Salt Life guide book- Whats around

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Salt Life guide book- Whats around

Sightseeing

Warilla Beach is a popular swimming and surfing beach. This 2km beach stretches from the mouth of the Illawarra River down to Elliot Lake, a small estuary which separates the sands of Warilla from Barrack Point. Great for swimming and relaxing or take a walk to Windang Island. (metres from your door step)
Warilla Beach
Warilla Beach is a popular swimming and surfing beach. This 2km beach stretches from the mouth of the Illawarra River down to Elliot Lake, a small estuary which separates the sands of Warilla from Barrack Point. Great for swimming and relaxing or take a walk to Windang Island. (metres from your door step)
Little Lake at Barrack Point is a great swimming spot for kids. You'll find Paddle boarding and learning to surf classes here often. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy the views. (metres from your door step)
Little Lake
Little Lake at Barrack Point is a great swimming spot for kids. You'll find Paddle boarding and learning to surf classes here often. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy the views. (metres from your door step)
Lake Illawarra is located between the Illawarra escarpment and the Pacific Ocean. Water flowing into it is both fresh (from the escarpment) and salty (from the ocean tides). The lake is approximately 9.5km long and 5.5km wide, with an area of 33 square kilometres and a maximum depth of 3.7 metres. 13 boat ramps surround the lake and is a popular recreational location. The lake is a popular spot for fishing, prawning, and all water sports. You can arrange to hire a boat or book in to a stand up paddle board day on the lake while watching the sun rise. Walk or cycle the Lake Illawarra art trail and explore the local history, Aboriginal heritage, flora and fauna. Reddall Reserve on the foreshore of the lake is a popular spot for picnics with it's new Ninja children's playground, picnic shelters, gas barbecues, toilet facilities and water sports. The lake is very popular for bird lovers as it is a home, nesting site and food source for many birds. (3.0km away)
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Lake Illawarra
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Lake Illawarra is located between the Illawarra escarpment and the Pacific Ocean. Water flowing into it is both fresh (from the escarpment) and salty (from the ocean tides). The lake is approximately 9.5km long and 5.5km wide, with an area of 33 square kilometres and a maximum depth of 3.7 metres. 13 boat ramps surround the lake and is a popular recreational location. The lake is a popular spot for fishing, prawning, and all water sports. You can arrange to hire a boat or book in to a stand up paddle board day on the lake while watching the sun rise. Walk or cycle the Lake Illawarra art trail and explore the local history, Aboriginal heritage, flora and fauna. Reddall Reserve on the foreshore of the lake is a popular spot for picnics with it's new Ninja children's playground, picnic shelters, gas barbecues, toilet facilities and water sports. The lake is very popular for bird lovers as it is a home, nesting site and food source for many birds. (3.0km away)
Learn to stand up paddleboard or master your skills with an accredited ASI SUP Instructor, with both private and group sessions available. They are a mobile Stand Up Paddle Boarding School, and will ensure that you experience paddle boarding in the best conditions in a safe, fun environment. Wake up with a sunrise paddle, cruise Lake Illawarra and Minnamurra River, or venture out with lights on an after dark paddle! They also specialise in SUPFIT (fitness class on fitness mats), SUPYOGAFIT (yoga fit classes on fitness mats), ocean paddling and SUPSURF - hit the waves for experienced paddlers. They are open seven days/week from sunrise to sunset, and even for night SUP in summer! Feel confident that they follow all COVID safe protocols and procedures.
Stand Up Paddle Boarding Shellharbour
Learn to stand up paddleboard or master your skills with an accredited ASI SUP Instructor, with both private and group sessions available. They are a mobile Stand Up Paddle Boarding School, and will ensure that you experience paddle boarding in the best conditions in a safe, fun environment. Wake up with a sunrise paddle, cruise Lake Illawarra and Minnamurra River, or venture out with lights on an after dark paddle! They also specialise in SUPFIT (fitness class on fitness mats), SUPYOGAFIT (yoga fit classes on fitness mats), ocean paddling and SUPSURF - hit the waves for experienced paddlers. They are open seven days/week from sunrise to sunset, and even for night SUP in summer! Feel confident that they follow all COVID safe protocols and procedures.
