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Contents Welcome 3 Meet Central Coast

4-5

Accessing the Region

6-7

Central Coast Tourism & Convention Bureau + Local Economy Capacities at a glance

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Under Construction

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Sporting Events

31

Tailored Tours

37

Incentives + Reward Programs

38 - 39

Local Dining

40

Destination Weddings

41

Business Directory

42

Regional Map

Event Spaces with Accommodation

44 - 45

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Event Spaces

18

Central Coast Council Community Halls

19

Central Coast Tourism Boardroom

19

Central Coast Stadium

20

Gosford Classic Car Museum

21

Ken Duncan Gallery

22

Laycock Street Community Theatre

22

Mingara Recreation Club

23

Mt Penang Parklands & Event Park

24

Norah Head Lighthouse

25

Surf Life Saving Central Coast

26

The Art House, Wyong

26

The Entertainment Grounds

27

The Point Café Japanese Gardens

28

The Springs Central Coast

28

The Valley Events Centre

29

Wyong Race Club

30

Destination Activities

32

Avoca Beach Hotel & Resort

11

Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures

33

Bells at Killcare Boutique Hotel, Restaurant and Spa

11

julie’s place

33

Crowne Plaza Terrigal

12

Pro-Dive Central Coast

34

diggers@the entrance and ibis Styles

13

TreeTops Central Coast

34

Ettalong Diggers

13

True Australian Journey

35

Gosford RSL Club

14

Teeing Off - Golf

35

Kims Beachside Retreat

14

Relax & Rejuvenate - Spa

35

Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast

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Noonaweena 15

Support Services

Pullman Magenta Shores Resort

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Welcome Anything but business as usual The events industry is a vibrant and ever changing one, requiring attention to detail, professionalism and creativity. As the peak industry body, Central Coast Tourism & Convention Bureau is dedicated to providing you and your team with the expertise and assistance required to ensure your next conference, incentive or business event is a success. The NSW Central Coast values events! Whether you are planning a conference, exhibition, team building activity or a networking event, inspire your delegates by choosing an environment that promotes education and ignites innovation. Rest assured the region provides the best facilities, technologies and customer service available. On behalf of the region, I welcome you to the NSW Central Coast, where we promise you an experience that is anything but business as usual. Yours faithfully

Chief Executive Officer

Acknowledgement of Country The NSW Central Coast is rich in Aboriginal history and heritage. Central Coast Tourism & Convention Bureau acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands of the NSW Central Coast. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, the Youth as future leaders, and the Community as the traditional caretakers and custodians of this great region.

WELCOME

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Meet Central Coast The NSW Central Coast is an events destination, within a stone’s throw of Sydney.

The Central Coast comprises of sweeping sandstone cliffs, lush hinterland, over 80 kms of pristine coastline and cosmopolitan villages. The region’s six precincts offer inspirational backdrops and a choice of quality event spaces.

Gateway Cities

The Peninsula

The Hinterland

Gosford and Wyong are the two main

Contouring the western edge of the

The pride of the southern end of the

urban business districts welcoming

Central Coast, this natural precinct

Coast is its vibrant venues, restaurants

visitors to the effervescent Central

is a vast expanse of wilderness and

and hotels. A range of waterfront

Coast, containing a number of hotels

agricultural

experiences

and resorts, golf courses, theatres and

selection of outdoor event spaces and

Australia’s most picturesque stadium.

a variety of unique lodgings.

land.

Choose

from

a

The Entrance

Beach Villages

can

be

accessed

including boat hire and ferry services.

Northern Lakes

experience

Situated on the shores of Tuggerah

Crystal lakes and sandy beaches are a

the refreshing coastal vibe and hip

Lakes and the Pacific Ocean, The

feature of the Northern Lakes. Toukley,

local cafés, restaurants and bars.

Entrance is a hub of outdoor activity,

Budgewoi and the iconic Norah Head

Accommodation

include

with an array of off-site dining venues,

Lighthouse are the key locations.

resorts, hotels and serviced apartments.

quality accommodation and a private

Select from a range of venues and

championship golf course.

accommodation,

Here,

delegates

4 • MEET CENTRAL COAST

will

options

including

hotels,

motels and waterfront holiday parks.


Top 3 REASONS TO CHOOSE THE CENTRAL COAST

1

Location, location, location The Central Coast is arguably one of the most convenient and accessible regional conference destinations. Located between the two largest cities in NSW, Sydney and Newcastle, access is easy by land, sea and air.

2

Quality and value The Central Coast offers a quality experience without the big city price tag. Leading hotel chains choose the Central Coast as location for their business delivering a standard of quality you can rely on. Superior local venues offer competitive rates, assuring you the best value for your budget.

3

Anything but business as usual Natural surrounds, an exciting array of team activities, and a vibrant food scene, the Central Coast is the destination where you will build an event delegates cannot wait to attend.

MEET CENTRAL COAST

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6 • ACCESSING THE REGION


Accessing the region

PORT STEPHENS 1.5 hr

NEWCASTLE HUNTER VALLEY Northern Territory

1 hr

Central Coast

2 hr

Western Australia

1 hr

SYDNEY

Queensland South Australia

One Hour North of Sydney

New South Wales Victoria Tasmania

BY ROAD Head north out of Sydney on the Pacific Highway or head south from Newcastle via the Newcastle Link Rd, then onto the Pacific Motorway (M1). In approximately 45 minutes, look out for one of the three main exits:

BY AIR Sydney Airport - 85km (approximately 1h 20 min drive). Sydney’s Domestic and International Airports connect to the major capitals and cities around the world.

Central Coast Highway (Kariong to Gosford)

Wyong/The Entrance/Yarramalong (Wyong Rd)

Wyong/Wyee/Toukley (Sparks Rd)

Newcastle Airport - 115km (approximately 1h 15 min drive). Newcastle Airport services direct flights from Brisbane, Ballina, Canberra, Coffs Harbour, Dubbo, Gold Coast, Melbourne and Taree. Helicopter, seaplaneand charter flight transfers are available, along with shuttle services from both airports. Bookings are recommended. BY RAIL Trains depart from Central Station, Sydney or Newcastle Railway Stations approximately every half hour. The scenic rail journey, in either direction, is approximately 80 minutes. Woy Woy, Gosford, Tuggerah and Wyong are the main station hubs, with taxi services or bus connections to other areas of the Coast.

BY WATER Palm Beach Ferries operate daily services between Sydney (Palm Beach) and the Central Coast (Ettalong Beach and Wagstaffe). For more information: palmbeachferries.com.au

For more information: sydneytrains.info

Climate

LOCAL CONNECTIVITY

temperate, oceanic climate delivering warm summers and mild

The Central Coast bus network has major interchange hubs at Gosford, Wyong, Tuggerah and Woy Woy Railway Stations. For more information: transportnsw.info

The Central Coast is an inviting year round destination with a winters. Statistically the warmest month is January, with July being the coolest month.

27c

23c

18c

24c

SUMMER

AUTUMN

WINTER

SPRING

Daylight Saving Time Begins at 2am on the first Sunday in October, when clocks are put forward one hour. It ends at 2am (which is 3am Daylight Saving Time) on the first Sunday in April, when clocks are put back one hour.

ACCESSING THE REGION

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Central Coast Tourism & Convention Bureau The first point of contact for meeting planners and event organisers.

Allow us to help you BID PREPARATION

PROMOTIONAL SUPPORT

Let us do the work for you! We can assist you to develop unique

Central Coast Tourism & Convention Bureau has marketing

event programs, recommend venues, and source supplier quotes.

material available, including promotional packs and videos, to

FAMILIARISATION TOURS AND SITE INSPECTIONS

assist you in attracting attendees to your event.

Experience product first hand! Use our local knowledge to

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

coordinate site inspections and on-site meetings with local venues

Make a difference! A number of regional charities and community

and accommodation providers.

projects are always in need of help, visiting organisations have the opportunity to make a difference to our local community. Let us

CUSTOMISED PROGRAMS Anything but business as usual! Offering a range of activities and

suggest options to meet your corporate goals.

environments for team building, partner program and pre and

SUPPORT SERVICES

post touring, talk to us about options tailored to your time frame

Theming, catering, equipment hire, printing, photography and

and budget.

transportation - save time and let us connect you with local professional companies.

Local

ECONOMY

Home to approximately 330,000 residents, the Central Coast boasts a diverse economy.

Industry sector

Economic Profile

Manufacturing 13%

Professional, Scientific & Technical Services 4%

Construction 12%

Information Media & Telecommunications 4%

Health Care & Social Assistance 9%

Transport, Postal & Warehousing 4%

Retail Trade 8%

Wholesale Trade 4%

Rental, Hiring & Real Estate Services 7%

Administrative & Support Services 3%

Accommodation & Food Services 6%

Other Services 3%

Public Administration & Safety 5%

Arts & Recreation Services 2%

Financial & Insurance Services 5%

Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing 1%

Electricity, Gas, Water & Waste Services 5%

Mining 1%

Education & Training 5% Source: economy.id - Central Coast NSW Economic Profile, 2014/15.

8 • CENTRAL COAST TOURISM & CONVENTION BUREAU + LOCAL ECONOMY


Capacities at a glance

Event Spaces Cocktail Theatre Classroom Banquet with Accommodation

Largest Space (sqm)

Page No

Avoca Beach Hotel & Resort

200

130

60

120

131

11

Bells at Killcare Boutique Hotel, Restaurant & Spa

220

120

80

110

150

11

Crowne Plaza Terrigal

600

600

300

400

481

12

diggers@the entrance and ibis Styles

200

250

150

170

297

13

Ettalong Diggers

900

700

450

550

700

13

Gosford RSL Club

300

300

200

250

336

14

Kims Beachside Retreat

30

30

24

30

89

14

Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast

400

340

120

280

309

15

Noonaweena

100 40 30 70

60

15

Pullman Magenta Shores Resort

400

300

160

210

314

16

200

80+

40+

80+

-

19

-

20

16

-

40

19

Central Coast Stadium

1000

72

-

1000

11k

20

Gosford Classic Car Museum

600

200

-

150

280

21

Ken Duncan Gallery

150

50

50

70

183

22

Laycock Street Community Theatre

200

392

-

-

400

22

Mingara Recreation Club

1000

500

300

350

600

23

30k

-

-

-

8000

24

Norah Head Lighthouse

1200

-

-

60

3100

25

Surf Life Saving Central Coast

300

-

-

250

-

26

The Art House, Wyong

500

500

30

300

500

26

The Entertainment Grounds

500

350

200

330

570

27

The Point Café Japanese Gardens

300

180

80

120

175

28

The Springs Central Coast

600

300

200

200

374

28

The Valley Events Centre

2000+

2000+

72

2000+

187

29

Wyong Race Club

6000+

450

210

350

5000

Event Spaces Central Coast Council Community Halls Central Coast Tourism Boardroom

