Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Shoalhaven Heads

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Shoalhaven Heads. This city has something for everyone. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Shoalhaven Heads

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Shoalhaven Heads a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mountain Ridge Wines (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Coolangatta Estate (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Two Figs Winery (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Gerroa Boat Fisherman's Golf Club (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Crooked River Winery (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Nowra Golf Course (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Shoalhaven Heads

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Shoalhaven Heads is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Seven Mile Beach (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Wollumboola Lake (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Jervis Bay National Park (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Warrain Beach (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Red Rocks Nature Reserve (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Saddleback Mountain (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Shoalhaven Heads

Fly into Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional), the closest airport, located 20.2 mi (32.6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Shoalhaven Heads?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 647 vacation rentals near Shoalhaven Heads. From 529 Houses to 25 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Shoalhaven Heads are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Jervis Bay National Park: 1,769 vacation rentals
  • Point Perpendicular Lighthouse: 1,511 vacation rentals
  • Kiama Surf Beach: 1,012 vacation rentals
  • Huskisson RSL: 1,789 vacation rentals
  • Jervis Bay Maritime Museum: 1,786 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shoalhaven Heads 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 Shoalhaven Heads?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 529 Houses in Shoalhaven Heads. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shoalhaven Heads include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 25 rentals available
  • Villas: 11 rentals available
  • Cabins: 50 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 Shoalhaven Heads?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 100 vacation rentals with pool available in Shoalhaven Heads. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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