Hidden gems on the NSW south coast

by Elisa Parry

As the weather warms up it’s the perfect time of year to head south. If you’re based in Sydney, there are a bunch of hidden gems just waiting to be discovered just a short drive away. So, pack your bags, stock up on the snacks and let the road trip begin. These destinations are definitely worth the drive.  

Hidden gems on the NSW south coast

Luxury Mollymook overnight retreat with breakfast

Mollymook is the ideal weekend away. Get ready for two days of salt, sun and sand. If the ocean is still a touch too cool you can always relax by the pool.  

Hidden gems on the NSW south coast

Two nights deluxe glamping with breakfast and dinner

If glamping is on your bucket list this is the one experience you need to tick off. Who knew tents could be so luxurious?! Get back to nature with all your favourite mod cons in this indulgent getaway in stunning Jervis Bay.

Hidden gems on the NSW south coast

Shoalhaven River glamping with canoe hire

Swap the seaside for the tranquillity of the Shoalhaven River. Again, the best bit of this experience is that all you have to do is turn up, your deluxe bell tent is ready and waiting for you with the most comfortable queen bed you’ve ever experienced while “camping”. Don’t forget to bring an inflatable or lilo to cruise down the gentle river rapids. 

Hidden gems on the NSW south coast

South coast romantic break

Enjoy three nights of peace, quiet and absolute privacy in a luxury cabin on the NSW south coast. Explore the beaches by day or go for a bush walk. If you’re feeling active give paddle boarding or sea kayaking a try. There’s plenty to see and do in this pocket of the NSW south coast.

Hidden gems on the NSW south coast

Two-night eco pod getaway with fireplace and gourmet hampers

For a getaway like this you need to pack your togs, walking shoes and a good book! This is the perfect place to unwind and explore the quaint town of Central Tilba (yes, this is where the delicious Tilba cheese is from!). Oh and, there is a smores kit included for the fire pit.

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