Spring School Holidays at Crowne Plaza Terrigal

Spring is the perfect time of year to visit Terrigal; the warm sunny days offer a great opportunity to discover all the wonderful places the Central Coast has to offer. Whether it’s exploring the nearby national parks, seeking out scaly and furry friends at the Australian Reptile Park or swinging from the trees at Treetop Adventure Park, the Central Coast offers a range of experiences the kids will never forget.

Get the V.I.K treatment (Very. Important. Kids)

At Crowne Plaza Terrigal, we value our smallest guests and making sure kids have a fantastic time while staying with us is important. In addition to enjoying the iconic pool, table tennis, outdoor giant games and easy access to the beach, our V.I.K’s will enjoy Kid’s Happy Hour each day with a free ice-block by the pool.

For those looking for a kid’s club experience, Kid’s Zone offers a range of fun and fabulous activities. The kids will love meeting new friends and mum and dad will love having some ‘me’ time. Activities include cupcake making, movie nights, games nights and a treasure hunt. Kid’s Zone runs daily from 9am-1pm and 5:30pm-8:30pm during school holidays. See here for more information.

Kid’s Buffet High Tea – 24th September

Calling all Princesses and Pirates! For a unique school holiday activity, join us for the Kid’s Buffet High Tea on Sunday 24th September. Your Princesses and Pirates will delight in a selection of cakes, treats and sweets along with face painting, plaster painting and a very special puppet show.  Dressing up is optional but encouraged. Bookings are essential, see here for more information.

Sharpen those ball skills.

For children staying in-house these school holidays, we are delighted to be offering two free skills workshops.

  1. Central Coast Mariners Soccer Skills Session: Monday 25th September 2pm-3pm
    Join former Central Coast Mariners Captain Nick Montgomery for a kick around and soccer skills session. Free of charge this event is open to children aged 5-12 years who are registered guests of the hotel.  You can also meet the Central Coast Mariners Mascots at breakfast in Seasalt Restaurant from 9am -10am on Monday the 25th September.The Central Coast Mariners are also running school holiday clinics in the first week of the school holidays at Central Coast Stadium for any budding soccer stars.
  2. Waratah’s Rugby Union Skills Session: Thursday 28th September 9am-10am
    NSW Rugby will be hosting a free outdoor kid’s rugby skills session for in-house guests aged between 5 and 12 years old that want to learn how to play like a Waratah! If your child is interested in this amazing experience, please book them in at Reception when you check in.If the kids love rugby, NSW Rugby Union is also hosting Camp Waratah. On Wednesday 4th October 9am – 3pm at Central Coast Grammar School, boys and girls 6 -13 years old can train and play with a rugby games and skills focused school holiday camp.

Enjoy a Central Coast Adventure

If you want to explore the wonders of the Central Coast’s most beautiful National Park, Central Coast Mountain Bike Tours offers a guided tour of nearby Bouddi National Park. Suitable for kids aged 12 years and older, this guided tour gives you the opportunity to experience the serenity of the trails while enjoying incredible ocean views and bush settings. For more information, click here.

For a real-life Cars movie experience, make a visit to Gosford Classic Car Museum the largest car museum in the Southern Hemisphere. Fans of Pixar’s Cars movie will be thrilled to see real life versions of their favourite characters. For more information, click here.

For the ultimate school holiday adventure, get out to Glenworth Valley for horse riding, kayaking, quad biking, abseiling and laser skirmish. For more information, click here.

Family friendly dining

After you have finished with your daily adventuring, take advantage of some of the great dining specials available throughout the hotel. Week day specials in our Florida Beach Bar offer great value pub favourites and kids eat free when dining with a paying adult after 5:30pm on weekdays.

Every evening in Seasalt Restaurant, kids also eat free with a paying adult when seated before 6.30pm. If you’d prefer to stay in and take in the scenery from your balcony, our Florida Beach Bar will deliver freshly baked pizzas straight to your room.

Sit back and relax

If you are after a more laid back holiday experience, grab a lounge chair by the pool and soak up the sun while enjoying the sounds of the surf and the pool side dining. No matter how you plan on spending your holiday, Crowne Plaza Terrigal is here to offer you the best getaway.

Find out more

Visit our #explorelikealocal Expo in the lobby during school holidays to find out about all the amazing activities and attractions you can experience while staying on the Central Coast. Whether it’s learning to surf down on Terrigal Beach with Central Coast Surf School or taking in the amazing bushland scenery with horseback riding at Glenworth Valley, the #explorelikealocal Expo will provide lots of great ideas of what to get up to these school holidays.