Shoalhaven

Area

The Shoalhaven area encompasses the coast, fertile plains, rugged mountain escarpment and panoramic views of the eastern seaboard.

Located approximately 200 kilometres south of Sydney, Shoalhaven has over 300,000 hectares of National Parks and State Forests.

There are rivers, coastal lakes, estuaries and many miles of navigable waterways. Holidaymakers seeking to recharge the batteries can choose almost any holiday style, from relaxation to adventure.

The main centre of Shoalhaven is Nowra, which offers a range of shops and businesses. Jervis Bay is a magnificent waterway offering swimming, diving, water skiing and sailing. It is home to four pods (families) of dolphins that love to frolic and show off to visitors.

Quick Facts

The Shoalhaven area is a local government area (LGA) in New South Wales. This area is home to 138 locations and/or suburbs which you can explore in more detail by selecting from the list  below. The Shoalhaven area is located approximately kms from the capital Sydney.

If you are planning a visit to this area we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one ofthe buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know the area and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.

Shoalhaven

Area City
Bomaderry Creek Bushwalk

Bomaderry

Urban CBD

Population: 6661 | Shoalhaven

Bomaderry is on the northern side of the Shoalhaven River, four kilometres from Nowra. It takes...

Nowra Bridge and Wharf Road Restaurant

Nowra

Urban CBD

Population: 9193 | Shoalhaven

It was only after drastic floods in the nearby township of Terara in 1870 that Nowra...

Basin View

Basin View

Urban

Population: 1554 | Shoalhaven

Basin View is on the Northern shores of St Georges Basin, a place known for its...

Bawley Beach

Bawley Point

Urban

Population: 698 | Shoalhaven

Bawley Point, between Meroo and Murramarang National Parks, is a great destination for bushwalks. Bawley Beach...

Berrara Beach South Coast Shoalhaven

Berrara

Urban

Population: 297 | Shoalhaven

Berrara, an Aboriginal word meaning 'snapper', is a small village south of Cudmirrah. It is minutes...

Berry

Berry

Urban

Population: 2667 | Shoalhaven

With its historic buildings and leafy surrounds, Berry is a delightful village to visit year-round. In...

Bream Beach

Urban

Population: 13 | Shoalhaven

Callala Beach

Urban

Population: 803 | Shoalhaven

Cambewarra Estate

Cambewarra Village

Urban

Population: 1189 | Shoalhaven

Cambewarra is a small town at the foot of Cambewarra Mountain. The township has a general...

Conjola Park

Urban

Population: 340 | Shoalhaven

Cudmirrah Beach

Cudmirrah

Urban

Population: 275 | Shoalhaven

The surfing in Cudmirrah, a sleepy coastal town south of Sussex Inlet, is some of the...

Tilbury Cove Culburra

Culburra Beach

Urban

Population: 2874 | Shoalhaven

With terrific swimming, surfing and fishing, you'll discover your own beachside heaven at Culburra. Culburra Beach,...

Cunjurong Point

Cunjurong Point

Urban

Population: 74 | Shoalhaven

Cunjurong Point is a sleepy coastal town situated at the point where Conjola Lake flows into...

Honeysuckle Bay Currarong

Currarong

Urban

Population: 452 | Shoalhaven

This sleepy little village sits at the northern edge of the dramatic Beecroft Peninsula, known for...

Erowal Bay

Erowal Bay

Urban

Population: 623 | Shoalhaven

Erowal Bay, on St Georges Basin, is ideally situated for day trips to Booderee National Park...

Fishermans Paradise

Urban

Population: 477 | Shoalhaven

Greenwell Point Fishing

Greenwell Point

Urban

Population: 1209 | Shoalhaven

Greenwell Point is a fishing village 15 kilometres east of Nowra on the estuary of the...

Huskisson

Huskisson

Urban

Population: 786 | Shoalhaven

Wrapped around the vast blue playground of Jervis Bay Marine Park, Huskisson is a natural magnet...

