Dive into an itinerary of ocean pools
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Dive into an itinerary of ocean pools

  • Kate Mather
  • 12 March 2024

Embark on a coastal journey like never before as we guide you through the breathtaking ocean pools that dot the scenic route from Sydney to Eden in New South Wales. This road trip promises a perfect blend of relaxation, exploration, and seaside wonder as you make pitstops that offer laps a little different to ones on the race track! Get ready to soak up and follow the sun, sea, and serenity as we unveil the hidden gems along the way… maybe an easter trip?

Stop 1: Coal Coast Charms Our adventure begins as you cruise along the picturesque Seacliff Bridge to the Coal Coast, where pristine beaches and charming seaside towns beckon. A selection of up to 9 pools are found in this part of the Illawarra. Capture the essence of coastal living as you explore sandy shores, take in panoramic views, and breathe in the salty sea breeze.

Stop 2: Nuns Pool, Wollongong  in Wollongong, where the mystical Nuns Pool awaits. Tucked away amidst rugged cliffs, this secluded ocean pool offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle. As you dip into the cool, crystal-clear waters, you’ll be surrounded by nature’s beauty, creating a serene oasis that’s perfect for a refreshing start to your road trip. Making your way down to Kiama and unwind at Werri Beach, a hidden gem that is the Ourie at south end, embraced by rolling waves, before continuing your journey south.

Stop 3: Huskisson Sea Pool Nestled in the heart of Jervis Bay, Huskisson Sea Pool is a mesmerizing saltwater haven that invites you to take a dip amidst stunning surroundings. With its clear azure waters and panoramic coastal vistas, this pool is a photographer’s dream. Make sure to capture the vibrant sunset reflecting off the pool’s surface for an unforgettable memory.

Stop 4: Bermagui Blue Pool Venture further south to Bermagui, where the striking Blue Pool awaits. Carved into the rocky coastline, this natural wonder is a true marvel. Immerse yourself in the refreshing waters as you marvel at the contrast between the deep blue pool and the surrounding rugged landscape. Bermagui Blue Pool promises an Instagram-worthy experience that will leave your followers in awe.

Stop 5: Aslings Beach Rock Pool, Eden As your road trip nears its conclusion in Eden, be sure to savor the last moments of coastal bliss at Aslings Beach Rock Pool. Perched on the edge of the ocean, this rock pool provides a unique swimming experience where the waves meet the pool. Dive into the invigorating waters, surrounded by the beauty of Eden’s coastal landscapes, creating the perfect finale to your seaside adventure.

In conclusion, this road trip from Sydney to Eden promises a delightful blend of relaxation and exploration, taking you from hidden gems like Nuns Pool in Wollongong to the awe-inspiring Aslings Beach Rock Pool in Eden. Pack your swimsuit, hit the road, and dive into the ultimate coastal adventure along the stunning NSW coastline. Your seaside paradise awaits!

To find the right stay along the way and book an experience at each stop, tap on the towns mentioned and highlighted and it will link you through!


Images in this article were taken from the DNSW gallery.