Situated on the Central Coast of New South Wales, The Entrance is approximately 64 kilometres away from the capital city of Sydney. Tuggerah Beach, Pelican Point and Norah Head are some of the various landscapes and seascapes that surround the town of The Entrance. The vicinity of The Entrance also has neighbouring tourist spots, including Mini Golf at Mingara, which is the largest 18-hole mini golf course in New South Wales, and Tree Top Adventure Park, a company that was built in 1988 to provide treetop rope courses in Australia. The Entrance is also known for celebrating its yearly Mardi Gras Festival, which was named after the spirit of carnivals. To get to the residential district of The Entrance, the main transport services used are the Tuggerah train station and the Newcastle Airport. Vacationists who wish to stay in the area have hotel selections such as The Lakes Hotel, Oaks Waterfront Resort and El Lago Tourist Park.