A country experience on the doorstep of Sydney.

Central Coast Plateau


The Springs

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Open Wednesday to Sunday. Closed Monday & Tuesday. More detail below.

Located at Peats Ridge, just 40 minutes from Wahroonga, and 1 hour from Newcastle, The Springs is your ultimate lifestyle destination. The Sitting Duck offers fresh produce from farm to plate and The Duck Down creates fabulous bush inspired cocktails. Our executive chef creates meals using the freshest produce, and delivers to our patrons straight from farm to plate.

Closed Monday & Tuesday
Wednesday & Thursday 11am – 5pm (Dining available until 3:30pm)
Friday 11am – Till late (Dining available until 9pm)
Saturday 11am – Till late (Dining available until 9pm)
Sunday 11am – 5:30pm (Dining available until 3:30pm)


Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park

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9am to 5pm, 7 days per week. We only close on Christmas Day.

We are a working wildlife sanctuary, located 1 hour north of Sydney and just off the M1, South of Gosford, We offer ranger-led animal and cultural experiences every day.
We are open from 9am until 5pm, 7 days per week. We only close on Christmas Day.

Walkabout Park was established to protect animals that come into care, breed endangered animals for release back into the wild and to provide an experiential learning space for students. This is a place where visitors can immerse themselves in the animals' world and understand why and how to save their homes, food and wildlife corridors. Walkabout Park is on Darkinjung and Guringai land in a rich Aboriginal landscape. Ancient knowledge teaches how to care for country. Animals can look after themselves, as long as their habitat is healthy. Unfortunately It is the actions of people that pose the most risk to wild habitat.

Walkabout Park is a fun and fascinating place to visit for people of all ages and abilities. Its primary purpose is not to be "the best family day out". but what is really cool, is that it is. There are few things to do that beat spending a day (or, even better, overnight) in the Australian bush with friendly animals. Walkabout Park has a zoo license which allows the team to give permanent care to the animals so that they can live out their lives in the sanctuary if they cannot go back into the wild. That is where the similarities with a zoo stops. Step into the animals' world and go walkabout with the friendliest wild wildlife in Australia


Noyce Brothers Wine

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10.30am – 2.30pm – Mon & Thu |10.30am – 4.30pm – Fri, Sat & Sun |Closed – Tue & Wed

Private tastings and tastings outside these hours can also be arranged.

A boutique wine producer at Wollombi in Hunter Valley Wine Country. Through the unique combination of soil and climate our vineyards produce quite distinctive Hunter style wines, particularly our semillon, verdelho, chardonnay and shiraz. Our wines are available through our Cellar Door in Wollombi village, a select number of restaurants, the internet and our mailing list. We are also part of the Wollombi Valley Wine Trail. Noyce Brothers Sawman Wine Club provides unique benefits to our members including discounts on purchases and access to wines before release to the general public.

Noyce Brothers Cellar Door is in the heart of the Wollombi Village in Hunter Valley Wine Country, located in the historic Grays Inn between the General Store and Panino Café in Wollombi Road. All our wines are available for tasting and purchase. We are very close to the Endeavour Museum, lovely restaurants, galleries, and shops selling gifts and beautiful decorative artefacts.

Our distinctive wines come from a north facing slope in an enclosed and remote valley alongside the Wollombi Brook. Chosen by James Milson in 1823 as ideal grazing pasture for his cattle after the great drought of 1821, this unique valley with its intense summer heat and crisp winter mornings produces a perfect grape with flavours never before tasted in the Lower Hunter Valley of New South Wales.

The Noyce family has been farming this valley for the last forty years. Our aim at Noyce Brothers wines is to explore ways in which technology and tradition can push the boundaries of taste.
All our fruit at Old Byora Vineyard is hand nurtured and computer monitored to ensure picking at the optimum moment.

We infuse our wines with the mutual skills of three brothers, combining the art of a film director with the science of a skilled surgeon and the vision of an internet innovator.

It seems apt that the creek that nourishes our vines is the Wollombi (an aboriginal name for ‘meeting place’) for our convivial wines are destined to be enjoyed amongst friends and family at many a gathering.


Wyuna Farms Pty Ltd

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Pick-your-own in season by appointment - please call to arrange your visit - 10am to 3pm

People tell us we have the best oranges they have ever eaten. Is it the chicken manure or the fact we don’t use chemical sprays on the trees? Could be a combination of the two, however we thought we would share the experience with others.

