Sport, culture and social

In the Illawarra and Shoalhaven, the ocean is never far away with more than 100 beaches plus rock pools and ocean baths. There are also lakes, basins and rivers and, with a temperate climate, our waterways can be enjoyed all year round.

The area features parks, playgrounds, gardens and reserves, including more than 300,000 acres of National Park to explore. There are a range of sporting and social clubs and facilities operating throughout the region as well as a number of vibrant art and cultural precincts. The entertainment venues, attractions and experiences on offer cater to young and old.

There are a number of quality retail and food venues throughout the Illawarra and Shoalhaven as well as popular produce and craft markets up and down the coast.
Visit the following websites for more information on what to see and do in the Wollongong, Shellharbour, Kiama and Shoalhaven: