Gosford

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Discover the heart of the NSW central coast. Located on the serene Brisbane Water and lined with scenic bushland, Gosford has so much to offer visitors. Indulge in the local culture, enjoy an array of water sports, and embark on bushwalks through spectacular reserves. This is the perfect base to explore the charming central coast from.

The Brisbane Water offers a tranquil destination for many activities, including boating, kayaking, fishing, and swimming. Walk, skateboard or cycle along the Gosford Waterfront Walk, a 2.4KM walk along the foreshore boasting panoramic views of the magnificent waterway. The surrounding Brisbane Water National Park offers delightful walks and cycle tracks, as well as breathtaking lookouts and ancient Aboriginal engraving sites.

Two of Gosford’s most tempting attractions are Katandra Reserve and Rumbalara Reserve, two outstanding areas of bushland. A range of long and short walking tracks meander through the reserves, leading you through stunning forest flora towards sensational lookouts and picnic areas, where you can enjoy lunch in stunning surroundings.

Soak up some culture at Gosford Regional Gallery and Edogawa Commemorative Garden. Find your zen in the beautiful, peaceful Japanese garden, home to vibrant koi carp, pretty lotuses and water lilies, an oriental tea room, and exquisite Japanese maple and cherry trees. Within the gallery, discover fascinating national and international exhibitions showcasing a variety of different styles from both established and emerging artists.

By night you will be spoilt for choice with a delicious and diverse range of cafes and restaurants, and accommodation options to suit various budgets.