Hampden Bridge

Kangaroo Valley

Urban

Population: 879 | Shoalhaven

The charming and dramatic Kangaroo Valley is nestled between Cambewarra and the Barrengary Mountains. Remnants of...

Kings Point

Kings Point

Urban

Population: 553 | Shoalhaven

Kings Point is a small village just south of Ulladulla on Burrill Lake. The area is...

Kioloa Beach

Kioloa

Urban

Population: 257 | Shoalhaven

Kioloa is a small coastal village near Pretty Beach and Merry Beach. It has two caravan...

Lake Conjola

Lake Conjola

Urban

Population: 437 | Shoalhaven

Lake Conjola and its expansive waterways are ideal for fishing, swimming, boating and, in the warmer...

Manyana Beach

Manyana

Urban

Population: 521 | Shoalhaven

Whether it is a romantic getaway, a relaxing weekend away or a fun-filled holiday with the...

Milton Township

Milton

Urban

Population: 1663 | Shoalhaven

Set in lush farmland, Milton is a delightful heritage town famous for delicious food (including hatted...

Myola

Urban

Population: 107 | Shoalhaven

Old Erowal Bay

Urban

Population: 1038 | Shoalhaven

Orient Point Bakehouse

Orient Point

Urban

Population: 611 | Shoalhaven

Orient Point is 22 kilometres south-east of the town of Nowra. The town has two boat...

Palm Beach Sanctuary Point

Sanctuary Point

Urban

Population: 7225 | Shoalhaven

Sanctuary Point is a great base for exploring the vast waterways of St Georges Basin. It...

Shoalhaven Heads

Shoalhaven Heads

Urban

Population: 3059 | Shoalhaven

The tranquil beach resort town of Shoalhaven Heads is in an idyllic location where the Shoalhaven...

St George's Basin Jetty

St Georges Basin

Urban

Population: 2913 | Shoalhaven

St Georges Basin is a large but shallow lagoon 27 kilometres south of Nowra. The towns...

Sussex Inlet

Sussex Inlet

Urban

Population: 3575 | Shoalhaven

The largest village on St Georges Basin, Sussex Inlet is built around a system of tidal...

Swanhaven

Urban

Population: 193 | Shoalhaven

Tomerong School of Arts

Tomerong

Urban

Population: 1065 | Shoalhaven

Tomerong is located west of Jervis Bay, and 20 kilometres south of Nowra. The small town...

Ulladulla Harbour

Ulladulla

Urban

Population: 6615 | Shoalhaven

A popular and picturesque South Coast holiday destination, Ulladulla is renowned for its harbour and seafood....

Vincentia

Vincentia

Urban

Population: 3290 | Shoalhaven

Stay at Vincentia and you'll have access to Jervis Bay and its famous natural attractions -...

Woollamia, Shoalhaven NSW.

Woollamia

Urban

Population: 560 | Shoalhaven

Woollamia is situated between the Princes Highway and Jervis Bay and is a nice quiet location,...

Wrights Beach

Urban

Population: 132 | Shoalhaven

Crookhaven Heads

Crookhaven Heads

Place Of Interest

Shoalhaven

Crookhaven Heads is a coastal village only a few kilometres from Culburra Beach. It is here...

Wairo Beach

Wairo Beach

Place Of Interest

Shoalhaven

Wairo is a five kilometre long beach in the Shoalhaven which stretches from Lagoon Head in...

Bangalee

Suburb

Population: 657 | Shoalhaven

Burrill Lake

Suburb

Population: 1465 | Shoalhaven

Dolphin Point

Dolphin Point

Suburb

Population: 204 | Shoalhaven

Dolphin Point is a small village on the south coast of New South Wales just south...

Mollymook Beach

Mollymook

Suburb

Population: 1083 | Shoalhaven

Mollymook is a seaside settlement dating back to the 1850s and named after the Mollymawk, a...

Mollymook Beach

Suburb

Population: 2447 | Shoalhaven

South Narrawallee

Narrawallee

Suburb

Population: 1241 | Shoalhaven

Just north of Mollymook, Narrawallee's beaches are great for surfing, swimming and boating activities, with a...

