Kiama and Shellharbour
Whether you need to unwind, unplug or unleash, the Kiama area has everything you need for an unspoilt and unforgettable experience. Visit one of many spectacular beaches including Surf beach, popular for both surfing and swimming or for something more sheltered from the winds and swell, visit Easts beach (perfect for the kids!).
Love waterfalls? Situated in Budderoo National Park is Falls Walk – a 4.2km return track through Minnamurra Rainforest, where a stunning picturesque waterfall awaits. You can also enjoy panoramic views from one or more of the regions breathtaking lookouts including Kingsford Smith Lookout, Saddleback Mountain Lookout and Mt Pleasant Lookout.
Botanically blessed, the Kiama region has a unique forest landscape home to an abundance of animals on display toward the coastal playground, with pelicans, stingrays and migrating whales between May and November. Don’t forget to visit the iconic blowhole and Kiama Lighthouse and grab a bit at one of many delicious eateries, including Blue Swimmer, Silica Restaurant and Hungry Monkey.
Whether you’re a foodie, an art lover, surfer or a motoring enthusiast that loves winding country roads, Kiama, Gerringong, Gerroa, Jamberoo and Minnamurra all have something to offer. Explore one of Australia’s most scenic coast lines, the Kiama Coast Walk, which stretches from the mouth of the Minnamurra River South, through Kiama, to Gerringong’s Werri Beach.
The Kiama area has the perfect mix of experiences, accommodation and venues to suit every kind of getaway whether it be a family adventure, a chilled hideaway or romantic rendezvous.
For more information on the Kiama Region visit Destination Kiama’s website.
Picturesque Shellharbour is located between the pristine ocean and the majestic Illawarra escarpment, and conveniently located only a short drive from the Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures.
The choices for fun and relaxation in Shellharbour are only limited by your imagination and energy. With countless water activities including snorkelling at Bushranger’s Bay or surfing at Killalea Reserve. You will also love bushwalking to the cascades waterfall in Macquarie Pass National Pass or sitting inside the cockpit of the F-111 or walking on the wing of a Qantas 747 at the HARS Aviation museum, an experience not to be missed.
Indulge in our award winning restaurants and cafes or pamper yourself with a beauty treatment or massage, or take in some retail therapy, the choices are endless.
Shellharbour has a variety of accommodation options, everything from motels and resorts to holiday parks and cabins, holiday houses and units or camping. There is a property for every style and budget. For information on Shellharbour visit their website www.visitshellharbour.com.au