Crowne Plaza Terrigal
Find spear-like grass trees and vibrant qualup bell pendants amid the native flora and fauna of Mount Penang Gardens, 30 minutes’ drive away. Stroll through its 12 tranquil microclimates and round off your visit with coffee and cake in the Waterfall Cafe. Try local liquors at St Fiacre Distillery, 5km from Crowne Plaza Terrigal. Its spirits are created in a unique distillation process from native botanicals, such as wild lime and aniseed myrtle. Firescreek Fruit Wines makes boutique flower and herb wines. Time your visit to see migrating humpback whales. They travel north to warm waters in June and July, and head south with their calves to the cool Antarctic in October and November. Boat trips depart from Ettalong Beach, 20km from your Terrigal hotel.