Shoalhaven Visitor Information
Shoalhaven, NSW, Australia
Shoalhaven is a beautiful coastal region located in the South Coast of New South Wales, Australia. With its crystal-clear waters, sandy beaches, lush rainforests, mountains, and impressive national parks, Shoalhaven has something for everyone from picturesque coastal towns, family-friendly beaches to vibrant communities, exciting adventures, and cultural experiences.
Where to Stay
Shoalhaven is home to a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets and tastes, from luxurious resorts to cosy bed and breakfasts or camping sites. Some of the popular choices include:
- The Sebel Harbourside Kiama
- The Cove Jervis Bay
- Dolphin Sands Bed & Breakfast
- Bendalong Point Holiday Park
- Merry Beach Caravan Resort
What to Do
There are plenty of activities to enjoy in Shoalhaven, whether you are an adventure seeker, nature lover, or a culture fanatic. Some of the top things to do include:
- Explore the pristine beaches in Jervis Bay, such as Hyams Beach (the whitest sand in the world), Callala Beach and Greenpatch Beach
- Go hiking, birdwatching, or camping in the Morton National Park, the Budderoo National Park or The Castle.
- Take a dip in Coolangatta Estate's saltwater pool or sample wines at its award-winning vineyard.
- Visit the charming coastal towns of Kiama, Nowra, Berry, and Huskisson to taste delicious local produce and indulge in boutique shopping.
- Discover the rich maritime history of the area at the Fleet Air Arm Museum or Jervis Bay Maritime Museum.
- Get an adrenaline rush by surfing, kayaking, fishing or diving in the crystal-clear waters of the region.
How to Get There
Shoalhaven is located approximately 2 hours south of Sydney and 2.5 hours from Canberra by car. There are also regular train services that operate from Sydney to Bomaderry, with bus services connecting the station to various parts of the region.
Whether it's a weekend getaway or a long vacation, Shoalhaven is a wonderful destination that offers natural beauty, exciting adventures, and unique experiences.