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Jamberoo Action Park

Jamberoo Road, Jamberoo NSW 2533

Jamberoo is NSW's biggest fun park and there's a heap of fun and entertainment to be had. Think water thrills and spills, a massive wave pool, speed slides, rock jump, racing cars, the famous mountain toboggan…….and that's not even half of it.

The new ride'The Taipa is the park's new high thrill ride and not for the faint-hearted.
It's the first ride of its type in Australia - consisting of two giant slides that are totally in the dark! You will descend into a disorienting world of darkness with a terrifying ride of drops, twists and turns. You'll be bitten and back for more!
This world of fun for kids and kids-at-heart is only just over an hour south of Sydney and an easy day trip. The entry fee covers all rides, all day - it's all included. Bring your own food for a relaxed picnic in the beautiful scenic grounds - or choose from the wealth of tasty food outlets on site.
So bring your swimmers and the sunscreen and take on The Taipan, scream down The Toboggan and Hang Ten in the Wave Pool. Can you control the action in just one day?

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The Beach and Bush Gallery and Cafe

Kiama Lighthouse Rd, Kiama NSW 2533
The Beach and Bush Gallery and Cafe has superb views of the ocean. They are open seven days for breakfast, lunch and functions. The Beach and Bush Gallery and Cafe is located on Blowhole Point next to the Kiama Visitors Centre. Bring your
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NSW Air

Hangar 1, Illawarra Regional Airport, Airport Road, Albion Park Rail NSW 2527

NSW Air provides Scenic Joy Flights from Albion Park Regional airport. The Bridge to Beach flight flies north to the Seacliff Bridge taking in the beautiful coastal views and northern beaches before returning south via Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama and back to the airport. Flights can also be extended to fly north and over Sydney Harbour, taking in views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, or south down to the Shoalhaven via the coast and on to Jervis Bay. NSW Air fly seven days and can accommodate flights one to nine people at a time. They offer Trial Instructional Flights where the more adventurous can take the controls and fly. For more information please contact the operator or visit the website.

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Tongarra Bicentennial Museum

Russell Street, Albion Park NSW 2527

The Tongarra Bicentennial Museum was opened in 1988. The Museum collection includes artefacts significant to the history of Shellharbour, and those that tell stories about the people and places of past and present. It features pioneering and historical exhibits such as the Victorian Automatic Sock Knitting Machine and Handmade Patchwork Quilt; a large collection of early maps and panoramic photographs of the Shellharbour Local Government Area and a bronze bust of Caroline Chisholm, who is known as 'The Immigrants' Friend', who helped to settle families in Shellharbour in the 1840s.

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Jamberoo Golf Club

Allowie Street, Jamberoo NSW 2533

Jamberoo Golf Club is just 30 minutes south of Wollongong, nestled in the lush, green Jamberoo Valley and embraced by Hyam's Creek and the Minnamurra River. Not a long course at 4,842 metres, par 67, but to play well demands accuracy and strategy. With stunning rural, bush and mountain views, some 96 native bird species identified on course, friendly Eastern Water Dragons and other abundant wildlife, Jamberoo Golf Course is the natural place to play.

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JPD Surf - Stand Up Paddle

Reddall Reserve, Lake Illawarra NSW 2528

JPD Surf - Stand Up Paddle Boarding brings physical and mental wellbeing by getting outdoors in the fresh air, having fun, spending time with friends and family, and being active. They want to get as many people as possible out there discovering and enjoying both the sport and the beautiful coastline and waterways. JPD Surf is a fully accredited ASI Stand Up Paddle School, providing lessons and board hire. Lessons are by appointment only with the weather favouring morning sessions at Boat Harbour, Shellharbour Village; Little Lake, Elliot Park or Headland Parade at Barrack Point; Sailing Club, Deakin Reserve or The Boulevarde at Oak Flats. They are open seven days a week by appointment. Contact them to make a booking!

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Links Shell Cove Golf Course

Golf Drive, Shell Cove NSW 2529

“The Links Shell Cove is a unique and picturesque golf course located in the Illawarra region on the South Coast of NSW. Once referred to as the “Beast of the East” due to its challenging nature, The Links has transformed itself into a golf course known for its friendly, inviting atmosphere and is an enjoyable experience for golfers of all skill levels.

With four tee options choose from, the friendly golf operations staff will help you choose your own adventure to ensure you really do, “Love the Experience”.

The Links is unique in that it is not your usual 'Golf Club' - the golf course is in fact attached to a licensed hotel. The Links Hotel is a family friendly, modern and stylish establishment with sweeping views over the golf course. Golfers will also love the fully stocked golf shop with their friendly, professional staff.

 

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Illawarra Light Railway Museum

48A Tongarra Road, Albion Park Rail NSW 2527

New South Wales Tourism - The whole family will love cheering and waving from the steam or diesel train as it travels past the station and navigates its way through the quiet bushland setting in Albion Park. The museum has three rides to choose from being the main line, bay road or miniature rides that let the children experience a piece of Australia’s narrow gauge industrial railway history restored and in service, and also there is The Ken McCarthy Museum Building museum building to look at and the historic Yallah Station and the Former Otford Signal Box, these historical artefacts had been enjoyed at by their parents and grandparents alike. Food & Souvenirs are available in the tramway dining car, the grounds of the museum are a great place to escape to that trip back in time; the kids can play in the playground while the adults relax in the barbecue area. Train operating days when the Museum is in full operation including demonstrations are from 10am to 4pm are held on the second Sunday of each month, Sundays of Public Holiday weekends and the fourth Sunday of January. Donations are most welcome. Tickets for train rides can be purchased from the main platform station and donations are welcome, The Museum is on FaceBook and twitter and more information can be found at our web site www.ilrms.com.au or email us info@ilrms.com.au 

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Bonaira Native Gardens

Via Reid Street or Bonaira Reserve off Bonaira Street, Kiama NSW 2533

Bonaira Native Gardens feature established rainforest species. Explore the magical and peaceful oasis by foot or bike and pack a picnic lunch for the family. The walk takes 30 minutes and passes a moving monument dedicated to the Wodi Wodi people - the local Aboriginal tribe. An attraction the whole family will love!

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Macquarie Pass National Park

Illawarra Highway, Albion Park NSW 2527

Macquarie Pass National Park is part of the Illawarra escarpment south of Sydney and provides some magnificent scenery and displays untouched rainforest, covering 1,064 hectares. Visitors can view nature at its best, beautiful satin bowerbirds and lyre birds as well as swamp wallabies and wombats. It contains a diverse range of habitats and wildlife including several rare and threatened plant and animal species. The steep sandstone ridges and gullies are topped by cliffs, and the park supports heathland, woodland, tall open forest and significant rainforest areas. It is an excellent bushwalking and picnicking area, with spectacular scenery and waterfalls. Starting at the base of Macquarie Pass at the picnic area, you can walk to the Cascades Waterfall (two kilometres return).

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Southern Biplane Adventures

Illawarra Regional Airport, Hangar 3, 32Airport Road, Albion Park Rail NSW 2527

Southern Biplane Adventures is an exciting organisation that gives you the opportunity to create your ultimate aviation adventure. Based at Illawarra regional airport, Southern Biplane Adventures offers the premier biplane experience in the greater Sydney region. If you're after a scenic flight over Sydney's pristine south coast or have a desire for an adrenaline rushed aerobatic stunt flight, Southern Biplane Adventures is the right place to land!

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Bushrangers Bay Aquatic Reserve

Bass Point Reserve, Boollwarroo Parade, Shellharbour NSW 2529

Bushrangers Bay is an aquatic reserve located at the eastern end of Bass Point Reserve. The bay is well known as a top diving and snorkelling location due to its sheltered position. The bay is three hectares in size extending from the mean high water mark to the seabed on the outer boundary. As this is an aquatic reserve for plant and animal species, divers are requested to take care when touching soft corals as they break off easily. Within the reserve you cannot fish or destroy marine life. You are not permitted to collect dead or alive marine organisms, this includes empty shells. One of the most striking features within the reserve is a cliff shaped like an amphitheatre in 10 metres of water, the cliffs are six metres high with hundreds of small cavities which are home to sea urchins and tropical fish.

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Kiama Art Gallery

Cullen Drive, Kiama Downs NSW 2533

Kiama Art Gallery specialises in modern European and Australian art, and is open by appointment only. The Gallery collection has a range of beautiful original works and prints, lithographs, etchings, pochoirs and reproductions (both framed and unframed) by well known international, national and local artists, as well as ceramic and glass giftware. Kiama Art Gallery is a relaxed gallery, which presents art works from the early 20th century through to more contemporary styles. Visit their website for more information on their warm and welcoming gallery in Kiama, or contact Andrea Hope to make an appointment to view the works in her home based gallery. Andrea can also give advice and assistance on what's happening in the local art scene.

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Thai @ Kiama

1/55 Collins Street, Kiama NSW 2533

Thai @ Kiama serves beautiful freshly prepared meals full of great flavours. The restaurant is warmly welcoming with friendly staff. They are fully licensed (BYO wine) and are air conditioned. Located in the heart of Kiama, on Collins Street next to Kiama Leagues Club, Thai @ Kiama is the perfect location for your next lunch or dinner.

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Budderoo National Park

Jamberoo Pass Road, Jamberoo NSW 2533

Budderoo National Park is located on 7,120 hectares, five kilometres west of Jamberoo. The park is home to Minnamurra Rainforest Centre, a multi award winning tourism destination which allows you to explore the rainforests that once blanketed the Illawarra region. Boardwalks and paved tracks take you along the forest floor and up through a range of rainforest environments, on your way to the magical Minnamurra Falls. Up on the plateau above the rainforest, the park offers excellent walking tracks with views across sandstone heaths and woodlands and towards the Illawarra coast. The lookouts and picnic areas at Carrington Falls, where the Kangaroo River plunges over the escarpment, are well worth a visit. Carrington Falls has many lookouts and walking tracks which offer good views. Facilities within the park include a kiosk, picnic and barbecue areas, toilets and wheelchair access.

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Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS Aviation Museum)

Illawarra Regional Airport, Corner of Boomerang and Airport Roads, Albion Park Rail NSW 2527

*** The Museum is temporarily closed until October 2013 due to internal hangar works. *** Step back in time and immerse yourself in the life of Australia's aviation history and view some of the most amazing historic aircraft. The HARS staff are always keen to share their passion for historical aircraft and are on hand to answer any questions. They are sure to provide you with an insight into the glory days when these aircraft ruled the skies. On display at the hangar is the world famous "Connie" Lockhead Super Constellation, the airliner of the 1950s that conquered the world. Get close up and personal with two Neptune Bombers. Have your photo taken with "Felix" who proudly represents the Black Cat Catalina Squadron of the RAAF. Venture aboard the flying troops carriers of World War II, the C47 Dakota.

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Illawarra Golf Complex

71-91 Windang Road, Windang NSW 2528

Illawarra Golf Complex has a 30 bay golf driving range, five undercover, and an 18 hole outdoor putt putt with water features and obstacles. The fully stocked Pro Shop stocks all major brands including Ping, Callaway, Titleist, Taylormade, Srixon, Cleveland, Adidas and Footjoy. Two golf professionals are available for lessons and fully catered children's birthday parties and adult corporate days. Owned and operated by PGA Golf Professional, John Hufton.

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Cafe Parkview

82 Terralong Street, Kiama NSW 2533

Cafe Parkview an award winning cafe is conveniently situated in the main street of Kiama. Enjoy the light and gourmet meals by qualified chefs, homemade cakes and chocolates. This is a meeting spot for locals with the finest, smoothest coffee made by trained baristas. They have authentic Italian gelato and sorbets and their unique drink menu including chillers. A kids menu is also available.

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Barren Grounds Nature Reserve

Jamberoo Mountain Road, Jamberoo NSW 2533

Barren Grounds Nature Reserve is located on one of the most southerly plateaus of the Sydney Basin and has been a protected area for over 40 years. Surrounding the reserve is an escarpment of sandstone approximately 230-250 million years old which forms the bedrock. The reserve contains a wide variety of habitats including heath, woodland and tall forest. Excellent bushwalking gives walkers fantastic views of the Illawarra coastline and surrounding countryside. Picnic facilities are located here. Barren Grounds is home to a diverse array of wildlife including the threatened Ground Parrot, Eastern Bristlebird, the Long-nosed Potoroo and more than 500 species of plants. Located at the top of Jamberoo pass this 1750 hectare nature reserve is an established bird watcher's mecca. Walks include Griffiths Track, an eight kilometre walk through woodlands and heath. Cooks Nose Lookout is a six kilometre return walk. Trail brochure available at the Kiama Visitor's Centre.

Minnamurra Rainforest Centre

345 Minnamurra Falls Road, (off Jamberoo Mountain Road - Tourism Drive 9), Jamberoo NSW 2533

Minnamurra Rainforest Centre is a multi-award winning nature based destination, and is one of the best examples of subtropical and warm temperate rainforest that once covered vast areas of the Illawarra region.

This rainforest is situated in Budderoo National Park which is less than two hours drive south of Sydney, located 15 kilometres west of Kiama on the NSW South Coast.

The centre offers visitors the opportunity to experience the rainforest area via a network of raised walkways and paved tracks. The 'Loop Walk' is a 1.6 kilometre walk (45-minutes duration) which meanders through a diversity of rainforest types.

The 2.6 kilometres (return) 'Falls Walk' will lead you safely along the canyon cliff edge to the Upper Minnamurra Falls. This walk is slightly more challenging and will require an additional one hour walk time.

Total of both walks is 4.2 kilometre and visitors should allow two hours to do both.

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Kiama Blowhole

Blowhole Point Headland, Blowhole Point Road, Kiama NSW 2533

Kiama's famous Blowhole is the largest in the world! A viewing platform with disabled access gives good views of Kiama blowhole. This landmark has attracted people to the region for over 100 years, was first sighted by George Bass when he anchored his whale boat in the sheltered bay, now known as Kiama harbour, in December 1797. It is estimated that 600,000 people visit the Blowhole per year to view the spectacular plumes of water that can be seen when the seas are running from the south east. Only a short distance from the town centre and railway station, the Kiama blowhole has picnic areas and rock pool nearby. The Beach and Bush Cafe, Visitors Information Centre and toilets are also located nearby and are open 9am to 5pm.

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Blackbutt Forest Reserve

Shellharbour Road, Shellharbour NSW 2529

Blackbutt Forest is a 250 hectare reserve and is the last remaining viable remnant of coastal plain forest in the Illawarra region. There are extensive picnic tables and electric barbecue facilities located at strategic points throughout the reserve; amenity blocks and fully equipped children's play ground. Blackbutt has wonderful walking tracks for all ages and a cross country course great for running and cycling. There is a fitness circuit which includes climbing frames, chin-up bars and sit-up benches. An outdoor amphitheatre is located within the reserve with seating for up to 400 people which makes it great for weddings, entertainment and events. While dominated by the tall Blackbutt trees, many other varieties of trees abound including red gum, stringy bark, grey box, coast white box. The trails offer panoramic views of Lake Illawarra, Macquarie Pass, Illawarra Escarpment and Saddleback Mountain.

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Minnamurra Beach

Killalea Drive, Killalea State Park, Shell Cove NSW 2529

Minnamurra Beach also referred to as 'Mystics' is a favourite with the locals. Mystics Beach stretches from the rocky headland towards the volcanic outcrop known as Stack Island (aka Rangoon Island). This stretch of beach forms a sand spit, behind which is the estuary of Minnamurra River. The natural setting features small areas of vegetation with a view out to stunning Stack island. Day visits are popular with people coming for the scenery, surfing, BBQ and picnics. Mystics Beach forms part of the National Surfing Reserve at Killalea State Park and is a popular well known location for surfing. The swell from the south make good left breaking off the point over shallow sand a rock bottom, holding plenty of swell.

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Bass Point Reserve

Bass Point Tourist Road, Shellharbour NSW 2529

Bass Point Reserve is a 72 hectares coastal jewel, located just south of Shellharbour Village and contains one of the few littoral rainforest areas in the Illawarra. The reserve is listed on the register of the Australian Heritage Commission and is recognised as one of the most important archaeological sites on the NSW coast. 17,000 years before the Egyptians built the pyramids the Aboriginal people were using Bass Point as a regular campsite. A self guided indigenous walk is on site with plaques highlighting detailed information. Bass Point in May 1943 - the American merchant ship 'Cities Services Boston' sank off Bass Point and although no sailors' lives were lost, four Australian soldiers who went to the aid of the ship's crew were drowned. An annual service is held. Bass Point has great fishing and is a well known diving location. A boat ramp and public amenities are also available.

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click walk learn Photography Tours

12a Bonville Parkway, Shell Cove NSW 2529
Click walk learn is owned and run by Sydney based professional photographer, Christine Bernasconi - who loves photography! Want to learn more about your camera and take your photography to the next level? You can choose to tour The Rocks, Darling Harbour, Sydney by night, or a Sydney full day tour. You will receive personal, easy to understand photography tuition and information relevant to you camera (yes, she studies the workings of your camera). A detailed photography eBook will be emailed to you before the tour. You will learn all about aperture, shutter speed, ISO, composition, depth of field and creative techniques, lots of photography tips, and anything else you want to know about photography. This will all be explained 'as you go' and you will take photos using each new technique before moving onto the next level. You'll be shooting like a pro in no time!
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Canoe and Kayak Adventures

James Oates Reserve, Minnamurra NSW 2533
South Coast Safaris provide canoe and kayak adventures on spectacular waterways. The half day Minnamurra River package is perfect for those seeking a taste of the outdoors. This trip is complete with a sumptuous riverside lunch. Alternatively, your group may prefer an overnight expedition on the Nepean River where you can immerse yourself in spectacular scenery and be seduced by the ever changing natural environment. Small to large groups are catered for, perfect for corporate team building events, bucks or hens parties, schools, or for any occasion. Canoe and Kayak Adventures friendly and confident staff ensure your safety and a good time by all is paramount to their business.

Greenvalleys Mountain Bike Park

Illawarra Highway, Albion Park NSW 2527
The Greenvalleys Mountain Bike Park is a new mountain bike facility located conveniently in the Shellharbour Local Government Area on the Illawarra Highway at Tongarra, Shellharbour (not far from Macquarie Pass). The park provides a great mountain bike facility that has hosted major events with more events due to be held over the coming months.

Carrington Falls Jamberoo

Budderoo National Park, Jamberoo Mountain Road, Jamberoo NSW 2533
Carrington Falls - Jamberoo, a spectacular waterfall, drops 50 metres down into a gorge into Kangaroo Valley. Located in the Budderoo National Park, well developed walks exist with access to several lookouts including a track for the disabled. The loop walk takes about 25 minutes to complete, and from the lower car park you can reach Nellies Glen picnic area, and walk a further 50 metres to a beautiful spot with a natural pool. A second car park is located on the northern side of Carrington Falls. Loop Walk starts from northern car park off Jamberoo Mountain Road, 18 kilometres west of Jamberoo Post Office, follow tourist drive nine from Kiama. Maps and walking guides are available from the Kiama Visitor's Centre. Carrington Falls is located 50 minutes west of Kiama up the Jamberoo Mountain Road.

Nellies Glen Carrington Falls

Budderoo National Park, Jamberoo NSW 2533
History may not have remembered Nellie so well, but one thing's for sure: she knew a good picnic spot when she saw it. Soak up the oxygen laden air while being soothed by the sounds of nearby waterfalls. You can relax under the shade of magnificent eucalyptus forest. The kids will love looking for the brightly coloured fungi and orchids high in the canopy. Check the nearby forest floor for collections of blue objects, the tell tale signs of the nest of a male satin bower bird trying to impress the ladies. This is the perfect spot for a quiet picnic before exploring the nearby range of spectacular lookouts around Carrington Falls or, if you feel like stretching your legs, there's an energising short work to Warris Chair Lookout. This easy walk through woodlands of swamp banksia offers fabulous birdwatching.

Budderoo National Park - Rainforest Loop Walk

Budderoo National Park, Minnamurra Falls Road (Minnamurra Rainforest Visitor Centre), Jamberoo NSW 2533
The Rainforest Loop Walk - and its longer cousin, the Falls Walk - is an easy introduction to rainforests. The elevated timber boardwalk makes it a cinch, while also providing a literal bird's-eye view of one of the best examples of subtropical and warm temperature rainforests in the state. Walking distance: 1.6 kilometre Time: one hour Difficulty: easy. While the first 900 metres is suitable for all ages and abilities, there is a mid-section of the walk that does not offer wheelchair access. Budderoo National Park is near Kiama, a two-hour drive from Sydney. The walk begins and ends at the Minnamurra Rainforest Visitor Centre.

