Get Inspired / Sydney Sydney Surrounds: Adventure and animals on the Central Coast Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Get Inspired / Sydney Sydney Surrounds: Adventure and animals on the Central Coast story by: Contiki Adventure and animals on the Central Coast One hour south of Newcastle Airport One hour north of Sydney There is so much to explore on the Central Coast. One hugely popular stop is the Australian Reptile Park where you experience ﬁrst-hand some of the unique Australian animals, including koalas, wombats and the magniﬁcent kangaroos. For more action, you can experience the thrills of the TreeTops Adventure Park or, for a deep-sea adventure, dive NSW’s ﬁrst artiﬁcial military reef formed by the scuttling of HMAS Adelaide, a former naval warship. To wind down, indulge in some of the region’s ﬁnest fresh seafood, served daily at a selection of excellent restaurants dotted along the coast. Top 5 things to do 1) Australian Reptile Park 2) Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures 3) Dive Ex-HMAS Adelaide Reserve 4) Walk the UNESCO World Heritage listed Old Great North Road 5) Daily pelican feeding at The Entrance > Click here for deals to Sydney & Surrounds > More information about Sydney Surrounds here Photo credit: Destination NSW, RA Stanley Landscape Photography & The Legendary Pacific Coast. Enquire Now First name* Last name* Email* Phone How can we help? My preferred House of Travel Store* Select Outlet Auckland Albany: Auckland North Botany Junction: Auckland South Browns Bay: Auckland North Devonport: Auckland North Ellerslie: Auckland Central Hobsonville: Auckland West Howick: Auckland East Milford: Auckland North New Lynn: LynnMall Auckland West Newmarket: Auckland Central Orewa: Auckland North Parnell: Auckland Central Ponsonby: Auckland Central Remuera: Auckland Central St Heliers: Auckland East Takanini: Auckland South Takapuna: Auckland North Whangaparaoa: Auckland North Bay of Plenty Mt Maunganui Papamoa Rotorua Taupo Tauranga CBD the Crossing Canterbury Ashburton Barrington: Christchurch South Christchurch City: Christchurch Central Ferrymead: Christchurch East High Street Lanes: Christchurch Central Hornby: Christchurch West Merivale: Christchurch Central Northlands: Papanui Christchurch North Rangiora Riccarton: Christchurch Central Shirley: Christchurch North Timaru Upper Riccarton: Christchurch West Hawke's Bay / Gisborne Havelock North Jenny Nilsson: Hastings Nelson / Marlborough Blenheim Motueka Nelson Richmond Northland Kerikeri: Northland Whangarei: Northland Otago / Southland Alexandra Balclutha Dunedin Lakers Gore Lakers Invercargill Oamaru Wakatipu: Queenstown Wanaka Taranaki / Manawatu Broadway: Palmerston North New Plymouth Stephen Parsons: Palmerston North Wanganui Waikato Calder & Lawson: Hamilton East Cambridge Coromandel: Whangamata Hamilton: Hamilton Central Matamata Morrinsville Taupo Te Awamutu Wellington / Wairarapa Featherston Street: Wellington City Hunter St CBD: Wellington City Johnsonville: Wellington North Kapiti Coast: Paraparaumu Lower Hutt: Wellington North Masterton West Coast Greymouth Hokitika Westport I would like to receive email updates on the latest HOT holiday deals HOT Privacy Statement * required fields Similar Journeys Add or remove from Wishlist Why Sydney’s a fine city for dining Read more Add or remove from Wishlist Where should I go in Australia? Read more Done this? Tell your friends about it.