Visit the Wilson’s Wyuna Farms, hear about the history of this fourth generational farm and how it has evolved since Lorraine’s father, Ray Walpole, settled here in 1935, aged 15. Or just chat with Rodger, Lorraine, Greg or Kate and pick your own oranges to take home.

Bus tours or group bookings available – prior booking essential via phone or email.


Good AZ Gold Tours and Transfers

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Experience all the rural charm that the Hawkesbury district has to offer by visiting one of Australia's oldest wineries, orchards, a working cattle or a vegie farm plus much more.

We will personalise your tours to suit your needs, you can stop and pick your own from our local orchards where you can purchase fresh produce.

You can taste test our fresh goats cheese and wines before you purchase from the producers or you could wander around a vegie farm with the farmer whilst your fresh product is picked.

We offer half day tours and week ends away or you can charter one of our deluxe buses and we will personalise a tour to suit your requirements.


Sustainable Natives

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Please call us!

You can find us at these markets, or call us to make other arrangements.
Peats Ridge Country Markets - Saturday 10 June 2017, from 9am – 2pm | Berowra Community Markets (4-6 Alan Road) - 8am – 1pm
Swansea market - Quinnn Park Markets - Swansea - 8.00 am -1pm (every 4th Saturday of the month)

Sustainable Natives is a wholesale nursery located in Somersby, NSW on the central coast.
We specialise in tube stock to semi advanced plants, mainly native plants including finger limes, waratahs, banksias, grevilleas, grasses, and groundcovers.

If you are interested in starting up a native Australian Garden, or would like to purchase plants, give us a call!

Sustainable Natives is a member of the NGINA (Nursery & Garden Industry, NSW & ACT Ltd)  and AILDM (Australian Institute of Landscape Designers and Managers) and Olga Blacha is a registered Landscape Architect with AILA - Australian Institute of Landscape Architects and can provide landscape plans for DA or for redevelopment work.


Great Northern Trading Post

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Great Northern Trading Post is a truly unique venue located at the entrance to the Hunter Valley along the beautiful and iconic Great North Road. Our Cafe, Restaurant and Bar offers exceptional fresh food, live Music, warm service and a truly unique experience in a beautiful rural setting. Located only an hour from Newcastle and the Central Coast or just over that from Sydney.

GNTP is open seven days serving delicious freshly made food and the finest coffee in the valley! Our restaurant Rosa’s Kitchen is open on weekends and offers a beautiful and rustic seasonal menu on an open grill with local produce accompanied with Rosa’s fresh and delicious salad bar. We do breakfast from 8 am on weekends and dinner on Friday and Saturday nights from 6 pm.
We also keep a well-stocked general store, whether you are stopping in for a last-minute ingredient or throwing together a picnic (or a meal) to enjoy in our picturesque valley.

GNTP is also the only petrol station around these parts and we also restock gas and ice if you need it. Laguna Village Providore for local and fresh produce is also located in our Laguna Village


Coachwood Nursery

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This nursery opens for specific Open Days - see website or Events page for details

A huge range of succulents and rare perennial plants direct to the public.

We specialise in expert succulent, organic gardening, and flower arranging and craft workshops demonstrating, teaching and participating in exactly how to grow, cultivate and nurture plants and their dried forms in your own home for your enjoyment, interest and collection. Featuring our large succulent collection and informative nursery tour.
Coach visits by garden clubs and tour companies most welcome in 2020. Group discounts available.

Dates for 2020: Friday 24th April, Saturday 25th April, Friday 29th May, Saturday 30th May, Monday 8th June, Friday 9th October & Saturday 10th October. Plenty of free parking. A great place to visit & an outing to learn & enjoy. Gate opens at 9am & closes at 4pm. Free entry to our nursery. Workshops are $49 including products.

Please enquire by email only at coachnsy@gmail.com


S & S Peruch Avocado Farm

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Our fruit stall is open most days, and during our picking season, offers the best tasting avocados around, and other seasonal fruits fresh picked. Tours/talks can be arranged by appointment ONLY.

We are a small second generation citrus farm, and have branched out into Hass avocado production. We have been growing avocados for approx. 27 years, and the citrus trees are about 45+ years old. We have 4 beautiful spring fed dams on the property and our farm is also home to a small beef cattle herd, some geese and chickens.

We're about 13.5km from the intersection of the Central Coast Highway and Wisemans Ferry Rd at Kariong. We have approximately 2000 Hass avocado trees and about the same in a mix of Navel and Valencia oranges. Our peak production periods for avocadoes are from October through to January, Navel (winter) oranges are available from June until September and Valencia (summer) oranges are available from October/November.


