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Guidebook for Macmasters Beach

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Guidebook for Macmasters Beach

Food Scene
Best coffee, relaxed vibe, open 7-1, closed on Sundays.
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Looloo's Coffee Shack at Macs
675 The Scenic Rd
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Best coffee, relaxed vibe, open 7-1, closed on Sundays.
The bigger sister to the shack at Mac's, there's a great buzz here and same amazing coffee. Great boutique brewery, yoga studio and functional gym in the same block. Sell lovely fresh flowers on Fridays and Saturdays. Open 6.30 - 3. Closed on Sundays.
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LooLoo's Coffee Warehouse
11 Cochrone St
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The bigger sister to the shack at Mac's, there's a great buzz here and same amazing coffee. Great boutique brewery, yoga studio and functional gym in the same block. Sell lovely fresh flowers on Fridays and Saturdays. Open 6.30 - 3. Closed on Sundays.
Great coffee and healthy food and the people who run it are always smiling. Good reading matter always available as they stock an excellent range of alternative magazines - Smith magazine, Kinfolk etc.
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Like Minds
352 The Round Dr
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Great coffee and healthy food and the people who run it are always smiling. Good reading matter always available as they stock an excellent range of alternative magazines - Smith magazine, Kinfolk etc.
Great food and coffee in a large space, plenty of big tables here for groups. Their muffins and burgers are outstanding, lots of healthy salad options too.
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Ooomph
26 Adelaide St
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Great food and coffee in a large space, plenty of big tables here for groups. Their muffins and burgers are outstanding, lots of healthy salad options too.
Enjoy delicious Italian food in a lovely setting or head upstairs to the pizza bar for a casual meal.
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Bombini
366 Avoca Dr
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Enjoy delicious Italian food in a lovely setting or head upstairs to the pizza bar for a casual meal.
Basic food at the surf club but so convenient. They serve a combination of Asian style food and surf club staples like burgers, fish and chips etc. Very easy way to feed the kids when you don't feel like cooking as there's plenty of space for them to play.
Barefoot Café
100 Marine Parade
Basic food at the surf club but so convenient. They serve a combination of Asian style food and surf club staples like burgers, fish and chips etc. Very easy way to feed the kids when you don't feel like cooking as there's plenty of space for them to play.
Open from 7-4 every day, serving delicious baked goods, breakfast and lunch. Their pies and pain au chocolat are outstanding.
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The Fat Goose cafe bakery
54 Araluen Dr
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Open from 7-4 every day, serving delicious baked goods, breakfast and lunch. Their pies and pain au chocolat are outstanding.
Beautiful gardens, award winning gin, well worth a visit
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Distillery Botanica
25 Portsmouth Road
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Beautiful gardens, award winning gin, well worth a visit
Tiny restaurant serving amazing Italian food.
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Young Barons
73 Blackwall Rd
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Tiny restaurant serving amazing Italian food.
Parks & Nature
So many great tracks for hiking, running and biking in this stunning national park. Maitland Bay, Lobster Beach and Little Beach can only be reached on foot via the park trails - or via boat if you have one.
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Bouddi National Park
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So many great tracks for hiking, running and biking in this stunning national park. Maitland Bay, Lobster Beach and Little Beach can only be reached on foot via the park trails - or via boat if you have one.
Shopping
Lovely store for flowers and gifts and vintage items. I am an avid collector of their Japanese Kokeshi dolls, imported twice a year.
Piccolo Pear
57 Victoria St
Lovely store for flowers and gifts and vintage items. I am an avid collector of their Japanese Kokeshi dolls, imported twice a year.
Gifts, jewellery, art, clothing and ceramics, hard to walk out of here without buying anything !
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Moochinside
1 Killcare Rd
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Gifts, jewellery, art, clothing and ceramics, hard to walk out of here without buying anything !
Amazing floral arrangements and some lovely items for your home.
Salmon and Co Ettalong
366 Ocean View Rd
Amazing floral arrangements and some lovely items for your home.