Gyrocopter Illawarra

Illawarra Regional Airport, Airport Drive, Albion Park NSW 2527
There is no better way of experiencing the picturesque views of this beautiful region than in a Gyrocopter! The Illawarra, South Coast and Southern Highlands of NSW hide a treasure trove of unique, rugged, natural beauty waiting to be discovered. From spectacular hidden valleys and breath taking waterfalls, to arguably the most pristine coastline you will ever see, you are invited on board for the experience of a lifetime. Experience the sensation of flight in a tandem new age Auto Gyrocopter MTO3, the motorbike of the sky with an experienced pilot to guide you. They have put together some terrific scenic flight packages including the magical '7 Mile' Scenic Flight or the 'Seacliff Bridge' Flight, or they are happy to customise a tour for you.
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Par-Tee Virtual Golf

65 Princes Highway, Albion Park Rail NSW 2527
Par-Tee Virtual Golf and licensed bar/cafe offers six TruGolf Simulators loaded with the latest TruTrac E6 software and over 83 world renowned courses such as Pebble Beach, St.Andrew's and Royal Melbourne just to name a few. TruTrac technology is a combination of infrared sensors and microphones with dynamic graphics and 3D imagery. The post shot analyser gives you easy to read feedback and provides you with both club head data as well as ball statistics. Play day and night, no matter the weather and with over 36 modes of play, your golfing experience is a different challenge every time.
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Sydney Microlight Centre

Illawarra Regional Airport, Airport Road, Albion Park Rail NSW 2527
Sydney Microlight Centre is Sydney's closest approved microlight training facility. Located at Illawarra Regional Airport, Albion Park Rail, just over an hour's drive south of Sydney at the end of the M1 Princes Mototorway. The Illawarra region is the perfect environment in which to learn to fly. The stunning scenery, beaches, Lake Illawarra and the escarpment as a backdrop are some of the most beautiful views in Australia. They usually fly out over Lake Illawarra, down the coast past all the fantastic beaches towards Kiama then back through the Jamberoo Valley if conditions and time allow. Alternatively, out to the coast and then northwards following the beaches, towards Wollongong and return. Either way, there is no better aircraft for sightseeing than the microlight. Flights last about 36 - 40 minutes. They provide helmets, headset and intercom. Bring a warm jacket and gloves, in case the day turns cold.
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C1 Speed Electric Indoor Karting

178 Princes Highway, Albion Park Rail NSW 2527
C1 Speed is an Australian first, an ecological system of electric indoor karts that covers an area of 3,000 square metres. A style characterised by 'techno' and futuristic content that makes it unique among its kind. A true jewel in the karting industry, the new multipurpose motorsport centre is noted for its spectacular circuit, designed with more than 400 metres of straights, chicanes and curves, inserted into a structure where you can experience the thrill of driving on the track. The fleet consists of 40 current generation electric karts, much safer than petrol karts and they perform much better than traditional petrol engines. The indoor go kart racing speedway is open to the general public seven days a week when not reserved for a private event. Whether you want to race against the clock or race against a friend there are many kart racing options to choose from.
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Budderoo National Park - The Falls Walk

345 Minnamurra Falls Road, Jamberoo NSW 2533
A continuation on from the 'Loop Walk', the 2.6 kilometre (return) Falls Walk will lead you safely along the canyon cliff edge to the breathtaking Upper Minnamurra Falls. This walk is slightly more challenging than the Loop Walk and will require an additional one hour walk time. Total of both walks is 4.2 kilometres and visitors should allow two hours to do both. Time: One hour return Distance: 2.6 kilometres Grade: Medium, steep in parts
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Minnamurra Rainforest Centre: Budderoo National Park

345 Minnamurra Falls Road, (off Jamberoo Mountain Road - Tourism Drive 9), Jamberoo NSW 2533
Minnamurra Rainforest Centre is a multi-award winning nature based destination, and is one of the best examples of subtropical and warm temperate rainforest that once covered vast areas of the Illawarra region. This rainforest is situated in Budderoo National Park which is less than two hours drive south of Sydney, located 15 kilometres west of Kiama on the NSW South Coast. The centre offers visitors the opportunity to experience the rainforest area via a network of raised walkways and paved tracks. The 'Loop Walk' is a 1.6 kilometre walk (45 minutes duration) which meanders through a diversity of rainforest types. The 2.6 kilometre (return) 'Falls Walk' will lead you safely along the canyon cliff edge to the Upper Minnamurra Falls. This walk is more challenging and will require an additional one hour walk time. Total of both walks is 4.2 kilometres and visitors should allow two hours to do both.
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Nerilee Antiques

