The Kiama region welcomes visitors of all ages and abilities, and caters for those who require additional assistance with access requirements.
Come and experience the award winning Minnamurra Rainforest or the Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk. Access the Blowhole or Little Blowhole or enjoy wonderful views of the area at either Saddleback Mountain Lookout or Jamberoo Lookout.
The region offers a range of accessible accommodation options so come and stay with your friends and family and take advantage of what’s on offer.
For a more extensive list of accessible places and services within the Kiama Municipality, including transport, toilets, parks and attractions, please visit the Kiama Municipal Website or download the following list.
Disabled parking is available throughout the Kiama Region in all formal parking zones and high traffic locations. For more information, contact Kiama Council Phone: 02 4232 0444
Kiama, Bombo and Gerringong are all serviced by City Rail's South Coast Line. Disabled access is available at all of the stations, however assistance is advised.
Kiama Cabs & Limousines have wheelchair accessible taxis' and maxi taxis available. Phone: 02 4237 7505
Kiama Cycles and Sports, located at 27 Collins Street in Kiama hire both bikes and mobility scooters. Price is per application and bookings are required, Phone: 02 4232 3005
Beach Access Wheelchairs
Available from Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park, Gerroa, ask for the chair at the holiday park office.
Also available from Surf Beach Life Saving Club, Kiama, ask one of the lifesavers or at the kiosk.
Adult Change Table
Located in the public toilets at the Kiama Boat Ramp. Please note: a MLAK key is required to access the facility. MLAK keys are available from the Kiama Council Administration Centre or the Kiama Visitors Centre.
Please see below Destination Kiama’s partnering businesses that provide access for those with limited mobility.
Park Ridge Retreat offers boutique accommodation in the heart of Gerringong Village and just a short stroll to Werri Beach. Quietly elevated on a headland, nestled amid picturesque rolling hills, pristine beaches and historic sea pools. It is a place you would like to visit again and again... Our retreat comprises three floors with underground parking. We offer 30 rooms with free Wi-Fi and air conditioning, catering to a variety of sleeping arrangements and various price options. Where all rooms are non-smoking, most rooms include balconies, a perfect spot to sit, take in the views and enjoy some room service breakfast. In the twilight of the evening, our fine dining restaurant offers contemporary Australian cuisine in a candlelit ambience overlooking our tranquil gardens. Property features include: The Retreat RestaurantRoom service breakfast availableLicenced restaurant on-siteFree wifi in houseAll rooms are non-smokingAll rooms are air-conditionedLush gardens and BBQ areaFamily rooms availableDisabled rooms available Bookings can be made via 'Book Online' and the owner will respond to the request within 24 hours. The booking will have a "request status" until the owner has reviewed the booking. Once the booking is confirmed, full payment is required within 48 hours to secure your booking. Arrival Time: 14.00 | Departure Time: 10.00Learn More
80 beautifully detailed, fully self-contained guest rooms over 3 levels; consisting of king guest rooms, One bedroom apartments, and Two bedroom apartments and accessible guest rooms. All with pleasant outlooks and a choice of ocean, garden and town views. Within in the Hotel is The Blue Diamond Bar & Bistro, which offers lunch and dinner 7 days a week in a relaxed atmosphere. Choose to dine alfresco in the garden courtyard or indoors overlooking the Kiama harbour. Famous for its gourmet pizza's and cocktail treats, The Blue Diamond also has a tempting menu of tapas and contemporary Australian Cuisine. Bookings can be made via 'Book Now' tab and the owner will respond to the request within 24 hours. The booking will have a "request status" until the owner has reviewed the booking. Once the booking is confirmed, full payment is required within 48 hours to secure your booking. Arrival Time: 14.00 | Departure Time: 11.00Learn More
BIG4 Easts Beach Holiday Park has been family owned and operated for 80 years and is the perfect location from which to enjoy a great South Coast holiday and explore the fabulous sights and attractions from the mountains to the sea Our 35 acre park is nestled in the valley with mountain backdrops and absolute beach frontage. The park is steeped with natural beauty from lush green grass to the golden sands and sapphire water of the beach. We have a wide range of fully self contained accommodation to suit all needs and budgets. You can select from Beach Retreats, Seashell Retreats, Seabreeze Villas, Ocean View Villas or Loft, Sunset Villas, Holiday Villas, Flametree Villa, Family Flametree Villa and Norfolk Cabins. If camping is more your thing, then we have Ensuite Sites and Powered Sites on offer. Our grassed sites are suitable for tents and camper trailers, right the way through to caravans and 5th wheelers. Bookings for BIG4 Easts Beach Holiday Park can ONLY be made by contacting BIG4 Easts Beach Holiday Park directly to enquire about rates & availability.Learn More
