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Blessed with a beautiful location between the majestic Illawarra Escarpment and the pristine blue expansion of the Tasman Sea, Shellharbour is perfectly positioned on the NSW South Coast.
Shellharbour City is a vibrant city with a mix of coastal lifestyle and small town vibe. Shellharbour City covers 147 square kilometers and is only one and a half hours drive south of Sydney and an easy two and a half hours from Canberra or you can fly direct from Brisbane and Melbourne to Shellharbour Airport.
Coming by boat? Shellharbour Marina is only 50 nautical miles from Sydney.
Bounded by Wollongong to the north, Kiama to the south and Southern Highlands to the west, Shellharbour truly is the gateway to the South Coast.
An idyllic combination of beautiful beaches, stunning coastline and wondrous rainforest, it has something for everyone.
Shellharbour is a place to let all your worries drift away while taking in the sights and sounds of the region.
Road trip ideas
Shellharbour is a recreational paradise with so much to offer, from the ocean to the escarpment. The choices of fun and relaxation are only limited to your imagination and energy levels, regardless of the time of year.
No two families are the same, with different ages and interests always competing for a slice of the holiday pie. Luckily, Shellharbour has a variety of attractions and activities to suit even the fussiest of family members!
It’s the perfect place to escape, explore and be entertained.
Arrive in the quaint village of Shellharbour where you can browse the boutique shops and enjoy the walkway to the harbour and ocean pool, named after Olympic swimmer Beverley Whitfield.