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Avoca Beach

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Avoca Beach

Neighbourhoods and Towns
2 Day - weekend

Avoca, or Avoca Beach, is a seaside town on the Central Coast, sharing its golden shores with neighbouring North Avoca, divided by Avoca Lake as it meets the Pacific Ocean. Bordered by a residential coastline of wooded hills, beach, lake and rocky headlands, Avoca is a hotspot holiday destination where outdoor activities combine with a lively social scene.

Photo opportunity: Avoca Beach, at the stretch known to locals as “The Pines”, or Avoca Beach rockpool. Neighbourhood café with mural at Like Minds.

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The Itinerary

Eat, shop and play in Avoca Beach

Starting the day at a bright and buzzing local cafe and finishing at a tropical treat of a restaurant, this day will have you soaking up this seaside village and its laid back creative atmosphere.

Breakfast

Like Minds Cafe

You can’t miss the bright yellow floral mural signalling Like Minds, a friendly community café with a fresh, sustainable menu and zero waste ethos. Soak up the good vibes at this great little café that serves sustainable food. Order a Fat Poppy Coffee and sit in the herb garden.

@likemindsavoca

Morning

Avoca Beachside Markets

The fun continues as you head down to the Heazlett Park Foreshore. Explore the stalls and local artists at Avoca Beachside Markets held on the 4th Sunday of every month. Dogs welcome.

@avocamarkets

 

Lunch

The Boy and The Rose

Refreshed, head to this spot for a quiet lunch, right on the sand. with locally roasted coffee and nutritious food. Fuel up with a refreshing acai bowl, filled to the brim with fresh and seasonal fruits.Sit outside and bask in the sea breeze.

@theboyandtherose

 

Afternoon

Aquafun Avoca Lake

Burn off lunch with a little water adventure. Hire pedal boats, kayaks or stand-up paddleboards. Not a pro? Book a lesson in stand-up paddling or a guided kayak eco-tour.

@aquafunavoca

Dinner

Shady Palms

This brand new eatery brings a slice of California with a touch of Hawaii to the Central Coast.

@shadypalmsau

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Surfing, films and good vibes at Avoca Beach

Make today the day you learn how to catch the perfect wave before treating yourself to a classic film, this day will have you thinking a sea-change is in need.

Breakfast

The Point Café

Kick-start today with a delicious breakfast at this spot set right on the beachfront at Avoca, you couldn't ask for a better view.

@pointcafeavoca

Morning

Central Coast Surf Academy

​​​​​​Spend the morning at Avoca Beach you could even try your hand at surfing with Central Coast Surf Academy. Founded by ex-World Tour Surfer Amee Donohoe, classes are designed to help build water confidence and beach awareness.

@surfacademy

Lunch

Avoca Surf House

Continue to soak up the beachside atmosphere as you enjoy the glorious sunshine with a taste of local and nomadic spirits and fresh Australian seafood. With floor-to-ceiling glass walls, this beachfront surf house has panoramic views of Avoca Beach.

@avocasurfhouse

Afternoon

Avoca Beach Picture Theatre

Spend the evening catching a film at the Avoca Beach Picture Theatre a local fav since 1948. This old-school cinema is famous for its eclectic movies, it was voted Top 20 Cinema of the world by the BBC and Top 10 in the world by the New York Men’s Journal.

@avocabeachpicturetheatre

Dinner

Avoca Beach Hotel

Grab dinner from Saltwater Bar and Bistro at Avoca Beach Hotel for your choice of seafood, grill or tapas with way more than your average pub ambience.

@avocabeachhouse.restaurant

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