A few hours south from Sydney, you'll find a charming strip of unspoilt coastline offering pristine beaches, picturesque seaside towns and quaint rural villages. Stretching from Berry to Eden, the South Coast contains no less than 10 separate national and marine parks.
Each national park has its own special charms from the world's whitest sand beaches and abundant wildlife, to pristine shingle beaches and rugged headlands.
The unspoilt natural beauty of the southern coastline of New South Wales unfolds in a series of bays and coves. Little townships, many with interesting histories, are known for their fine food and wines
Create your own fun in this wonderful natural environment - whether you want secluded beaches or majestic bushland. There's everything from guided mountain biking to four-wheel drive tours. Each national park has its own special charms from the world's whitest sand beaches and abundant wildlife, to pristine shingle beaches and rugged headlands.
Take a dip in the pristine waters of Jervis Bay or stroll to the old wharf at Tathra and relax in romantic little hideaways. Discover the secrets of Mystery Bay, Disaster Bay, Pigeon House Mountain and Mount Dromedary as you head towards the Sapphire Coast, the gateway to Eden.
Create your own fun in this wonderful natural environment - whether you want secluded beaches or majestic bushland. There's everything from guided mountain biking to four-wheel drive tours.
Enjoying country charm of historic Kangaroo Valley, visit the Eden Whale Museum or explore the wildlife haven of Montague Island, near Narooma.
Nature lovers can enjoy a whale or dolphin watch cruise, an offshore fishing charter or a leisurely river cruise. For those who can't catch their own, sumptuous fish, crayfish, crab, oysters and prawns are available everywhere. The South Coast is just waiting to be explored.
On the Clyde River's broad estuary, Batemans Bay is the launching point for houseboat adventures along the river's 38 navigable kilometres. There are numerous beautiful beaches nearby and surfing, boating, snorkelling and fishing experiences for all.
Batemans Bay offers local seafood restaurants, casual cafes, art galleries and studios. Birdland Animal Park has close encounters with native fauna, while further south at Mogo Zoo, get up close to many exotic species.
Forest and coastal walks are popular, including the historic Corn Trail, Murramarang National Park, Shallow Crossing and South Durras.
From Sydney, travel to Wollongong and join the Princes Highway. It will get you to any part of the South Coast.
Several coach companies drive to South Coast a few times a day, stopping in most major towns en route.
You can catch a Cityrail train from Sydney Central that will take you as far south as Bomaderry.