Spoon Bay

Tucked in between the better-known Wamberal and Forresters beaches, Spoon Bay is perfect for a quiet morning stroll or refreshing dip. Park at the end of Spoon Bay Rd and follow a short trail down to the beach, or simply walk north from Wamberal.


Maitland Bay

Hidden away in the beautiful Bouddi National Park, Maitland Bay is accessible only by foot – either via the (reasonably steep) Maitland Bay track, or on a well-deserved pitstop along the famously stunning Bouddi Coastal Walk from Macmasters to Putty Beach. Surrounded by wildlife and national park, you’ll feel a million miles away…



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A hub of activity in the warmer months, Terrigal Beach is an icon of the coast and a local favourite. From the southern end, take a walk to The Haven along the newly-constructed Terrigal Boardwalk for uninterrupted views over Wamberal and Forresters beaches to the north. On return, stop by Terrigal Beach House for a cool drink and relaxed, coastal vibes.

Fancy checking the weather or surf conditions ahead of your visit? View our Terrigal Beach Live Webcam.


Toowoon Bay

For the action-inclined, head to the gorgeous Toowoon Bay for a SUP lesson with the ASI-accredited Central Coast Stand Up Paddle Boards. Toowoon Bay is also popular with ocean swimmers, snorkelers and families, due to it being relatively protected from large swells.


Shelly Beach

For a morning well spent, start at Shelly Beach Surf Club and walk south along the Wyrrabalong Coastal Walk to Crackneck Lookout. You’ll be blown away by the views! If you happen to be visiting between May and November, keep your eyes peeled for migrating whales.

Cool off afterwards with a soak in the crystal waters of Shelly Beach, or drop by Munchas Cafe (ground floor of the surf club) for a coffee and a bite to eat.