Destination guide

Explore the lush setting in Shellharbour

The forests and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Shellharbour. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its restaurants and shopping. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Shellharbour

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Shellharbour has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Links Shell Cove Golf Course (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Port Kembla Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Jamberoo Action Park (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Calderwood Valley Golf Course (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Wollongong Golf Club (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Shellharbour

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Shellharbour is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Croom Regional Sporting Complex (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Kiama Blowhole (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Kiama Surf Beach (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Minnamurra Rainforest Entrance (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Saddleback Mountain (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Wollongong City Beach (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Shellharbour

Fly into Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional), the closest airport, located 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), which is 47.3 mi (76.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Shellharbour?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 260 holiday lettings around Shellharbour. From 118 houses to 98 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Shellharbour? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Shellharbour. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Wollongong North Beach: 364 holiday lettings
  • Wollongong Botanic Garden: 371 holiday lettings
  • Pilots Cottage Museum: 939 holiday lettings
  • Coolangatta Estate: 1,804 holiday lettings
  • Sublime Point Lookout: 190 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Shellharbour listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Shellharbour?

Yes, of course. offers 118 Houses in Shellharbour. Our other popular types of Shellharbour holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 98 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 15 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Shellharbour?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 28 holiday homes with pool available in Shellharbour. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.