Central Coast Attractions

If you want peace, sunshine and a beautiful golden beach, you’ve come to the right place - but cosmopolitan The Entrance also offers a fascinating history, quirky shopping, international dining and plenty of opportunities to explore the magnificent Tuggerah Lake.

Here’s just a small selection of the things to see and do close to El Lago Waters Motel.

Kids‘ Paradise nearby

Check out the Entrance Carnival and the memorial park. Kids will love it.

Shopping and Dining

From expertly cooked Pacific salmon by the waterfront to ice cream parlours and authentic Thai cuisine, the town’s eateries have something to excite all taste buds. Many of the region’s best restaurants are located on the promenade overlooking Tuggerah Lakes, just a stone’s throw from the Motel.

Those who love to shop can explore the quirky boutiques and novelty shops in the The Entrance Town centre, take the short drive to Westfield Tuggerah to browse 240 stores or check out the lively local Farmers and arts and crafts markets.

Surf enthusiasts shouldn't miss it

Tuggerah Beach and Soldiers Beach are surfers' heaven in the Central Coast. Just 5-10 minutes drive from our motel.

soldiers beach  surf

Beaches and Natural Attractions

With golden sand and crystal clear water, the beaches in The Entrance region are considered some of the very best in Australia. Take a dip in the Central Coast’s only ocean swimming pool, enjoy a stroll along the coastal boardwalk, unwind over a picnic overlooking the ocean or simply kick back on the sand and enjoy the sunshine.

Terrigal Beach and North Avoca Beach are the favorite beaches of the locals.

Wyrrabalong National Park, just a short drive from our motel, protects the last pocket of coastal rainforest on NSW’s Central Coast. Pack a picnic and spend a day exploring the park’s stunning red gum forest, sandy beaches and rich aboriginal heritage.

Don’t forget to pay a visit to Memorial Park at least once during your stay to witness the daily feeding of the huge local pelican population!

pelican feeding