Ettalong Beach's appeal lies in its beaches, lagoons, waterways and safe swimming for children. This popular town on the Central Coast also offers a wide range of seaside and bush accommodation.
It's a renowned fishing beach, with excellent boating facilities. Ferries and charter vessels run regular tours around the majestic Brisbane Water National Park, providing scenic, fishing and whale-watching experiences.
There are so many family-friendly things to do within close reach. Visit Ocean Beach Umina for more than 2 km of sandy beaches and an inland waterway that's great for younger children to splash around in.
For a unique experience, don't miss the Ettalong Seaside Village Market every weekend. Stroll through the stalls and explore the food, clothes and vintage goods on offer.
If it's bush scenery you're after, visit Brisbane Water National Park for bushwalking, birdwatching, or Aboriginal art. Also close by is the Bouddi National Park, offering pristine beaches and stunning coastal cliff views. Take a picnic, enjoy a barbecue, or walk to a sandy beach for a lazy afternoon.