Perched lakeside, Toukley is a fast-emerging pocket of the NSW Central Coast. It's a town that stretches across valuable waterways in the region’s north, framed by Tuggerah Lake, Budgewoi Lake and Cabbage Tree Harbour. This laid-back holiday town is worth exploring right now, before everyone catches on to its understated level of cool.
Photo opportunity: Perched in front of the colourful 'My Happy Place' wall mural on Main Road, or sunset on the foreshore of Canton Beach.
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*This itinerary is intended as an inspirational guide only. We encourage you to check ahead of your visit that individual businesses are open, or book in advance to ensure the best experience.
Too much fun in Toukley
Thanks to Toukley's waterfront position, there's rafts of things to do, especially along the foreshore and out on the lake. Dot your day with delicious foodie stops, including trendy brunch hubs, waterfront booths, cantinas and a local craft beer bar. By basing your day around the Main Road of Toukley, you won't need to travel far to have fun.
Toukley's nextdoor neighbours
From an exceptional surf beach to a historic lighthouse and picturesque lake, Toukley's neighbouring villages of Canton Beach, Norah Head, Noraville and Soldiers Beach are worth spending a day exploring. Each are also just a few minutes travel by car or bike, each with their own cafes, restaurants and water-based adventures.
Tour of Toukley town
Discover all that is new and re-imagined in this fast-emerging town between two lakes in the Central Coast's north. Spend a morning browsing friendly local shops, an afternoon on the green surrounded by nature, and a stylish evening at a waterfront bar watching the sun set with your favourite drink in hand.