As you enter the town of Terrigal along Ocean View Drive, driving past Wamberal Lagoon with Norfolk Pines defining a clear path around the bay, you can't help by sigh with pleasure at the panoramic views of the glistening ocean before you. Terrigal is located 15km east of Gosford and is bordered by Wamberal to the north and North Avoca to the south.
Terrigal is arguably, the 'food capital' of the coast. With so many restaurants and cafes offering a large variety of local and international cuisine you will have difficulty deciding what to eat. Once you have made that decision, you will then need to decide whether to eat in, alfresco or take-away, sounds all too difficult ? Well it is, but enjoyable ! Head to the Esplanade to visit one of the many boutique style shops that have a definite cosmopolitan feel. There is also plenty happening at night from dinner shows and night clubs to hip bars as well a several clubs offering activities and entertainment.
The area plays host to many annual events, including Octoberfest. The Skillion, a very steep east facing headland, were children and adults alike brave the climb to the top lookout and admire the magnificent views of the ocean and coastline. There is plenty to do in Terrigal, beach swimming (patrolled beaches through the summer months), a rockpool, fishing, world class scuba diving and whale watching (seasonal).
Terrigal accommodation is plentiful that ranges from luxurious motels & resorts, to hotels and holiday apartments, Bed &Breadfast and guest houses. There is accommodation to suit every budget.
Terrigal is only 15 minutes drive from Erina Fair, a very large shopping mall, with department stores, supermarkets and hundreds of specialty shops, a cinema complex and an indoor ice rink.
Country Comfort Terrigal
154 Terrigal Drive
Clan Lakeside Lodge
1 Ocean View Drive