School Holidays on the NSW South Coast

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School Holiday Adventures await on the NSW South Coast

The NSW South Coast is calling you to embrace its vibrant beauty and endless adventures! The school holidays are just around the corner, making it the perfect time to book your family holiday on the South Coast.


Shoalhaven Regional Gallery Craft Workshops

Visit the Gallery in Autumn for their School Holiday program.
Each activity includes interactive art activities designed to engage children’s imagination and play.
Most though not all activities include taking something home. The focus is on the experience as much as finishing an art-work.

Woebegong Free Dive

For the youngsters, try the Kids Freediving Workshops on the 17th, 18th, 24th, and 25th of April. These sessions are designed to be both fun and educational, suitable for children aged 5 and above, and run from 10 am to 12 pm.

Bean to Bar Children’s Chocolate Workshop

Treat your kids to a fun, educational and hands on experience during the school holidays. Children will have the opportunity to learn about chocolate, taste different types of chocolate as well as get hands on creating their own unique chocolate treats to take home.

 Jamberoo Action Park

Kick-start your spring with a splash of excitement at Jamberoo Action Park. From heart-pounding water slides to family-friendly attractions, there’s something for everyone. Get ready to scream, laugh, and make a splash at this iconic water park.

Kayaking in Kangaroo Valley

Paddle your way through the picturesque Kangaroo Valley, where pristine waters and lush greenery come together in harmony. Kayaking is the perfect way to soak in the serene beauty of the region while getting a little exercise too!

Aboriginal Cultural Walks with Matt Simms

Immerse yourself in the rich indigenous history of the South Coast with Aboriginal cultural walks led by the knowledgeable Matt Simms. Explore ancient sites, learn about traditional customs, and gain a deeper connection to the land.

Learn to Surf

Catch the thrill of the ocean by learning to surf along the South Coast’s picturesque beaches. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to enhance your skills, the surf schools here offer the perfect setting to ride the waves.

Horse Riding

Saddle up and embark on a horse riding adventure, exploring the South Coast’s scenic trails. Ride through bushland, coastal paths, and lush valleys, embracing the beauty of Spring from a unique perspective. 

Shoalhaven Zoo

Get up close and personal with a variety of fascinating animals at the Shoalhaven Zoo. Located in North Nowra, this award-winning zoo offers an educational and interactive experience for all ages. Explore the zoo’s diverse exhibits, including lions, kangaroos, monkeys, and reptiles. Kids will love the opportunity to hand-feed friendly farm animals.

Dolphin Watching

There is nothing more thrilling than seeing these beautiful creatures up close and swimming alongside the boat as you watch on. Witness the majestic beauty of our migrating Humpback Whales. Jervis Bay Wild offers a range of breathtaking Whale Watching & Dolphin cruise options.

HARS Aviation Museum Albion Park

The HARS Aviation Museum is an all volunteer group of Aviation Professionals and Enthusiasts who have premises at Shellharbour Regional Airport (YSHL), Albion Park. Whilst many here are active and retired aircraft engineers and pilots, recent years have seen more and more people contributing their diverse skills.
When you visit, a tour guide will escort you and show you all that is there. At HARS, you will be walking through operational hangars, able to get up close and personal with the aeroplanes and even explore some of them.

HARS Aviation Museum Albion Park

Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventure and Zipline Tour

A unique eco-wilderness adventure! Take a walk through the treetops on the Treetop Walk, a 1.5km walk through beautiful warm temperate rainforest some 20-30m above the ground. Then there’s the thrills and challenges of two confronting swaying springboard cantilevers suspended 25m above the forest floor which take guests to the edge of the escarpment.
Officially the highest zipline in Australia, the Illawarra Fly Zipline Tour is a unique wilderness adventure that takes place in the magnificent Illawarra Rainforest.

Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventure & Zipline Tour

Jervis Bay Maritime Museum

The Jervis Bay Maritime Museum features a world renowned collection of maritime artefacts and navigational and surveying instruments. The Museum exhibits a range of nautical equipment, models, photographs, paintings, drawings and objects relating to the history and heritage of the Jervis Bay area.
The Museum is also home to the historic c1911 Lady Denman Ferry, the only surviving wooden Sydney Harbour Ferry as well as other historic vessels.

Jervis Bay Maritime Museum

Push your limits at the Nowra Trees Adventure

If you’re up for some fun and don’t mind swinging around the trees like a monkey, then a visit to the Nowra Trees Adventure is a must do! Located at the rear of the Shoalhaven Zoothe 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!

Nowra Trees Adventure

Nature and coastal walks

Explore our abundant National Parks or challenge yourself on a nearby walking track. Reward yourself with breathtaking panoramas stretching from the country through to the coast.

Contact us if you would like us to create a bespoke picnic hamper for your picnic.

NSW South Coast Holiday Packages

Indulge at the Berry Treat Factory

Browse hundreds of varieties of chocolates, confectionery and preserves that are handcrafted onsite. The Treat Factory is the largest gourmet food outlet on the South Coast. Simply browsing through the store is a treat in itself, with an amazing variety of sweet and savoury treasures to choose and savour. If you visit the factory during the week you might even see some of the production taking place, and smell the delicious aromas wafting through the store.
Once you’ve selected your treats, head over next door for a coffee and/or gelato or enjoy a bite to eat at their sister premises- The Dairy Bar, a gorgeous rural milk bar café.

Berry Treat Factory

Your unforgettable school holiday getaway awaits. Don’t miss out on the beauty, adventure, and relaxation that the NSW South Coast has to offer. Secure your spot at Bangalay Luxury Villas today and let the magic unfold.