Pearl Beach

Pearl Beach & Patonga

Pearl Beach shares a peninsula with Patonga and is located on the western shoreline of Broken Bay. Just 30 minutes drive from Avoca Palms Resort, Pearl Beach and Patonga make for perfect day trips on your Central Coast Holiday.

There are plenty of outdoor activities in both Pearl Beach and Patonga which include fishing, bushwalking, swimming, and other water sports such as paddle boarding & boat hire.

From Pearl Beach, hike to the top of Mount Ettalong lookout and admire the stunning views of Ettalong and Umina Beaches. Brisbane Water National Park surrounds both beaches and gives you the feeling that you are a million miles from no where.

Pearl Beach has a rockpool which is perfect for young families.


Crommelin Native Arboretum

Crommelin Native Arboretum is an excellent walk in Pearl Beach that was named after a local woman Minard Fannie Crommelin MBE who lived in Pearl Beach for 30 years. Ms Crommelin was a conservationist, this being the reason they named this beautiful walk after her. The walk is around 13 acres of bushland with established walking paths with a variety of vegetation and an endangered swamp community. The interpretive boards are full of information about the vegetation and habitat and there are picnic areas through the Arboretum. The “wedding tree’ is a must see and is very popular for couples getting married.


The Great North Walk

The Great North Walk is a walking track that runs from Sydney to Newcastle. The main track is 250km long and can take up to 16 days to complete the track from start to finish. From Patonga, you can join the Great North Walk to Pearl Beach which takes you through the Brisbane Water National Park. From the start of this section of the walk you can had to Warrah Trig which takes you past the Warrah Look Out with stunning views of the Hawkesbury River and Pacific Ocean. The walk ends at Crystal Avenue in Pearl Beach.

The Patonga to Pearl Beach Walking Track is something that the entire family can do. At the end of the walk you can head for a swim and a picnic on the beach.


The Boathouse Hotel Patonga

Patonga, 30 minutes drive from Avoca Palms Resort, is the perfect day trip to what feels like a secluded little village in the middle of nowhere. The Boathouse is the perfect place for lunch or breakfast on a beautiful Central Coast day. Sit on the outside deck and enjoy uninterrupted views overlooking the ocean while being surrounded by the Brisbane Water National Park.

The Boathouse has the fish and chip shop and offers a traditional menu of everyone’s favourite fresh fish and chips, seafood basket, prawns and calamari. They also have a breakfast menu on offer.

The Hotel menu has a very extensive menu with a large range of dishes, burgers and pizzas. Something to suit every taste.

The Boathouse Hotel is well worth a visit when you are holidaying on the Central Coast.


Pearls on the Beach

Pearls on the Beach is a favourite fine dining restaurant on the Central Coast with a view that most would consider spectacular. The restaurant is set in a classic white beach house only metres from the sand. Pearls has been creating seasonal menus and serving up the best in Australian produce for many years. This is definitely a ‘must have’ dining experience when you are holidaying on the Central Coast.

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