You will discover uncrowded beaches, marine and national parks and the famous Kiama blowhole to the south of Sydney, which spouts 20 meters of seawater into the air. Take your pick from breathtaking beaches, meet a wildlife menagerie and enjoy a vast array of water sports. This and more await you on the unspoiled New South Wales South Coast, where you’ll find stunning beaches, breathtaking forests, excellent wine and food experiences, and charming waterside and hinterland communities.
It is quick to get over to the South Coast. A nice, relaxing road trip is one of the easiest ways to discover the South Coast with one of Australia’s most scenic driving roads being the Grand Pacific Highway, making it the ultimate road ride from Melbourne. You may also commute by train, with frequent service to the South Coast from Sydney’s Central Station. You will ride to Shellharbour, Moruya and Merimbula whether you’re flying from Melbourne or Brisbane.
This scenic railroad route provides the chance to stop in seaside towns such as Kiama, Bombo, Bomaderry, Austinmer, Thirroul and more. The South Coast is also reachable from Canberra, with the trip just over 2.5 hours to Mollymook and Kiama. The stunning landscape of the South Coast makes every time of year for the ideal day trip, weekend, or week long getaway.
In every season, the South Coast is breathtakingly beautiful. To coastal resorts like Kiama, Gerringong and Jervis Bay, summer holidays and school holidays are peak times. Villages like Kangaroo Valley and Berry are famous for romantic getaways on weekends, and the cooler months. Arrange to secure rooms in the South Coast during summer break well early.
Premium lodging on the South Coast ranges from boutique B&Bs, premium guesthouses and boutique hotels. In Kiama, uncover the hidden gem Terragong 1858 for those with an eye for elegance, a stunning and special three room B&B. TDesigned as a gentleman ‘s home in 1858, the lovingly restored Colonial Georgian house sits on 12 acres of prime gardens and grasslands in the heart of the scenic Jamberoo Valley on the New South Wales South Coast a quick hour long drive to the south of Sydney. Three elegant guest bedrooms are beautifully furnished, providing luxury accommodation for the ideal getaway.
There are lots of luxury vacation homes along the South Coast ideal for group vacations and retreats such as Soul of Gerringong. Soul of Gerringong is a new destination for those searching for a refreshing holiday. Go and enjoy their exclusive laid-back holiday accommodation, with private guest rooms at their Soul farmhouse, self-contained barn and cabana. If you are searching for five star hotels, check in at Bannisters by the Sea. This is a luxurious luxury hotel overlooking stunning Mollymook Beach on the South Coast, with a fantastic cliff top location. This beach retreat offers luxurious ocean side accommodation, fully approved award winning restaurant Rick Stein at Bannisters, a wet edge pool with pizza and drink bar and a revitalising day spa.
South Coast hotels are mainly a collection of exclusive and privately owned buildings, including The Berry Hotel with its historic ambience, providing inexpensive accommodation with 10 spacious pub-style rooms, communal amenities and a family apartment with four bedrooms and an indoor bathroom. The hotel has prize winning Australian food served in all three of the dining rooms.
You can also consider Sebel Harbourside Kiama, which provides a luxurious experience and a range of spacious apartments and hotel rooms situated inside landscaped gardens, and Mercure Gerringong Hotel, an elegant boutique hotel only five minutes from Werri Beach where you’ll feel totally comfortable and pampered, are ideal options for your South Coast retreat.
Caravans and camping are an inexpensive and enjoyable choice for families on the South Coast NSW. There are also plenty of seaside opportunities along the South Coast from Surf Beach Holiday Park main beach where the Pacific Ocean’s crystal blue waters surround you from sunrise to sunset. Fish, surf, enjoy the resort amenities, with possible options of powered tent, caravan sites, and luxurious cabins.
Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park is an award-winning vacation destination with stunning facilities and a variety of luxurious beachside accommodations. Experience cabins, surf shacks, safari tents, and en-suite sites. Gerroa’s only beachside holiday park is situated between the Pacific Ocean and the Crooked River on a spectacular and untouched strip of land. Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park provides all budgets top class services. Among all shops and bars, the park is the haven of water lovers offering such diverse activities as canoeing, hunting, and surfing.
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