Shellharbour Area

The Shellharbour City area is the heart of the Illawarra holiday playground and covers an area of 154 square kilometres offering clean long sandy beaches, rural tranquillity, great night life, modern shopping and all the recreational facilities you'll need.

Located just over an hour's drive from the Southern Sydney suburbs and within a three hour drive from Canberra and Newcastle, Shellharbour City is a haven of leisure and pleasure bounded by the Illawarra Escarpment, Minnamurra River, Lake Illawarra and the Tasman Sea.

Shellharbour's main features include its pretty harbour, Killalea State Recreation Area, Bass Point with its beautiful Bush Rangers Bay, Lake Illawarra, Macquarie Pass National Park. Cycleways and beaches also contribute to a destination that is equal to and better than many areas within the State.

Accommodation facilities are second to none and include bed & breakfasts, on site vans, powered caravan sites, holiday units, cabins, motel and hotel accommodation, resorts as well as plenty of camping facilities to suit all tastes and budgets.

Shellharbour City also has a variety of restaurants, cafe's, bistro's and snack bars, as well as a multitude of fast food outlets. Seafood, Thai, Chinese, Italian and other Mediterranean cuisines as well as modern Australian has created an international variety to satisfy the most discerning palate.

Temperatures for Shellharbour Area

Shellharbour Area has moderate summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Shellharbour Area is approximately 24 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 17 °c.

Shellharbour Area has mild winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Shellharbour Area is approximately 17 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 8 °c.

January1725
February1724
March1624
April1422
May1220
June917
July816
August818
September1019
October1221
November1422
December1623

Featured Shellharbour Activities and Tours

Kurnell Motorcycle Tour
from $150.00

Feel the roar of the engine as this tour takes you to Kurnell considered as the birthplace of modern Australia. Home to the site where Captain Cook landed over a century ago....

Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk Motorcycle Tour
from $290.00

A motorcycle tour is vastly superior to anything else in thrill value and visual experience. Feel the roar of the engine as this tour takes you to the treetop canopies of the Illawarra region....

La Perouse and Eastern Sydney Beaches Motorcycle Tour
from $250.00

Beginning your journey through the Royal National Park you will then pass over over Tom Ugly's Bridge, past Sydney airport to La Perouse. Take time to visit this historic site, where Captain Cook cam...

Half Day Motorcycle Tour to Cambewarra Lookout
from $250.00

A motorcycle tour is vastly superior to anything else in thrill value and visual experience. Feel the roar of the engine as this tour takes you through towns local to Illawarra as you head for lun...

Southern Highlands and Kangaroo Valley Motorcycle Tour
from $270.00

A motorcycle tour is vastly superior to anything else in thrill value and visual experience. Feel the roar of the engine as this tour takes you through the acclaimed beauty of the Southern Highlands o...

The Park, Old Highway and GPD Motorcycle Tour
from $110.00

A motorcycle tour is vastly superior to anything else in thrill value and visual experience. Feel the roar of the engine as this tour takes you through a combination of touring hotspots such as the Ro...

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