A quaint seaside neighbourhood, Umina Beach sits on “The Peninsula” with the towns of Woy Woy, Blackwall, Booker Bay and Ettalong Beach. With its sandy shoreline and array of shopping opportunities, Umina Beach is an alluring destination on the Central Coast.
Things to do in Umina Beach
The first stop on any holiday in Umina Beach is the picturesque Ocean Beach shoreline. It’s a family-friendly area with access to water sports and a popular spot for swimming, surfing and stand-up paddleboarding.
Visit Tribe Living to pick up unique fashion, jewellery and gifts, then pop into Ruby’s Cafe and Books to indulge in coffee and cake. For dinner, you can enjoy panoramic views of Broken Bay at The BOX on the Water in nearby Ettalong Beach, which features a menu of modern Australian cuisine.
At sunset, pack a picnic and head to Mt. Ettalong Lookout to relax under Sydney Red Gums and capture views of Umina and Ettalong. On a clear day you can also see across Broken Bay down to Palm Beach.
Looking for an outdoor adventure? Head to the nearby Brisbane Waters National Park, where you can experience over 12,000 hectares of spectacular rugged landscapes. You’ll also discover a collection of fascinating Aboriginal engravings, bushwalking tracks and wildlife viewing opportunities.
Getting around Umina Beach
The most convenient way to get around Umina Beach is by car, as there is an efficient grid system of connecting roads and ample parking facilities. The area is also well-served by regular bus services, with routes connecting it to Gosford.