Enjoy the Shoalhaven
Shoalhaven Heads is an easy and scenic two hour drive south on the Princes Highway from Sydney and a pleasant 3 hour drive north on the Hume Highway from Canberra.
The Shoalhaven region is a year-round destination, where you can beach hop all day, window shop through charming local villages, or challenge yourself on a nearby walking track designed to reward you with breathtaking panoramas stretching from the country through to the coast.
Bangalay is proud to parter with local businesses to provide Bangalay guests with a diverse and exciting array of experiences, all within a short drive of Bangalay. Our concierge can assist guests to plan and book recommended experiences to ensure you see the best of the South Coast during your stay.
Stand up paddleboarding (or SUP as it is often referred to) is a great workout for your core and is a fun and easy way to explore the waterways on the South Coast. Once you gain your balance, you’ll find yourself gliding over the water easily (and maybe even gracefully). SUP Downunder operate from Gerroa Beach, where you can hire a SUP and get a demo from their friendly staff to get you up and exploring the waves and creek.
If you’re up for some fun and don’t mind swinging around the trees like a monkey, then a visit to the Trees Adventure in Nowra is a must do! Located at the rear of the Shoalhaven Zoo, the trees adventure is an obstacle course set high up in the treetops and is designed to put you through your paces whilst taking in the beautiful cliff top and zoo views – who knows, you might even get the chance to high five a giraffe!
Bundanon Trust, located on the picturesque banks of the Shoalhaven River a short drive from North Nowra, was gifted to the nation in 1993 by famous artist and Shoalhaven local Arthur Boyd. Bundanon hold great live music events regularly, where you can take a picnic blanket and some wine and nibblies and enjoy an evening on the hill overlooking the Shoalhaven River while listening to great tunes from famous musicians.
With views taking in the lush mountains down to the farmlands and coastal inlets to the sea, there are many breathtaking lookouts along the South Coast to inspire awe and wonder. Here are a few of our picks to get your camera’s snapping.
The fertile soils, abundant water supply and temperate climate of the South Coast create perfect conditions for local growers to nurture their produce. With high quality offerings it’s no wonder the South Coast is a well-known foodie destination for those seeking a satisfying gastronomic experience.
See the best of the South Coast on a tour with highly knowledgeable guides. From art gallery perusing to scrambling through narrow rock walls high up in the mountains of the southern Shoalhaven, you can do it all with a trusty local guide here on the South Coast.