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  • School Holiday Ideas for the Central Coast

    If your family  aren’t snow bunnies or jet-setting sun seekers escaping to a tropical paradise it must be about time to start thinking about the July school holidays………..less than 2 weeks away! We love…

  • whale watching central coast, Captain Cook Lookout, Copacabana

    Whale Watching Central Coast

    Winter means whale watching time on the Central Coast, NSW and we are looking forward to getting out to the coast for some whale spotting. There are a number of great vantage points to…

  • Mt Ettalong Central Coast NSW

    Mt Ettalong Lookout

    There are only a handful of Lookouts on the Central Coast of NSW that offer expansive views of the surrounding area and the Mt Ettalong Lookout is well worth the walk to spend some…

  • Somersby Falls, Central Coast things to do

    Somersby Falls, Brisbane Water National Park

    Brisbane Water National Park has many a surprise hidden away in the bushland areas of the Central Coast. Somersby Falls is one such surprise. Who knew that just 15 minutes from Gosford was an…

  • Blackbutt reserve newcastle

    Blackbutt Reserve – Newcastle

    School holidays are here! Autumn is a great time for new adventures and there is a sunny day or two coming up. Head out of town these school holidays and discover what is on offer at Blackbutt…

  • Australian Reptile Park

    As a kid when we travelled up the freeway, Ploddy the dinosaur marked our destination. Twenty years later the playfulness of Ploddy lives on and the Australian Reptile Park has become part of Central Coast…

  • Central Coast Ferries - Saratoga with Central Coast Weekender

    Central Coast Ferries – Empire Bay to Woy Woy

    Small adventures are sometimes the most relaxing. An adventure doesn’t have to be a day long affair. A peaceful morning in the sunshine can be more than enough for some young adventurers! A trip on…

  • Gosford Regional Gallery

    Windy and cold weather can be off putting at this time of the year. A warm and calm destination to head to is Gosford Regional Gallery.  We regularly head to the adjacent Japanese Gardens…

  • Looking for things to do on the Central Coast. Check out the Central Coast Marine discovery centre.

    Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre

    Tucked away at the entrance of Terrigal, NSW is the Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre. The Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre is run by enthusiastic volunteers and staff. It provides an intimate environment for…

  • Bushwalking Kincumber Mt Reserve

    Bushwalking – Kanning Cave, Kincumba Mt Reserve

    If you are looking for a simple, easy to manage bushwalk to enjoy the Aussie bush but without venturing very far then Central Coast Weekender has a great recommendation for you. We recently reviewed Kincumba Mountain…