The world class Shell Cove Marina. The 270 berth Marina has direct access to the Tasman Sea with public boat ramp. First stage has been completed. You'll find Woolworths, liquor store, bakery, barbershop, nail salon, the source bulk foods, multiple cafes such as the salty squid, Leaf Cafe & Co, Georgia Rose to name a few! (6.0km away)
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Shell Cove Marina
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The world class Shell Cove Marina. The 270 berth Marina has direct access to the Tasman Sea with public boat ramp. First stage has been completed. You'll find Woolworths, liquor store, bakery, barbershop, nail salon, the source bulk foods, multiple cafes such as the salty squid, Leaf Cafe & Co, Georgia Rose to name a few! (6.0km away)
Bass Point Reserve is a 72 hectare coastal jewel, located just south of the apartment. It contains one of the few littoral rainforest areas in the Illawarra. Bass Point is a popular recreational reserve most widely known for it's diverse marine habitat and as a popular location for scuba diving and snorkelling at Bush Ranger's Bay, a protected Aquatic Reserve. (note: no fishing is permitted at Bush Ranger's Bay) (8.4km away)
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Bass Point
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Bass Point Reserve is a 72 hectare coastal jewel, located just south of the apartment. It contains one of the few littoral rainforest areas in the Illawarra. Bass Point is a popular recreational reserve most widely known for it's diverse marine habitat and as a popular location for scuba diving and snorkelling at Bush Ranger's Bay, a protected Aquatic Reserve. (note: no fishing is permitted at Bush Ranger's Bay) (8.4km away)
Killalea State Park is a spectacular area of coastal land and dedicated public reserve, famous for picnics, views, bushwalking, surfing and home to "The Farm" cafe, "The Farm" and "Mystics" beach surfing reserves. This spot has to be seen to be believed.(8.4km away)
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Killalea Reserve
45A Killalea Dr
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Killalea State Park is a spectacular area of coastal land and dedicated public reserve, famous for picnics, views, bushwalking, surfing and home to "The Farm" cafe, "The Farm" and "Mystics" beach surfing reserves. This spot has to be seen to be believed.(8.4km away)
Shellharbour - Centred on a small, recreational harbour and close to Shellharbour south beach. The main street has boutique shopping, cafes, restaurants including the historic Shellharbour hotel with views of the harbour. (5.1km away)
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Shellharbour
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Shellharbour - Centred on a small, recreational harbour and close to Shellharbour south beach. The main street has boutique shopping, cafes, restaurants including the historic Shellharbour hotel with views of the harbour. (5.1km away)
Shellharbour South Beach - Located between Shellharbour Village and Bass Point, Shellharbour South Beach is just minutes from Shell Cove. Shellharbour South Beach faces east and offers a long stretch of beach, ideal for swimming, body boarding, surfing, fishing, relaxing or walking along the water's edge. Here families can enjoy the northern end of the beach which is patrolled 7 days a week from mid December until the end of January and on weekends from February until the end of April. Surfers will also have plenty of choice with various breaks including the Shallows and Redlands, while fishing enthusiasts can head to the rock ledges which provide good fishing spots and year round. (3.0km away)
Shellharbour South Beach
Shellharbour South Beach - Located between Shellharbour Village and Bass Point, Shellharbour South Beach is just minutes from Shell Cove. Shellharbour South Beach faces east and offers a long stretch of beach, ideal for swimming, body boarding, surfing, fishing, relaxing or walking along the water's edge. Here families can enjoy the northern end of the beach which is patrolled 7 days a week from mid December until the end of January and on weekends from February until the end of April. Surfers will also have plenty of choice with various breaks including the Shallows and Redlands, while fishing enthusiasts can head to the rock ledges which provide good fishing spots and year round. (3.0km away)
Shellharbour Junction Station is The South Coast train line - joining Sydney station Central train station to Nowra. (7.3km away)
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Shellharbour Junction Station
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Shellharbour Junction Station is The South Coast train line - joining Sydney station Central train station to Nowra. (7.3km away)
Kiama - A beautiful coastal town, famous for its blowholes, lighthouse, cliffside caravans, and walking trails. Enjoy a spot of whale watching and browsing the many shops, cafes and restaurants plus local markets. The Kiama coast walk stretches 20km from the mouth of the Minamurra River to Werri Beach in Gerringong, or enjoy shorter strolls from any point. (19km away)
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Kiama
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Kiama - A beautiful coastal town, famous for its blowholes, lighthouse, cliffside caravans, and walking trails. Enjoy a spot of whale watching and browsing the many shops, cafes and restaurants plus local markets. The Kiama coast walk stretches 20km from the mouth of the Minamurra River to Werri Beach in Gerringong, or enjoy shorter strolls from any point. (19km away)
