The South Coast is a holiday maker's paradise. With everything from magnificent surf beaches, to cosmopolitan villages, to magnificent unspoiled parks and reserves, there is something for every taste.
Below is a list of some special South Coast NSW holiday locations that we recommend.
Kiama acts as a gateway between the Illawarra and the Shoalhaven and the start to the south coast. Only 90 minutes from Sydney and close to only 2 hours drive from Canberra Kiama is perfectly situated between country and city, land and surf, making it the ideal town for the day tripper.
Gerroa is a laid back holiday town at the northern end of the long and peaceful Seven Mile Beach. Located 130km south of Sydney (about 2hrs), the village was once a popular retreat for various religious orders. Some of the land in the area is still owned by churches although since the property boom after 2000, many houses and much land was snapped up by seachangers and wealthy retirees.
Gerringong is located around 90 minutes south of Sydney and 2 hours from Canberra.
In addition to stunning Gerringong accommodation, you will find some of the best cafes and restaurants in the area, with exceptional clothes shops and homewares.
Jamberoo Valley is famous for its tall cabbage tree palms, rolling green hills dotted with black and white dairy cows and beautiful historic buildings dating back to the 1820s when the area was settled. Jamberoo Village itself is a delightful step back into a quiet rural country town. It has a wonderful pub, a large oval and public swimming pool and a number of delightful cafes.
Situated on the Princes Highway between Wollongong and Nowra, Berry is only 2 hours south of Sydney and around 2.5 hours from Canberra.
Established initially as a logging town for the local cedar industry, Berry was founded in 1822 by pioneer Alexander Berry, who was granted 10,000 acres and 100 convicts to construct the settlement– due to its age, the town boasts home to numerous historic houses and buildings, many of which are listed with the National lands Trust...
Kangaroo Valley accommodation is absolutely amazing, and the area has so much to offer. This area is so beautiful, the National Trust classified the town of Kangaroo Valley in 1977 and of course, this doesn't mean that Kangaroo Valley accommodation is hard to come by. The Hampden Suspension Bridge with its remarkable castellated sandstone towers which look like the turrets of a medieval castle was built in 1898. It is reputedly the oldest surviving suspension bridge and the third largest in NSW.
Jervis Bay is an ideal holiday destination for singles, couples and all the family. We have a number of Jervis Bay accommodation options. Jervis Bay is set in a stunning national park and has an ocean climate that is unique.
Hyams Beach on Jervis Bay is reputed to have the whitest sand in the world! This spectacular bay is lined with coast villages Callala Bay, Callala Beach, Myola, Huskisson, Vincentia and Hymas Beach. Booderee National Park (part of Jervis Bay Territory) which lies on the southern curve of the bay, is one of the state's most visited parks. It is also home to the Royal Australian Naval College, HMAS Cresswell.