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South Coast, NSW: The Ultimate Family Getaway Destination

Discover the stunning beauty of the NSW South Coast and immerse yourself in a world of family fun with breathtaking landscapes, gorgeous beaches, and an array of thrilling activities to suit all tastes

At Rocky Hall near Wyndham on the Sapphire Coast. Image North Sullivan Destination NSW
At Rocky Hall, near Wyndham, on the Sapphire Coast. Image: North Sullivan / Destination NSW


The spectacular NSW south coast spans a region over 600km – south from The Royal National Park (that starts on Sydney’s outskirts). The South Coast is comprised of regions within a region, including Shellharbour, Kiama, Shoalhaven, Eurobodalla, and the Sapphire Coast.


Wollongong, Gerringong, Gerroa, Kiama, Jervis Bay, Nowra, Mollymook, Ulladulla, Batemans Bay, Moruya, Mogo, Bega, Merimbula, Pambula, Tathra, Eden.

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Beautiful beaches, spectacular coastline, and breathtaking scenery. This unique region has everything from crystal-clear waters and quiet beaches to stunning national parks, rainforests, and waterfalls, and, with plenty of family-friendly attractions and activities on hand, your holiday can be as active and exhilarating or restful and relaxing as you choose! The South Coast is also a famous destination for dolphin spotting year-round and whale watching from May to November – and to see the famous fur seal colony at Montague Island, just off the coast at Narooma!

Kiama blowhole. Image iStock
Kiama blowhole. Image: iStock

5 of the Best Family Attractions

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Easts beach. Image: BIG4 Easts Beach

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For more information on the South Coast regions of NSW, including events, click here.

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