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Woy Woy

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Woy Woy is a coastal village 40 km north of Sydney in the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia.


The name; Woy Woy is apparently taken from the local aboriginals of the area, the Darkinjung tribe. The words reputedly mean "deep water", referring to the deep tidal channel adjacent the town centre.

Get in[edit]

Woy Woy is on the main Northern railway line. Most services from Sydney Central via Strathfield, Epping, and Hornsby to Gosford and Newcastle stop at Woy Woy. Magnificent views of parts of the Hawkesbury River which are not accessible by road transport add to the enjoyment of the rail trip.

Get around[edit]


  • Peninsula Leisure Centre. Opened 29 October 2005


  • Annual oyster festival. Held mid November.
  • Spike Fest. An annual festival celebrating the life and works of comedian Spike Milligan [1].
  • Woy Woy was once renowned for its oysters. Nowadays, Woy Woy is a great place to relax on the weekend and kick-back like the locals. Traditional pubs and fish and chip shops are located conveniently next to the waterfront, as well as a TAB for a flutter.




The Bayview Hotel is located right near the water and can be seen on your approach, by train or car, from Gosford. It is a popular drinking hole for locals and is typical of many Australian pubs.


  • Watersedge Motel [2]

Get out[edit]

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