Famous for

  • Beautiful beaches & surfing
  • Fine dining seafood
  • Seaside village charm
  • Boutique luxury hotels

Reconnect with nature, wildlife and your taste buds on a trip to beautiful Mollymook in the Shoalhaven region of the NSW South Coast. With top surf beaches, whale watching and endless ocean views to enjoy, as well as fabulous regional dining and a picturesque golf course, you’re sure to leave this relaxed-yet-chic beachside town feeling rejuvenated.

Couple enjoying a romantic getaway at Bannisters by the Sea in Mollymook Beach, Jervis Bay & Shoalhaven

Beach fun

Mollymook Beach stretches for 2km, from Bannisters Point in the north to the Mollymook Golf Club a top the southern headland, where you might spot dolphins playing in the surf. Both ends of the beach are patrolled during the warmer months. The grassy knoll behind the beach is perfect for picnics.

Pam Burridge Surf Schools in Mollymook, Jervis Bay & Shoalhaven

Sprawl out on the fine sands, enjoy beach fishing, and go snorkelling or diving around the rocky headlands and central reef. Learn to surf with Mollymook Beach Surf School or Pam Burridge Surf Schools. At the southern end of the beach is a large natural rock pool, great for swimming and snorkelling.

Mollymook Beach in Mollymook, Jervis Bay & Shoalhaven

Luxury indulgences

Treat yourself and dine at the renowned Rick Stein at Bannisters, enjoying local oysters, freshly caught seafood and panoramic ocean views. Another top dining experience in Mollymook is Gwylo, an Asian fusion restaurant from the team behind the much-loved (and now closed) Tallwood. Dial up the luxury and visit Spa by the Sea, or take a Wine Knot Tour to nearby wineries.

Dishes created with local seafood on the menu at Bannisters by the Sea in Mollymook Beach, Jervis Bay & Shoalhaven

Getting there & where to stay

Mollymook is a three-hour drive from Sydney and 2h 30min from Canberra. Nearby towns are Ulladulla to the south, Milton to the northwest and Narrawallee to the north. Places to stay include luxury boutique hotels, serviced apartments and beach houses to rent.