Norah Head - Central Coast
Norah Head, probably most famous for its lighthouse which stands majestically guarding the Central Coast’s eastern coastline and townships. Norah Head is located between The Entrance and Budgewoi, with Toukley only 10 minutes inland. Norah Head has much to offer from fun-filled visits to relaxing summer holidays.
Norah Head Lighthouse, officially opened in 1903, boasts some of the most original and historic accommodation you are likely find. The heritage listed Lighthouse Keeper's Quarters, a self contained 3 bedroom cottage. Lighthouse tours operate on weekends, every half hour from 10am until 1.30pm. During school holidays, tours are also available on Tuesdays an Fridays. You must be over the age of 5 years with a maximum 10 people per tour. Awaiting you above the 96 stairs of the Lighthouse are panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the amazing rock shelf below. When in season, watch the whales migrate to the north and south.
Soldiers Beach, just south of the lighthouse is patrolled throughout the summer months and offers children, adults, surfers and fishermen alike clear waters and rock pools in which to explore and play.
Cabbage Tree Harbour, north of the lighthouse, is renowned for its gorgeous tidal rock pool and is an ideal place for young children and the young at heart to swim. Scuba diving, beach fishing and bathers just to the left of the rock pool makes Cabbage Tree Bay a very popular spot during the summer months. The boat ramp is very popular as it gives direct access to the ocean for seagoing vessels.
For those of you who enjoy bush walking the Wyrrabalong National Park, covering 597 ha, offers everything from sand dunes, walking tracks, to red gum forest all of which contains a vast array of Australia's beautiful flora and fauna. Enjoy the fantastic coastal views from several lookouts along the way.
Norah Head has alfresco dining, cafes and Sporties - Norah Head Bowling and Sports Club. Norah Head accommodation will suite most budgets and makes this place a must to see and do on your list for your next trip to the Central Coast.
Norah Head Accommodation