AAA2016 Logistics, Accommodation and Guides

Want to know where the conference is being held? Want to know how to get there? Want to know about your accommodation options when you get there? Want to guides on what to do at the conference? The information on the following pages will help you plan your visit to Terrigal as well as guide you during the conference.



The conference, all social functions and will be held at the Crowne Plaza Terrigal, Pinetree Lane, Terrigal, NSW, 2260.

With refreshing ocean views, Crowne Plaza Terrigal is nestled in the heart of Terrigal Village and only seconds away from multiple restaurants, entertainment venues, boutique shops and of course, the beach.

Crowne Plaza Terrigal is approx. 100kms from both Sydney and Newcastle Airports and 12kms from Gosford Train Station.

Click here for location map and for interactive directions.


We have negotiated a favourable accommodation room rate of $190.00 per room per night for conference delegates at the Crowne Plaza Terrigal. We encourage delegates to stay at the venue. The discounted rate must be booked during the registration process. Rate includes complimentary in-room wifi (subject to delegates signing up to complimentary IHG Rewards Club). Buffet breakfast is available for $20.00 per person per day, charged on consumption.

Accommodation will be charged in full within your accommodation booking, a separate tax invoice will be provided.


Crowne Plaza Terrigal
Resort Room

$190.00 per room per night
$20.00 on consumption
$20.00 per day on consumption

Terrigal Sails Serviced Apartments
Studio King Room

$145.00 per room per night (Sunday – Thursday)
$230.00 per room per night (Friday night)
Continental Breakfast:
Distance from venue:
450m (6 minute walk)


Cancellation Policies

Crowne Plaza Terrigal

Cancellations within 30 days prior to arrival will be charged 100% of the value of the accommodation booking as a cancellation fee. 

No shows will be charged 100% of the full booking.

Terrigal Sails Serviced Apartments

Cancellations within 72 hours will be charged 100% of the value of the accommodation booking as a cancellation fee. 

No shows will be charged 100% of the full booking.

Refund Processing

A refund processing fee of $25.00 plus GST is payable for all credit card refunds requested and processed by Conference Online.

Alternate Accommodation Options

Please click here to view more accommodation options in the Terrigal Area. Please contact venue directly for prices and availability.

Travel Advice

AAA2016 Travel Advice

Getting to Terrigal

By Road

Head north out of Sydney on the A1 Pacific Highway, then get onto the M1 Pacific Motorway (locally known as the F3 Freeway) at Wahroonga.
There are three key exits to access the Central Coast:

  • A49 Central Coast Highway – signs marked Gosford, Woy Woy, Terrigal
  • B47 Wyong Road – signs marked Wyong, Tuggerah, The Entrance, Yarramalong
  • B70 Sparks Rd – signs marked, Wyong, Warnervale, Wyee, Toukley

When travelling from Newcastle, follow either the M1 Pacific Motorway or A43 Pacific Highway south to reach the Central Coast.

Insider tip: The B83 Old Pacific Highway is a scenic alternative route from Sydney to the Central Coast, for those wanting a complete change of pace.

Click here to view a Google Map of the Central Coast region.

By Train

NSW TrainLink runs regular rail services to the Central Coast departing approximately every half-hour from Sydney and every hour from Newcastle, with travel time approx 1 hour and 30 minutes from each destination.
Call the NSW Transport Infoline on 131 500 for more information or click the link to the right for a current timetable.

By Ferry

Palm Beach Ferries operate daily services between Sydney (Palm Beach) and the Central Coast (Ettalong Beach).
Click here to visit the Palm Beach Ferry website, or call 02 9974 2411.

By Air

Newcastle Airport is located approx 115km, 1 hour 15 minutes drive from Gosford. Sydney Airport is located approx 85 km, 1 hour 20 minutes drive from Gosford.

Shuttle services are available to the Central Coast. Bookings are recommended.

Getting Around Terrigal

Public Transport

A network of buses connects the regions of the Central Coast with interchange hubs at Gosford, Wyong, Tuggerahand Woy Woy railway stations. Additional hubs are located at Erina Fair and Lake Haven Shopping Centres.

Full details of the Central Coast public bus and train network can be found at or by calling 131 500. 


The main railway stations at Woy Woy, Gosford and Wyong provide taxi hubs for the Central Coast along with the main shopping centres including Erina Fair and Westfield Tuggerah. For more information on taxi services or to book a taxi call 131 008.


Central Coast Ferries operates a local ferry service between Woy Woy and Empire Bay, via Saratoga and Davistown.

Additional information can be found at or by calling 0418 631 313.