The Shoalhaven region is one of the most enchanting regions on the Australian South Coast. The region is better known for its long beautiful and majestic coastline which is lined with several attractions such as the bays, beaches, great country towns, good food and great wine. Some of the main city destinations include Nowra, the Jervis Bay, Mollymook and Ulladulla. If you are looking for some Shoalhaven tourist attractions and experiences away from the coast and to the hinterland, you can check out the towns such as Milton, the Kangaroo Valley and Berry. Here is a brief exploration of some of the Shoalhaven city destinations:
The historic city of Nowra is the Shoalhaven’s commercial heartland. The city is located on the Shoalhaven River and sits in close proximity to many of the region’s natural attractions including the spectacular beaches and the national parks. Popular Nowra attractions include the Meroogal historic house, Fleet Air Arm Museum, Hanging Rock Lookout, and Werninck Craft Lodge.
The main town in the Jervis Bay is Huskisson and the area offers plenty of attractions such as the Booderie National Park, whale watching opportunities, and the Jervis Bay National Park. There are numerous activities that guests can take part in here such as fishing, kayaking, whale-watching, dolphin watching and trail watching amongst others. Jervis Bay is loved for its sheer natural beauty.
Ulladula is preferred by guests who want to explore the numerous natural attractions found here. There are some great natural parks situated in close proximity to the town such as the Morton National Park, the South Pacific Heathland Reserve and the Murramarang National Park. Other Ulladulla attractions include the Coomee Nulunga Cultural Trail where you can explore some Aboriginal culture.
The leisurely and quiet coastal town of Mollymook is known for its beautiful beaches. The Mollymook Beach located here is one of the most popular on the South Coast. Mollymook also has a surf beach, golf club and markets where you can purchase various items. The coastal town is set on gently rolling hills which stretch from the coastal beaches into serene pastureland.
The stylish village of Berry is known for its many historic buildings and leafy surrounds. It has become increasingly popular with many city dwellers looking for a refuge and some fresh air in the South Coast countryside.
The region has numerous quaint and historic villages that are a joy to explore and are best explored on foot. There are restaurants, cafes, antique shops, museums, pubs and galleries amongst others situated in the Shoalhaven’s country villages that will certainly enrich your experience when you are visiting the region.