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Wyrrabalong National Park-Central Coast

The Wyrrabalong National Park covers an area of 1,500 acres. This national park’s coastal location makes it an ideal destination for visitors who want to enjoy the seaside activities and views. Enjoy a day of fishing, surfing, and whale watching at the Wyrrabalong National Park. 

The park has two sections, of which 1,200 acres are covered by the northern section covering the Entrance and Norah Head. The smaller southern section is around 300 acres and covers an area from Shelly Beach and Forresters beach. The Wyrrabalong National Park has magnificent views of the coastline and a wide variety of wildlife. It also has the Central Coast’s biggest remaining littoral rainforest. 

Visitors will enjoy a relaxing walk on the Wyrrabalong National Park’s sandy beaches and enjoy magnificent views of its rocky cliffs. There are various opportunities to hike on the park’s walking tracks and hiking through the red gum forest, and seeing its diverse wildlife. 

Bateau Bay Beach picnic area

Enjoy a snack or stop for a brief rest in the Bateau Bay Beach picnic area and enjoy the shade of large trees while enjoying the lovely view of the coastline. Enjoy a quick dip at the beach, snorkel, or find the right fishing spot. Afterward, have a barbecue with friends or family. Don’t forget to bring water and food for your picnic. 

The Coast walking track

After enjoying a visit Bateau Bay Beach picnic area, visitors can proceed to the Coast walking track for a beautiful walk through the forest across Forresters and Batteau Bay Beaches. Enjoy the panoramic view of spotted gums, blackbutts, and clifftops. It’s a 6 km walk along with beautiful orchids, flannel flowers, and various wildflowers. 

The Pelican Beach Road lookout

Visitors can enjoy a great view of golden sands Pelican Beach. The Pelican Beach Road lookout is also an excellent location for whale watching. It is also great for surfing, swimming, and swimming. Do not forget to bring your binoculars in order to have a better view during whale watching. 

The Lillypilly loop trail 

Walk into the biggest remaining littoral forest via the Lillypilly loop trail. Enjoy a relaxing hike amidst the dense rainforest with various trees such as corkwoods, tuckeroos, and cabbage tree palms. Pause to see different colorful butterflies and birds that freely roam the forest canopy. You will reach the edge of the Tuggerah lake after around a 20 minutes walk. The trail is approximately 3.5 km long and takes about 1 hr to 1 hr 45 minutes to finish. 

Red Gum Trail

The Red Gum Trail is a 3.4 km loop trail that loops through Tuggerah and Toukley Lake views and takes about 1 hr to 1 hr 45 minutes to finish. Be one with nature as it passes through a red gum forest and magnificent views of the water. Don’t forget to bring a hat, drinking water, sunscreen, and wearing comfortable clothing. You can also bring snacks and stop at a nearby picnic area. You can also connect with the other trails to have a longer hike through the Wyrrabalong National Park. 


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