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SHELLHARBOUR
shellharbourShellharbour is the heart of the Illawarra holiday playground - a region offering all the best things in life! Water sports and fun are among Shellharbour¹s main recreational activities. Fantastic surfing and sandy beaches can be found at Warilla and Shellharbour. The huge expanses of Lake Illawarra provide a myriad of activities including sailing, fishing, water skiing sailboarding, canoeing, paddle boats, boating and prawning.

Shellharbour is recognised as one of the best scuba diving and snorkelling locations along the NSW coast, providing the enjoyment of the underwater world in a declared Marine Aquatic Reserve. The great outdoors offer opportunities to relax in bushland surroundings as well as exploring the region's natural habitat.

Complimenting Shellharbour's natural beauty is the world-class entertainment found at any one of Shellharbour's clubs. While in the area the drive into Kiama from either direction boasts views that rate as some of the best on the coast. The entire Kiama region, stretching north from the Minnamurra River to Gerringong and Gerroa in the south, offers a wealth of breath-taking scenery from unspoiled beaches stretching into the distance, to natural rainforest and the magnificent peaks of the Jamberoo Mountain escarpment.

It's all happening at Shellharbour

Shellharbour is the heart of the Illawarra holiday playground - a region offering all the best things in life! Water sports and fun are among Shellharbour's main recreational activities. Fantastic surfing and sandy beaches can be found at Warilla and Shellharbour.

Shellharbour City covers a huge area from the coast to the Illawarra escarpment and is well serviced by road, air and rail. The huge expanses of Lake Illawarra provide a myriad of activities including sailing, fishing, water skiing, sailboarding, canoeing, paddle boats, boating and prawning.

Shellharbour is recognised as one of the best scuba diving and snorkelling locations along the NSW coast, providing the enjoyment of the underwater world in a declared Marine Aquatic Reserve.

The great outdoors offer opportunities to relax in bushland surroundings as well as exploring the region's natural habitat. Enjoy the facilities of the Warilla Bowls and Rec Club where you can even stay in their deluxe holiday cabins. 'Shellys' - the Shellharbour Workers Club is one of the major entertainment centres of the coast treating the area to world class acts and a variety of international cuisine.

Many hours of family fun can also be had at the Illawarra Yacht Club - the parkland grounds run down to the waters edge - a great spot for a picnic or just laze in the sun watching all the action on the sparkling Lake Illawarra.

Read more about Shellharbour in the South Coast Leisure Times - Online Magazine

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