Shellharbour is an ideal place for all ages to enjoy a marvellous bike riding adventure. Hop on your bike, or hire one from South Coast Bike Hire, and follow Shellharbour’s cycleways, taking in the sea views and beautiful beaches. Stop for a scenic picnic lunch at Boonerah Point or Skiway Park and explore the historic Shellharbour Village. Shellharbour’s cycle paths are relatively flat, making them suitable for children and riders of all experience levels.
Watersports, such as surfing, diving and snorkelling, also open up a whole new world of adventure. Learn to surf at Pines Surfing Academy at The Farm, Killalea State Park. Try snorkelling with The Shellharbour Scuba Centre, where you can explore the beautiful underwater world of Bass Point Reserve. Try stand up paddleboarding in Shellharbour Boat Harbour and Lake Illawarra. You can either find your feet by yourself, or let experts show you how.
See the spectacular NSW South Coast from the sky. Take off from the Illawarra’s only regional airport at Albion Park — the centre of aviation action in Shellharbour. You can take a scenic flight for a spectacular aerial view of the region. Learn to fly with Sydney Microlight Centre or explore the skies above Shellharbour with Gyrocopter Illawarra.