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Getting Here

The Entrance is centrally located between Sydney and Newcastle, approximately one hour’s drive from either city. You’ll find the Centre on the Corner of The Entrance Road and Dening Street, The Entrance.

If travelling by car, we have over 200 car parks, most shaded, which are free. Enter the car park from Taylor Street.

Red Bus Service operate regular services between The Entrance and Gosford, Tuggerah and Wyong train stations, also stopping at major shopping centres.

Should you require an accessible service please check timetables or contact their office on (02) 4332 8655 to ensure that one of their step-less entry buses is operating on the route you wish to use.

Sydney Trains travel to Gosford Station, Tuggerah Station and Wyong Station. All three stations have Red Bus Services which stop at Lakeside Shopping Centre. Simply visit the Transport NSW website to plan your trip, or call the transport hotline on 131 500.

If you need to make contact with one of the local stations directly call:

  • Gosford Station: (02) 4349 9260
  • Tuggerah Station: (02) 4352 1450
  • Wyong Station: (02) 4349 9259

Our Taxi Rank is located on Dening St, outside the Centre.

Central Coast Taxi Service operates throughout the Central Coast. Simply call 131 008 to book your transport.
Wheelchair accessible taxis are available upon request.

Lost & Found

Please see Centre Management or call 02 4333 5115 for any Lost and Found property.


Male, Female and Ambulant facilities are located down the corridor adjacent to National Hearing Care.

Parents Facilities

Parents facilities are located down the corridor adjacent to National Hearing Care. You’ll find change tables and feeding chairs.


Call to discuss your exciting new venture:

Jonathan Wilmot
Leasing Manager
M: 0438 300 815


Centre Trading Hours

Please refer to individual retailers for their trading hours on this website or contact them directly.

Core Trading Hours are listed at the bottom of this page.

Public Holidays

Please note Lakeside Shopping Centre is closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.

ANZAC Day the Centre will open from 1pm. Most other public holidays the Centre will be open from 10am to 4pm.

Please check with individual stores for their public holiday trading hours.

Justice of the Peace

Our JP Service is available every Friday from 9:30am to 12:30pm.* You’ll find the JP’s located near Hollywood Nails.

*Excludes Public Holidays