Mt Penang Parklands & Event Park

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Event Spaces with Accommodation

Looking for accommodation? There is always a range of considerations - quality, style, value... Call 1300 362 169 to speak to one of our professionals, who will use their local knowledge and expertise to shortlist options. Options include:

• 5 star self-contained luxury villas

• Private boutique retreats and cottages

• 3-5 star hotels and resorts

• Self contained beachside apartments

Bar

Day Spa

Outdoor Event Space

• Eco-friendly bush cabins

• Lavish glamping

Restaurant / Café

Gym

Self Contained Options

• Holiday park cabins and campgrounds

Room Service

Pool

Laundry Service / Laundry

Car Parking

Wi-Fi

Accessible

Facilities Key

NB: Star Ratings - as per Star Ratings Australia valid at time of printing 10 • EVENT SPACES WITH ACCOMMODATION


Avoca Beach Hotel & Resort

Bells at Killcare Boutique Hotel, Restaurant & Spa

Facts at a glance

Facts at a glance

VENUE CAPACITY

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY

390

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

ACCOMMODATION CAPACITY SERVICED APARTMENTS / SELF CATERING

TOTAL CAPACITY

200

5

EVENT SPACES

VENUE CAPACITY

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY

SINGLE 220 250 LARGEST CAPACITY

ACCOMMODATION CAPACITY

268

NO# OF ROOMS

76

HOSTED ACCOMMODATION

TOTAL CAPACITY

46

2

EVENT SPACES

NO# OF ROOMS

25

Set on 15 acres of native gardens and bushland only five minutes from

On the spectacular NSW Bouddi Peninsula, Bells at Killcare Boutique Hotel,

Terrigal, Avoca Beach Hotel & Resort offers three conference rooms, a

Resort & Spa is nestled in the delightful seaside hamlet of Killcare Heights.

restaurant, hotel bistro, two swimming pools, a tennis court, plenty of open

Hampton’s chic meets the Australian Coast, a place of total refuge, a

outdoor space and a range of accommodation for up to 268 people.

place where guests can truly Relax, Unwind and Enjoy even when visiting for

With a dedicated conference coordinator, we can tailor your conference to your needs. Our surrounds of native bushland, open spaces, nearby Avoca Lagoon and Avoca Beach provide diverse options for fun and challenging team building opportunities. Whether a small meeting, a

business. The team are skilled at creating perfect events in idyllic surrounds with a dedicated Event Manager to look after guests every need. The food offering is what sets Bells at Killcare apart with a world class restaurant and multi award winning wine list.

or in the healing & tranquil Bells Day Spa. With Wi-Fi access across the entire property, spectacular coastal bushwalks, mountain biking, paddle-boarding

BOARDROOM

BANQUET

AREA SQM (m2)

and more, it’s perfect for any special event.

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Key

CLASSROOM

AREA SQM (m2)

BANQUET

BOARDROOM

Event Spaces

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Guests may relax by the outdoor lap pool, find a spot in the glorious gardens, CLASSROOM

filled, purpose-built event space, and The Library for more intimate meetings.

your next event.

THEATRE

The property features outstanding facilities such as The Conservatory - a light

lounge and balcony, Avoca Beach Hotel & Resort is the ideal venue for

COCKTAIL

conference for 50, or a cocktail function for 200 with your own private bar,

120 80

80

80

110

150

Kingfisher

200 80 50 40 50 90 131

Rosella

40 40 24 20 16 16 25

Treetops Restaurant

60

-

-

-

-

35

54

The Conservatory

220

Treetops Balcony

70

-

-

-

-

36

39

The Library

30 20 10 15 18 11 40

Event Spaces

THEATRE

150 130 60 50 60 120 110

COCKTAIL

Kookaburra

Map Ref F8

Map Ref E9

326 - 360 Avoca Dr, Avoca Beach NSW 2251

107 The Scenic Rd, Killcare Heights NSW 2257

02 4382 2322

02 4349 7000

stay@avocabeachhotel.com.au

events@bellsatkillcare.com.au

avocabeachhotel.com.au

bellsatkillcare.com.au

Key

EVENT SPACES WITH ACCOMMODATION

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Crowne Plaza Terrigal Location Located only 90 minutes from Sydney and Newcastle, Crowne Plaza Terrigal is set on a wide sweeping bay, overlooking a pristine surf beach. With an idyllic village atmosphere, it is the perfect location for inspiring creativity at your next business retreat, corporate event or function.

Conference

Facts at a glance VENUE CAPACITY

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY

SINGLE 900 LARGEST 600 CAPACITY

ACCOMMODATION CAPACITY

With the largest selection of meeting venues on the New South Wales

HOTELS / MOTELS

Central Coast, our broad facilities include a dedicated meeting floor,

TOTAL CAPACITY

600

EVENT SPACES

13

NO# OF ROOMS

199

exhibition area, 13 modern and versatile indoor and outdoor spaces and 3 ocean-view restaurants and bars. Each meeting room features the latest in AV-conference technology, supported by a team of on-site technicians.

Accommodation Our 199 guest rooms have been thoughtfully designed to exceed your expectations and provide everything you need to stay productive. Each room features your own private balcony or terrace offering breathtaking

THEATRE

U-SHAPE

BOARDROOM

BANQUET

AREA SQM (m2)

Grand Ballroom

600

600 300

84

66

400

481

Pacific Ballroom

288

288 153

63

54

170

254

Henry Kendall Ballroom 254

254 135

51

54

140

227

Lord Ashley Fireplace

70

60

30

24

18

40

72

dedicated Crowne Meetings team and with our connections to trusted

Lord Ashley Lounge

20

20

18

15

12

20

42

local suppliers, we offer a range of meeting enhancements and team

Wamberal

108 108 54 39 36 60 102

building activities to make your event a truly engaging experience.

Henry Kendall 1

160

160 75

42

30

90

133

For the ultimate impact on your delegates, ask us about private use of

Henry Kendall 2

100

100 48

39

30

60

93

Forresters

60 60 36 24 24 40 70

Macmasters

60 60 36 24 24 40 66

Avoca

40 40 24 21 18 30 49

Terrigal

40 40 24 21 18 30 55

Haven Rooms 1 & 2

40

40

24

18

18

30

47

• Absolute ocean-front overlooking Terrigal Beach

Haven 3

20

20

9

-

10

10

23

• 13 flexible meeting rooms, 6 with natural light

Boardroom

• All guest rooms feature private balconies with ocean views

Hawkesbury Lobby 350 - - - - - 240

and Endota Day Spa, our extensive facilities and stunning views will inspire your delegates and put them in the perfect frame of mind for your event.

Dining / Catering Crowne Plaza Terrigal’s restaurants and bars offer options for every palate. Whether you indulge at our signature restaurant, Seasalt, unwind in one of our trendy bars or enjoy deliciously healthy food in the comfort of your own room, your tastebuds will rejoice.

Activities / Team Building Our meetings guests value the seamless service provided by the

the hotel. Your privacy will be guaranteed as we close the hotel off from all other guests to give you a captive audience and complete flexibility of styling.

Features: • Just 90 minutes from Sydney or Newcastle

• Private use available for large conferences • Dedicated Crowne Meetings team

Lord Ashley Bar

- - - - 10 - 28

300

• Latest in AV technology with on-site technician

Map Ref F8

• Vehicle hoist for easy access with heavy equipment

Pine Tree Lane, Terrigal NSW 2260

• Secure undercover car parking for 200 cars • Outdoor heated pool, spa, sauna and gym

12 • EVENT SPACES WITH ACCOMMODATION

CLASSROOM

Event Spaces

COCKTAIL

views over Terrigal. With a business centre, gym, heated swimming pool

02 4384 9111 meetings.terrigal@ihg.com crowneplazaterrigal.com.au

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-

-

-

-

257

Key


diggers@the entrance and ibis Styles

Ettalong Diggers

Facts at a glance

Facts at a glance

VENUE CAPACITY

TOTAL THEATRE CAPACITY

250

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

ACCOMMODATION CAPACITY HOTELS / MOTELS

TOTAL CAPACITY

250

EVENT SPACES

1

VENUE CAPACITY

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY

ACCOMMODATION CAPACITY

104

NO# OF ROOMS

52

SINGLE 900 EVENT 7 900 LARGEST SPACES CAPACITY

SERVICED APARTMENTS / SELF CATERING

TOTAL CAPACITY

600

NO# OF ROOMS

154

We know a corporate event should be well organised and reflect the

Ettalong Diggers purpose built beachside facilities can elevate your next

importance of the people who will be attending. ‘diggers@the entrance’,

conference to a new level.

overlooks the stunning Tuggerah Lakes and offers first class facilities.

At Ettalong Diggers you’ll enjoy beautiful, sweeping views over Broken Bay

We work to your deadlines because everyone is working to a time limit

and Lion Island, towards Palm Beach. The design of the club’s conference

these days. If you require a larger table to combine a meeting with lunch,

rooms gives you almost endless flexibility.

let us know and we can accommodate you. Parking and accommodation is available on-site.

We pride ourselves upon providing excellent modern facilities and the highest quality service at affordable prices. Ettalong Diggers offers a

When it’s time for a break or some team building, we have some fantastic

wide range of food and beverage packages, accommodation options,

options such as private pelican feeding, True Australian Journey - bush

professional catering services and a Visitor Information Centre to assist in

tucker, bush medicine & survival skills walks, Crackin’ Jack Barefoot Bowls

arranging everything from transport, tours & team building activities.

and All You Can Eat Feast Buffet.

From conference and trade displays to a boardroom meeting, cocktail

Our Events Coordinator will be on hand from the first moment you contact

function or gala dinner, Ettalong Diggers event managers will prove the only

‘diggers’ right through until your meeting date. It is our business to make

thing they will overlook is the beach.

BOARDROOM

BANQUET

AREA SQM (m2)

297

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170

Broken Bay Ballroom

900

700 450

-

-

550

700

Seaview Ballroom

400

250 200

-

-

200

320

Seaview Room

200 120 80 40 40 80 160

Pearl Beach Room

200

120 80

40

40

80

160

Ettalong Ballroom

300

200 50

-

-

120

280

Ettalong Room

100 90 50 30 20 50 130

Patonga Room

120 120 70 40 40 90 150

Key

CLASSROOM

50

THEATRE

50

Event Spaces

COCKTAIL

AREA SQM (m2)

250 150

BANQUET

200

BOARDROOM

THEATRE

The Pavillion

U-SHAPE

Event Spaces

COCKTAIL

CLASSROOM

sure that your meeting goes exactly as you would like it.

