The Grand Pacific Drive begins from the Royal National Park, in the south of Sydney, along the spectacular coast to Wollongong. The drive goes through Stanwell Park, Kiama and Wollongong and as a side trip it is possible to venture to the Southern Highlands. From Wollongogong, head south to Shellbarbour, Kiama and Shoalhaven

Downloadable brochure

Official Video

What to see and do


Royal National Park -  the second oldest national park in the world, canoeing, boating (Historic Boatshed at Audley), swimming, picnics, BBQ

Sea Cliff Bridge - refer photo below (between Stanwell Park and Thirroul- walk the bridge

Sea Cliff Bridge

Nan Tien Temple - the largest Buddhist Temple in the Southern Hemisphere

Mt Keira Lookout

Shellharbour - a typical beachside village

Kiama Blowhole - watch the video link above

Kiama Village - unique shopping and interesting arts and crafts

Jervis Bay - a destination for whale and dophin watching

Southern HIghlands

Illawarra Fly - an elevated canopy walk through a rainforest on the Illawarra escarpment (Photo of the canopy walk below)

Illawarra Fly

Minnamurra Rainforest - a lovely place to discover a niche rainforest environment

Jamberoo Action Theme Park

Bradmans Museum of Cricket at Bowral

Hampden Suspension Bridge in Kangaroo Valley

Fitzroy Falls

Events: Tulip Festival in Bowral in September