North Nowra

North Nowra

Suburb

Population: 5794 | Shoalhaven

North Nowra has lovely, well-graded bushwalks. The Grotto Walk overlooks Nowra Golf Course and descends the...

South Nowra

Suburb

Population: 1928 | Shoalhaven

West Nowra

Suburb

Population: 1406 | Shoalhaven

Worrigee

Worrigee

Suburb

Population: 5068 | Shoalhaven

Worrigee is a suburb situated to the east of South Nowra. On Greenwell Point Road you'll...

Back Forest

Rural

Population: 84 | Shoalhaven

Bamarang

Rural

Population: 29 | Shoalhaven

Barrengarry

Rural

Population: 200 | Shoalhaven

Barringella

Rural

Population: 31 | Shoalhaven

Beaumont

Rural

Population: 125 | Shoalhaven

Beecroft Peninsula

Rural

Shoalhaven

Bellawongarah

Rural

Population: 127 | Shoalhaven

Red Head Bendalong

Bendalong

Rural

Population: 95 | Shoalhaven

Bendalong is a small coastal village just north of Manyana on the New South Wales South...

Berringer Lake

Rural

Population: 26 | Shoalhaven

Berry Mountain

Rural

Population: 28 | Shoalhaven

Bewong

Rural

Population: 83 | Shoalhaven

Jennings Lane Bolong Silos

Bolong

Rural

Population: 104 | Shoalhaven

Bolong, an Aboriginal word meaning 'bullock', is a dairy farming community on the north side of...

Boolijah

Rural

Shoalhaven

Brogers Creek

Rural

Population: 39 | Shoalhaven

Brooman

Rural

Population: 21 | Shoalhaven

Broughton

Rural

Population: 87 | Shoalhaven

Broughton Vale

Broughton Vale

Rural

Population: 165 | Shoalhaven

Broughton Vale, just off Woodhill Mountain Road, is five minutes drive from Berry, its nearest township....

Browns Mountain

Rural

Population: 21 | Shoalhaven

Brundee

Rural

Population: 47 | Shoalhaven

Buangla

Rural

Shoalhaven

Budgong

Rural

Population: 68 | Shoalhaven

Bulee

Rural

Shoalhaven

Bundewallah

Rural

Population: 48 | Shoalhaven

Burrier

Burrier

Rural

Population: 44 | Shoalhaven

Burrier is on the southern side of the Shoalhaven River, about 30 kilometres from Nowra. It...

Callala Bay

Callala Bay

Rural

Population: 2196 | Shoalhaven

Callala Bay, on the shores of Jervis Bay, is a quaint little coastal village known for...

West Cambewarra, Shoalhaven.

Cambewarra

Rural

Population: 238 | Shoalhaven

West Cambewarra offers picturesque views of the Shoalhaven River. You can also find West Cambewarra's Cemetery...

Cockwhy

Rural

Population: 17 | Shoalhaven

Comberton

Rural

Population: 31 | Shoalhaven

Comerong Island

Rural

Population: 12 | Shoalhaven

Conjola

Rural

Population: 148 | Shoalhaven

Coolangatta Mountain Winery

Coolangatta

Rural

Population: 329 | Shoalhaven

Coolangatta, founded by explorer Alexander Berry in 1822, was the original settlement in the Shoalhaven area....

Coolumburra

Rural

Shoalhaven

Croobyar

Rural

Population: 155 | Shoalhaven

Currowan

Rural

Population: 53 | Shoalhaven

Depot Beach

Rural

Population: 21 | Shoalhaven

North Durras Beach

Durras North

Rural

Population: 27 | Shoalhaven

North Durras is a haven for water lovers. Situated in Murramarang National Park, it offers swimming,...

East Lynne

Rural

Population: 95 | Shoalhaven

Endrick

Rural

Shoalhaven

Ettrema

Rural

Shoalhaven

Falls Creek

Falls Creek

Rural

Population: 935 | Shoalhaven

Falls Creek is situated on the Princes Highway at the Jervis Bay turn off. Falls Creek...