Map Ref F6

Map Ref E9

315 The Entrance Road, The Entrance NSW 2261

51-52 The Esplanade, Ettalong Beach NSW 2257

02 4332 3399

02 4343 0111

events@diggersattheentrance.com.au

functions@ettalongdiggers.com

diggersattheentrance.com.au

ettalongdiggers.com

Key

EVENT SPACES WITH ACCOMMODATION

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Gosford RSL Club

Kims Beachside Retreat

Facts at a glance

Facts at a glance

VENUE CAPACITY

TOTAL THEATRE CAPACITY

460

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

ACCOMMODATION CAPACITY HOTELS / MOTELS

TOTAL CAPACITY

300

EVENT SPACES

4

VENUE CAPACITY

ACCOMMODATION CAPACITY

106

NO# OF ROOMS

51

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY

30

HOTELS / MOTELS

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

TOTAL CAPACITY

30

26

EVENT SPACES

NO# OF ROOMS

1 26

Gosford RSL Club is a quality venue catering for corporate meetings and

Kims - a destination where inspiration meets. A quiet secluded retreat right

seminars. The four function rooms cater for 10 to 300 guests and offer versatile

on the beach, an ideal meeting place designed in luxurious surroundings

set-ups, and a comprehensive menu selection. Each room provides Wi-Fi,

perfect for both business and pleasure. Our conference packages include

data projectors, lecterns, microphones and whiteboards, everything you

Kims legendary table for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Your team will revel

will require for your meeting. Our Events team bring innovation, style and a

in our culinary delights, presented buffet style using only the freshest, most

culinary flair, which allows you to focus entirely on your event.

wholesome food prepared simply but with great expertise and served in

Gosford RSL also owns and operates the four star Galaxy Motel located on site to provide accommodation for your guests. We look forward to assisting

Kims Restaurant overlooking an infinity of blue sea. Morning and afternoon teas are also available with freshly baked delicacies. Accommodation is in luxury individual timber bungalows immersed in

you with your event and introducing you to our quality facility.

subtropical rainforest or set right on the beach with their own uniqueness from heated outdoor Jacuzzis, indoor spa baths or both. Enjoy professional, personalised service and quality product so different from other venues to make this, your conference with a difference. Imagine what you could

80

40

30

36

-

96

Board Room

-

Executive Room

- - - - 10 - 12

Map Ref D8

Map Ref F6

26 Central Coast Hwy, West Gosford NSW 2250

16 Charlton St, Toowoon Bay 2261

02 4323 2311

02 4332 1566

functions@grsl.com.au

kims@kims.com.au

grsl.com.au

kims.com.au

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AREA SQM (m2)

30 30 24 24 24 30 89

BANQUET

80 80 40 30 36 50 100

BOARDROOM

Pacific Room

Far Pavilion

U-SHAPE

300 200

CLASSROOM

336

300

Event Spaces

THEATRE

250

Coral Room

Key COCKTAIL

AREA SQM (m2)

BOARDROOM

BANQUET

U-SHAPE

-

THEATRE

-

Event Spaces

COCKTAIL

CLASSROOM

create at Kims during your next event.

Key


Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast

Noonaweena

Facts at a glance

Facts at a glance

VENUE CAPACITY

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY

460

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

ACCOMMODATION CAPACITY HOTELS / MOTELS

TOTAL CAPACITY

400

EVENT SPACES

5

VENUE CAPACITY

ACCOMMODATION CAPACITY

141

NO# OF ROOMS

84

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY

100

HOSTED ACCOMMODATION

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

TOTAL CAPACITY

100

32

EVENT SPACES

NO# OF ROOMS

2

16

Secluded by natural wetlands and surrounded by a championship standard

Get out of the boardroom and down to business while high on the ridge of

18 hole golf course (which is ranked in the Top 100 resort courses in Australia),

Yengo National Park. Noonaweena offers a unique conference experience

Mercure Kooindah Waters Golf & Spa Resort offers an award winning and

by combining surrounding natural beauty with luxurious facilities, including

state-of-the-art conference facility with a fresh and healthy approach

on-site accommodation.

to meetings (MINDFUL MEETINGS). Offering a variety of accommodation options (Standard King, 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apartments), six spacious meeting rooms all with natural light, an endota day spa, Karinyas Restaurant and Wine Bar and a host of leisure and team building activities on-site or within a short drive from the resort.

Whether you are organising an exclusive business event or a small team building retreat, we will tailor a package that meets your needs. From personalised menus, team building activities to day spa treatments, our eco-certified, award-winning retreat can become exclusively yours. After a long meeting unwind with a swim in the pool, a hit on the tennis court, or

Valley Outdoor Adventures, The Australian Reptile Park, Wyong Milk Factory, Norah Head Lighthouse, Soldiers and Shelly Beaches and The Entrance with

creativity and inspiration to the table. Contact us to organise your personalised package today.

45

30

110 106

Gymea

40 - - - 14 30 45

Kooindah 2

100 100 36 27 30 90 96

Kooindah 3

150 120

Boardroom 1

30 N/A N/A 12 12 12 32

Boardroom 2

30 N/A N/A 12 12 12 31

45

30

30

30

BANQUET

150 120

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Kooindah 1

CLASSROOM

100 40 30 25 30 70 60

THEATRE

Biram

Event Spaces

COCKTAIL

280 309

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80

CLASSROOM

120 80

THEATRE

Kooindah Ballroom (1,2,3) 400 340

Event Spaces

COCKTAIL

BANQUET

Key

BOARDROOM

AREA SQM (m2)

daily pelican feeding.

Allow Noonaweena to revitalise your team, and bring fresh enthusiasm,

AREA SQM (m2)

Coast’s hottest attractions, including TreeTops, Luka Chocolates, Glenworth

simply sit by the fire and enjoy the company.

BOARDROOM

Within 25 minutes drive from the resort you’ll discover some of the Central

Key

110 106

Map Ref E5

Map Ref A4

40 Kooindah Blvd, Wyong NSW 2259

1442 George Downes Dr, Kulnura 2250

02 4355 5777

02 4376 1290

conference@kooindahwaters.com.au

manager@noonaweena.com.au

mercurekooindahwaters.com.au

noonaweena.com.au EVENT SPACES WITH ACCOMMODATION

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Pullman Magenta Shores Resort Location Nestled between the pristine waters of the Pacific Ocean, Tuggerah Lakes and surrounded by National Park. Pullman Magenta Shores Resort is set on 52 acres and has been designed to complement its spectacular location

Facts at a glance VENUE CAPACITY

with a unique beachfront setting.

Conference Catering to 400 delegates in six newly refurbished meeting spaces, all

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY

480

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

ACCOMMODATION CAPACITY SERVICED APARTMENTS / SELF CATERING

but one featuring natural light, floor to ceiling glass opening doors onto

TOTAL CAPACITY

400

152

EVENT SPACES

6

NO# OF ROOMS

65

Key

terraces with spectacular views over the Magenta Shores Golf Course.

Accommodation Spacious studio, two and three bedroom villas, with multiple bathrooms, offer views over the golf course, lagoon/rock pools or gardens. Open plan living areas, fully equipped kitchens and laundry facilities all combine to create the perfect space for your delegates to work and relax.

Dining / Catering Various dining offers including á la carte at Barretts Restaurant and

CLASSROOM

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BOARDROOM

BANQUET

AREA SQM (m2)

Magenta Ballroom (I,II,III) 400

300

160

75

60

210

314

Magenta I

120

100

50

30

46

90

107

facilities. Our dedicated Event Managers and Coordinators are committed

Magenta II

140

120

70

40

46

90

133

to providing all the tools necessary for a flawless Central Coast event.

Magenta III

100

70

30

21

14

40

73

Boardroom I

40

35

20

12

14

-

40

Boardroom II

20

30

15

10

8

-

27

Pellos

20 50 30 15 20 - 43

swimming pools, beach, golf course, BBQ picnic areas or any other of our

Boardroom 1

Features: • 90 minutes from Sydney • 2 tennis courts

• Gym • Direct beach access • High-speed wireless internet

Magenta 1

Terrace

• 18 hole championship golf course

Pre-Function Area

• 3 swimming pools

• Villas include open plan living areas and fully equipped kitchens • Barretts Restaurant and Shallows Bar

Map Ref F5 1 Magenta Dr, Magenta NSW 2261 02 4352 8106 H8791-SB@accor.com

16 • EVENT SPACES WITH ACCOMMODATION

pullmanmagentashores.com.au

Terrace

break activities. Team building events can be held on our tennis courts,

Magenta 2

Pullman Magenta Shores Resort works closely with local suppliers to

Boardroom 2

COCKTAIL

Activities / Team Building

Terrace

Event Spaces

building, corporate health programs, night activities, health workshops and

on the terrace or our unique Lakeside Lawn for special outdoor events.

Magenta 3

conduct no nonsense programs such as motivational presentations, team

THEATRE

Terrace, alfresco dining at Shallows Bar, Tapastry, wood fired pizza oven


anything but business as usual

Natural surrounds, an exciting array of team activities and a vibrant food scene, the Central Coast really is the place where business events promise to be anything but business as usual.

More info: anythingbutbau.com.au or call Central Coast Tourism & Convention Bureau on 1300 362 169

EVENT SPACES WITH ACCOMMODATION

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Event Spaces Create a vibrant and unique event bursting with colour!

Choose from a sparkling coastal backdrop with hints of aqua and turquoise or a lush hinterland setting with natural blends of emerald, teal and ochre. The Central Coast offers event planners an impressive selection of meeting spaces suitable for:

• Product launches

• Outdoor exhibitions

• Meetings and conferences

• Incentive and reward programs

• Trade shows and expos

• Festivals

• Sports tournaments

• Pop up events

• Performing and visual art exhibitions

• Weddings and ceremonies

18 • EVENT SPACES

Facilities Key Bar

Day Spa

Car Parking

Restaurant / Catering

Gym

Wi-Fi

Outdoor Event Space

Pool

Accessible


Central Coast Council Community Halls

Central Coast Tourism Boardroom

Facts at a glance

Facts at a glance

VENUE CAPACITY

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY

200

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

200

EVENT SPACES

45 +

VENUE CAPACITY

TOTAL THEATRE CAPACITY

20

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

20

EVENT SPACES

2

Central Coast Council has community halls and spaces of all sizes available

The Central Coast Tourism and Visitor Information Centre is located just off

for hire by public companies, government or not-for-profit groups.

the M1 at Kariong and offers visitors comprehensive information on the

Big or small they come with tables, chairs, amenities and kitchens. Several facilities also feature AV equipment, Wi-Fi and air conditioning. From dedicated meeting and training spaces to ideally located corporate function/activity spaces, they have everything you need to make your next

region including accommodation and venue options for meetings and events. Located inside the complex is a fully equipped Boardroom available for full or half day hire. The meeting space is perfect for small business and boardroom meetings

event go smoothly. Council community facilities are a blank canvas for your next great event and they are located all over the Central Coast, many can cater for groups up to 200. Our 45+ facilities vary in size, presentation and layout, so contact

and comes complete with audio visual equipment. The room can be divided into two smaller rooms if required and catering can be organised upon request.

