The Entrance Heritage Walk - Take stroll through history
For visitors who would like to find out more about the history
of The Entrance, there is now a Heritage Walk.
throughout the Town Centre you will be able to read all
about the history and its people.
Click here for sign
locations, map and information on each historical location
For the brochure of the Heritage Walk please click below
for the PDF format which you can then print and take with
you next time you visit.
History At A Glance
Did you know that the very first land grant made in the area
now known as The Entrance was in 1828 to Henry Holden?
This piece of land stretched from the Tuggerah Lake to where
Toowoon Bay Road is located. Henry named this area "Toowoon"
which is the Aboriginal meaning for the mating call of the
In 1854 this land was purchased by the Taylor family, who
renamed it "Tuggerah Beach".
The word Tuggerah is Aboriginal for "bleak and cold" which
is a reflection of the winter months. However come the warmer
months of spring and summer, families flock to the foreshore
for sunshine, swimming and summertime fun.
The Entrance From Past To Present
Alive with history and charm, The Entrance offers more than
just an ideal holiday destination.
You can now take a stroll of the Heritage Walk. Introduce
yourselves or family to local characters of the days gone by
and enjoy the old World photos.
Learn about the landscape, lifestyles and the larrikins
who helped create The Entrance which is renowned for its beauty
and relaxed atmosphere.
Allow 2 hours to complete this walking tour at a relaxed pace.
Click here for sign locations, map and information on each