South Coast NSW
welcome to the beautiful south coast region of new south wales, australia
From the NSW state capital Sydney south to the border, the south coast boasts a magnificent diversity of beaches and headlands, national parks, wilderness, rivers, forests, mountains and native flora and fauna.
The natural unspoilt environment is enhanced by welcoming towns and quaint villages, a wide array of accommodation choices and a temperate climate making the south coast a popular all year destination.
The Illawarra is overlooked from the spectacular lookouts at the top of the Eastern Escarpment as you approach Wollongong, driving south from Sydney ... continue reading
The Shoalhaven boasts a wide range of popular natural attractions. As well as its magnificent beaches and waterways, the Shoalhaven is home to the ... continue reading
The incredibly beautiful Eurobodalla Coast covers over 100 kilometres of spectacular coastline and pristine hinterland along the south coast of the ... continue reading
The Sapphire Coast, also known as the Bega Valley, is the most southerly coastal region in NSW. From Wallaga Lake in the north, where you can go on ... continue reading
This premier region of Australia's premier state begins as you travel south from Sydney along our spectacular coastline or south west through the Southern Highlands and Southern Tablelands towards Canberra, Australia's capital. View clickable Map of the region.
The region offers a magnificent diversity of coastal, forest, mountain and rural country. Its natural, unspoiled environment provides the atmosphere for a peaceful, relaxing or adventurous visit in contact with Australia's unique flora and fauna. The variety of natural experiences and the mildness of our climate identifies the South Coast as an all-season destination.
The South Coast also takes pride in the richness of our cultural assets. From our many festivals; our extensive and quality artistic scene; our several craft and artisan villages as well as our unique indigenous and European heritage, the region offers a much broader dimension to the visitor, to complement the attractions of our beautiful natural environment.
Enjoy National Parks, untouched beaches, spectacular wilderness, rivers and mountains, the rural life and big skies of the hinterland, with easy access to Australia's premier snowfields and alpine wilderness or to our modern capital city with its famous parks, lakes and public buildings.
The major regions covered by the site are presented in the menu. Within each of these regions, details are provided on the natural, cultural and tourism attractions of that region and its main towns and population centres.
Begin your tour of the South Coast now by selecting from the main regions laid out in the menu. Back to top