Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Shell Cove getaway

Experience the unique character of Shell Cove with a stay in a vacation home rental. One of the city's many top draws is its golfing. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Shell Cove

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Shell Cove a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Links Shell Cove Golf Course (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Jamberoo Action Park (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Port Kembla Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Calderwood Valley Golf Course (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Crooked River Winery (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Shell Cove

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Shell Cove is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kiama Blowhole (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Croom Regional Sporting Complex (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Kiama Surf Beach (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Saddleback Mountain (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Minnamurra Rainforest Entrance (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Barren Grounds Nature Reserve (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Shell Cove

The nearest airport is in Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional), located 5.5 mi (8.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), which is 49 mi (78.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Shell Cove?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 356 vacation rentals near Shell Cove. From 199 Houses to 99 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Shell Cove for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Shell Cove?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Shell Cove. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Links Shell Cove Golf Course: 743 vacation rentals
  • Wollongong North Beach: 407 vacation rentals
  • Wollongong South Beach: 421 vacation rentals
  • Kiama Surf Beach: 1,004 vacation rentals
  • North Wollongong Station: 409 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Shell Cove?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 199 Houses in Shell Cove. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shell Cove include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 99 rentals available
  • Villas: 8 rentals available
  • Cabins: 20 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Shell Cove?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 46 vacation rentals with pool available in Shell Cove. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.