Attractions

Top Choice National Park in Jervis Bay

Booderee National Park

Occupying Jervis Bay’s southeastern spit, this sublime national park, jointly managed by the government and the local Indigenous community, offers good swimming, surfing and diving on both bay and ocean beaches. Muc…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Narooma

Montague Island (Baranguba)

Nine kilometres offshore from Narooma, this small, pest-free island is home to seabirds and fur seals. Little penguins nest here, especially from September to February, while seals (and offshore whales) are most num…
Top Choice National Park in Sapphire Coast

Ben Boyd National Park

Divided into two sections north and south of Eden is 10,485-hectare Ben Boyd National Park. Boyd was an entrepreneur who failed spectacularly in his efforts to build an empire around Eden in 1850. This park protects…
Top Choice Winery in Berry

Silos Estate

Beautifully set on a green hillside overlooking the pretty countryside between Berry and Nowra, this lovely winery is well worth a visit. It makes a range of tasty drops under two labels and also offers cheese and a…
Top Choice Beach in Wollongong Region

North Beach

Stretching north from the harbour, North Beach has breaks suitable for all visitors and is conveniently close to the city centre. It's the main centre of Wollongong beach action. For the most challenging waves head …
Top Choice Viewpoint in Kangaroo Valley

Cambewarra Lookout

Signposted off the Cambewarra Mountain between Kangaroo Valley and Nowra, this lookout offers a stupendous perspective over the winding Shoalhaven River and the alluvial agricultural lands far below, and right along…
Top Choice Beach in Gerringong & Gerroa

Seven Mile Beach

Backed by national park, this magnificent curved stretch of white-ish sand lives up to its name (and a bit more). It runs from Shoalhaven Heads in the south to Gerroa in the north, and can also be accessed via a ser…
National Park in South Coast NSW

Royal National Park

The 15,091-hectare Royal National Park was established in 1879, making it the oldest national park in the world after Yellowstone in the USA. Stretching inland from 32km of beautiful coast, it encompasses pockets of…
Winery in Nowra

Coolangatta Estate

On the north side of the estuary, 13km east of Bomaderry and just before Shoalhaven Heads, is this atmospheric and historic winery on an estate first established in 1822. There's cellar door tasting of its praisewor…
Nature Reserve in Kiama & Around

Minnamurra Rainforest Centre

On the eastern edge of Budderoo National Park, 15km inland from Kiama, this is a surprisingly lush subtropical rainforest. A 2.6km loop walk transits through the rainforest following a cascading stream. Look out for…