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Beaches & Swimming

The coast with the most

From north to south, our area’s nine beaches are sprinkled generously along an unspoilt coasline, offering visitors a tailor-made experience. Whether it’s salty swims, sunbaked sandcastles or that sneaky sunrise surf, there’s always a fun wave for everyone.

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Family at the Beach in Gerringong

Family Fun & Sun

While a lot has changed since those first steam trains brought
holidaymakers to the coast back in the 1890s, our beaches remain as timeless and alluring as ever. From north to south, these spots are sprinkled generously along our unspoilt coastline – offering families refreshing swims, castle-friendly sand or a world-class wave.

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Female surfing at the World Juniors Competition

Epic Surf Breaks

It’s little wonder the area has been responsible for breeding a
generation of professional surf athletes including Ali Day and Sally
Fitzgibbons. Not that you’d know it of course – with the same laid
back vibe and friendly wave for anyone who comes to visit.

In recent years, Kiama has become a beacon for a variety of
high profile events – putting the area on the map and on the
international boardriding calendar.

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The Kiama Coast Birdseye view

Ocean Rock Pools

Situated in beautiful positions along our
coastline, our four tidal rock pools are all unique and offer a safe and relaxing swimming experience away from the surf breaks. Or if you want to swim indoors, head to the Kiama Leisure Centre.

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What’s On

Seaside Activities