Far Meadow

Rural

Population: 215 | Shoalhaven

Hyams Beach

Rural

Population: 112 | Shoalhaven

Illaroo

Rural

Population: 34 | Shoalhaven

Jaspers Brush

Rural

Population: 359 | Shoalhaven

Jerrawangala

Rural

Population: 70 | Shoalhaven

Kinghorne

Rural

Shoalhaven

Lake Tabourie

Rural

Population: 651 | Shoalhaven

Little Forest

Rural

Population: 161 | Shoalhaven

Longreach

Rural

Population: 64 | Shoalhaven

Mayfield (Shoalhaven)

Rural

Population: 37 | Shoalhaven

Meroo Meadow

Rural

Population: 472 | Shoalhaven

Mogood

Rural

Population: 23 | Shoalhaven

Mondayong

Rural

Shoalhaven

Moollattoo

Rural

Shoalhaven

Morton

Rural

Population: 217 | Shoalhaven

Mount Kingiman

Rural

Population: 8 | Shoalhaven

Mundamia

Rural

Population: 70 | Shoalhaven

Nowra Hill

Rural

Population: 2095 | Shoalhaven

Numbaa

Numbaa

Rural

Population: 111 | Shoalhaven

Numbaa is situated on Comerong Island Road, a few kilometres southeast of Nowra. There is no...

Parma

Rural

Population: 169 | Shoalhaven

Pebbly Beach

Rural

Population: 3 | Shoalhaven

Pointer Mountain

Rural

Population: 9 | Shoalhaven

Porters Creek

Rural

Shoalhaven

Pretty Beach

Pretty Beach (Shoalhaven)

Rural

Shoalhaven

Situated at the northern entrance to Murramarang National Park, Pretty Beach is a peaceful, natural setting...

Pyree

Pyree

Rural

Population: 101 | Shoalhaven

About nine kilometres south-east of Nowra and six kilometres from Greenwell Point is Pyree, a farming...

Quiera

Rural

Shoalhaven

Red Rocks

Rural

Population: 6 | Shoalhaven

Sassafras

Rural

Population: 31 | Shoalhaven

St George

Rural

Shoalhaven

Tallowal

Rural

Shoalhaven

Tapitallee

Tapitallee

Rural

Population: 612 | Shoalhaven

Tapitallee is a rural area, 15 kilometres north-west of Nowra.Bangalee Nature Reserve, located on the shores...

Terara Music Festival

Terara

Rural

Population: 234 | Shoalhaven

Terara is situated on the south banks of the Shoalhaven River, three kilometres east of Nowra....

Termeil

Termeil

Rural

Population: 252 | Shoalhaven

Termeil town centre is a fuel stop located on the Princes Highway about halfway between Ulladulla...

Tianjara

Rural

Shoalhaven

Tolwong

Rural

Shoalhaven

Touga

Rural

Shoalhaven

Tullarwalla

Rural

Shoalhaven

Twelve Mile Peg

Rural

Shoalhaven

Upper Kangaroo River

Rural

Population: 122 | Shoalhaven

Wandandian

Wandandian

Rural

Population: 326 | Shoalhaven

Like much of this area of the South Coast, Wandandian was historically a timber-milling town. One...

Watersleigh

Rural

Population: 24 | Shoalhaven

Wattamolla

Rural

Population: 61 | Shoalhaven

Wollumboola

Rural

Population: 28 | Shoalhaven

Woodburn (Shoalhaven)

Rural

Population: 54 | Shoalhaven

Countryside in Woodhill

Woodhill

Rural

Population: 72 | Shoalhaven

Woodhill is a beautiful rural area in the mountains between historic Berry and Kangaroo Valley. If...

Woodstock (Shoalhaven)

Rural

Population: 253 | Shoalhaven

Worrowing Heights

Rural

Population: 506 | Shoalhaven

Yadboro

Rural

Population: 8 | Shoalhaven

Yalwal

Rural

Shoalhaven

Yatte Yattah

Rural

Population: 180 | Shoalhaven

Yerriyong

Rural

Population: 25 | Shoalhaven