Kiama Golf Course is located along the banks of the Minamurra River, this course is known as the best all weather course in the Illawarra. Mystics bistro is open 7 days for lunching and dinner. Enjoy sweeping views of the course and the Illawarra escapment while you golf and dine. (12.8km away)
Kiama Golf Course
Kiama Golf Course is located along the banks of the Minamurra River, this course is known as the best all weather course in the Illawarra. Mystics bistro is open 7 days for lunching and dinner. Enjoy sweeping views of the course and the Illawarra escapment while you golf and dine. (12.8km away)
Minnamurra Falls- Stroll the network of elevated walkways and take in the spectacular rainforest, waterfalls and canyon views. Pack a picnic and enjoy! (20.7km away)
Minnamurra Falls
Minnamurra Falls- Stroll the network of elevated walkways and take in the spectacular rainforest, waterfalls and canyon views. Pack a picnic and enjoy! (20.7km away)
Jamberoo Action Park is your next venue for water action park entertainment. NSW's largest family operated water theme park offering world class rides and attractions, impeccably maintained in a natural setting between mountains and sea. Openings between October and April each year. (14.6km away)
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Jamberoo Action Park
1215 Jamberoo Rd
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Jamberoo Action Park is your next venue for water action park entertainment. NSW's largest family operated water theme park offering world class rides and attractions, impeccably maintained in a natural setting between mountains and sea. Openings between October and April each year. (14.6km away)
Jamberoo - Idealic historic town, with a great little pub and cafes, rolling hills and farms to see. Perfect for at the adventure lover, take the treetop walking track or soar along the zip lines at Illawarra Fly. (18.3km away)
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Jamberoo
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Jamberoo - Idealic historic town, with a great little pub and cafes, rolling hills and farms to see. Perfect for at the adventure lover, take the treetop walking track or soar along the zip lines at Illawarra Fly. (18.3km away)
Gerringong is a vibrant and scenic hilltop village where rolling green farm hills meet the ocean. Swim or surf at the famous Werri beach, or enjoy the many cafes, restaurants and shops. (28.7km away)
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Gerringong
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Gerringong is a vibrant and scenic hilltop village where rolling green farm hills meet the ocean. Swim or surf at the famous Werri beach, or enjoy the many cafes, restaurants and shops. (28.7km away)
Sea Cliff Bridge - 665 metre long scenic bridge, and the famous high point of the Grand Pacific Drive which extends from Nowra. Visit the viewing platform and look out for migrating whales or walk along the bridge for a perfect photo opportunity (41km away)
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Sea Cliff Bridge
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Sea Cliff Bridge - 665 metre long scenic bridge, and the famous high point of the Grand Pacific Drive which extends from Nowra. Visit the viewing platform and look out for migrating whales or walk along the bridge for a perfect photo opportunity (41km away)
WIN Stadium is situated on the edge of Wollongong CBD and overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Home to the Illawarra/St George Dragons NRL team, Illawarra Hawks basket ball team and a host to an array of other sporting and music entertainment events. (18.4km away)
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WIN Stadium
46 Harbour St
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WIN Stadium is situated on the edge of Wollongong CBD and overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Home to the Illawarra/St George Dragons NRL team, Illawarra Hawks basket ball team and a host to an array of other sporting and music entertainment events. (18.4km away)
Browse through the charming main street of boutique shopping, restaurants and cafes including the famous Berry Donut Van. (39.8km away)
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Berry
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Browse through the charming main street of boutique shopping, restaurants and cafes including the famous Berry Donut Van. (39.8km away)
Take a short drive over the Macquarie Pass to Robertson and Moss Vale, the gateway to the stunning Southern Highland towns of Bowral, Berrimah and Mittagong. Beautiful colonial towns, gardens, wineries and award winning dinning experiences. (65.4km away)
Southern Highlands
Take a short drive over the Macquarie Pass to Robertson and Moss Vale, the gateway to the stunning Southern Highland towns of Bowral, Berrimah and Mittagong. Beautiful colonial towns, gardens, wineries and award winning dinning experiences. (65.4km away)

Food scene