COCKTAIL

THEATRE

CLASSROOM

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BOARDROOM

BANQUET

AREA SQM (m2)

20

16

12

16

-

40

-

Boardroom West

- 10 8 - 8 - 20

Halls

200 80+ 40+ 30+ 20+ 80+

-

Boardroom East

- 10 8 - 8 - 20

AREA SQM (m2)

-

80 80+ 40 24 20 48

BANQUET

Boardroom (W + E)

Activity Rooms

BOARDROOM

-

U-SHAPE

40 35 25 12 12 18

CLASSROOM

Training Rooms

THEATRE

Event Spaces

COCKTAIL

us to discuss your requirements.

Key

Event Spaces

Southern Area

Northern Area

Map Ref D8

Map Ref Various

Map Ref Various

52 The Avenue, Mt Penang Parklands

49 Mann St,

2 Hely St,

Kariong NSW 2250

Gosford NSW 2250

Wyong NSW 2259

02 4343 4400

02 4325 8222

02 4350 5538

info@centralcoasttourism.com.au

ask@centralcoast.nsw.gov.au

ask@centralcoast.nsw.gov.au

visitcentralcoast.com.au

centralcoast.nsw.gov.au

centralcoast.nsw.gov.au

Key

EVENT SPACES

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Central Coast Stadium Location Central Coast Stadium is situated on the scenic Central Coast in Gosford and has earned a reputation as one of Australia’s most picturesque venues and idyllic bay-side stadiums. Conveniently located next to public transport

Facts at a glance VENUE CAPACITY

and only five minutes off the M1 Pacific Motorway, the Stadium’s water

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY

1000

6 1000 EVENT SPACES

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

views provide a stunning backdrop for any event.

Multi-purpose Venue With a total capacity of 20,059, Central Coast Stadium has played host to many major events. These include International Rugby Union, National Rugby League and National A-League Football matches, branching out to boxing, motorcross and open-air rock concerts as well as a multitude of local sporting and community events. Our fully catered corporate facilities include Lounges, Boxes and Suites, overlooking the beautiful Brisbane Water and are a fantastic way to entertain clients and make new corporate contacts within the surrounds of

COCKTAIL

THEATRE

CLASSROOM

U-SHAPE

BOARDROOM

BANQUET

AREA SQM (m2)

Central Coast Stadium.

Corporate Lounge

-

72

-

-

-

40

45

Corporate Suite

-

20

-

-

-

10

14

Central Coast Stadium offers three different options for corporate

Open Tennis Boxes

-

12

-

-

-

-

1800

entertaining: Corporate Premium Suites, Corporate Lounges or Open

Warm Up Field

-

-

-

-

-

-

1800

Main Pitch Area

-

-

-

-

-

-

11k

1000

-

-

-

-

1000

-

In addition to hosting large scale sporting events, Central Coast Stadium also have the capability to host many other events. Utilising the Warm Up Field located on the Western side of venue, there is the opportunity to hold Christmas parties, team building days, small scale concerts, market stalls, small scale festivals, fan days, trade fairs and corporate events.

Dining / Catering

Tennis Boxes. Each corporate area is sold with an inclusion of a food and beverage package comprising of a premium selection of hot and cold savouries, beverages, dedicated steward service, company identification

Event Spaces

Outdoor Marquee

and entry tickets and corporate passes.

East Entry

Northern Concourse 12

• Open Tennis Box for 6, 8, 10 or 12 guests

LIFTS TO SUITES

GATE 1

43

11

22

42

10

23

42

41

9

24

41

8

25

7

26

40 39 38 37 36

Western Concourse

Western Upper Level

• Corporate Lounge for 2 - 72 guests

21/22

STADIUM TICKETEK OFFICE

6

Halfway

27

5

28

4

29

43

40 39 38 37 36

• Wi-Fi access (not all areas) but can be arranged if required

35

3

30

35

• Catering available; cocktail, buffet and boardroom luncheons

34

2

31

34

33

1

32

33

• Door signage available

TICKET BOX 3

• Designated wait staff • On-site parking • Experienced professional event team • Premium event space

West Entry

GATE 3

Map Ref D8 Cnr Dane Drive & Central Coast Hwy, Gosford NSW 2250 02 4304 7600 ccstadiuminfo@centralcoast.nsw.gov.au

20 • EVENT SPACES

centralcoaststadium.com.au

Eastern Upper Level

• Corporate Premium Suite for 16 - 20 guests

TICKET BOX 2

19

Eastern Concourse

Features:

13 14 15 16 17 18

TICKET BOX 1

Key


Gosford Classic Car Museum Location Gosford Classic Car Museum showcases a world class, diverse and evolving collection of rare and classic cars. It offers visitors a unique and inspiring experience of automotive engineering excellence. Australia’s largest

Facts at a glance VENUE CAPACITY

privately owned auto Museum is ideally situated just off the M1 at West

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY

600

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

600

EVENT SPACES

3

Gosford, only one hour north of the Sydney CBD.

Experience Home to over 400 vintage classics, muscle cars, supercars and motorcycles, the Museum offers something truly unique. All vehicles are displayed in a stunning, high end space just under 11,000sqm. Gosford Classic Car Museum is the perfect attraction for corporate tours, incentive groups, conference break-outs, product launches or for an exclusive gala dinner with an absolute ‘wow’ factor. Come and experience car heaven. Whether you are a collector or an

Dining / Catering Gosford Classic Car Museum works with award winning caterers to ensure exceptional cuisine is served to compliment your event. From relaxed American style diner burgers, to fine dining, to delectable cocktail

AREA SQM (m2)

Event Spaces

BANQUET

many more.

BOARDROOM

Porsche, Lamborghini, Maserati, Mercedes Benz, Jaguar, Holden, Ford and

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COCKTAIL

everyone can get excited about. The collection includes Bentley, Ferrari,

THEATRE

experience. With so many vehicles under one roof, there is something

CLASSROOM

enthusiast, Gosford Classic Car Museum guarantees you an unforgettable

Motorcave

600 200 - 56 - 150 260

Garage Diner

100 - - - - - 67

Key

Outdoor Concourse 600 - - - - - 280

canapés, the caterers are committed to offering high quality and attention to detail. Whether you are hosting a gala dinner or a cocktail party, the team at Gosford Classic Car Museum are about creating events that meet and exceed your expectations.

Outdoor Concourse

Cafe Garage Diner

Features: • The largest classic car collection in the Southern Hemisphere

Covered Area

Open Area

• L ocated five minutes off the M1 Pacific Motorway Gosford exit • Exclusive night venue hire available after 5pm everyday • Exclusive day venue hire available Mondays and Tuesdays • Ample parking and bus space available MotorCave

• Private guided Museum tours available

Amenities

• Automotive Memorabilia Gift Shop • Catering available upon request • Free Wi-Fi • Projector, screen, AV equipment available to hire

Map Ref D8 3-13 Stockyard Pl, West Gosford NSW 2250 02 4320 0000 events@gosfordclassiccarmuseum.com.au gosfordclassiccarmuseum.com.au EVENT SPACES

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Ken Duncan Gallery

Laycock Street Community Theatre

Facts at a glance

Facts at a glance

VENUE CAPACITY

VENUE CAPACITY

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY

250

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

150

EVENT SPACES

3

TOTAL THEATRE CAPACITY

502

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

392

EVENT SPACES

3

The Ken Duncan Gallery offers truly unique conference and event facilities.

Laycock Street Community Theatre is a professional venue with a 392-seat

Our state-of-the-art theatre features an advanced digital delivery system

tiered auditorium which allows excellent sight lines from every angle. The

with surround sound. Stadium-style seating accommodates up to 45 guests

stage is framed by a traditional proscenium arch and includes an orchestra

in air-conditioned comfort, with free-to-air HDTV, Blu-ray and wireless

pit, normally covered to provide an apron thrust stage. The auditorium is

internet capabilities.

equipped with state-of-the-art lighting and sound facilities, and its recently

The gallery foyer and showroom can be hired after hours for your exclusive special event. When your guests are surrounded by the inspirational artwork of Australia’s most iconic photographer, it is certainly not business as usual.

out, or just an enjoyable outing for non-participating partners, a Ken Duncan Photography Workshop ensures loads of fun.

as special rates on premium quality Ken Duncan gifts, as a memento for your guests.

Café

fully licensed bar, commercial kitchen, full backstage and access facilities,

The Don Craig Room is a large separate meeting room and performance space with full audio visual facilities. This flexible space provides the and presentations and can be configured in a number of ways to suit requirements. Equipment and catering for functions and events can be hired through the theatre and Laycock’s professional technical and front of house team are

183

- 50 50 - - - 78 100 - - - - 70 134

Auditorium

- 392 - - - - 400 110

-

110

Foyer

200 - - - - - 204

Map Ref D7

414 The Entrance Rd, Erina Heights NSW 2260

5 Laycock St, North Gosford NSW 2250

02 4367 6701

02 4323 3233

erina@kenduncan.com

laycockstreet@centralcoast.nsw.gov.au

kenduncan.com

gosford.nsw.gov.au/theatres

30

-

-

125

Don Craig Room

Map Ref E7

22 • EVENT SPACES

AREA SQM (m2)

AREA SQM (m2)

-

BANQUET

BANQUET

-

BOARDROOM

BOARDROOM

-

U-SHAPE

U-SHAPE

-

Event Spaces

CLASSROOM

CLASSROOM

-

Key THEATRE

THEATRE

150

available for advice and support.

COCKTAIL

COCKTAIL

Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life!

Theatre

Opera House. The venue is equipped with theatre foyer, refurbished kiosk,

ideal location for breakout sessions or business meetings, performances

We can provide exquisite food and beverage packages for you, as well

Gallery and Foyer

found in many of Australia’s top entertainment venues including the Sydney

wheelchair seating and hearing loop facilities.

And if you need to organise a team building activity, a conference break

Event Spaces

installed $150,000, d&b audiotechnik system, matches the sound quality

Key


Mingara Recreation Club Location

Facts at a glance

Mingara Recreation Club is located on the NSW Central Coast, just minutes

VENUE CAPACITY

from the M1 Pacific Motorway and is the largest and leading event venue on the Central Coast offering versatility and creativity second to none.

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY

1720

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

6 1000 EVENT SPACES

Conference Mingara Event Centre caters for a wide range of events, from the most intimate parties to grand celebrations, meetings, conferences and large exhibitions. Choose from a range of function and meeting rooms ideal for groups up to 1,000 delegates plus outdoor space perfect for trade shows, product launches and expos. Mingara’s team of event professionals will ensure your corporate event is successful, stress free and leaves an impression.

