Ettalong Beach, Umina and Woy Woy

Ettalong Beach, photo courtesy Kim Cole

The Peninsula – a truly special place

Ettalong Beach and the surrounding Peninsula has a multitude of attractions from basking on white sandy beaches, dine at waterfront restaurants or motor around the beautiful waterways by boat. Ettalong is nestled between two rugged and magnificent national parks and the crystal clear and calm waterways perfect for swimming and boating.

For the aquatic adventures – hire a BBQ boat, Paddleboard or Kayak, cast a line, take a dip, or catch the Ferry to Palm Beach Sydney (30mins).

With over 40 cafes and restaurants within a 2km radius of our town centre, Ettalong food lover’s dream destination with top class venues and award-winning chef’s. Seats are limited due to Covid -19 restrictions so do not forget ‘bookings are essential’.

Galleria Ettalong Beach Markets are situated in a Mediterranean inspired Village open every Saturday and Sunday 9am – 4pm and do not forget to check out the surrounding Restaurants and cafes with cuisines from all over the world.

Why not hire a bike from the Boomerang Bike station on the Esplanade Ettalong Beach and hop onto the Ettalong Foreshore pathway that will take you along the stunning waterfront to the Ocean Beach SLSC.
Have a little adventure in one of our two surrounding National Parks – The Bouddi & Brisbane Water National parks. These parks have numerous walking trails and lookouts such as The Bouddi Coast Coastal Walk and the Patonga to Pearl Beach trail.

Craft beer, quality wines and delicious cocktails? Look no further than Ettalong. Enjoy a cold beverage from venues such as Ettalong Diggers RSL, The Ettalong Pub or a tastebud tingling cocktail from Box on the Water.
Or if you are looking for a destination to relax and recharge you can’t look past Ettalong Beach – The Southern Gateway to the Central Coast NSW.

For further information and advice to ensure your stay in Ettalong Is a memorable one contact Ettalong Diggers Visitor information Centre.
Phone (02) 4343 0140 or email:


What to See & Do

  • Ettalong to Palm Beach Ferry travelling daily
  • Ettalong Markets open weekends and all public holidays at Ettalong Galleria
  • Cinema Paradiso 6 screens at Ettalong Galleria
  • Spend a day on the water hire a Boat from Anderson’s Marina & Boat Hire
  • Visit Goddess by the Sea for some great shopping in town
  • You will always be entertained at Woy Woy Little Theatre with regular plays, auditions and play readings
  • Shop in Umina for the best retail shopping strip on the Central Coast
  • Swim at Ocean Beach and Umina Beach – the safest beaches on the Coast

Galleria Ettalong Beach

Established in 1979, Ettalong Market, has recently been renamed Galleria Ettalong Beach to reflect the change from market stalls to boutique shops in a village environment.
Situated 1 hour north of Sydney, the shopping precinct is undercover and boasts 50 shops and 5 cafes open every weekend. In addition there are 10 Restaurants, the 6 screen Cinema Paradiso and a 40 room boutique Motel onsite.
The variety of products in the GALLERIA is amazing and includes home decor, rugs, art, fashion, jewellery, hardware, haberdashery, health products, sensational food products, key cutting, personalised gifts and childrens toys.
GALLERIA, Ettalong Beach is situated at 189 Ocean View Rd. Phone (02) 4341 1999
OPEN: every Saturday, Sunday & Monday Public Holidays

Patonga Camping Ground

Patonga is an idyllic setting between Patonga Creek and Broken Bay, surrounded by Brisbane Water National Park. Relax on the foreshore and beaches, play tennis, go fishing, swim or bushwalk.
We offer powered and unpowered grassed sites for tents and caravans. There are modern amenities, disabled amenities, family room, laundry facilities, and kiosk.
Electric BBQs can be found on the foreshore and in the playground reserve area. Single concrete boat ramp gives easy access to Patonga Creek and Hawkesbury River. Local tavern and bistro, fish and chip shop in walking distance.
Winter specials available now between 1 May and 31 August 2015.

Bay St, Patonga NSW 2257. Ph: (02) 4379 1287  Email:  Web: