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The Explorers Guide to the Central Coast: The Best Central Coast Hikes Guide Book 2nd edition

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Looking at exploring the Central Coast a little more? This guide book features some of the best Central Coast hikes and hidden gems!

Learn about hiking safety and how to find some of the best hikes Central Coast has to offer. Whether you’re looking for family friendly or a challenging hike you’ll be able to find it in this Central Coast hiking guide book.

What’s new in the 2nd edition?

  • Interactive maps integrated with google maps
  • Updated trail notes
  • Enhanced images

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The Central Coast is one of the most picturesque hiking locations on the east coast NSW. However this incredibly underrated area isn’t highly trafficked. Meaning that most of the hiking trails here are unsung gems and are often not busy. The Central Coast hikes in this guide book have all been chosen due to their uniqueness and points of interest. Each hike has a wow factor, so pack your cameras!

Comprising of national parks, state parks and a range of conservation areas, the opportunities for exploration is almost endless. We are also home to Bouddi National Park which has been notably named one of the best national parks in NSW. Just north of the Central Coast you’ll also find the infamous shark hole for those looking for an adventurous hike.

Some of the best Central Coast hikes are those without a lot of traffic and extensive research and hiking has taken place to ensure that these locations are not only safe, but also so the guide includes the most accurate information. The Central Coast waterfalls in this guide are also some of the best in the region and are perfect for families looking to explore, as many of these are also kid-friendly hikes.

This Central Coast hiking guide is designed with beginners in mind to help you start exploring this beautiful region. Within this guide, there will be detailed guides for waterfalls, wild swimming locations, easy/family friendly hikes, lookouts as well as some of the best Central Coast hidden gems.

However for those looking for a little more adventure, there is also an extensive list of the hard hikes Central Coast has to offer. Some of these hikes are the best hike Central Coast has and also offer some of the best Central Coast lookouts. These are not hikes you will want to miss.

Hiking chapters include: Bouddi National Park, Brisbane Water National Park, Wyrrabalong National Park, Wallarah National Park, Olney State Forest & Munmorah Conservation Area.


This guide prides itself by offering the best hikes Central Coast NSW has to offer along with short walks and kid friendly walks. If you are looking at exploring this region this hiking guide book is sure to be your best friend! To find some of the Central Coast hidden gems in this book a keen eye, hiking boots, and stability on dense tracks are needed. However there are also many easy Central Coast walks in this book!

The guide also comprises of tips for each hike, as well as hiking safety for beginners so that you can comfortably access the great outdoors in the safest way possible.


What’s new in the 2nd edition?

  • Interactive maps integrated with google maps
  • Updated trail notes
  • Enhanced images

Get the Ebook here



The Author

Kayla has been living on the Central Coast for 4 years and during this time she has explored much of the region and fallen in love with the rugged scenery. She believes that hiking should be accessible to everyone who has a keen interest in it and wants to share the great outdoors with everyone. With the help of friends she has made in the hiking community she has endeavoured to find new hikes and hidden gems in the region to many of which have remained off the internet. She has created this guide to help those new to hiking and exploring find some of the most beautiful places on the Central Coast.



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Disclaimer: Due to the glossy nature of the paper used in this guide book the pages are particularly prone to warping and bending. This can happen under these two conditions.

1. Been exposed to unusually humid/hot/dry conditions on the journey to you.


2. Is now in an environment that is substantially drier or more humid than its previous environment.

To remedy this, we recommend that you store your book in a warm, ventilated spot (humidity ideally at 40-45%), laid flat with something heavy placed on top for 4-5 days, to allow it to adjust naturally to its new environment.

This paper is particularly prone to humidity changes

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Weight .3 kg

12 reviews for The Explorers Guide to the Central Coast: The Best Central Coast Hikes Guide Book 2nd edition

  1. Jann E. (verified owner)

    Really lovely book. Such easy directions & perfect general information relayed. Highly recommend.

  2. Peter T. (verified owner)

    A great book that is well worth reading. A great introduction to the Central Coast for visitors and also good for locals.

  3. Wayne MARTIN (verified owner)

  4. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Great book, can hardly wait to find these little gems.

  5. nancy (store manager)

    (Emailed Customer review) Thank you for your beautiful book. It looks AMAZING. What an INCREDIBLE job you have done with it. You must be very proud of yourself for putting all this together. We cannot wait to start exploring and working our way through your book.

    We are truly grateful for every bit of effort you have put into it. It is very obvious you have poured your heart and soul into it and we are so grateful for your contribution. It will be such a blessing to us and our family as we make many happy memories exploring all the places you have included.

    Well done, and thank you again for your sensational effort, from the bottom of our hearts. God bless.

  6. Angela (verified owner)

    Amazing book, its great to learn of some new hikes I never knew about. The Central Coast really is the greatest place to live!

  7. Mark Delves (verified owner)

    This guide has opened my eyes to places I’ve never known, and I’ve lived on the Coast for 50+ years. Early days and have only tried a few, but the information has been accurate & love the QR code for location/mapping.

  8. Brenton (verified owner)

    Great little book for weekend inspiration, with some awesome photography! Each trail comes with a handy “how to find” section and a QR code for Google maps to make getting there super simple for you.

  9. Janine (verified owner)

    Beautiful book, great communication with updates on dispatch and delivery. Perfect service Thank You

  10. Chantal (verified owner)

    I’ve had a sneak peak but have to wait till I give it to my husband as a birthday present. I think he will love it

  11. Amy (verified owner)

    This book is amazing and full of tips you might never think of. Well worth the cost. Thank you.

  12. Leslie Dallis (verified owner)

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