Dining / Catering Our chefs will impress you with their delicious menus and our talented team of Event Decorators can transform our rooms into any theme imaginable! Our Event Coordinators pride themselves on their creative approach, flexibility

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BOARDROOM

BANQUET

AREA SQM (m2)

and attention to detail. Their aim is to exceed your expectations and make

and athletics facilities provide the perfect background for an array of

Show Room

1000 500 300

-

-

350

600

activities including; yoga, group boxing, barefoot bowls and swimming. In

Pre Function Lounge

500

-

-

100

60

the perfect way to keep teams engaged. Our world class fitness, aquatics

addition our venue has expansive outdoor areas which can be utilised for any activity imaginable.

Event Spaces

CLASSROOM

To make your event memorable, our on-site team building activities are

THEATRE

Activities / Team Building

COCKTAIL

your celebration memorable. Our versatility is only limited by the imagination.

-

-

Tasman Room 1

50

100 42

30

20

50

135

Tasman Room 2

120

200 76

50

-

100

270

Tasman Room 3

200

300 108

80

-

150

405

Tasman Boardroom Amenities

Key

- 40 - - 16 - 95 The Showroom

Features: • State-of-the-art audio visual equipment • On-site catering • On-site team building activities

Stage

• Wi-Fi

Bar

Bar

• Variety of indoor and outdoor spaces Pre Function Area

• Centrally located, easy access to the M1 and public transport • BBQ facility • Complimentary parking • Aquatics Centre • Fitness Centre

Map Ref E6 12-14 Mingara Dr, Tumbi Umbi NSW 2261 02 4349 7799 eventsadmin@mingara.com.au mingara.com.au

EVENT SPACES

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Mt Penang Parklands & Event Park Location

Facts at a glance

Situated adjacent to the M1, just two minutes from the Gosford exit, the Mt

VENUE CAPACITY

Penang Gardens and Event Park is located in Mt Penang Parklands in the Central Coast region of NSW.

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY

30k

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

25k

EVENT SPACES

2

Events Mt Penang Parkland’s Event Park is designed specifically to host major outdoor events and exhibitions. Set amid 156 hectares of grassed outdoor parklands, this multi-purpose site is a great venue for a huge range of functions, from exhibitions, motor shows, flora festivals and expos. It’s a one-of-a kind setting. Planning a smaller event? Spanning eight hectares, Mt Penang Gardens is a versatile location, offering expansive lawns perfect for corporate events. The grassed area, surrounded by leafy trees, native plants and flowers can

a group of friends, a guided tour gives you a fascinating insight into Mt Penang Parklands and Gardens. View the Mt Penang Parklands website for tour brochures and more information.

BANQUET

Event Spaces

BOARDROOM

Whether it’s your garden club, a social event, corporate group or simply

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Activities / Team Building

THEATRE

COCKTAIL

heady fragrant plant scents.

CLASSROOM

outdoor functions. During the twilight hours, the gardens come alive with

The Gardens

5000 - - - - - 8000

The Event Park

25000

-

-

Segway Rides and Jetpack Adventures are an exciting way to see the

-

-

-

Parking

Parklands! Operating most weekends, these activities are booked directly with the operators.

Event Park Event Park

Mt Penang Parklands has four free electric BBQs located on site for use by the general public. Please be advised that the BBQs cannot be booked Mt Penang Gardens

• Can accommodate up to 25,000 people

RAL C

Lower Dam

CENT

• The Event Park is a 5 hectare site on flat land

OAST

HIGHW AY

prior to your visit.

Features:

• Contains a partially fenced perimeter • Includes a permanent toilet block and sewer point • Interconnected by 6m wide gravel and partially tarred roads • The Event Park can connect with Mt Penang Gardens • Mt Penang Gardens has a capacity for up to 5,000 people • Provision for 1,000 cars and camping on-site

Map Ref D8

• The site has water services and electricity (22 power boards)

16 The Avenue, Kariong NSW 2250 02 4340 1002 info@ccrdc.nsw.gov.au mtpenangeventpark.com.au

24 • EVENT SPACES

AREA SQM (m2)

host smaller exhibitions, markets, concerts, weddings and other intimate

Upper Dam

5000

Key


Norah Head Lighthouse Location Perched high on a dramatic headland overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Norah Head Lighthouse is located just over one hour north of Sydney on the beautiful Central Coast and is arguably one of the most unique and

Facts at a glance VENUE CAPACITY

picturesque new event spaces in Australia.

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY

1200

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

1200

EVENT SPACES

3

Events Built over 100 years ago, the Lighthouse is available for a range of modern contemporary events limited only by your imagination. The heritage listed site is fast becoming a premium venue for festivals, performances and marquee events with loads of wow factor. The Lighthouse Lawns provide breathtaking views for elegant cocktail parties whilst The Grounds provide a natural sloping amphitheatre perfect

By day enjoy the splendour of the Lighthouse against the deep blue ocean

AREA SQM (m2)

BOARDROOM

Event Spaces

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Features:

CLASSROOM

tabled lunch on the verandah of the Head Lightkeepers Quarters.

THEATRE

breezes, a guided tour of the Lighthouse followed by a charming long

COCKTAIL

For a unique breakout session, invigorate your delegates with fresh coastal

BANQUET

for hosting boutique festivals and concerts.

backdrop. By night a setting sun showcases the Lighthouse with its grand

The Grounds

1200 - - - - - 3100

display of streaming light bringing an opulent and regal element to every

The Lawn

200

event.

Verandah

-

-

-

-

60

Key

268

- - - - - 30 36

For on-site accommodation you will find two heritage listed Keepers Quarters, each comfortably furnished with three bedrooms, generous living areas and breathtaking ocean views from every window. To assist with

Head Lightkeepers Quarters

a catered event, local award winning caterers are never far away and Norah Head Lighthouse Reserve Trust and on-site Managers will guide you to ensure that you create a truly unique and magical event experience

The Lawn Amenities

The Grounds Lighthouse

for all. The Verandah

Features:

Assistant Lightkeepers Quarters

• Premium event space for outdoor boutique festivals • Sweeping ocean views offer a perfect event backdrop • Unique outdoor space for breakout/team building activities • Heritage listed on-site accommodation for up to 16 guests • Guided Lighthouse tours available • Marquee events with catering available for up to 60 guests • Ceremonies available for up to 200 guests • Festival events for up to 1200 guests

Map Ref G4

• Renown for land based whale watching

Bush St, Norah Head NSW 2263

• Award winning venue (Brides Choice 2016)

0452 564 102

E

E

info@norahheadlighthouse.com.au norahheadlighthouse.com.au

S

Main photo: Lighthouse Folk Festival 2016 EVENT SPACES

• 25


Surf Life Saving Central Coast

The Art House, Wyong

Facts at a glance

Facts at a glance

VENUE CAPACITY

LARGEST COCKTAIL CAPACITY

300

SURF CLUBS

VENUE CAPACITY

15

TOTAL THEATRE CAPACITY

695

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

500

EVENT SPACES

3

Situated in supreme beach locations, Central Coast Surf Clubs offer business

The Art House, Wyong Performing Arts and Conference Centre is an exciting

events healthy and unique meeting spaces to drive motivation and

new venue ideally located in the heart of the Central Coast and has been

promote creativity.

specifically designed to cater for a wide range of meetings, conferences

Enjoy fresh sea breezes, stunning ocean outlooks and a change of scenery

and events.

to the normal corporate environment. Home to a long coast line of stunning

Completed in 2016, this state of the art facility features a 500-seat theatre,

beachfronts, the Central Coast has 15 Surf Life Saving Clubs, all offering

a 285-square metre studio, 500 square metre foyer space and an intimate

unique options suitable for groups of all sizes, budgets and events. The clubs

meeting room, all of which can be used individually or in combination.

offer affordable room hire, various catering packages and the freedom to

The venue also features several separate ‘break out’ spaces to suit a wide

choose your preferred decorators, caterers and entertainment.

variety of events.

For team building activities, Central Coast’s beaches are fantastic locations

The Art House is fully equipped with a bar and professional catering

for both in the water and on land. Local event suppliers are close by to help

facilities, as well as live performance standard audio visual equipment

coordinate a range of exciting programs.

and a versatile range of room set-up options, and is ideally equipped for

250

-

Copacabana SLSC

250 - - - - 125 -

Killcare SLSC

200 - - - - 130 -

Event Spaces

AREA SQM (m2)

AREA SQM (m2)

-

BANQUET

BANQUET

-

BOARDROOM

BOARDROOM

-

next event a success.

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modern and versatile venue with all the facilities necessary to make your

CLASSROOM

CLASSROOM

300

As the premier facility on the Central Coast, The Art House is an impressive,

THEATRE

THEATRE

Avoca Beach SLSC

Key

COCKTAIL

Event Spaces

COCKTAIL

meetings, forums, workshops and functions for groups of up to 695 people.

- 500 - - - - -

MacMasters Beach SLSC 140

-

-

-

-

100

-

Theatre

North Avoca SLSC

240

-

-

-

-

120

-

Studio

250 130 - - - 150 285

North Entrance SLSC

200

-

-

-

-

130

-

Foyer Exhibition Space

500

Ocean Beach SLSC

200

-

-

-

-

150

-

Meeting Room

100 65 30 30 20 30 90

Shelly Beach SLSC

200

-

-

-

-

150

-

Soldiers Beach SLSC

150

-

-

-

-

150

-

Terrigal SLSC

250 - - - - 150 -

The Entrance SLSC

150

-

-

-

-

110

-

The Lakes SLSC

120

-

-

-

-

120

-

Toowoon Bay SLSC

120

-

-

-

-

100

-

Umina Beach SLSC

200

-

-

-

-

110

-

Wamberal SLSC

200 - - - - 150 -

Map Ref Various 7/4 Teamster Cl, Tuggerah NSW 2259 02 4353 0299 admin@slscc.com.au slscc.com.au

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Map Ref E5 19-21 Margaret St, Wyong NSW 2259 02 4335 1485 info@thearthousewyong.com.au thearthousewyong.com.au

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300 500

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The Entertainment Grounds Location Just off the M1, The Entertainment Grounds is the perfect venue for your next function, conference, exhibition or festival, with a variety of flexible venues and spaces which can be tailored to suit your every need.

Facts at a glance VENUE CAPACITY

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY

SINGLE 1500+ LARGEST 500 CAPACITY

EVENT SPACES

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Conference A major advantage of The Entertainment Grounds is the versatility of our rooms. Often used for conferences, weddings and live music events, the refurbished Panorama Lounge caters for up to 300 guests banquet style or 500 cocktail style in a modern, climate controlled facility. The Lakeview Room caters for up to 500 guests offering panoramic views of the racecourse while the Riverdale Room is also another space offered to guests catering for up to 500, with an open bar and access to a beer garden area. This area is perfect for sporting club presentations, social clubs and birthday parties. Accommodating for individual workshops, outdoor trade exhibits or product demonstration areas, The Entertainment Grounds offers a major advantage to businesses looking to hold their next meeting, function, conference or event. With ample free parking and the finest in-house caterers, The Entertainment Grounds take all the hassle out of organising your next event or social

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tailor packages to suit their own specific needs and specifications.

500 300 150

50

60 300 512

The Lakeview Room

500 350 200

70

80 330 570

Riverdale Bar

500 300 150

50

60 250 436

THEATRE

including plated meals, buffets and canapé options which allow guests to

BANQUET

COCKTAIL

Panorama Lounge

With an experienced team of in-house caterers, The Entertainment Grounds

CLASSROOM

Event Spaces

Dining / Catering understand the importance of fine food and offer a variety of menu options

AREA SQM (m2)

function.

Key

M J Cusick Stand Upper Lakeview Room Lower Riverdale Bar and Bistro

Parade Ring

Features: • High speed internet access with Wi-Fi connectivity • Ample complimentary parking • Finest in-house caterers offering tailored packages

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Stalls Beer Garden Lawn

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• Flexible spaces to suit your needs

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• State-of-the-art AV systems Map Ref D8 4 Racecourse Rd, West Gosford NSW 2250 02 4325 0461 info@theentertainmentgrounds.com.au theentertainmentgrounds.com.au EVENT SPACES

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The Point Café Japanese Gardens

The Springs Central Coast

Facts at a glance

Facts at a glance

VENUE CAPACITY

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY

500

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

300

EVENT SPACES

3

VENUE CAPACITY

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY

SINGLE 350 600 LARGEST CAPACITY

EVENT SPACES

4

The Point Café Japanese Gardens is the Central Coast’s most cultured

Located amongst the rural properties at Peats Ridge, only one hour from

café. The café  and function centre is located just one hour north of

Newcastle and 40 minutes from Wahroonga, The Springs is the most unique

Sydney amongst the surrounds of Gosford Regional Art Gallery and

conference and exhibition venue on the Central Coast.

Japanese Gardens. The café is open to the public seven days a week from 9am - 3pm for breakfast and lunch, with a variety of selections to choose from. We can also organise a group lunch for up to 50 guests to celebrate your special occasions in the café dining space.

At The Springs you have the flexibility to cater for a variety of corporate conferences from seminars and retreats, corporate golf days, team building activities, networking events, exhibitions and gala dinners. The venue is located on a golf course allowing for an expansive variety of outdoor

The café can be transformed of an evening into a simple and

activities including lawn games, car and product launches, outdoor shows

spectacular setting for any exclusive event. We can customise an event

and helicopter landings.

to suit your every requirement.

The impeccably styled interior, tailored menus, superior service and commitment to delivering a first class experience will ensure a memorable

off-site, anywhere from a private residence to any special location of

and successful event.

350 300 200 65 65 200 167

Duck Down

100 100 100 30 30 100 116

Quack Shack

100 75 50 20 25 70 96

BANQUET

200 180 80

60

60

120 160

The Gardens

300 - - - - - -

Duck Inn

80 40 - - - - 32

The Gallery

250 - - - - - 175

Little Shack

- 20 - - 20 - 32

THEATRE

The Café

Event Spaces

COCKTAIL

BOARDROOM

BANQUET

Sitting Duck

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AREA SQM (m2)

BOARDROOM

600 - - - - - 374

CLASSROOM

Key

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best kept secrets.

THEATRE

Event Spaces

COCKTAIL

The Point Café Japanese Gardens…definitely one of the Central Coast’s

CLASSROOM

your choice.  

AREA SQM (m2)

The Point Café and H&H Catering are also available to cater for functions

Map Ref D8 36 Webb St, East Gosford NSW 2250 0421 702 744 info@handhcatering.com.au handhcatering.com.au

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Map Ref B6 1080 Peats Ridge Rd, Peats Ridge NSW 2260 02 4373 1522 events@the-springs.com.au the-springs.com.au

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The Valley Events Centre Location The Valley Events Centre at Glenworth Valley is the Central Coast’s newest and most exciting venue. The architecturally designed building features

Facts at a glance VENUE CAPACITY

function, conference and restaurant facilities with breathtaking valley views over two spectacular levels. The vibe of The Valley Events Centre is

2k+

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY*

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

220

EVENT SPACES

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contemporary Australian with a country feel and is perfect for launches, events and gala dinners.

Conference The Valley Events Centre is sure to impress as one of Sydney’s latest and most inspiring conference venues. Featuring full conference facilities and restaurant, workshop ideas or develop the team’s plan and strategy. The Wilderness Room features Australian hardwoods, polished concrete floors, handcrafted Blackbutt tables, impressive glass windows and a Hawkesbury River sandstone, wood burning indoor/outdoor fireplace. The Rainforest Room features full conference facilities and opens out onto a grass area, where the indoors and the outdoors blend into one. Many

CLASSROOM

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Activities / Team Building Whether you’re after a fun day out or looking to achieve specific team building outcomes, the Glenworth Valley Team Challenge can be fully

AREA SQM (m2)

THEATRE

200

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-

-

-

Rainforest Room

220 180 72 72 72 180 187

locally sourced produce, wines and boutique beers. Our internationally event to suit all tastes and budgets.

115

Wilderness Room

Sitting at the gateway to the Hunter Valley, The Valley Events Centre features acclaimed chef can cater fresh exciting menus to complement your

140

Event Spaces

COCKTAIL

Dining / Catering

BANQUET

marquee options are also available.

Marquee

2000+ 2000+ -

Key

- - 2000+ -

customised to suit all abilities and can be combined with horse riding, quad biking, kayaking, laser skirmish or abseiling.

Accommodation

Cold Room

For an unforgettable wilderness experience, Glamping is available in luxury

Dry Store

tents with everything supplied. Enjoy a campfire, then sleep soundly under a million stars.

Kiosk

Shop

Kitchen

Bar Foyer

Display Counter

Booking Office Store Room

Fireplace

Features: WILDERNESS ROOM

• Fully licensed restaurant and catering • Full conference facilities, AV equipment • Day meetings with working lunch • Stunning gala dinner venue • The Running of the Horses Spectacular

Map Ref B8

• Marquee events

69 Cooks Rd, Glenworth Valley NSW 2250

• Luxury glamping

02 4375 1222

• Two on-site cabins

events@glenworth.com.au

• Australia’s largest outdoor activity centre

glenworth.com.au

• 1 hour from Sydney or Newcastle EVENT SPACES

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Under Construction Tuggerah Regional Sporting and Recreation Complex (TRSRC)

Wyong Race Club Facts at a glance VENUE CAPACITY

TOTAL COCKTAIL CAPACITY*

10k

LARGEST SINGLE CAPACITY

6k

EVENT SPACES

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Wyong Race Club offers a unique and flexible multi-purpose venue with

Located in a central hub, the Tuggerah Regional Sporting and Recreation

a range of versatile meeting rooms with views of our manicured gardens

Complex will feature nine multi-use international standard sporting and

and racecourse. There is also 6,500 sqm of undercover concourse and

practice fields, coach and car parking, an amenities block, a large scale

outdoor exhibition space with easy bump-in/out access for large scale

indoor facility and a 3,000 seat grandstand on the main field.

programming. Free on-site parking for 500 vehicles with bus and coach access. We are a fully licensed club with on-site award winning caterers; ATMs and free Wi-Fi access.

Scheduled for completion in 2018, the Complex will provide large sporting tournaments with a new premium facility, and will also support recreational activities and events such as markets, expos and festivals.

Our new 450 sqm Parade Marquee is a fixed structure which includes an outdoor alfresco deck overlooking the race track and can be used for a range of activities including accommodating 350 persons in banquet

More information: wyong.nsw.gov.au/my-community/sport/tuggerahregional-sporting-and-recreation-complex

style. Security personnel and lock up spaces can be organised upon request. Centrally located opposite Wyong Train Station and the main shopping precinct, you will find various accommodation options within short proximity. Short term or multi-day hire plus an on-site corporate event

CLASSROOM

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Parade Marquee

800 450 210

80

50

350 450

Magic Millions VIP

300 246 105

54

40

150 204

Lord Hybrow

90 - - - - - 205

Sincero Bar

220 - - - - 180 273

Murray Doyle Lounge

450 250 87

THEATRE

Event Spaces

COCKTAIL

AREA SQM (m2)

manager is available to support your event.

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Mariners Centre of Excellence

Key

200 330

Concourse

2000+ - - - - - 1.5k

Outdoor Precinct

6000+ - - - - - 5k

The region’s national A League team, Central Coast Mariners, has it’s own training headquarters based in Tuggerah. The Central Coast Mariners Centre of Excellence includes: • A tournament quality playing pitch • Coaching and players’ quarters • A gym and office space • A public hydrotherapy and aquatic centre • Six storey office block • Medical centre Future developments for the Centre include:

Map Ref E5 71-75 Howarth St, Wyong NSW 2259 02 4352 1083 info@wyongraceclub.com.au www.wyongraceclub.com.au

• 100 room hotel and conference centre • Licensed club • 1,200 seat grandstand over the main pitch For more information about the Mariners Centre of Excellence development please contact Mariners HQ on (+61 2) 4353 7200 or ccmariners.com.au

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Sporting Events The NSW Central Coast is a premium sporting destination, offering a range of quality sporting facilities and easy access for competitors. Central Coast Tourism & Convention Bureau works directly with sporting associations to host regional, national and international tournaments, year round. Sporting infrastructure and natural landscapes support a range of competitions and codes including: • Team and ball sports

• Endurance pursuits

• Cycling events

• Athletic competitions

• Indoor sports

• Horse racing carnivals

• Beach and water sports

• Street and board sports

• Golf tournaments

Call 1300 362 169 for assistance

“The Central Coast Academy of Sport partnered with Central Coast Tourism & Convention Bureau for the staging of the ClubsNSW Academy Games 2015-2017. The partnership was initiated during the bid process and continued with various administration aspects of the games, including an accommodation booking service, local information for visiting competitors and reporting on the economic impact of the event. The assistance provided by the Bureau has been invaluable in delivering a professional event year after year”.

