Things to do in The Entrance

Come and speak to our friendly staff about things to do around The Entrance.

While you are here you must see the daily Pelican feeding.

The Entrance has many beautiful walking and biking tracks around Tuggerah Lake and the beaches, for you to explore.

Surfing is a popular past time and The Entrance beach is one of the most popular surf beaches on the central coast.

The Entrance Backpackers Hostel is the perfect budget accommodation if you wish to visit some of our unique tourist attractions.

The Australian Reptile Park is approximately 30mins away and a great way to experience Australian Wildlife.

If you’re feeling a little more active, Tree-Top Adventure is also a short drive from us.

For the more brave and thrill seeking traveller there is Skydive Australia located just 20 mins drive away.

Speak to our friendly and informative reception staff who can book your activities and arrange transfers to your activity of choice.

Pelican Feeding is the Central Coast’s most popular tourist attraction and operates 3.30pm daily, 365 days a year come rain, hail or shine. The pelican feeding attracts tens of thousands of families back to The Entrance where they get an entertaining and educated commentary about the pelicans, bird and marine life and general information about the area. For more, visit their website here.  

Surfing: As part of the great Australian tradition, surf clubs are positioned along the region’s coast to ensure visitors have a safe time while enjoying the local beaches. See the guys at Borderline for Surf board hire here

Treetop Adventure Park Central Coast is a recreation activity in the tree tops, where participants slide down flying foxes, move from tree to tree on suspension bridges and enjoy many other exciting activities. There are 115 challenges including 20 flying foxes, the longest at 200 metres. To book, give us a call or email and we can arrange transport to and from the park. For more information about the park, visit their website here

The Australian Reptile Park is the hands-on zoo and boasts loads of animal interaction and exciting wildlife shows. Have a close encounter with some of the park’s scaly and furry animals during Snappy Hour 11am-2pm daily, including a walk with Hugo the giant Galapagos tortoise. More info can be found on their website here.

Skydive Sydney North Coast are part of our nationally recognised Skydive Australia team. Our Tandem Skydiving operators have over 1,000,000 jumps, almost 500 years combined experience. With a 100% COMMITMENT TO SAFETY for all Tandem jumps, you can rest assured you’ve made an astute choice for your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. If you book through us here you will also get a free nights accommodation, breakfast and transfers included, so email us at or call Dan on 4334 5005.


The Entrance Backpackers

  • Dorm rooms sleeping 8 – 12 people
  • Private rooms for families and small groups
  • All rooms are climate controlled
  • Linen included
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Free pool table
  • Great Surfing beaches nearby
  • Short or long term stays available