Beaches & Fishing
From surfing to sunbathing, there is a place along the Kiama coastline that is perfect for you.
There are four ocean baths in the region - two in Kiama, either side of the harbour, and two in Gerringong , located at Boat Harbour and Werri Beach.
Or you can choose from one of the 9 beaches that our region has to offer!
Mystics Beach, Minnamurra (1): Delightfully wild, it's ideal for a stroll or cheeky surf. (Vehicle access from Killalea.)
Jones' Beach, Kiama Downs (1 & 2): Great stretch in the heart of beachside suburbia. Regular spot for boardriding competitions.
Bombo Beach (1 & 2): The perfect welcome to Kiama – with surfing and swimming at northern end. At low tide, walk around to Kiama Harbour.
Black Beach: Stony beach within Kiama Harbour, great for shell collecting. Sheltered except in rare conditions when you may see surfers riding the waves!
Surf Beach (1 & 2): The undisputed main beach in Kiama – patrolled daily through summer, with excellent facilities and parking. Popular spot on hot days.
Kendalls Beach (2): Popular local beach, with holiday park adjacent. The beach here slopes away a little steeper than Surf Beach.
Easts Beach (2): Great sheltered swimming for all ages. Public access by parking on Ocean Road, Marsden St or Tingira Ave and walking down.
Werri Beach, Gerringong (1 & 2): Great for surfing and over 1.5km long, with good facilities at each end and easy path access from the road.
Seven Mile Beach, Gerroa (1 & 2): Extremely wide and flat, making it ideal for learning to surf or safe paddling. The regular breeze is great for windsurfing and more!
1. Good for surfing 2. Good for swimming
Spend the day fishing aboard the 'MV Kiama' with the friendly and experienced, Trevor Newcombe.Trevor will take care of all the fishing gear and necessary licenses for you. 'kiama' is a 38 foot Steber in full Maritime Services Board Survey for up to 12 fisherman. With the latest in electronics, outriggers and a full compliment of reef and game fishing outfits 'Kiama's' huge deck space ensures a comfortable and laid back experience while you fish for reef species, chasing Yellowfin Tuna or the mighty Blue Marlin off the continental shelf.Choose from half day Bottom Fishing charters or full day Game Fishing charters.With over 20 years in the industry a day with Kiama Harbour Game Fishing and Reef Charters will be one you won't forget.Learn More
Based in Wollongong and covering the Illawarra region and beyond, ASR South Coast was launched on 28 October 2005 under the leadership of Julie Dunn. Since then, the branch's profile and membership has steadily expanded, now actively covering the much of the coast south of Sydney.Australian Seabird Rescue is a grass-roots community group with a passion for coastal wildlife rescue and conservation.Australian Seabird Rescue was established at Ballina, NSW in 1992.The main species that are rescued include pelicans, seabirds and waterbirds, In 1998 ASR expanded to marine reptiles as well. The Australian Seabird Resuce also works closley with the National Parks and ORCA.If you see an injured bird or marine animal please contact ASR for assistance.Learn More
Depart from picturesque Kiama aboard the fully surveyed and licensed Kostalota. Rodney & Ann Garard's award winning fishing trips include bait, tackle, licences and tuition where required. A deckhand helps with re-rigging, untangling of lines and cleaning of quality fish. Fishing from a boat out of Kiama is immediately "outside". Deep Reefs, Sandy Beaches & warm summer currents of the Pacific Ocean/Tasman Sea attract many different fish species all year round. A variety of charters are available for anglers of all ages, individuals, small or large groups. Prices start at $135 per person for Reef fishing. Minimum numbers apply. Reef Fishing charters Target snapper, morwong, flathead etc. Leave at 6am returning 2pm approx. Up to 15km from port - depths to 130m. Individuals and small groups may be combined to make up numbers where mutually agreeable. Deep Sea Fishing charters Target Blue eye trevalla, Hapuka, Gemfish. Depart 6am return 4pm approx. Bottom fishing at the continental shelf 30km offshore. 300m depths. Boat bookings only. Bookings confirmed on payment of 50% deposit within 7 days of making reservation. Deposit refundable only if trip cancelled by operator. Balance payable in full on day of charter for all persons booked.Learn More
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