Terrigal may only be a little seaside town, but there’s no doubt it has so much to offer! Famous for its beautiful long beach, its vibrant café culture, its superb dining, and its upmarket boutiques, this Central Coast town will not disappoint those who visit it.
Four Kilometres of Pristine Beach
The beach is undoubtedly the main attraction in Terrigal, and at 4 kilometres (2.5 miles) long it’s easy to see why! The pristine sand offers a place to relax for many tourists, or enjoy the swimming and the surf in the Pacific Ocean. The calm waters of Terrigal lagoon are popular too, especially for families with children, while off the coast between May and October you may spot some of the whales that frequently pass through this way.
More Than Just The Beach!
Even if Terrigal only had its beach to offer there’s no doubt it would still be a very popular little seaside town, but visitors to Terrigal can enjoy so much more. The Skillion, for example, is the town’s top landmark; rising above the coast this lump of rock is just asking to be climbed, and the views from the top are wonderful!
Terrigals Skillion (Broken Head)
Terrigal lagoon is perfect for swimming in, though a little further outside the town is Wamberal Lagoon which serves as a haven for protected birds and animals. If you enjoy watching wildlife and birdlife this is a great place to do it.
Terrigal’s Vibrant Café Culture
Once you’ve enjoyed the beach, hit the town and soak up some of Terrigal’s famous café culture. There are many great little cafés here where you can sit and watch the world go by, admiring the views all around. Once refreshed, do some window shopping in the high class boutiques that Terrigal has also become famous for, then end your day with a fabulous meal in one of the renowned restaurants. There are many to choose from, serving both local and international fare that’s been cooked by top class chefs!
Spend More Time in Terrigal
Once you’ve visited Terrigal you may be tempted to stay a while and enjoy the relaxed pace of life. Like the restaurants, cafés, boutique shops and long sandy beach, accommodation in Terrigal is renowned for its quality too, and there’s something for all tastes here.