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Shellharbour the gateway to the South Coast of New South Wales is the ideal place to reconnect with your partner or family and friends. Perfectly positioned between the pristine waters of the Tasman Sea and the picturesque Illawarra Escarpment, Shellharbour is packed with hidden gems, calming countryside, crystal clear beaches, delicious food, high quality shopping and endless adventure to be experienced all year round, it’s a holiday destination that must be experienced. Shellharbour is conveniently located just over an hour’s easy drive south of Sydney and within two and half hours from Canberra. Shellharbour is waiting to welcome you. Start booking and planning your next visit today.
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A different perspective of the wheels at Windang Island captured 📸by @andypandy1974

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Sunday Vibes! 😍🧡

The sand bar between the beach to Windang Island 🏖️ Did you know you can walk accross to Windang Island? 

Note: DO NOT go accross to the island during high seas and bigs swells. 

📸Image by @shots.from.home

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🕰️ Step back in time 
Lake Illawarra in the 1930s where many tourist and locals spent time along the shores of the lake, fishing, boating swimming. ✨

👉Find out more about the history of our city by visiting the Shellharbour City Museum, 76 Cygnet Avenue, Shellharbour Civic Centre. 

📸Image thanks to Discover Shellharbour Image Library and the Shellharbour City Museum https://discover.shellharbour.nsw.gov.au/ 

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🏖️Checking out the waves at The Farm, named the second best beach in Australia and the best Beach in NSW by Brad Farmer's Best Australian Beaches 2024. The perfect waves 🌊and pristine water 💦are just two of the reasons this place made the list, come and see for yourself. 

@https://www.facebook.com/BestAustralianBeaches

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Mesmerising hues of pink and orange paint the sky as the sun bids farewell over Shellharbour South Beach. 🌅✨ Nature's masterpiece never fails to captivate! 

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🤿 Explore the underwater world at Bass Point Reserve a protected Aquatic Reserve home to many species of sea life including these magnificent stingrays. 🌊

🎥 Video by LegaSea Freediving 

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⏲️Step Back in Time to early 1980's to the original Lake Entrance Road looking east from Millers Hotel (now known as the Lakeview Hotel Motel). On the left you can see Shellharbour TAFE and Stockland Shelharbour on the right. 

📸Great image by @shellharbourhistoryinphotos

🔎Discover more about Shellharbour's past by visiting the Shellharbour City Museum https://museum.shellharbour.nsw.gov.au/

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Are you looking for a budget-friendly activity that packs a punch? 🤔 👊 Tickets for the magical experience that is The Enchanted Forest start from just $9.50.✨ 

We have multiple sessions available so grab the kids or a friend and book now so you don't miss out on the fun! 🤩 
 
Buy your tickets here 👉 www.theenchantedforest.com.au/ 

@enchantedforestnsw

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