Why Holiday in Terrigal?

Why holiday in Terrigal?  Terrigal is a stunning part of the Coast.

As you drive down into the heart of Terrigal, you are immediately confronted with panoramic views of the Southern Pacific Ocean, with the main shopping strip lined by charming Norfolk pines and places to sit and admire that million-dollar view.

Terrigal is famed for its golden sand beach, tranquil lagoon, and seaside appeal, and stunning Norfolk Palms, which attracts swimmers, surfers, and socialites. You can find trendy spots to eat, drink, shop, and dine on the Esplanade of this NSW Central Coast town, as well as restaurants, cafes, boutiques, ice cream parlours, and rooftop bars.

Following the scenic Terrigal coastline, you’ll discover Wamberal Beach at the northern end and national parks just a short drive away. Terrigal Lagoon is at the southern end of a long stretch of idyllic golden sand. One of the most stunning places in Australia and the perfect coastal location for a holiday, with plenty Avoca Palms Resort just 5 minutes away, for the ultimate holiday accommodation. The beauty of the coast and the good weather we have means that holidaying here is wonderful all year round. Winter temps average around 16-18 degrees but we often get days in the 20’s. Summer is stunning with average temps of 25 degrees.

Terrigal Haven, a small stretch of coastline separated by headlands of rocks, is a terrific place to take a dip or dive for adventurers. It is situated near the foreshore reserve, which includes picnic tables, public barbecues, parking and other amenities.


Terrigal Beach and Haven

Terrigal has 2 beaches for your enjoyment, Terrigal beach and Terrigal Haven. Terrigal is a patrolled beach from September through to April. It is great for beginner surfers and body boarders. The waves are generally reasonably small.

Try some surf lessons with one of the Central Coasts premier surf schools.

Terrigal Haven is a little protected cove at the southern end of the main stretch of Terrigal Beach. It is perfect for families with younger children as there are very few waves and when there are they are tiny.

Terrigal Haven has cafes, restaurants and fish and chip take aways.


The Skillion

The Skillion is a famous landmark in Terrigal. It is easily accessible and once at the top you are treated to stunning views over the coastline. The skillion is well worth a visit during your stay on the scenic Central Coast.


HMAS Adelaide Diving Tours

The HMAS Adelaide is the largest naval warship to be sunk off the NSW Coast at Terrigal. It is around 1.4km from the Skillion and is in approximately 32 metres of water. This artificial Reef is a favourite diving attraction for visitors to the Coast.

Pro Dive has the exclusive licence to dive the HMAS Adelaide and another 429 dive sites on the Central Coast. If you are up for an adventure of a lifetime this is for you!

Click Here for more information on Pro Dive and the HMAS Adelaide.


Shopping and Dining

Spend a day strolling around Terrigal Esplanade lined with beautiful Norfolk Pines, taking in the many sites and fine eateries on offer. There are plenty of Boutique dress shops to grab your attention.

Terrigal is full of excellent cafes and Restaurants. From Thai, to Italian and everything in between. There is something for everyone.

At night time there are a selection of Wine bars and cocktail lounges for the more grown up entertainment. You will love all that Terrigal has to offer.

Just a few of the Restaurants, Cafe’s and Bars on Offer

The Cowrie
Four Hands Pizza Bar and Grill
Bellyfish Cafe
Florida Beach Bar
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