26 Allowrie Street, Jamberoo NSW 2533
Nerilee Antiques has been established for over 40 years and is a member of the Australian Antiques and Art Dealers Association. Nerilee Antiques offers a wide variety of quality jewellery, silver, glass, porcelain, furniture, and general collectables. Nerilee Antiques is located in the charming village of Jamberoo, directly opposite the Jamberoo Bowling Club. Call in and browse their extensive range of antique wares.
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Jamberoo Bowling and Recreation Club

11 Allowrie Street, Jamberoo NSW 2533
At the foot of the Mountains the club can be found by following the Princes Highway south of Sydney to Kiama and turning right to head towards the mountains or take Jamberoo Road around the base of the beautiful mountains to the country village known as Jamberoo. Jamberoo is an historic village steeped in all that is old and sprinkled with a dash of the modern. Members and guests to Jamberoo Bowling and Recreation Club can visit the club for the bowling or to experience fantastic fresh food, live entertainment, leisure, functions and friendly staff. With the club being in the centre of the local community, there are plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy such as Members Badge Draws, Pool Tables, Carpet Bowls, Tennis Courts nearby, Club Keno, TAB, multiple television screens, weekly specials at The Wok and Grill Bistro.
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Lake Illawarra

Lake Illawarra, Lake Illawarra NSW 2528
Lake Illawarra is located between the Illawarra escarpment and the Pacific Ocean on the NSW South Coast some 90 kilometres south of Sydney. Water flowing into it is both fresh (from the escarpment) and salty (from ocean tides). The Lake is approximately 9.5 kilometres long and 5.5 kilometres wide, with an area of 33 square kilometres and a maximum depth of 3.7 metres. 13 boat ramps surround the lake and is a popular recreational location. The lake is a popular spot for fishing, prawning, and all water sports. There is a boat and catamaran hire close by as well as several caravan parks. There is also a shared pathway that can be enjoyed by all. Reddall Reserve on the foreshore of Lake Illawarra is a popular spot for picnics with its children's playground, amenities and kiosk.
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Windang Beach

Fern Street, Windang NSW 2528
Windang Beach is located at the entrance to Lake Illawarra, 15 kilometres south of Wollongong's city centre. It offers spectacular views of the famous Five Islands off the Wollongong coastline. The beach is very popular with families and there is accommodation nearby at the local caravan park, which has views of the lake and the ocean. There is a large park at Windang Beach with barbecues, sheltered picnic areas, a playground, and a cycle path. Windang Beach and Lake Illawarra are good fishing areas. Dogs are banned on Windang Beach however to the north the middle area of the beach is a dog friendly off lead area. Please view Wollongong council dog zoning areas for clarity.
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Shellharbour Beach

Shellharbour Beach, Beach Road, Shellharbour NSW 2529
One of the most popular beaches in Shellharbour City is Shellharbour Beach. This clean sandy beach is patrolled during the summer months on the northern and southern ends. Facilities include showers, public amenities and parking. Shellharbour North Beach is an east facing one kilometre long beach, lying between Barrack Point and the rocks at the base of the ridge on which Shellharbour Village. The beach is backed by a low vegetated fore dune, with a road behind. The Shellharbour Surf Club is located here and offers surf club facilities. A Beach Wheelchair is provided at Shellharbour North beach for people with a disability or mobility impairment.
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Killalea State Recreation Area

Killalea Drive, Shell Cove NSW 2529
Killalea State Recreation Park is a spectacular tract of coastal land that has been dedicated as a public recreation reserve available for surfing, fishing, picnics, bushwalking and camping. The park also has bunk house accommodation for groups. Killalea has two favourite surf beaches, Killalea Beach or 'The Farm' as the locals know it and Minnamurra Beach 'Mystics'. In 2009 Killalea State Park was named a National Surfing Reserve with the vision of saving this unique surf break for future generations. The Farm is quite unique as it faces south east and and has a point break that has fairly consistent surf. Surfing lessons are available from here - contact the Shellharbour Visitors Centre for information. The park has a camping facility with 50 unpowered sites available and bunkhouse accommodation for groups. The park also has a kiosk on site.
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Saddleback Mountain Lookout

Saddleback Mountain, Kiama NSW 2533
Kiama's glorious Saddleback Mountain offers a photographers dream, with the elevated Saddleback Mountain Lookout. From Cronulla, just south of Sydney to Milton, enjoy a breathtaking view of the New South Wales South Coast. Located just 10 minutes from Kiama's Blowhole, Saddleback Mountain Lookout is one of the area's greatest natural attractions.
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Killalea Beach

