Adventure

Want an active holiday? How about these activities.

Granties Maze initially started out as a traditional maze with a network of paths and hedges designed as a puzzle through which one navigated with…

 An Active Life /  Broughton Village

Established 20 years ago the Land’s Edge Surf School is one of the most reputable surf schools on the Eastern Seaboard of Australia and the…

 An Active Life /  Gerringong

​Escape Kayak Tours is a kayaking adventure business operating on the beautiful Minnamurra River. We are the Illawarra regions exclusive guided sea kayak tour operation….

 An Active Life /  Minnamurra

Eagle Rock Adventures is the highest rated adventure company in the Sydney region. We can offer you half or full day abseiling, canyoning, hiking and…

 An Active Life /  Kiama

Experience an exhilarating ride up Coolangatta Mountain and enjoy magnificent views of the Shoalhaven coastline and beaches in Bigfoot, a huge 4WD open sided tractor-bus….

 An Active Life /  Shoalhaven Heads

Art Craft & Culture

Surrounded by stunning landscapes, with a laid-back lifestyle yet close to major cities, it is no wonder that we attract many creative people.

The Coast and Country Holiday are in NSW South coast is home to many professional and amateur artists, who’s work is in galleries or available for purchase online. Here is a selection of them.

 

Kiama Art Gallery specialises in Modern European and Australian art. Kiama Art Gallery is owned and managed by Andrea Hope. The gallery is now ‘home…

 Art, Craft & Culture /  Kiama Downs

The Institute of Interesting Ideas (I3) is founded on the principle that life is for learning, and that we are all simultaneously teachers and students….

 Art, Craft & Culture /  Kiama

The South Coast Destination for Art Lovers. The Fern Street Gallery is a contemporary gallery run by professional artists. Connecting artists and collectors, we offer…

 Art, Craft & Culture /  Gerringong

Cafés & Coffee Shops

Check out our café society in villages throughout the Coast and Country Holiday region.

Great coffee with great views and great menus.

What’s not to like?

Daniel and Paul Dewhurst have always had a passion for good food, a surf and spending time at their family property in Toolijooa. This love…

 Cafe & Coffee Shops /  Gerroa

A much loved South Coast favourite, the old mining cottage turned café, boasts a welcoming and personalised atmosphere serving breakfast and lunch to the community…

 Cafe & Coffee Shops /  Kiama

Penny Whistlers is open 7 days serving new takes on old favourites for breakfast and lunch, created by experienced Illawarra chef Rylee Cole. They look…

 Cafe & Coffee Shops /  Kiama

Sea Vista Cafe is situated in the heart of Gerringong town centre. The cafe offers both indoor and outdoor dining options, suitable for all weather…

 Cafe & Coffee Shops /  Gerringong

Our focus and philosophy is producing hand made French style patisserie, great pies, croissant, danish pastries and organic coffee. Our highly skilled team have worked…

 Cafe & Coffee Shops /  Gerringong

  Bouquiniste is an independent and curated bookstore coffee shop serving Brewtown Coffee Roasters, artisan cakes, light lunches and a range of specialty teas. Bouquinste…

 Cafe & Coffee Shops /  Kiama

The Brooding Italian Cafe is Kiama’s most exciting espresso bar. Exquisite coffee expertly prepared by professional baristas and delicious eats in a quirky surprising location….

 Cafe & Coffee Shops /  Kiama

Family Fun & Activities

There is plenty for families of all ages to do on a Coast and Country Holiday.

From theme parks located in the gentle rolling hills of Jamberoo, to a massive air museum at nearby Albion Park or take a walk on the wild side among the tree tops or if sedate is more your style, then there are historical museums filled with things to look at and think about.

Looking for a great family experience with something for everyone? Want quality entertainment in a natural setting where no two rides are ever the same?…

 Family Activities /  Jambaroo

Step into Kiama’s past and discover the maritime and regional museum. Built in 1881, the restored Pilot’s Cottage provides information on history relating to shipping,…

 Family Activities /  Kiama

The HARS Aviation Museum is an all-volunteer group of Aviation Professionals and Enthusiasts who have premises at Illawarra Regional Airport (YWOL), Albion Park just over…

 Family Activities /  Albion Park

Restaurants & Wineries

Your dining options are all here in Coast and Country Holiday territory, from bistros to fine dining, fish & chips on Werri Beach to wineries or resorts that can cater for your family get togethers or corporate event.

And what cuisines do we offer. Well modern Australian of course. And Vietnamese, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, Indian, French, Mexican, pub meals, take away and; I’ve got to stop because it is making me ravenous just writing about it.

Come and visit – you won’t leave hungry.

Authentic Japanese restaurant Kai – meaning ocean – is a fresh modern restaurant serving authentic Japanese food. Fresh produce and seafood is assured at Kai…

 Restaurants

Welcome to Zia’s Caffe! ​ We are a family owned and operated Italian restaurant that offers dine in, takeaway and delivery. ​ Open for Lunch…

 Restaurants /  Kiama

Curries & Spirits – AUTHENTIC INDIAN CUISINE!! We have taken efforts to maintain the hight expectation of world renowned Punjabi food by offering authentic flavours…

 Restaurants /  Gerringong

Welcome to The Werri Beach Fish Shop Traditional fresh fish and chips and cafe right opposite beautiful Werri Beach on the South Coast. A 43…

 Restaurants /  Werri Beach

Step into our contemporary space, designed with leather and wood textures in rich colours of red and chocolate. Abundant in natural light, created to enhance…

 Restaurants /  Gerringong

Our pizza recipes have been handed down from our family tradition and a little TLC, modified with a touch from our unique woodfired oven, we have perfected our pizzas to…

 Restaurants /  Gerringong

Crooked River Wines is a proudly family-owned and operated winery. It is situated at Gerringong on the beautiful south coast of New South Wales. Our…

 Restaurants /  Gerringong

Coolangatta Estate offers you a truly unique experience. You are invited to taste our estate-grown wines from the cellar door, stay in our convict-built cottages,…

 Restaurants /  Shoalhaven Heads