Schoolies Terrigal

terrigal-schoolies-1Thanks to its convenient location, only 90 minutes drive from Sydney, Schoolies Terrigal is described as the best Schoolies location within 700km. Terrigal has two of the best beaches on the coast and a great atmosphere for school leavers. The Schoolies accommodation is centrally located near Avoca Beach and provides fun-filled parties and events.

Sure Thing Schoolies is the official schoolies provider of accommodation and events in Terrigal so make sure you book direct to ensure you get all the Schoolies inclusions. For those under 18, there’s a huge advantage of staying at the official Schoolies accommodation, as you can soak up the party vibe in and around the resort. For those over 18, enjoy the vibe at the resort and get access to some of the local nightclubs that will be putting on an epic party over Schoolies week.

terrigal-schoolies-2Things to do at Schoolies Terrigal:

  • Included in the Schoolies package is your choice of 10-pin bowling or ice skating.
  • Learn how to surf at the nearby beaches
  • Go out on a fishing charter with your mates
  • Unwind by the resort’s swimming pool


Schoolies Events in Terrigal

During the day, the Sure Thing Schoolies package gives you access to one fun-filled activity of Ten Pin Bowling or Disco Ice Skating. At night, hit the clubs, the resort or the beach for some insane parties.

Terrigal is a popular NSW Schoolies destination 90 minutes drive from Sydney
Terrigal Schoolies map

Schoolies 2022
Week One: 21 Nov – 28 Nov 2022
Week Two: 30 Nov – 7 Dec 2022

Schoolies 2023
Week One: 20 Nov – 27 Nov 2023
Week Two: 29 Nov – 6 Dec 2023

Schoolies aged 16 to 18 who are completing year 12 on the year of travel may attend. If you have left school early (eg Year 10) for work or TAFE and you are in this age group then you may also attend. The Schoolies accommodation and activities are accessible to all Schoolies 18+ as well as under 18.

The most common way to get to Terrigal is to drive (90 minutes from Sydney) and there is parking available at the accommodation, however public transport is also available.

There is an Official Sure Thing Schoolies party for each Schoolies week in Terrigal – This is for under 18s and well as those who are 18, all Sure Thing Schoolies can access this. Schoolies can get access into the bars if they are 18. Otherwise, there is a great Schoolies vibe at the Schoolies accommodation that can be enjoyed every evening for all Schoolies regardless of age. Staying at the Schoolies accommodation is a huge advantage for those who are under 18 as it gives you a venue to enjoy and celebrate your Schoolies week.

Free for Schoolies:

  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis
  • BBQ Area
  • Choice of Ten Pin Bowling or Disco Ice Skating

Premium Activities

(Costs involved)

  • Movies
  • Surf Board Hire and Lessons
  • Fishing Charters
  • Scuba Diving
  • Microlight Adventures
For Schoolies images click:

Official Terrigal Schoolies Video

Measures are in place to make it as safe as possible for Schoolies. Sure Thing Schoolies has a 100% Safety record in all 14 years that it has been running Schoolies events. Terrigal/Avoca is considered to be one of the safest Schoolies destinations. There is also staff on site at the Schoolies accommodation at all times. Part of enjoying Schoolies celebrations is staying safe and healthy.

Stage 1
Upon payment of deposit, group members must register on an online form:

  • Full name as per I.D. or passport
  • Mobile number
  • Personal email address

Stage 2
On 10th of August of the year of travel, group members must register on an online form:

  • Address
  • Home Number
  • Date of Birth
  • High School Name and Suburb
  • Portrait photo

Check-in vouchers are sent by email approximately 28 days before departure.

Travel insurance can be purchased through Sure Thing Schoolies at a discounted rate. Travel insurance documentation and payment will have to be finalised and confirmed before it applies. Contact for Schoolies travel insurance details.

Payments are non-refundable. Changes are allowed in certain circumstances, see terms and conditions for details

Yes. We understand that you want Freedom at Schoolies. You have the freedom to explore the beautiful Central Coast, however, the location of the Schoolies accommodation is the centre of the Schoolies action. You can go shopping, do tours and activities as you wish.

Absolutely. This is a must to ensure you that have no problems at check-in. It will also ensure you are at a “Verified” schoolies resort – these hotels must meet guidelines of safety, prime location, good rooms, schoolies-friendly staff, and it also ensures that you don’t miss out on the genuine schoolies experience. Avoca Beach Hotel & Resort is a verified Schoolies resort and the official accommodation for Central Coast Schoolies.

Hundreds, and growing. New bookings are made daily.

No. There is no way to get access to the Schoolies party or Schoolies activities or the Schoolies resort unless you are booked in and registered as a Schoolie at the Official Schoolies Resort. Sure Thing Schoolies runs the Schoolies party and Schoolies activities specifically for Sure Thing Schoolies. Those booked elsewhere will not be able to take any part in Schoolies celebrations.

The name of the resort is Avoca Beach Hotel and resort. This is the headquarters for Schoolies and is the only Schoolies accommodation in the Central Coast. If you are heading to the Central Coast for schoolies week – this is the place to be.

No, there is no schoolies Curfew. Sure Thing Schoolies runs safe and professional schoolies events and NEVER enforces a curfew or lock-out, and NEVER leashes you to the hotel grounds.

Enjoy the amazing food available at Terrigal and Avoca Beach. The food includes all the normal stuff you would expect such as Pizza, Chicken, Steak, Pasta, Fish and Chips, Wedges, Seafood, Burgers, Fresh Fruit. There are also cafes, restaurants and a supermarket close by. There is a full kitchen in each Villa and Terrace at the Schoolies accommodation as well as a resort BBQ if you feel like preparing your own food.

Yes. There are so many food outlets available that you are very likely to find multiple options for your dietary requirements.

Being in NSW, Terrigal is in the UTC +10 time zone (AEDT)

Yes, there is one parking spot for each villa and terrace. There is also a resort parking area at the front if you have an additional car.

This is the highest level of accreditation available to Australian Travel Agents and Tour Operators. Only the best of the best have this qualification. Sure Thing Schoolies is honoured to have ATAS accreditation. Sure Thing is the only Schoolies company that is ATAS accredited – ensuring you reliability, credibility, professionalism and an absolutely awesome Schoolies week.

Yes, there are ATMs available within walking distance.

Yes, Avoca Beach Hotel and Resort is rated as the Number 1 Schoolies accommodation. This is due to the great location as well as the Schoolies vibe and those who are on-site to help.

Just like the hottest concert tickets… The schoolies hotel rooms get snapped up nice and early, the earlier you book, the better it is for you. To get things rolling, contact and let them know how many people are in your group. From there, they will send you an itinerary of the best available rooms and will give you details on how you can make them yours!

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