Visiting the Illawarra

We love to share all the great things for families and here are just a few resources for families visiting the region.

Whether you’re planning a family holiday, a romantic escape or a weekend getaway, the Illawarra region offers you a unique holiday experience.

The Illawarra region encompasses the cities of Wollongong, Shellharbour and the town of Kiama. Each of these local government areas (LGA) manage their own Tourism Boards.

The Illawarra offer a mixture of comfort and typical Australian summer pursuits to make your visit a memorable one.

Guide to the Illawarra

The Illawarra has an escape-worthy collection of world-class beaches, playful adventures, eats, arts and iconic attractions.

Once one of NSW’s best kept secrets, Wollongong has in recent years been “discovered” as a vibrant city “playground” filled with outdoor lifestyle, art, culture, sports and so much more.

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Visiting the Illawarra

Whether you’re seeking a seaside escape, an adventure or a great family holiday – Shellharbour has it covered.​

They have that laid back holiday lifestyle, a beautiful, calming countryside, pristine clean beaches, high quality shopping, award winning restaurants and cafes, accommodation for all tastes.

Great family friendly attractions and activities, that makes us the perfect holiday destination.  And all just over an hours’ drive south of Sydney.​

Guide to the Illawarra Kiama

From the Escarpment to the Sea

Whether you need to unwind or unplug, the Kiama area has everything you need for an unforgettable experience. Famous blowholes, unspoilt beaches, lush rolling hills, world class waves, ancient rainforests, picturesque towns, vibrant villages and a warm welcome.

Parents Guide Illawarra
Parents Guide Illawarra – discover everything family friendly here! An online guide providing helpful information on local services for parents of young children and parents to be in the Illawarra. 

Family Activities to do in the South Coast

With so much on offer, it can be hard to know where to start your South Coast adventure so we have provided the essentials to help you kick off your travel plans!

Here are some fantastic websites with updated information on family and child friendly activities in the South Coast.

The South Coast of NSW attracts thousands of families each year, Out & About with Kids highlights all the outdoor activities that families can enjoy together.

Active Activities is an online marketplace where you can find activities and events for children. We hope you find something that is enjoyable for your children and the whole family.

Holidays with Kids is a fantastic resource for family activities throughout the South Coast including what to do, where to go and food that children will love.

Book a Babysitter4 Easy Steps to save the date

Visiting families and friends can arrange for a group Babysitting service to care for the children, so that parents can have an entire day or night child-free. Children will be cared for by experienced, professional Nannies and Babysitters who step in where you leave off.

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Wedding NanniesPersonalised childcare packages

Shoalhaven Nannies have reputable and professional expertise in Wedding Services for the Wedding Couple and guests. We work with families and children in hotels or accommodation venues and at weddings, catering for a variety of ages and different group sizes.

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Corporate NanniesTailored to the needs of each client

Illawarra Nannies have reputable and professional expertise in Wedding Services for the Wedding Couple and guests. We work with families and children in hotels or accommodation venues and at weddings, catering for a variety of ages and different group sizes.

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