce as possible, and always have a wide range of Australian seafood in stock.  Anthony’s Seafood & Burgers comes highly recommended from people across Australia.   They utilise the freshest Australian ingredients and all of their salads and condiments are made in-house daily.



Barefoot Café (MacMasters Beach Surf Club)

100 Marine Parade, MacMasters Beach

Phone: 0499 059 041

The Barefoot Café at MacMasters Beach typifies Australia’s love affair with al fresco beachside dining. By day, the café is a cheerful breakfast and lunch spot where locals, beach goers, surfers and tourists dine enjoying the ocean views or just call in for a cup of coffee and to breathe in the salt air.


Looloo’s Coffee Shack at Macs

675 The Scenic Rd, Macmasters Beach

Great food including delicious Toasties, serving superb coffee and great organic chai tea.  A nice place to chill

with friendly staff and good service.

Open Monday to Saturday 7.00am to 12.00pm 



The Boy and the Rose

21-23 N Avoca Parade, North Avoca

Phone:  4385 4593

Cafe, with great coffees and milkshakes, bacon and egg rolls, pancakes, All Day Breakfast Menu with a lunch time menu including Filo Tacos GF and Slow Cooked Beef Burger, also Vegetarian Friendly with a cosy,casual and kids friendly atmosphere.



Hungry Wolf’s Restaurant

88 Terrigal Esp, Terrigal,

Takeaway & Delivery: 4385-6555

Restaurant Bookings: 4384-1049

is an authentic, 20 year family owned and home-style Italian restaurant. Overlooking the waves on The Central Coast – Right across from Terrigal Surf Club.  BYO Wine – $2.50 corkage per person


L’isle de France

1 Ena St, (aka 150 Terrigal Dr,) Terrigal

Ph: 4382 8600

Fully licensed with excellent French wines and. organic wines from Ascella in the Hunter Valley, embark on a gastronomic journey and enjoy acclaimed chef Kavi’s fine French cuisine and specialties, surrounded by expansive ocean views of Terrigal Beach on the Central Coast 


Mumbo Jumbo’s Beachhouse Restaurant

92 Terrigal Esplanade, Terrigal NSW 2260

Phone: (02) 4384 4169

Caribbean style beach bar with a view

Recently opened this Rooftop Bar with a deck overlooking Terrigal Beach is the talk of the town.  With a modern authentic Caribbean menu, Bottles of Bubbly, Beer on Tap, Cocktails and Music, What more could you want!!


Reef Restaurant

The Haven, Terrigal Espl, Terrigal

Phone: 4385 3222

The combination of one of the Central Coast’s most scenic locations, market fresh food and relaxed

atmosphere makes the Reef Restaurant your ultimate dining experience. Lunch is served from noon,

Tues-Sun, with dinner from 6pm Tues-Sat.


Splash Terrigal

2 Scenic Hwy, Terrigal

Phone: 4385 9482

Nestled into the high point of The Haven, Splash Terrigal the perfect location for any and all occasions.

Feel the relaxed and friendly atmosphere surround you while you sit back and enjoy our stunning view

from inside through our floor to ceiling glass windows, or from our outdoor terrace.

Whether you are here for lunch, dinner or a special occasion, the team at Splash offer superb hospitality that you can enjoy while relaxing and taking in the beautiful surroundings.


The Cowrie

109 Scenic Hwy, Terrigal

Phone: 4384 3016

Renowned as one of the finest seafood restaurants in New South Wales, it consistently delights guests with truly unique dining experience and is open 7 days for lunch from 12pm and dinner from 6pm.


Thaiger Temple

1/100-102 Terrigal Esplanade, Terrigal NSW 2260

Phone: 4385 6199



With authentic thai dishes that are reasonably priced. a great atmosphere full of life and great music Tiger Temple (Thaiger Temple) is a great night out. On weekends we offer two sessions either between 5:30-6pm or 8pm onwards. Thaiger Temple is a fully licensed venue and do not offer BYO.



Bow Thai Takeaway

2/30 Paringa Ave. Davistown

Phone:  4369 8161

We make our dishes with passion, our traditional authentic thai ingredients with daily fresh local produce.

Delivery NOW available Friday -Saturday 5.00 pm – 8.30 pm Limited Areas Minimum $30

Takeaway or Dine in BYO


Little Tea Pot Café

8 Davistown Rd, Davistown

Phone: 4369 6186

A family friendly environment with inside or outside dining.  Great coffees, milkshakes, smoothies and meals including eggs benedict, burgers, wraps with a variety of gluten free and vegetarian choices.


The Dart & Feather: Restaurant, Bar & Lounge!

1 Restella Ave, Davistown NSW 2251

Phone: 4369 1300


We believe that great food intertwined with impeccable service and a smile, blended into a stunningly picturesque scenery can create one simple environment of love, laughs and the best of memories!

Dart and Feather is open for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner or just Snacks with award winning coffee and is fully licensed. Sunday has Live Music from 3:00pm – 6:00pm



Oriental Concept Thai Restaurant

10 Village Rd, Saratoga

Phone: 4369 0024

Thai & Thai Street Food.  Visit us for outstanding atmosphere and much more exciting menu that we can’t do takeaway.


Shelly’s Café Saratoga

8 Village Rd, Saratoga

Phone: 4369 8155

Fast fresh food for breakfast or lunch either take away or enjoy the service and great friendly atmosphere by dining in or out in the beautiful sunny Saratoga. Large variety menu including All Day Breakfast, pizzas and burgers.