Gosford, which is located on the Central Coast of New South Wales, might seem an unlikely choice for your next holiday destination, but you will be amazed at the array of things that are on offer here! Acting as the focal point of the Central Coast for many years, you can look forward to an abundance of wildlife, flora and fauna as well as variety of water activities that you can do while you are here and have a getaway where peace and tranquillity is high on the list.
You can find along this part of the coastline plenty of luxury hotels to stay at, stylish restaurants to dine at and boutiques that just beacon you to browse through. With the white sandy beaches fringing the coastline you can wake up with a morning stroll along the beach followed by a relaxing latte and the morning paper as you plan the rest of your day.
Let the kids run free in one of the many parklands or playgrounds that are scattered throughout the city, or perhaps take them to the Australian Reptile Park where they can get up close and personal with a variety of animals for the day. Or there is the Mangrove Boardwalk which is a true nature lover's paradise and if you are looking to spend some time out on the ocean waters then why not book yourself a seat on one of the fishing, snorkelling or scuba diving charters that leave directly from Gosford.
Gosford is surrounded by water, whether it is the Pacific Ocean to the east or the immense lakes system and Brisbane Water system, you can spend your entire holiday cruising or sailing around in style. With lunch cruises, dinner cruises, sailing trips, sunset cruises, charters and more, Gosford is a boaties paradise!
Back on dry land there are even more things to look forward such as weekend markets, stalls, endless shopping opportunities and don't forget the nightly entertainment. There are a selection of bars, lounges, clubs and pub where you can catch a live band or sit back with friends and enjoy a couple of drinks together. Or maybe you might like to take the whole family to catch a night movie or grab some take away and head for a picnic ground along the foreshore to watch the sunset over the horizon.
Gosford is a picturesque city that boasts a year round mild climate making is perfect for getting out and about and enjoy the array of attractions that are here to enjoy such as the different Reserves and National Parks, walking trails, tours, annual events and festivals and the variety of tourist attractions within the city itself. It will be a holiday that is completely varied, with one day spent at the beach learning how to surf or lapping up the cool ocean waters with the kids and then spending the next day trekking through a National Park or taking a scenic tour either in the air or by bus or car.
With its close proximity to both Sydney and Newcastle, Gosford is easily accessible by car, train, air or coach at any time throughout the year. And when it comes time to arrange your accommodation, there is every imaginable type available, ranging from caravan parks and cabins through to luxury suites, hotels and quaint B&B's for that romantic trip away.
Gosford is a great place for any holiday that you may be planning, whether it is a family getaway, business trip or stop over while you backpack your way up or down the east coast of Australia.