Arts & Culture
Beautiful Japanese gardens next to Gosford Regional Gallery. Perfect outing for young children as there are ponds full of carp - pay $1 for a bag of food in the gallery gift shop. There are colouring in activities too and they run a great program of school holiday art workshops. Good children's playground nearby too.
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Gosford/Edogawa Commemorative Garden
36 Webb St
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Beautiful Japanese gardens next to Gosford Regional Gallery. Perfect outing for young children as there are ponds full of carp - pay $1 for a bag of food in the gallery gift shop. There are colouring in activities too and they run a great program of school holiday art workshops. Good children's playground nearby too.
Essentials
Coles is the our local supermarket, there is also a great butcher, fruit and veg store and post office here.
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Coles Kincumber
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Coles is the our local supermarket, there is also a great butcher, fruit and veg store and post office here.
Fresh locally caught fish sold here, check the sign for opening hours over Xmas
SeaCoast
Fresh locally caught fish sold here, check the sign for opening hours over Xmas
Entertainment & Activities
Spend a day out on the water with kayaks, pedal boats and SUPs for hire.
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Aquafun Avoca Lake
15 Ficus Avenue
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Spend a day out on the water with kayaks, pedal boats and SUPs for hire.
Check Emma's website and Facebook page for class times. Her Tuesday 630 class and Friday 930 Vinyasa classes are best for experienced yoga peeps.
Yoga - Emma Spivey
Check Emma's website and Facebook page for class times. Her Tuesday 630 class and Friday 930 Vinyasa classes are best for experienced yoga peeps.
Lots of yoga classes to choose from - come to relax and get energised in a beautiful space.
Mysan Yoga - The Sanctuary
11 Cochrone St
Lots of yoga classes to choose from - come to relax and get energised in a beautiful space.
If you love tennis, call the Wagstaff General Store to hire the courts at nearby Turo Park - just $5 per hour and they have tennis racquets and balls you can borrow. You'll need cash for a security deposit. The courts are right next to the water at Pretty Beach, a lovely location for a few sets. You can also park here and catch the ferry to Palm Beach in Sydney.
Wagstaff Newsagency & General Store
46 Wagstaffe Ave
If you love tennis, call the Wagstaff General Store to hire the courts at nearby Turo Park - just $5 per hour and they have tennis racquets and balls you can borrow. You'll need cash for a security deposit. The courts are right next to the water at Pretty Beach, a lovely location for a few sets. You can also park here and catch the ferry to Palm Beach in Sydney.
Our local gym, members only but pop in and have a word with Scott Madden the owner and drop our names and you can probably join in one of their group sessions. Very friendly, expect to finish a session feeling smashed.
Body Movement
11-13 Cochrone St
Our local gym, members only but pop in and have a word with Scott Madden the owner and drop our names and you can probably join in one of their group sessions. Very friendly, expect to finish a session feeling smashed.
Great bouldering gym for kids and adults
Pulse Climbing Gosford
8 Grieve Cl
Great bouldering gym for kids and adults
Outdoor inflatable park only open in the summer months. You'll need to book in advance.
AquaSplash Inflatable Water Park
42 Masons Parade
Outdoor inflatable park only open in the summer months. You'll need to book in advance.
A big favourite with primary age kids. Great keeper talks, get there early for funnel web spider milking !!!
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Australian Reptile Park
Lot 69 Pacific Hwy
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A big favourite with primary age kids. Great keeper talks, get there early for funnel web spider milking !!!
Drinks & Nightlife
Great cocktails, best wallpaper ever found in a toilet!
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Pocket Bar Terrigal
74 Terrigal Esplanade
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Great cocktails, best wallpaper ever found in a toilet!
Great for pizza, cocktails and antipasti, Rhonda's had a recent refurb including a great new terrace area
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Rhonda's Bar & Restaurant
3-5 Kurrawyba Avenue
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Great for pizza, cocktails and antipasti, Rhonda's had a recent refurb including a great new terrace area
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Mumbo Jumbo's Beachhouse
92 Terrigal Esplanade
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Frankies Rooftop
2 The Boulevarde