FAQs – Gosford, NSW 2250

The Central Coast is set to become a vibrant regional hub, with the NSW Metropolitan Strategy earmarking Gosford as a vital CBD spine. Over the next 20 years, an influx of nearly 88,000 new residents will descend upon the region and spark economic growth – bringing in over $21 billion and creating more than 72,000 jobs.

Wrapped in the calming embrace of its sandy beaches and tranquil rivers, Archibald serves as a coastal paradise for locals looking to unwind. With access to the Central Coast’s best eateries, cafes, and fresh seafood markets, coupled with its thriving social community, it has become an idyllic destination where you can feel nourished both inside and out!

Gosford is a vibrant destination that has been carefully cultivated to offer its visitors and residents an unparalleled richness in culture, community life, investment opportunities, and innovation. From natural beauty to bustling business activity in the Central Coast’s most rapidly growing hub, there truly is something here for everyone.

Find out more about Gosford with some of the frequently asked questions below:


  • What is there to do around Gosford?

    Gosford has plenty to do and explore. Copacabana Beach is the perfect spot for a beach day, while Captain Cook Lookout offers some incredible views. Gerrin Point Lookout and Crackneck Lookout offer stunning panoramas of the surrounding area and Brisbane Water, while The Skillion provides spectacular views of Terrigal beaches. South Avoca Rocks are great for snorkelling or simply taking in the amazing scenery. There are also plenty of attractions available within the area, such as Central Coast Stadium, Gosford Rotary Park, and Bouddi National Park, which has walking trails and secluded beaches with stunning coastal views.


  • What public transportation options are there in Gosford?

    Gosford has plenty of public transportation options. You can take bus routes to The Entrance, Wyong, Tuggerah and Erina Fair or hop on the train to Central Network (CNN) for a faster journey to your destination. From Gosford, you can also easily get to Hornsby in less than 40 minutes and travel to the Sydney CBD or Parramatta CBD via the NorthConnex highway.

  • What primary schools are there in Gosford?

    Local primary schools in Gosford include Gosford Public School, Gosford East Public School and St Patrick’s Catholic Primary. These schools are all within Gosford’s city centre, making it easy to travel there as well as contributing to the local community. You’ll want nothing more in the way of education in Gosford.


  • What high schools are there in Gosford?

    High schools in Gosford include Gosford High School, St Joseph’s Catholic College, St Edward’s College and Henry Kendall High School. These high schools are located within Gosford’s city centre, making them very convenient to travel to. Gosford Library also sits within the city centre, providing a good place for high school students to do extracurricular studies.


  • Where can you eat in Gosford?

    There are plenty of great places to eat in Gosford. Fahrenheit Café serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a focus on fresh and healthy ingredients. Mapo Galbi is a Korean restaurant offering mouth-watering barbeque dishes. Mumbo Jumbo’s rooftop restaurant in Terrigal provides spectacular views over the harbour along with its delicious fare. Point Café offers an eclectic range of dishes from around the world for an all-day dining experience. Pinocchios Wine & Pizza offers woodfired pizza, pasta and the best Italian food in the Central Coast.

  • How far is Sydney’s CBD from Gosford?

    Gosford has located approximately 75 km from Sydney’s CBD. The journey by car or train takes around 1-1.5 hours, depending on traffic and service frequency. It is a popular area for commuters looking to experience city life without the hustle and bustle of the inner city.

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