Take an inspirational 3-day road trip to explore the Central Coast with lifestyle Author and modern mama clothing label founder Marcia Leone. Explore the region's casually cool eateries, chic accommodations, and fun family activities all packaged up to include our favourite little people in Marcia's fashionable signature 'Not So Mumsy' style. Discover the Coast's innovative makers and creators.
Photo opportunity: Luxury family picnic overlooking Bouddi National Park.
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Connecting on the Coast
Marcia and her family started their roadie heading straight for the fresh country air of the hinterland. Marcia lead Poppy around on a pony ride while the older girls went on a trail ride with their horses through unspoiled wilderness. On their way to stay on the calm waters of Ettalong, they stopped off at the lush fragrant gardens of Botanica Distillery where Marcia had the best G&T's she's ever tasted (!) and the kids snacked on award-winnning Mr Goaty Gelato - today is all about connecting with each other and the Coast.
Slow down for Coastal delights
Wake up to the relaxing sound of tiny waves lapping the waters edge at Patonga. Enjoy the glow of morning sunshine with kiddie cuddles on the front porch of the Cottage. Slowly make your way into Ettalong for brunch, then eyeball vintage treasures at Tiki La La before adventuring to Bouddi National Park for a luxury clifftop picnic with breathtaking coastal views.
Animal experiences up close and personal
Today is all about new animal experiences of the fluffy and slippery variety, all up close and personal. The children will go home exhausted after an incredible 3 days, with the adults already planning the next trip back. Yes, there are 42 incredible beaches to explore, but there is so much more to the Central Coast - food, shopping, animal encounters…