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There are so many reasons to visit the Sutherland Shire including our many and varied attractions and experiences, PLUS:


WHAT TO DO IN THE SHIRE

The Sutherland Shire is a destination with pristine beaches, breath-taking national parks and superb arts & heritage experiences.   Visit for the day or stay for a few to enjoy the beautiful Sutherland Shire.

Nature & Outdoor activities

- Walk Cronulla Esplanade, follow the coastline walk to explore Cronulla’s beaches & ocean pools. It’s the only beach in Sydney accessible by train.

- Visit Kamay Botany Bay National Park – Learn about Aboriginal culture, see Captain Cook’s Landing Place and watch the whale’s at Cape Solander (June – November)

- Take the iconic wooden ferry from Cronulla to Bundeena or book a scenic lunch cruise with Cronulla & National Park Ferry Cruises.

- Visit Royal National Park, the world's second-oldest national park. Discover beautiful waterfalls, picnic areas and native flora. Park Connections can collect you from Sutherland or Otford Train Station and help you explore the Park.

- In Bundeena, walk the Jibbon Loop Track or paddle along the magnificent Port Hacking River with Bundeena Kayaks.

- Join Cronulla Whale Watching to see these amazing creatures in their natural habitat (May – Oct).

- Visit the EG Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens. One of its kind in NSW, with the Teahouse Café famous for its scones & tea.

- Joseph Banks Native Plants Reserve is devoted entirely to Australian native plants with four kilometres of sealed walking paths.

- Como Heritage Trail – a 3 hour loop walk, download the map on Sutherland Shire Council’s website.

Arts & Culture activitiesSydney Tramway Museum - photographer - Scott Cunrow

• Discover Aboriginal carvings and middens on the Jibbon Loop Track near Bundeena.

• Explore the Bundeena Maianbar Art Trail on the first Sunday of every month.

• Visit Hazelhurst Arts Centre and café, Gymea.

• Visit Sydney Tramway Museum, Australia’s oldest tramway museum.


WHERE TO EAT & DRINK

Dine in beach-side restaurants & clubs and enjoy a vast array of cuisines. There are many options for groups big or small. Here’s just a few;

Cronulla RSL

• ‘Tradies’ – Gymea and Caringbah

Bundeena Community & Services Club

The Botanical @ Highfields, Caringbah

The Bavarian Beer Café, Westfield Miranda

Hazelhurst Café, Gymea

Mikes Bar & Grill, Gymea or Sutherland

Union Place, Jannali

Como Hotel

Club Central, Menai


WHERE TO STAY

There are a range of accommodation styles in the Sutherland Shire.  For group bookings the most suitable accommodation we would recommend is;

Quest Cronulla

Rydges Cronulla Beachside

Cronulla Motor Inn 

Metro Hotel Miranda

For other accommodations options in the Sutherland Shire click here.

HOW TO GET THERE

The Sutherland Shire is located 25 kilometres south of Sydney’s CBD and is easily accessible by car, rail and bus. Most international and domestic airlines fly into Sydney Airport, from there it’s a short 30 minute drive, making this a convenient destination to visit.

AIR

From Sydney airport it is an easy 30-minute drive south, past Botany Bay.

RAIL

From Sydney CBD you can access the Shire by rail from the Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra lines. Visitors from the south, including Wollongong and Nowra, can travel via the South Coast line.

ROAD

From the north you can access the Shire via the Princes Highway over Tom Ugly’s Bridge at Sylvania, Rocky Point Road over Captain Cook Bridge at Taren Point, or on Alfords Point Road at Illawong. From the south you’ll enter via the Princes Highway through Waterfall.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

You can plan your trip using the public transport info line by calling 131500 or visiting their website. Trains operate every 15-30

minutes along the Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra line. A range of bus services are also available.

MORE INFORMATION

Contact the Business & Tourism team on 02 9710 0972 during business hours 9.00am - 4.30pm Mon - Fri.

Email: tourism@ssc.nsw.gov.au

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Metro Hotel Miranda

522 Kingsway (Corner of Jackson Avenue), Miranda

T: 1800 004 321

Cronulla

Gerrale Street, Cronulla

Engadine

Old Princes Highway, Engadine

Cronulla Beach

20-38 Gerrale Street, Cronulla

T: 02 9710 0333

Rydges Cronulla Beachside

20 - 26 The Kingsway, Cronulla

T: 02 9527 3100

Quest Cronulla Beach

1 Kingsway, Cronulla

T: 02 8536 3600

Engadine Motor Inn

1229-1233 Princes Highway, Engadine

T: 02 9520 8166

Bundeena Kayaks

2 Seabreeze Lane, Bundeena

T: 0419 254 981

EG Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens

104 President Avenue, Caringbah

T: 02 9710 0333

Sydney Tramway Museum

Cnr Rawson Avenue & Pitt Street, Loftus

T: 02 9542 3646

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