Beautiful rolling hills, white and sandy beaches, a serene and tranquil river, wineries, fishing, animal parks, and our very own surf school. Experience all this and more at this great caravan and cabin park, Discovery Holiday Parks - Gerroa. All this only an easy 90 minute drive south of Sydney. Sound too good to be true? Well, it's not, but you'll have to see it to believe it! Whether active and energetic or relaxed and chilled, the area of Gerroa and Gerringong offer activities and fun for everyone to keep you entertained for days or weeks on end. And tucked away on the banks of the placid Crooked River in lovely Gerroa, serene hills form a stunning backdrop to the spectacular Discover Holiday Parks - Gerroa. Enjoy the spacious riverbank grounds, perfect for BBQs and kids activities, or the luxury of your deluxe cabins tucked away at the other side of the park; there's space for all groups to enjoy at Discovery. Take a five minute leisurely stroll and enjoy the white sands of year round fishing spot, Seven Mile Beach. What better spot from which to relax, explore the area and take advantage of everything it has to offer. You really will have to see it to believe it! Bookings can be made online through the 'Book Now' tab above, with instant confirmation. Full payment is required to secure your booking. Arrival Time: 15.00 | Departure Time: 10.00Learn More
The award winning Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures is one of Australia's premier Treetop Walk and Zipline Tour experiences. The Treetop Walk is a 1.5km loop track that takes in native flora and fauna, with 500 metres of steel walkway some 20-30 metre above the forest floor. This walkway features two gently swaying cantilevered arms on both the Northern and Southern ends as well as a central tower, raised 45 metres high! Positioned 710 metres above sea level, the stunning views take in everything from the forest floor, into the canopy and out to the Pacific Ocean. Officially the highest zipline in Australia, the Illawarra Fly Zipline Tour involves flying on a series of cable spans and suspension bridges up to 35 metres above the forest floor! Experienced guides control all departures and arrivals, whilst providing you with an insight into the forest's history and its features. The Zipline Tour includes access to the Treetop Walk, creating a 2.5 hour experience where you can truly immerse yourself in the natural environment. Suitable for ages 4 and up, it’s the perfect “my first zip” experience and a great day out for the whole family! Café 106, situated in the visitors centre, offers delicious food and hot beverages and is opened every day during Summer and Thursday-Sunday during Winter. There is also a retail store for you to browse around with a range of different products for both kids and adults including clothing, candles and keep cups! The facility also has wheelchair and pram accessible and those with limited mobility can take advantage of the free courtesy cart to get them to and from the steel walkway. Additional Tours: Treetop Walk Sunrise Tour: Early birds on this tour are greeted with coffee on arrival, a guided tour on the Treetop Walk with stunning views of the sunrise and are welcomed back to the visitors centre with a hot buffet breakfast a Cafe 106. After Dark Zipline Tour: When the sun goes down, experience the After Dark Zipline Tour which included a stroll through the Treetop Walk as the sun is setting, then a Zipline Tour through the treetops in the dark! Get ready to experience the mystical rainforest of the Illawarra Region in a different light.Learn More
Enjoy great food and hospitality at the Historic Jamberoo Pub (Est 1857), the best little pub on the south coast. The Jamberoo Pub has nine well appointed AAA Tourism Rated 3.5 Star motel rooms in its separate motel wing as well as eight AAA Rated 2 Star Pub-Style rooms to choose from. The Jamberoo Pub is located just five minutes drive from the Jamberoo Action Park, whilst the picturesque Jamberoo Golf Golf Course is only a leisurely walk across the street. Everyone is welcome at the Jamberoo Pub and even the locals will tell you it's tough to find a better spot than this around.This family owned and operated historic country pub has literally hundreds of photographs, sports memorabilia and historical items lining its walls, so just a warning that it may take you more than just one round to get through it all! Whether you are looking for a great place to spend time with family or a group of friends, you are sure to enjoy the convivial atmosphere as well as the friendly and efficient service at the Historic Jamberoo Pub. Bookings can be made online below, with instant confirmation. Full payment is required to secure your booking. Arrival Time: 14.00 | Departure Time: 10.00Learn More
