Coolangatta, founded by explorer Alexander Berry in 1822, was the original settlement in the Shoalhaven area. A ship called Coolangatta was wrecked off the coast of Queensland and gave its name to the Queensland Coolangatta. Shoalhaven’s Coolangatta is the original.

Coolangatta is situated near the mouth of the Shoalhaven River and the southern end of Seven Mile Beach. It is only one kilometre from Shoalhaven Heads.

Visit the historic Coolangatta Estate Winery, the largest winery in the Shoalhaven. It has lovely surrounds, three restaurants, a nine hole golf course and has accommodation for up to 120 people.

Quick Facts

Coolangatta is a small New South Wales Rural Location within the local government area of Shoalhaven, it is located approximately 118kms from the capital Sydney covering an area of 13.521 square kilometres. Coolangatta has a recorded population of 329 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.

If you are planning a visit to Coolangatta we’ve put together some of the things nearby that 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 of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Coolangatta and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.

Nearby Accommodation

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Terrara House

Terrara House

Terara, Shoalhaven

The Berry Inn Facade

The Berry Inn

Berry, Shoalhaven

Culburra Beach - Jumping Pillow

Holiday Haven Culburra Beach

Culburra Beach, Shoalhaven

Exterior at Night

Quest Nowra

Nowra, Shoalhaven

Resort pool and deck chairs under the canopy of a large Eucalypt tree

Bangalay Luxury Villas

, Shoalhaven

Cottage in garden setting

Waterfront Cottages

Greenwell Point, Shoalhaven