Located between Sydney and Newcastle, the Central Coast has an abundance of beautiful beaches and surfing spots, national parks, native wildlife, a vibrant arts and culture scene, great local markets and restaurants, and some of the best fish and chips you can eat.
Gosford is the main commercial hub and location of the 20,000-seat Bluetongue Stadium, home of the A-League Central Coast Mariners. Nearby Terrigal is an ideal spot for boating, fishing and diving while Avoca Beach is great for surfing, seaside dining and kayaking. Wow Woy has one of the busiest train stations in NSW, with many commuting to Sydney for work.
There are many coastal trails to hit, including Bouddi coastal walk near Gosford, the Box Head track from Kilcare, and along Wyrrabalong National Park. Inland walking tracks are at Dharug National Park, Marramarra National Park, Popran National Park, and Brisbane Water National Park.
The Central Coast is the third largest urban area in NSW and attracts young families and retirees. The University of Newcastle has an Ourimbah campus, and there are TAFEs in Gosford, Ourimbah and Wyong.
Central Coast Local Health District (LHD) employs more than 5,500 FTE staff and is served by two acute hospitals in Wyong and Gosford, while Woy Woy Hospital and Long Jetty Healthcare Centre provide sub-acute care. There are also eight community health centres.
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