Killalea Drive, Shell Cove NSW 2529
The state park features 250 hectares of pristine coastal reserve with excellent surfing beaches. It features stunning views in all directions, and a range of public recreation facilities consistent with environmental conservation. The popular Killalea Beach known as 'The Farm' is famous with surfers throughout the region. It was declared a national surfing reserve in June 2009. The beaches are not patrolled, however, there are beautifully landscaped picnic areas located in the park with barbecues and public amenities for the family to enjoy. The park also features bush and coastal walking trails, and is within hiking distance of Bass Point Reserve and Shellharbour Village. Popular recreational activities include: Surfing, Fishing (from rock, beach and river), Picnics at several sites throughout the park. There is also camping areas with undercover barbecue area or the backpacker style bunkhouse for 40 people. There is a kiosk within the park.
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Spring Creek Bird Hide

Via Glenbrook Drive off Dido Street, Kiama NSW 2533
This observation hide located between the lagoon and freshwater lake enables a close-up view of waterbirds including cormorants, chicks, moorhens, coots, swans and many other local species. The ultimate bird watching experience for bird-lovers! Direction from the Kiama Visitor's Centre; take Terralong Street (Main Street ) out of Kiama, turn right onto Dido Street, turn right into Glenbrook Drive and take the first right to find the Spring Creek Bird Hide.
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Spring Creek Wetlands Walk

Spring Creek Wetlands, Kiama NSW 2533
Located only a few minutes west of the Kiama Post Office, you will discover a wonderful example of rehabilitated wetlands. To get there follow Terralong Street towards Jamberoo, turn right into Dido Street, then Glenbrook Drive. The entrance to the park is from a small car park. Walk along the banks of Spring Creek to the lagoon through a variety of regenerating bushland or enjoy the birdlife from a constructed hide. You will numerous waterbirds and common bush birds. Spring Creek Wetlands Walk Time: 30 minutes Distance: 1.5 kilometre return Grade: Easy
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Cathedral Rocks

Cathedral Rocks, Kiama Downs NSW 2533
Located just three kilometres north of Kiama at the southern end of Jones Beach, this distinctive rock formation is part of the geologically fascinating coastline. Cathedral Rocks, has lured sightseers since 1890. These volcanic rocks, while intensely hard, have many joints. These joints have been eroded for many years, leaving these mysterious rock formations. The rocks may be viewed from Cliff Drive or studied from close range by approaching from the north. These rocks are a photographer's delight! Definitely worth a visit!
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Historic Terrace Houses

Collins Street, Kiama NSW 2533
Kiama's Historic Terrace Houses were originally built for the local quarry workers in 1886. These National Trust classified historic buildings now house a unique selection of crafts, collectables, clothing stores, and eateries. Behind the Terraces, discover the Sandstone Walk, featuring more delightful shops and services. The Historic Terrace Houses are located on Collins Street, Kiama.
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Bombo Headland Kiama

Northern end of Bombo Beach, Kiama NSW 2533
Take a walk through Bombo Headland, among the unusual basalt columns - it feels like you're on the moon! The basalt walls and columns are a legacy of blue metal quarrying in the 1880s and 1900s. Take a look north and you will see the award winning Cathedral Rocks, Minnamurra Headland and Jones' Beach. Look south and you can see an impressive view of Kiama. Bombo Headland is a great surfing beach and is dog friendly. The beach is often featured in television commercials and photo shoots. A walking guide for the Headland and Dog's Off Leash brochure is available at the Kiama Visitor's Centre (Blowhole Point Road, Kiama). It is located off Cliff Drive, take the Kiama Downs turn off from the Princess Highway, and cross under railway bridge at Bombo Beach.
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Historic Dry Stone Walls

Various locations around Kiama, Kiama NSW 2533
Stone walls are evident throughout the area, many constructed more than a century ago as paddocks were cleared for cropping and stock agistment. Fine examples can be seen in the hills and dales west of Kiama township, with much of the work being attributed to Thomas Newing - a most prolific and skilled stone wall builder who worked in the area for over 60 years. The building method developed by Newing uses the local volcanic stone, and consists of two wall faces leaning against each other capped by a continuous row of larger stones. Nearly 400 stone walls have been listed as heritage items in the Kiama municipality. The walls that occur along the Saddleback Mountain Road have been repaired or reconstructed by volunteers using the traditional methods.