The Entrance

Travel Guide
The Entrance showing rugged coastline

Go hiking, watch the daily pelican feeding, relax on white-sand beaches and head off on a fishing excursion at this coastal resort town.

Enjoy the great outdoors at The Entrance, a coastal town located at the point where Tuggerah Lake enters the Tasman Sea. Try fishing, learn how to surf and discover the beauty of the Wyrrabalong National Park, set on a peninsula between the lake and the sea.

Hang out on the beach, build sand castles and soak up the sun. Dine in restaurants overlooking the water or pack a picnic to eat in the park along the waterfront. On Saturdays, a craft market is held at the Waterfront Plaza, with vendors selling carved wood items, jewellery, handmade children’s quilts and clothing as well as souvenirs. On the first and third Saturday of every month, a farmers’ market stocked with local produce is held at Memorial Park.

Rent a canoe and paddle around Tuggerah Lake or lie back and relax on a catamaran. Fishing is a popular pastime on the lake, and whiting, flathead and bream are common catches. A 12-kilometre (7-mile) bike path surrounds the lakeside and picnic spots, parks and playgrounds can be found along the trail. Bring the kids to Vera's Water Garden and sit in the shade as they splash about among the child-friendly water sprays.

Hike along the coastal trail in the nearby Wyrrabalong National Park. Pause at Crackneck lookout and try to spot migrating humpback whales in the water below. The whales are most commonly sighted between May and August.

Observe the daily pelican feeding in Memorial Park and find out more about the colony of large birds who live on Tuggerah Lake. The tradition of feeding the pelicans began more than 20 years ago when a local fish and chip shop started throwing out their scraps.

The Entrance is a great place to unwind in nature. Visit the resort town year-round, using the beach and lake to cool off in the summer and exploring the national park in winter.

Ocean Front at The Entrance
Ocean Front at The Entrance
4 out of 5
102 Ocean Parade, The Entrance, NSW
The price is ¥10,787 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 1
Offering direct access to the beach, this The Entrance motel is on the boardwalk and within a 5-minute walk of Entrance Beach and Blue Bay Beach. North Entrance ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (702 reviews)
Business Trip
"Easy late check-in, friendly staff"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2021

Ocean Front at The Entrance
Oaks The Entrance Waterfront Suites
Oaks The Entrance Waterfront Suites
4 out of 5
89 The Entrance Road, The Entrance, NSW
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥16,443 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 4
Situated on the waterfront, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Pelican Plaza, Entrance Beach, and Wyrrabalong National Park. North Entrance Beach ...
3.9/5 Good! (1,892 reviews)
"Receptionist was pleasant and detailed the services that were available."

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2021

Oaks The Entrance Waterfront Suites
Nesuto The Entrance Apartments
Nesuto The Entrance Apartments
3.5 out of 5
18 Coral Street, The Entrance, NSW
The price is ¥14,563 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 27
Situated near the beach, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Pelican Plaza and Entrance Beach. Wyrrabalong National Park and North Entrance Beach are ...
3.8/5 Good! (1,085 reviews)
"I enjoyed the kindness and friendliness of the staff, I only had a minor annoyance with the lights making the room very dark."

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2021

Nesuto The Entrance Apartments
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Nesuto The Entrance Apartments
Nesuto The Entrance Apartments
3.5 out of 5
18 Coral Street, The Entrance, NSW
The price is ¥14,563 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 27
Situated near the beach, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Pelican Plaza and Entrance Beach. Wyrrabalong National Park and North Entrance Beach are ...
3.8/5 Good! (1,085 reviews)
"I enjoyed the kindness and friendliness of the staff, I only had a minor annoyance with the lights making the room very dark."

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2021

Nesuto The Entrance Apartments
Oaks The Entrance Waterfront Suites
Oaks The Entrance Waterfront Suites
4 out of 5
89 The Entrance Road, The Entrance, NSW
The price is ¥16,443 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 4
Situated on the waterfront, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Pelican Plaza, Entrance Beach, and Wyrrabalong National Park. North Entrance Beach ...
3.9/5 Good! (1,892 reviews)
"Receptionist was pleasant and detailed the services that were available."

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2021

Oaks The Entrance Waterfront Suites
Fantastic family holiday accomodation with direct beach access.
Fantastic family holiday accomodation with direct beach access.
The Entrance, NSW
Situated on the beach, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Entrance Beach, Blue Bay Beach, and North Entrance Beach. Pelican Plaza and Toowoon ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (5 reviews)
70 Ocean Parade
"Location is wonderful. Unit is a little outdated but other then that had a great time."

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

Fantastic family holiday accomodation with direct beach access.
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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