Managing Director Central Coast Academy of Sports

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Destination

Activities

Few regional destinations offer the diversity of team building and recreational pursuits as the Central Coast. From mild to wild, select an activity to make your program, anything but business as usual! Ideas include: • Swing from the trees on the world’s longest rollercoaster style zip line • Rip it up on a quad bike, join a cattle muster or abseil down stony cliffs • Create culinary delights with a private cooking class • Take to the water on a BBQ boat, learn to surf or scuba dive, test your balance on a stand up paddle board, or float across the bays or down a creek

Facilities Key Restaurant / Catering

On-site Meeting Space

Wi-Fi

Accessible

• Enjoy a spot of whale watching during the migration seasons • Get up close and personal with a range of Australian native animals at one of the wildlife parks • Visit Australia’s largest automotive museum

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Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures

julie’s place

Facts at a glance

Facts at a glance

TEAM BUILDING: Team Challenge

8 MINIMUM PAX

80

+

MAXIMUM PAX

2.5

TEAM BUILDING

hrs

ACTIVITY DURATION

Masterchef Challenge

12 MINIMUM 30 PAX

MAXIMUM PAX

4

hrs

ACTIVITY DURATION

Glenworth Valley is the perfect location for corporate team building,

Whether you want to learn classic French techniques, canapés, family

offering a wide range of fun outdoor team building activities in a 3,000 acre

meals or crowd pleasing feasts, from beginners to the confident cook, at

wilderness setting.

julie’s place we have something for everyone! We also host a range of

Swap the office for the great outdoors with the interactive Team Challenge, Laser Skirmish, Mud Run and even a Cattle Drive is available. Combine with

special dining options, these are available for breakfast, lunch, dinner or cocktail events, with a minimum of 25 guests and maximum of 60 guests.

one of Glenworth Valley’s signature activities of horse riding, quad biking,

Our scheduled classes are available to book as private classes, a birthday,

kayaking, abseiling for a great team adventure.

or group night out, whatever the occasion may be we have a class that

Whether you’re looking for a fun day out or have to achieve specific team building outcomes, the Glenworth Valley Team Challenge can be fully customised to suit everyone’s needs. Combine team building and a conference, with audio visual equipment supplied. Stay for the day and enjoy lunch or dinner in the stunning new Valley Events Centre. With many menu options available, delicious meals are produced by the talented on-site catering team. For an unforgettable overnight wilderness experience, Glamping in luxury tents is on offer. After a day’s activities, enjoy a campfire and sleep under a million stars.

Features

will suit. Team building at julie’s place can come in the form of a private class, or try our Master Chef Challenge, which brings together some basic cooking skills tests, food trivia, a cook off and then concludes with the group sitting together and enjoying the goodness they have just created. With a versatile space, we offer a boardroom, seating 8 - 10 people, with on-site catering packages available. For your next meeting, perhaps you would like to combine some fun with business and arrange for your meeting in the morning and a private cooking class in the afternoon - We are happy to tailor a package for you.

Key

Key Key

Features

Key

The outdoor team building specialists

Unique venue with various set up options for private events

Tailored challenges to suit all abilities

On-site catering packages for meetings

Australia’s largest outdoor adventure centre

Cooking classes for kids offered during the school holidays

On-site restaurant at the Valley Events Centre

Private classes, cocktail events + 2 & 3 course lunch/dinner

Overnight glamping packages

Catering available, on-site breakfast meetings a speciality

Only one hour from Sydney/Newcastle

Map Ref B8

Map Ref D8

69 Cooks Rd, Glenworth Valley NSW 2250

Lower Level, 370 Mann St, North Gosford 2250

02 4375 1222

02 4337 0777

events@glenworth.com.au

cook@juliesplace.com.au

glenworth.com.au

juliesplace.com.au DESTINATION ACTIVITIES

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Pro-Dive Central Coast

TreeTops Central Coast

Facts at a glance

Facts at a glance

TEAM BUILDING Snorkel Adventure Experience

10 MINIMUM PAX

40 MAXIMUM PAX

2

TEAM BUILDING

hrs

ACTIVITY DURATION

TreeTops Central Coast

2 MINIMUM 200 + MAXIMUM 2-3 + PAX

PAX

hrs

ACTIVITY DURATION

Pro-Dive Central Coast are leaders in SCUBA diving and snorkelling

Take your pick of the exciting challenge of the Adventure Park, the

experiences on the NSW Central Coast. With 30 years experience, the

exhilarating rush of the Crazy Rider, the unique TreeHut suspended function

team at Pro-Dive Central Coast offer fun, safe and interactive snorkelling

space, or specialised team building facilitation; take part in one, or all!

tours ideal for delegates of any age and fitness with minimal experience required. With full instruction, supervision and equipment provided, our tours allow for an enjoyable snorkelling experience for corporate groups. Have fun exploring our bays and foreshores, trying to identify a range of fascinating fish whilst taking a relaxing swim in the pristine waters of the Central Coast.

TreeTops offers a unique team building and bonding venue located in the great outdoors. No matter which activity you chose, your team is sure to bond with one another. Share in their triumphs while they conquer their fears as a team. Enjoy the suspended TreeHut where you can enjoy a catered lunch, or simply unplug in that unique meeting space you’ve been looking for.

For a great team building activity try the “Treasure Hunt” snorkelling adventure as a great activity to promote delegates in working together, recognise staff achievements and discover the fun of snorkelling.

The TreeHut has no electricity, which means no computer distractions or death by PowerPoint! We can supply whiteboards for capturing those out-of-the-box inspirations that flow from taking a team outside their usual working environment.

Key Features

Key

Key Features

Snorkel tours available for all ages and fitness levels

Perfect team building activity

Swim and enjoy the antics of small schooling fish

2 to 3+ hours of fun

Friendly qualified Pro-Dive Instructors

Activity combination packages available

All snorkelling equipment provided

No special ability or fitness required

Educational tours available on marine life

Catering available on-site

Tours available from one hour to half day

Map Ref F6

Map Ref D5

163 Wyong Rd, Killarney Vale NSW 2261

Ourimbah State Forest 1 Red Hill Rd,

02 4389 3483

Wyong Creek (cnr Yarramalong Rd) NSW 2259

info@prodivecentralcoast.com.au

02 4025 1008

prodivecentralcoast.com.au

centralcoast@treetops.com.au TreeTops.com.au

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Teeing Off Top golf spots

Players of all abilities will enjoy a golfing experience at one or more of the distinctive and challenging courses found throughout the region. True Australian Journey Facts at a glance TEAM BUILDING: True Australian Journey Tour

2 MINIMUM PAX

30 MAXIMUM

2

PAX

hrs

ACTIVITY DURATION

True Australian Journey is a unique organisation based on the Central Coast offering educational tours for corporate and community groups looking to learn about Australian Indigenous culture through interactive

• Mercure Kooindah Waters boasts a world-class course designed

guided bush walks.

by Craig Parry and Ross Watson.

In accordance with NSW National Parks and Wildlife Services safety policies, True Australian Journey tours and programs promote respectful education on Indigenous land management and conservation whilst providing employment opportunities for local Aboriginal community members.

• The Springs claims the region’s longest course measuring over 6,000m. • Pullman Magenta Shores Resort is the only private course in the region with access exclusively for resort guests, members and their guests, and corporate groups.

Enjoy sweeping coastal views and natural landscapes on your guided tour. Listen to Dreamtime stories, enjoy local bush-tucker and cultural art.

For full list of courses: visitcentralcoast.com.au

After your tour, visit a local Aboriginal art gallery for your chance to view

Relax and Rejuvenate

a diverse range of Indigenous artworks. Mini bus transfers and catering packages are available. For more information contact True Australian Journey on +61 404 820 681.

Features Guided tours visit cultural sites and coastal landscapes Aboriginal dance and didgeridoo performances Hear Dreamtime stories from local Elders

Key

Set time aside to enjoy a relaxing treatment at one of the many trusted names in day spas positioned in selected resorts and key shopping precincts including: • Bells at Killcare Boutique Hotel, Restaurant & Spa • Crowne Plaza Terrigal

Learn about local bushtucker and medicines

• Erina Fair

Corporate cultural development workshops available

• Ettalong Diggers

Visit a local Aboriginal Art Gallery

• Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast • Mingara Recreation Club • Pullman Magenta Shores Resort

Map Ref F6 100 The Entrance Rd, The Entrance NSW 2261 0404 820 681 john@trueaustralianjourney.com.au trueaustralianjourney.com.au DESTINATION ACTIVITIES

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Support

Services Bax Audio Visual Bax Audio Visual is a nationwide supplier of technical event and production services for conferences and events. We have a comprehensive inventory, which is continually updated, providing our clients with the latest technologies available. From a large conference or gala dinner to a basic meeting, we can tailor a solution that meets the technical requirements. Our clients draw on our experience to help them create concepts and themes to make their events stand out. Being based at West Gosford puts us in easy reach of the Coast’s venues for last minute bookings. Our experienced, solution orientated approach to the unique challenges posed by each event enquiry ensures we provide the right communication system to your needs. So whether it’s a themed awards night, a conference, congress or you just want to impress your clients, you should call our team who are committed to whatever it takes to ensure your event is flawless.

Key

Features Nationwide supplier of technical event services Comprehensive equipment inventory Specialise in awards nights, conferences and gala dinners Attention to detail and professionalism

From equipment hire, catering, entertainment, AV support and event theming, local professionals are available to assist with your event. Let Central Coast Tourism & Convention Bureau connect you with quality professionals to create a seamless event including: • Transportation • Equipment hire • Catering • Theming • Entertainment • Photography • Printing • Corporate gifts Map Ref D8 PO Box 1312, Gosford NSW 2250 02 4322 1455 info@baxav.com.au baxav.com.au

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Tailored Tours Itineraries can be designed to boost team morale and bring people together through a shared experience.

Local Secrets and Folklore

Delve into history and explore local secrets. Cruise the waterways, climb to the top of the historic lighthouse, or inspect heritage and Indigenous sites.

Into the Wild Get up close to Australia’s most adored furry, scaly and feathered friends at one of the wildlife parks, or catch a glimpse of local wildlife on a guided hiked through one of six National Parks.

Meet the Artisans

Drop in on the local producers and gain an insight into the local entrepreneurial spirit. Sample the Coast’s artisan products or enjoy a high tea experience on a tailor made food trail.

Artistic Expression Visit internationally renowned artists, aficionados and musicians at their galleries, interactive museums or live venues to critique and appreciate local talent. Unleash the artist within during a hands-on workshop.

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Incentives + Reward Programs Experience the wow! Natural Rejuvenation

Taking it to the Limit

MORNING: Minimum: 2.5 hours

MORNING: Minimum: 1.5 hours

Breathe in the fresh country air and listen to the melodic sounds

Take to the skies on a scenic microlight flight to enjoy a bird’s

of the Australian bush while exploring the lush hinterland on

eyeview over golden shores and sparkling bays, or for a shot of

horseback or meander down a fresh water creek in a kayak.

adrenaline, rip it up on a guided quad bike tour.

LUNCH:

LUNCH:

Savour local produce with a gourmet picnic hamper on the lawns

Head to one of the region’s award winning or hatted restaurants

of the lighthouse or next to Somersby Falls in the Brisbane Water

to refuel.

National Park.

AFTERNOON: Minimum: 2-3 hours.

