Positioned on rugged headland on the dramatic New South Wales South Coast, Gerringong was once a rural dairy village but as transformed into a spectacular and increasingly popular holiday destination. Approximately two hours south of Sydney, the region is known for its beautiful beaches, rugged escarpment, rolling farmland and charming cellar doors and vineyards. This seaside escape truly has it all, all the swimming, surfing and outdoor activities of a beach town beautifully balanced with the fantastic food and wine of a rural getaway. There really is something for everyone to be found in the relaxing seaside village of Gerringong.
This dazzling hilltop village is a breath of fresh air for holidaymakers. Gerringong accommodation offers many unique delights including seaside cottages, stylish holiday homes, rural retreats, holiday resorts and affordable motels which offer incredible views worth far more than their price tag. For visitors looking to self-cater, there are also a number of campsites and holiday parks offering a place to pitch your tent or cabins for those who still prefer a few creature comforts. Book Hotels Now
The southern entry to the Kiama Coast Walk, Gerringong attractions are predominantly centred around its spectacular landscapes and outdoor activities, however there is plenty on offer for foodies, beer and wine enthusiasts, collectors and shopaholics. Werri Beach is the town’s most popular patrolled beach for a swim but it’s point breaks also make it a favourite with surfers. At the beach’s southern end you’ll find Ourie Pool while nearby Cooke Park offers Boat Harbour Rock Pool, both delightful swimming spots safe for children toon. There are even barbeque and picnic facilities nearby as well as the quintessential fish and chippery. For those who prefer to take a more relaxed approach to their days, there are contemporary seaside and surf fashion boutiques, trendy restaurants and cafes with sea views, art galleries, homewares, workshops and cooking classes. For those who like a tipple there are also gorgeous wineries and microbrewery offering delicious drops and fresh local fare.
Located 129km south of Sydney along the Princes Highway, Gerringong is a 35 minute drive from Wollongong and minutes from Kiama. From Sydney it’s a two and a half house drive along the scenic route of the Grand Pacific Drive. You can also sit back, relax and enjoy the picturesque coastal journey by train taking two and a half hours from Central Station in Sydney. A self-drive option is always popular as having your own car gives you the freedom to explore the stunning scenic coastal drives and nearby seaside towns at your own leisurely pace.