Discovered by George Bass on his voyage of coastal exploration on December 6, 1797, the local Aboriginals had for generations referred to it as Khanterintee. Under the right conditions, large waves en...
Nan Tien Temple

Nan Tien Temple

Wollongong

Located in a quiet, peaceful environment overlooking Mount Keira & Mount Kembla, Nan Tien Temple has become a popular Wollongong attraction for local and international tourists and also acts as an imp...
A rim of superb cliffs top the steep timbered ridges and rainforest gullies of Macquarie Pass National Park, a well preserved section of the Illawarra escarpment. Containing a diverse range of rare an...
The largest water theme park in New South Wales, Jamberoo Action Park is the ultimate destination to enjoy thrills, spills and heart racing action. Open each year from September through to April, Jamb...
This rare rainforest is a typical representative of the once extensive rainforests of the Illawarra region. A short walk from the lower falls is a reserve with kiosk and picnic facilities.
Originally built for quarry workers, restored whilst maintaining their original historic structure and charm.
Panoramic views south to Shellharbour, north to Wollongong Harbour and the offshore. Five Islands Bird Sanctuary and WWII fortifications.
Scene of one of the worst disaster in Australia's mining history. A moniment stands in the church grounds. The village has craft centres, galleries and many historical buildings.
The Cockatoo Run

The Cockatoo Run

Port Kembla

Railway from Port Kembla to Moss Vale which climbs the Illawarra escarpment, passing through magnificent rainforests and across rich green pastures.
The Australian MOTORLIFE Museum is dedicated to providing visitors with an insight into the history of motoring through its showcase of historic vehicles, memorabilia and their events held throughout ...
Minnamurra Rainforest is part of the 5700 hectare Budderoo National Park located 15 kilometres west of Kiama. Winner of 1993, 1994 and 1995 NSW Tourism Award for Excellence in Environmental Tourism, t...
Jamberoo Valley
The Jamberoo Valley is a magnificent area encompassing nature reserves and National Parks which are ideal for bushwalking and bird-watching. The town of Jamberoo itself is a small and charming village...
Water Enthusiasts

Water Enthusiasts

Shellharbour

Shellharbour is the heart of the Illawarra holiday playground. It is a haven of leisure and pleasure bounded by the Illawarra escarpment, Minnamurra River, Lake Illawarra and the Tasman Sea. Surfing, ...
Tourism Shellharbour
Built in 1872. The lighthouse Captain tells the story of Pilot William Edwards, who was drowned in Wollongong Harbour in 1867 while attempting to bring a vessel to safety during the fury of a gale. It...
One of the best known views along the coast and on weekends a popular spot for hang gliders, Bald Hill was the site of aeronautical pioneer Lawrence Hargrave's first attempts at flight.
Historical Museum
Housed in the post office building and features many pioneering items.