Bumble Hill Shed Shop

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Open Friday to Sunday 11AM to 3PM

Have your own country experience along the Central Coast Plateau Harvest Trail. Discover our beautiful shed shop filled with artisan homewares, gifts, ceramics, decoupage bowls, restored antique lamps, antique finds, stunning repurposed silk clothes, dried flower arrangements and unique furniture and architectural hardware such as iron gates, doors and shutters. Gifts for him, her, baby or just simply spoil yourself! We also have a lavender farm in the making. Indulge your senses here at Bumble Hill Shed Shop.

Bumble Hill Shed Shop is a weekend business along the Central Coast Plateau Harvest Trail and our shop's mission is to support and showcase beautiful, handcrafted and one-off local artisan creations.

In support of our wonderful farm gate trails and to tempt your tastebuds, we also have providore delights from around the region with honey, fudge, olive, olive oils, jams and chutney and so much more.

Take the time to discover our region and enjoy a stroll around our newly planted lavender farm. Pop in, shop, sit, relax and enjoy the breath taking views from Kulnura to the sea.

You won't find anything like us along the Harvest Trail!


S & P Dominello Flower Growers

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For 36 years, 3rd generation farmers, Sam and Phil Dominello have specialised in growing the best cut flowers on the Central Coast of NSW.


The Pecan Lady

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The Pecans have all been harvested, and there are no more picking days until June 2021. Please see our site about our farmstay options so you can visit in the meantime!

We are excited to soon open our FARMSTAY AIRBNB, and launch BLACKSMITHING CLASSES right here on the orchard!
See our website and facebook for the latest updates.

Our farm is nestled in the Central Coast Highlands New South Wales and is uniquely fed by the natural spring water flowing from the Somersby Plateau which helps our trees to produce healthy tasty pecan nuts.

We are 100% Australian owned and 100% Australian grown. We grow our nuts the organic way. We never use chemical insecticides or fertilisers and we don’t genetically modify our trees either.

We ship our nuts directly to you from our farm and only crack our nuts so there is no contamination of other nuts.



Grace Springs Farm

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Farm Tours by booking - please go to our Eventbrite site at
www.gracespringsfarm.eventbrite.com.au

We are a small scale, chemical free farm on the NSW Central Coast, only 45 mins from the Wahroonga M1 exit. We are family owned and operated. We run grass fed beef, moving our cattle onto fresh grass daily. We have a few dairy cows that we have just started milking and we also run pastured raised chickens and pasture raised muscovy ducks. We grow vegetables in season and chemical free garlic over winter. We always have cows, ducks and chooks – but special times during the year we also have calves, ducklings and chickens!

We have a real passion for connecting people with their farmers, for people to understand how their food is farmed and for them to get the know the growing number of regenerative farmers on the Central Coast. We love what we do and would love to be able to share our passion for farming with you. We would love to answer your questions and teach you more about where you food comes from.

We offer a range of farm tours – Morning Chores Tours (available daily), Weekend Farm Tours, School Holiday Tours and Homeschool Tours. Please give us a call or send us a message and we will help to find the right tour and time for you.
We normally have fresh produce available to purchase direct from the farm. We have 2 cafes within 500 metres of us. Ask us for more information on the wonderful family owned cafes in the area.


Little Valley Farm - Alpaca Farm

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Farm visits by APPOINTMENT ONLY - please call first.

Little Valley Farm is located in Laguna and is only 90 mins from Sydney and 35 minutes from Kulnura on the Central Coast Plateau.

We breed huacaya and sure alpaca's, grow turban garlic and roma tomatoes on an old lavender farm.

We do not offer 'day visits' but we do offer a unique farm-stay experience for 4 adults with our vintage 1950's red rattler train and a tiny Shepherd's Hut. Book your two-night stay in our eco-friendly, sustainable farm and even better is that you have the opportunity to interact with our friendly alpacas.

Follow us on our Facebook page for alpaca events, workshops, fleece sales, training days including learning how to handle and care for alpacas. Our alpaca workshops are scheduled for the third weekend of every month. Visit our website for prices and bookings.

We are registered alpaca breeders with the Australian Alpaca Association so if you are looking for breeding females, wethers as guards or just simply pets for your small acreage please contact us here. We offer a consulting service on how to set up pens, shelters, breeding, alpaca health, vaccinations and annual shearing advise.


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