AFTERNOON: Minimum: 2 hours

Test mental and physical ability on over 100 elevated obstacles

Spend the afternoon with a local guide to interpret rock art, hear

including rope ladders, bridges, tunnels, cargo-nets and zip lines,

Aboriginal Dreamtime stories, learn bush survival skills and sample

at the award winning TreeTops, located in Ourimbah State

local bush tucker.

Forest.

Coastal Dreaming

Total Indulgence

MORNING: Minimum: 2 hours + travel time

MORNING: Minimum: 3 hours

Arrive on the Coast in style via a scenic seaplane or helicopter

Join a private photographic workshop with internationally

flight. On arrival, meet your private guide for a snorkelling tour,

acclaimed photographer and local resident, Ken Duncan.

surf lesson or deep sea fishing charter.

LUNCH:

LUNCH:

Feast on local seasonal produce at one of the region’s luxury

Soak up the coastal vibe and enjoy an Australian seafood

hotels and resorts.

barbeque with scenic views over the sparkling Pacific Ocean.

AFTERNOON: Minimum: 3 hours

AFTERNOON: Minimum: 1 hour

Complete a Mystery Box styled challenge at julie’s place, the

Enjoy a VIP tour experience at the Australia’s largest automotive

private cooking school of Australia’s first MasterChef, Julie

museum, Gosford Classic Car Museum.

Goodwin.

Contact Central Coast Tourism & Convention Bureau on 1300 362 169 to discuss additional activities and customised programs.

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Local Dining Meet, learn, taste and indulge

On the Central Coast, eateries range from high-end boutique restaurants to laid-back casual dining, many utilising local produce to deliver the freshest flavours across a range of cuisines. Renowned chefs fill their menus with local flavours and produce as the farmers and local artisans work hard to meet the demand for their award winning delights. OFF-SITE DINING Fancy hosting an event off-site? Maybe it’s a casual beach barbeque with Balmain bugs and craft beer, or an elegant dinner party under a tree canopy. Perhaps it’s a row of pop up street vans on the Lighthouse lawn, or a Bond themed cocktail party amongst a collection of red Ferraris. Our ideas are as fresh as the food! To support you in creating something spectacular, local award winning caterers offer exceptional service for every type of event.

FARM TO FORK Sample local culinary delights: • Seasonal orchards

• Winery and breweries

• Chocolate and nougat factories

• Award winning restaurants

• Cheese producer

• Julie Goodwin, Australia’s first

• Gin, vodka and liqueur distillery

MasterChef

Contact the team at Central Coast Tourism & Convention Bureau for help in designing a tailored food trail.

40 • LOCAL DINING


planning a destination wedding?

The NSW Central Coast offers coastal and hinterland backdrops. The region boasts a variety of venues, event spaces and services to tailor-make your special day. To plan your special ceremony, visit one of the region’s many expos: visitcentralcoast.com.au/weddingexpos or call Central Coast Tourism & Convention Bureau on 1300 362 169

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Business Directory Events Spaces with Accommodation Phone

Email

Web

Page No.

Avoca Beach Hotel & Resort

02 4382 2322

stay@avocabeachhotel.com.au

avocabeachhotel.com.au

11

Bells at Killcare Boutique Hotel Restaurant & Spa

02 4349 7000

events@bellsatkillcare.com.au

bellsatkillcare.com.au

11

Blue Lagoon Beach Resort

02 4332 1447

info@bluelagoonbeachresort.com.au

bluelagoonbeachresort.com.au

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Central Coast Holiday Parks

1800 241 342

various - refer website

cchp.com.au

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Crowne Plaza Terrigal

02 4384 9111

meetings.terrigal@ihg.com

crowneplazaterrigal.com.au

12

diggers@the entrance and ibis Styles

02 4332 3399

events@diggersattheentrance.com.au

diggersattheentrance.com.au

13

Ettalong Diggers

02 4343 0111

functions@ettalongdiggers.com

ettalongdiggers.com

13

Gosford RSL Club

02 4323 2311

functions@grsl.com.au

grsl.com.au

14

Kims Beachside Retreat

02 4332 1566

kims@kims.com.au

kims.com.au

14

Mantra Ettalong

1800 074 437

conference@mantragroup.com.au

mantraettalongbeach.com.au

Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast

02 4355 5777

conference@kooindahwaters.com.au

mercurekooindahwaters.com.au

15

Noonaweena

02 4376 1290

manager@noonaweena.com.au

noonaweena.com.au

15

Oaks Waterfront Resort, The Entrance

02 4334 8000

oakswaterfront@theoaksgroup.com.au

oakshotelsresorts.com

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Pullman Magenta Shores Resort

02 4352 8106

H8791-SB@accor.com.au

pullmanmagentashores.com.au

Waldorf The Entrance Serviced Apartments

02 4334 8800

entrance@waldorf.com.au

waldorftheentrance.com.au

Central Coast Community Halls

refer to p19

ask@centralcoast.nsw.gov.au

centralcoast.nsw.gov.au

19

Central Coast Tourism Boardroom

02 4343 4400

info@centralcoasttourism.com.au

visitcentralcoast.com.au

19

Central Coast Stadium

02 4304 7600

ccstadiuminfo@centralcoast.nsw.gov.au centralcoaststadium.com.au

20

Gosford Classic Car Museum

02 4320 0000

events@gosfordclassiccarmuseum.com.au gosfordclassiccarmuseum.com.au

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Erina Fair

02 4367 7655

erina.fair@lendlease.com.au

erinafair.com.au

Ken Duncan Gallery

02 4367 6701

erina@kenduncan.com

kenduncan.com

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Laycock Street Community Theatre

02 4323 3233

laycockstreet@centralcoast.nsw.gov.au

gosford.nsw.gov.au/theatres

22

Mingara Recreation Club

02 4349 7799

eventsadmin@mingara.com.au

mingara.com.au

23

Mt Penang Parklands & Event Park

02 4340 1002

info@ccrdc.nsw.gov.au

mtpenangeventpark.com.au

24

National Parks and Wildlife Service

02 4320 4249

rebecca.dawes@environment.nsw.gov.au nationalparks.nsw.gov.au

Norah Head Lighthouse

0452 564 102

info@norahheadlighthouse.com.au

norahheadlighthouse.com.au

25

Surf Life Saving Central Coast

02 4353 0299

admin@slscc.com.au

slscc.com.au

26

The Art House, Wyong

02 4335 1485

info@thearthousewyong.com.au

thearthousewyong.com.au

26

The Entertainment Grounds

02 4325 0461

info@theentertainmentgrounds.com.au

theentertainmentgrounds.com.au

27

The Point Café Japanese Gardens

0427 056 213

info@handhcatering.com.au

handhcatering.com.au

28

The Springs Central Coast

02 4373 1522

events@the-springs.com.au

the-springs.com.au

28

The Valley Events Centre

02 4375 1222

events@glenworth.com.au

glenworth.com.au

29

Wyong Race Club

02 4352 1083

info@wyongraceclub.com.au

wyongraceclub.com.au

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Event Spaces

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Destination Activities & Support Services Australian Reptile Park

02 4340 1022

sales@reptilepark.com.au

reptilepark.com.au

Bax Audio Visual

02 4322 1455

info@baxav.com.au

baxav.com.au

Cartoscope Pty Ltd

02 9987 4533

info@maps.com.au

cartoscope.com.au

Central Coast Tourism & Convention Bureau

02 4343 4409

conference@centralcoasttourism.com.au visitcentralcoast.com.au/conference

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Central Coast Mariners

02 4353 7200

info@ccmariners.com.au

ccmariners.com.au

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Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures

02 4375 1222

events@glenworth.com.au

glenworth.com.au

33

julie’s place

02 4337 0777

cook@juliesplace.com.au

juliesplace.com.au

33

Pro-Dive Central Coast

02 4389 3483

info@prodivecentralcoast.com.au

prodivecentralcoast.com.au

34

TreeTops Central Coast

02 4025 1008

centralcoast@treetops.com.au

treetops.com.au

34

True Australian Journey

0404 820 681

john@trueaustralianjourney.com.au

trueaustralianjourney.com.au

35

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EXPERIENCE CAR HEAVEN AT AUSTRALIA’S LARGEST AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM Bring the whole family, there’s something for everyone! Home to a collection of over 400 cars worth over $75million, from classic heroes to modern day supercars.

Open 9am - 5pm, Wednesday - Sunday 3-13 Stockyard Place, West Gosford Tickets available at the door

Venue bookings contact events@gosfordclassiccarmuseum.com.au www.gosfordclassiccarmuseum.com.au

Mingara Event Centre offers

VERSATILITY+CREATIVITY second to none

With the largest event space on The Central Coast, we cater for a wide range of corporate events, from breakfasts, meetings, team building sessions, award nights to large exhibitions. Our professional team of event coordinators pride themselves on their creative approach, flexibility and attention to detail. Their aim is to exceed your expectations and make your event truly memorable. Our versatility is only limited by the imagination.

To receive a corporate event package or to find out more information on Mingara Event Centre, please call us on 4349 7799 or email eventsenquiries@mingara.com.au

www.mingara.com.au

Visit us at your club, Mingara 12-14 Mingara Drive, PO Box 8003, Tumbi Umbi NSW 2261 Ph: 4349 7799 Fax: 4349 7800 E: enquiries@mingara.com.au www.mingara.com.au facebook.com/ mingaraclub

instagram.com/ mingaraclub

Disclaimer of Liability: Central Coast Tourism (CCT) has provided information in this guide in good faith and is not responsible for the quality of services provided by businesses listed in this guide. All listings in this guide are paid listings with information provided by each business and has not been independently checked or verified by CCT. CCT does not give any warranty as to whether operators comply with all relevant laws or will suit the purpose of the person wishing to book. CCT has made every effort to provide accurate information however takes no responsible for ongoing accuracy of the information, services or quality of listed businesses. Any further information or clarification that may be required by anyone wishing to book accommodation, venues or activities should be obtained directly from the relevant provider. CCT cannot be held liable for any expense, loss, damage, injury, sickness, death or accident any person suffers or incurs directly or indirectly as a result of booking venues or activities detailed in the planner.


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Yumbool Point

Crackneck Bay

BATEAU BAY

Pelican Point

Soldiers Point

NORAH HEAD

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Wybung Head

Snapper Point Frazer Beach Bonong Beach

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Rocky Point

Chittaway Bay

CHITTAWAY POINT

Karraganbah Point

TUGGERAWONG

TACOMA SOUTH

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WADALBA

Pipeclay Point

CANTON BEACH

TOUKLEY

Budgewoi Lake Goobarabah Point

Taylor Point

HALEKULANI

Buff Point

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Mannering Lake

Wyee Bay

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Frying Pan Point

Buff Point

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Gosford RSL Club

Kims Beachside Retreat

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32 Bax Audio Visual

31 True Australian Journey

30 TreeTops Central Coast

29 Pro-Dive Central Coast

28 julie’s place

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24 The Springs Central Coast

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