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NSW South Coast beaches we love

Our top 5 beaches to stop at when travelling across the south coast

  • Kate Mather
  • 3 April 2023
  1. Hyams Beach

Located in Jervis Bay, Hyams Beach is known for having the whitest sand in the world. The crystal clear water and white sand make it a popular spot for swimming, snorkelling and relaxing. There are also plenty of hiking trails in the area for those who want to explore the stunning coastline.

Stay close by : accommodation destinations and check out Woebegone Freedive and Sea Kayak Jervis Bay finishing with a beer tasting at Jervis Bay Brewing Co

  1. Pebbly Beach

Located in the Murramarang National Park, Pebbly Beach is a must-visit for anyone who loves wildlife. The beach is home to a colony of friendly kangaroos who love to laze on the sand and pose for photos with visitors. There are also great surfing and fishing spots nearby.

Stay close by : accommodation destinations and check out Wine Knot Tours and Region X and start or finish the day at Soul Tribe Studios 

  1. Mollymook Beach

Mollymook Beach is a popular spot for surfing and swimming, with lifeguards on duty during the summer months. The beach is also home to the Mollymook Surf School, which offers lessons for beginners and advanced surfers. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants in the area, making it a great place to spend the day.

Stay close by : accommodation destinations Mollymook and Ulladulla and check out Luxury Clay Experiences that come to you and book a weekend with vedic meditation teacher Kate Cliff

  1. Seven Mile Beach

Stretching from Gerroa to Shoalhaven Heads, Seven Mile Beach is a beautiful stretch of sand that is perfect for a long walk or jog. There are also plenty of spots for swimming and surfing, with lifeguards on duty during the summer months. The nearby town of Gerringong is home to plenty of cafes and restaurants, as well as boutique shops and galleries and well known for its surf breaks at Werri Beach.

Stay close by : accommodation destination Bangalay in Shoalhaven Heads  or enjoy the wonderful selection of homes in Gerroa and Gerringong

and check out Willowvale Road a private chef to you with Bowral Private Chef and catch your fish of the day with Fishing with a Local.


  1. Warrain Beach

Located in the small town of Currarong, Warrain Beach is a secluded spot that is great for swimming and snorkelling. The beach is backed by sand dunes and has picnic facilities and a small car park. There are also plenty of hiking trails in the area, including the popular Honeymoon Bay walk.

Enjoy the new Beach Safari Currarong for amazing takeaway, general store and soon to be cafe, owned and run by world renown chef Maeve O’Meara.

Stay close by : the wonderful property of Bundanon is not beach side but river side.  It is a destination on its own with an art gallery, workshops and guided walks and the perfect place to stay enjoy the complete experience with a day trip to Currarong. The lovely colourful beach cottages in Currarong are a great option to stay and soak it all in.

These five beaches are just a small selection of the many beautiful beaches to explore on the NSW South Coast. Whether you’re looking for a spot to swim, surf, relax or explore, there is something for everyone on the South Coast.