If you are looking for an excellent place to spend time with your family, then you should consider visiting the Central Coast in The New South Wales. Rest assured that the area is filled with activities that are perfect for you to create memories that will last a lifetime, providing you sceneries from North of Sydney to the south of Lake Macquarie.
Hop inside Kayaks at Aqua Fun
When you reach the Avoca lagoon, which is inside Heazlett Park Avoca Beach, you will be able to see various types of kayaks. These kayaks can be specifically found in Aqua Fun, thus having an amazing activity for every member of your family. Each one of your family members can enjoy riding their own kayak or can come in pairs by riding those that are designated for two. Meanwhile, you can also avail for the rental paddle boats so that you may be able to fully explore the lagoon. However, you must also keep in mind not to miss the eco-tours provided by environmental instructors to enhance your knowledge and for you to have something to enjoy while venturing into the waters. The boat rental can cost you for only around $20 for every person, which can give you thrills of a new sport in which you can test for yourself the stand-up paddleboards. For every 30 minutes, you will only incur an additional $5 which will be pretty worthwhile given the adventures it brings.
Find Your Way Through the Maze of Amazement
The Amazement at the Wyong Creek is an enticing place for everyone to visit. You and your family can have a pack of picnic lunch and have a quality time to relax inside. You will be able to go in competition to cross various mazes and see who is the fastest among you. Moreover, your children can spend time riding the cute ponies around and also they will have their chance to pet farm animals within the area. With that being said, people of every age category can enjoy Amazement as a place filled with quality Central Coast family activity. One of the most famous activities within is to undergo a cart ride that is being pulled by a group of horses. Another one is to have a slice of pizza and a scone after a day full of fun activities. The admission price is only $12 per person. However, some activities that are deemed special will get you additional fees.
TreeTops Swing Activities
Across at the new Wyong Creek, you will be able to reach the TreeTops and witness various wildlife animals living in the gum trees. When in the area, you will be able to avail for courses that are for children and for adults, giving your family a quality time to spend on. The course is pretty challenging as you will be able to undergo the ways across the suspension bridges. From this on, you will be able to reach heights up to 30 meters above the normal ground. For those that are extremely daredevils, the unique thing to do is to ride the rollercoaster ziplines. This will let you get more challenge and experience more thrills from the height. Every participant is required to undergo training for about 30 minutes from staffs that are heavily experienced to ensure safety in swinging on the ropes. Kids under 10 years old can enter the area for $23, while those between the ages 10 and 17 can enjoy it for $38. The price for adults is at $48. Bottom line, this will be a challenging and fun family affair, in which you can enjoy a five percent discount when you go together.
Handle the Reptiles at Australian Reptile Park and Wildlife Sanctuary
If you want something unique, then you and your children should see the various reptiles available in the Australian Reptile Park. The place is located at the Somersby and through this, you and your family will be able to experience handling reptiles. Aside from reptiles, the movement is also concerned and dedicated to saving Tasmanian Devils from the Devil Facial Tumour Disease. With that being said, you can see various reptiles such as snakes, lizards and even tortoises in this park to be featured to you by Tim Faulkner, the popular television star. Furthermore, you can also watch various shows such as the most famous performance of Elvis the Crocodile. Another one that you should not miss is the milking show of the spiders. The park is also a natural habitat for a variety of unique birds including laughing kookaburra, rainbow lorikeet, and even the king parrot. Other available actions that can give you a memorable experience is to hand feed the kangaroos in the park. By the price of $35 for adults and $19 for children, you and your children will be able to fully enjoy all these experiences.
Feed the Pelicans at The Entrance
At the entrance, you will be able to feed the pelicans which is a major activity within the area. This activity has been going for more than twenty years now, in which it has started when a local fish and chip shop had accidentally discarded scraps of their product around the area which has heavily enticed the animals for food. For reasons related to medical purposes, the pelicans within the area are being examined so you might want to consider what type of food you will serve them. Around 3:30 PM in the afternoon is the best time for you to see this event at the Pelican Pavilion. The best place to experience this event occurring at 3:30 PM daily is at the Pelican Pavilion. With this, you will also be able to educate yourself more about the pelicans and other marine animals that live there.
Due to the support of the local merchants, the daily activity is available for everyone for free.
Take in a Show at the Laycock Street Theatre
In numerous times a year, a show that is designated for children is being held by community actors at the Laycock Street Theatre in Gosford. Famous children’s are portrayed in real life for your children to enjoy a show that is already familiar to them. Meanwhile, you can also bring your child to the theatre for them to witness a good ballet performance. Children that are old enough will also enjoy listening to musical performances that will take place within the venue. Prices of the tickets depending on the show. However, the majority of the shows start at a price of $18 for those who are under 12. As for adults, prices start at $25. You will also be able to enjoy exclusive discounts if you decide to acquire a special membership.
Spend the Day at Wallarah National Park
Just within Pinny Beach, located inside Wallarah Park are various species of fishes such as Kingfish and snapper can easily be caught. However, it is within the warm seasons which you will be able to get the best catch. Meanwhile, if it comes to a point that you get bored with fishing, then you can follow the course and explore the Coastal Walking Trail. The walk is around 5 kilometers in distance. It offers you many of the iconic scenes within the Central Coast, in which you will be able to witness whales, if you are lucky enough, especially during the cold season. Also, you can do surfing within the Pinny Beach. The place is pretty much well-known and is a celebrated surfing spot on the Central Coast. You can also try cycling in some trails within the park. These tracks will give you the best experience of both urban and nature setup. For just the price of $11, you will be able to take your family to take a tour of a beautiful park with the best maintenance.
Settle your plans and commence your vacation now! With this, you and your family will be able to undergo the best of Central Coast with the most affordable price.