The multi Award winning Kiama Harbour Cabins at Blowhole Point is a re-developed park which offers luxurious 1, 2 or 3 bedroom cabins overlooking the Pacific Ocean at gorgeous Kiama Harbour, with a beautiful backdrop of the mountains. Our luxurious cabins provide the ideal accommodation for those seeking an adventure filled holiday or a quiet rejuvenating getaway. With just a few minutes walk to the famous Kiama Blowhole, historic Lighthouse and the thriving Kiama CBD and a short drive to Jamberoo Action Park and Minnamurra Rainforest, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Bookings can be made online below, with instant confirmation. Full payment is required to secure your booking. Arrival Time: 14.00 | Departure Time: 10.00Learn More
Kiama Shores Motel is fast becoming Kiama's best kept secret for accommodation! Offering 50 spacious air conditioned rooms (22 with double spas) all featuring new wide screen digital LCD TVs (42"), 9 Foxtel channels including movies and sports channels and 23 Digital stations. New Egyptian cotton sheets are on all of our queen size beds. Our Motel provides Free Wi-Fi, new state of the art hot water system, which provides consistent and endless hot water and BBQ facilities are located within the outdoor swimming pool area. Free car parking is provided along with wheelchair access facilities and a guest laundry. Easy Walk to the Main Street, Kiama Harbour & Kiama Blowhole and Kiama's Cafe's and Restaurants. Across the Road from the Historic Kiama Terrace Cottages and the Central Park, and next door to the newly renovated Kiama Leagues Club. Bookings can be made online through the 'Book Now' tab above, with instant confirmation. Full payment is required to secure your booking. Arrival Time: 14.00 | Departure Time: 10.00Learn More
Beautiful boutique hotel in the seaside village of Gerringong on the New South Wales South Coast, just 2 hours drive south of Sydney and 5 minutes from Werri Beach. Boasting 52 spacious king rooms majority with a kitchenette and Leather Lounge, Bella Char Restaurant and Wine Bar, Bella Spa Gerringong: Day Spa, Family swimming pool, Baby pool and Adults pool, a tennis court, sun drenched garden courtyard, kids playground, wedding & conference facilities. The hotel was created to offer guests a personal NSW South Coast experience with views overlooking the hinterland, across protected wetlands and back to the sea. The perfect place to dine, relax, holiday, host an event, host the perfect wedding or conference on the NSW South Coast. Experience comfortable accommodation on the NSW South Coast with 52 contemporary, stylishly designed rooms. Both room types are beautifully styled in rich chocolate and white. All our rooms can interconnect into two rooms. Mercure Gerringong Resort also offers a choice between a room with a bath and overhead shower and a full galley kitchen, or a room with a walk in shower and a limited kitchen facility. Bookings can be made online below, with instant confirmation. Full payment is required to secure your booking. Arrival Time: 14.00 | Departure Time: 10.00Learn More
A rare tract of subtropical and temperate rainforests on the NSW South Coast. Part of the Budderoo National Park. Park entry fees: $12 per vehicle per day (Minnamurra Rainforest area only). Bus or taxi: $4.40 per adult and $2.20 per child. The Minnamurra Rainforest is a multi award winning attraction located in Budderoo National Park, a short fifteen minute drive west of Kiama past the village of Jamberoo (off Tourist Drive No 9)Visitors can experience the spender and beauty of this rare remnant of subtropical and warm temperate rainforests which is representative of the once extensive rainforests of the Illawarra region. Visitors regularly see first hand the fauna of the area such as the normally elusive Lyrebird, the Eastern Water Dragons, Swamp Wallabies and a host of bird species which make Minnamurra their home. Leading from the Information Centre, visitors commence their rainforest experience along a network of elevated walkways and paved tracks. Meandering through the rainforest is the Loop Walk, a 1.6km walk which is linked by suspension bridges across the Minnamurra Rivulet. The first 500m of this walk provides for assisted wheelchair access. Visitors should allow 45mins - 1 hour to complete this walk. Half way around the Loop visitors are able to deviate up the paved Falls Walk (2.6km return). This walk is a little more challenging offering the reward of spectacular views over the rainforest canopy and the gorge carved by Minnamurra Rivulet. The walk concludes with a viewing platform and rest area at the base of the Upper Falls. Total of both walks is 4.2km walk distance and visitors should allow 2 hours. Other facilities include visitor information services, a retail shop, a Cafe for light meals and refreshment, Picnic and BBQ facilities. Guided Tours are available by prior booking. No Smoking in Parks Policy As from 1st May 2016 smoking will prohibited in all national parks in New South Wales. The National Parks & Wildlife Regulations 2009 (NPW Regulation) prohibits smoking in parks, (clause 15A, effective from 1 May 2016). This Policy applies to all lands acquired or reserved under the NPWS Act 1974, including lands managed by National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) under Part 11 of the Act. Under the new regulation, a person can be fined up to $550 for smoking where the ban applies. Minnamurra Rainforest is proudly managed by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service.Learn More