Kiama Travel Guide

Located just an hour and a half south of Sydney, Kiama is a picturesque holiday destination renowned for its stunning beaches and lush rolling countryside. Full of rural charm, Kiama is home to farmland and a number of relaxed coastal and country towns that are ideal for getting away and unwinding in a pristine setting. The seaside area of Kiama is also home to one of the region's most popular attractions, the Kiama blowhole, a natural waterspout. The region is also known for its water activities, rainforest, coastal walks, museums, historic villages and 9 beautiful beaches to choose from.


Kiama accommodation offers plenty of options to suit all travellers and budgets, regardless of the length of your stay. Whether you're just passing through or are planning on an extended stay, Kiama accommodation caters for families, couples and groups of friends offering everything from luxury hotels to cosy cabins and spacious holiday homes as well as a number of affordable options. Conveniently close to local shops, restaurants and attractions, Kiama accommodation offers views of the beach, harbour, rainforest and if you're lucky, even the migrating whales.

Kiama Holiday Packages

Visiting Kiama on the New South Wales south coast is easy and affordable thanks to these Kiama holiday packages, which offer a convenient way to arrange and book all aspects of your holiday. Saving you both time and money, Kiama holiday packages offer a coordinated approach to your travel needs, allowing you to combine everything from accommodation and tours to flights, car hire, meals, travel insurance and much more. You'll also enjoy bonus inclusions such as free nights, complimentary room upgrades, breakfast daily, WiFi, car parking, massages and more. There are an existing range of Kiama holiday packages to choose form or you can customise your own.


A seaside town, Kiama is renowned for its outdoor leisure pursuits and is most famous for its blowhole, a local natural attraction that is the largest blowhole in the world. Truly a sight to behold, the blowhole shoots water up into the air with an audible force. There are plenty of other beautiful natural attractions within the area which you can discover along the 22km Kiama Coast Walk including Bombo Headland, Bonaira Native Gardens, Cathedral Rocks, the Minnamurra River and Werri Beach. For something a little more relaxing, there are a total of 9 beaches in Kiama including the famous 7 Mile Beach. Further south, Gerringong is popular for a day trip and is the epitome of the traditional Australian coastal beach town. Further inland, there are a number of exciting attractions including the historic and picturesque town of Jamberoo, home to the water fun park Jamberoo Action Park. The Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk is also nearby and offers one of the country's premier rainforest experiences via an elevated walkway and two cantilevered arms.

Getting To Kiama

Getting to Kiama is easy whether you're driving, catching the bus or a train. Kiama is located less than 2 and a half hours from Sydney, Canberra, the Blue Mountains, Southern Highlands, Jervis Bay, Wollongong and Batemans Bay. Follow the Princes Highway south from Sydney and surrounds and the Hume Highway northeast from Canberra. If you're visiting from further north like Queensland, follow the Pacific Highway until it meets the Princes Highway, the drive should take about 11 and a half hours. Train services run between Sydney and Kiama while Premier Motor Service and Greyhound offer bus services from Sydney and Melbourne to Kiama. Getting To Kiama