Warilla Bowls and Recreation Club is a world-class Bowling Club. With state-of-the-art facilities including a Platinum Plus TAB, Gaming Lounge, Dinging including Red Sands Bar & Grill and Cowries Cafe. Relax and dine in modern and refurbished surroundings, while the kids enjoy the complimentary Kids Corner inclusive of Play Stations and a kids play-ground built for the imagination to run wild. The Club is home to 3 newly renovated function spaces. Award-Winning Diamonds Reception Centre, a function space that can hold up to 300 people, overlooking the stunning Little Lake and Warilla Beach, that looks magnificent at sunset. Warilla Bowls also houses a spectacular 8 rink Indoor Bowling Green that is a sight to see, with the public invited to have a casual and fun roll-up. On-site are 19 fully self-contained cabins that sleep up to 6 people overlooking the stunning Little Lake, seconds from the beach. Great fun at the club for everyone! (2.5km away)
Warilla Bowls and Recreation Club
Warilla Bowls and Recreation Club is a world-class Bowling Club. With state-of-the-art facilities including a Platinum Plus TAB, Gaming Lounge, Dinging including Red Sands Bar & Grill and Cowries Cafe. Relax and dine in modern and refurbished surroundings, while the kids enjoy the complimentary Kids Corner inclusive of Play Stations and a kids play-ground built for the imagination to run wild. The Club is home to 3 newly renovated function spaces. Award-Winning Diamonds Reception Centre, a function space that can hold up to 300 people, overlooking the stunning Little Lake and Warilla Beach, that looks magnificent at sunset. Warilla Bowls also houses a spectacular 8 rink Indoor Bowling Green that is a sight to see, with the public invited to have a casual and fun roll-up. On-site are 19 fully self-contained cabins that sleep up to 6 people overlooking the stunning Little Lake, seconds from the beach. Great fun at the club for everyone! (2.5km away)
The Warilla Sports Club is a fun club for all good sports. It is the ultimate venue for good times, great food and edge-of-your-seat sporting entertainment. Home of the famous lunches and great value dinner specials every night. Here you will find all the great events on the big screen and friendly hospitality. For dining value don't go anywhere else. The Bistro is the best dining at Club prices anywhere in the area. Seafood, steaks and the kids are catered for. Order one of our famous burgers and enjoy at Peggy's Bistro. A great family-friendly club for everyone to enjoy.
Warilla Sports Club
54 McGregor Ave
The Warilla Sports Club is a fun club for all good sports. It is the ultimate venue for good times, great food and edge-of-your-seat sporting entertainment. Home of the famous lunches and great value dinner specials every night. Here you will find all the great events on the big screen and friendly hospitality. For dining value don't go anywhere else. The Bistro is the best dining at Club prices anywhere in the area. Seafood, steaks and the kids are catered for. Order one of our famous burgers and enjoy at Peggy's Bistro. A great family-friendly club for everyone to enjoy.
Whether you’re in the mood for slow-cooked barbecue meats, juicy American-inspired burgers, handmade pizzas with gourmet toppings or a traditional club classic, The Shellharbour Club delivers variety with six different dining options available. Explore Precinct, a unique dining experience unlike any other. Wander through the bustling indoor street market, sample the best of street food from Big Time Barbecue or the sweet deliciousness of BonBon while absorbing the unique audio-visual entertainment – there’s really no place like Precinct! With indoor and outdoor kids play areas, there’s something for the whole family at The Shellharbour Club
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The Shellharbour Club
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Whether you’re in the mood for slow-cooked barbecue meats, juicy American-inspired burgers, handmade pizzas with gourmet toppings or a traditional club classic, The Shellharbour Club delivers variety with six different dining options available. Explore Precinct, a unique dining experience unlike any other. Wander through the bustling indoor street market, sample the best of street food from Big Time Barbecue or the sweet deliciousness of BonBon while absorbing the unique audio-visual entertainment – there’s really no place like Precinct! With indoor and outdoor kids play areas, there’s something for the whole family at The Shellharbour Club
The Links Shell Cove - A unique and picturesque golf course, including driving range, newly renovated Tavern, Sports bar, Bottle shop and bistro with views overlooking the golf course. Experience a brand new, one-of-a-kind mini-golf course at the SHANX@ Links Shell Cove. Fun and challenging for the whole family, the “Links” course will suit beginners and budding golfers, and the “SHANX” course will test even the most experienced golfers. The course is a scaled-down version of a full-size golf course, designed to be played with the same rules as golf. The Shanx @ Links Shell Cove mini golf experience is perfect for families, friends, birthday parties, team building and school groups.
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The Links Shell Cove
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The Links Shell Cove - A unique and picturesque golf course, including driving range, newly renovated Tavern, Sports bar, Bottle shop and bistro with views overlooking the golf course. Experience a brand new, one-of-a-kind mini-golf course at the SHANX@ Links Shell Cove. Fun and challenging for the whole family, the “Links” course will suit beginners and budding golfers, and the “SHANX” course will test even the most experienced golfers. The course is a scaled-down version of a full-size golf course, designed to be played with the same rules as golf. The Shanx @ Links Shell Cove mini golf experience is perfect for families, friends, birthday parties, team building and school groups.
The Salty Squid The Salty Squid! Drunken scollops, fresh prawns, tempura battered whitings and prawns are just some of the to die for menu items. Call them up and order takeaway, take it up to your balcony and enjoy in privacy and comfort or sit downstairs and people watch while enjoying your gourmet fish and chips. (6.0km away)
The Salty Squid
The Salty Squid The Salty Squid! Drunken scollops, fresh prawns, tempura battered whitings and prawns are just some of the to die for menu items. Call them up and order takeaway, take it up to your balcony and enjoy in privacy and comfort or sit downstairs and people watch while enjoying your gourmet fish and chips. (6.0km away)
The Source Bulk food store is a specialty grocery store owned by lovely local couple Amy and Shane. They have a selection of over 400 bulk whole foods, zero waste, organic and gluten-friendly options. (6.0km away)
The Source Bulk Foods
101 Cove Boulevard
The Source Bulk food store is a specialty grocery store owned by lovely local couple Amy and Shane. They have a selection of over 400 bulk whole foods, zero waste, organic and gluten-friendly options. (6.0km away)
Suashan Indian Restaurant At Suashan, the delicious dishes are cooked and served with care. Offering a selection of authentic North Indian dishes which you can request as Mild, Medium or Hot, your taste buds will be satisfied and begging for more. (5.1km away)
Suashan Indian Restaurant
16 Addison St
Suashan Indian Restaurant At Suashan, the delicious dishes are cooked and served with care. Offering a selection of authentic North Indian dishes which you can request as Mild, Medium or Hot, your taste buds will be satisfied and begging for more. (5.1km away)
Relish is a creative, all-day modern Australian dining, including tasting menus, in a bright, contemporary space. FYI cocktails on the balcony are amazing! (5.1km away)
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Relish on Addison
6 Addison St
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Relish is a creative, all-day modern Australian dining, including tasting menus, in a bright, contemporary space. FYI cocktails on the balcony are amazing! (5.1km away)
Harbour front Seafood Restaurant is positioned overlooking the iconic Belmore basin on Wollongong Harbour. For over 30 years, they have had the privilege of offering the finest food and wine, in a stunning location. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week, this is one place you need to put on your bucket list whist visiting the Illawarra. (19km away)
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Harbourfront Seafood Restaurant
85 Endeavour Dr
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Harbour front Seafood Restaurant is positioned overlooking the iconic Belmore basin on Wollongong Harbour. For over 30 years, they have had the privilege of offering the finest food and wine, in a stunning location. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week, this is one place you need to put on your bucket list whist visiting the Illawarra. (19km away)
Wollongong Central - Enjoy Metropolitan style shopping with harbourside restaurants, bars, cafes and waterside walks. (21.6km away)
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Wollongong Central
200 Crown St
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Wollongong Central - Enjoy Metropolitan style shopping with harbourside restaurants, bars, cafes and waterside walks. (21.6km away)
Crooked River Wines is a proudly operated family-owned and operated winery. It is situated in Gerringong on the beautiful south coast. It is situated in a rich volcanic alluvial soil patch in a valley with amazing views of the mountains and sea. Home to the Crooked river restaurant and open cellar door, if you love wines and scenic views, you'll love Crooked River Winery. (28.3km away)
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Crooked River Wines - Winery - Cellar Door - Restaurant - Wedding Venue
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Crooked River Wines is a proudly operated family-owned and operated winery. It is situated in Gerringong on the beautiful south coast. It is situated in a rich volcanic alluvial soil patch in a valley with amazing views of the mountains and sea. Home to the Crooked river restaurant and open cellar door, if you love wines and scenic views, you'll love Crooked River Winery. (28.3km away)
A family owned boutique winery sits on top of a hill in Back Forest. Crafted premium, cool-climate wines that reflect a unique climate and passion for wine making sets this winery apart from the others. The wineries position atop of Mount Coolangatta's foothills offers breathtaking views of the Shoalhaven River - the perfect location to share wine with friends and family. (50.9km away)
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Two Figs Winery
905 Bolong Rd
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A family owned boutique winery sits on top of a hill in Back Forest. Crafted premium, cool-climate wines that reflect a unique climate and passion for wine making sets this winery apart from the others. The wineries position atop of Mount Coolangatta's foothills offers breathtaking views of the Shoalhaven River - the perfect location to share wine with friends and family. (50.9km away)