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NRMA Shellharbour Beachside Holiday Park

NRMA Shellharbour Beachside Holiday Park

Things to do in Shellharbour

NRMA Shellharbour Beachside Holiday Park is the perfect base to enjoy a coastal getaway. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing holiday by the beach, catching a wave, exploring national parks, a spot of fishing or taking advantage of nearby attractions, there is something for everyone.

Shellharbour Beachside stairs to beach
Photo credit: Mark Fitzpatrick -Destination NSW


Everyone loves a getaway by the beach, and you’ll be spoilt for choice in Shellharbour with five beaches to choose from including The Farm, a National Surfing Reserve and Shellharbour South Beach situated just outside our holiday park. Whether you’re looking for a spot to cool off, lay by the water, catch a wave or go snorkeling, we have something for you.

Shellharbour Beachside man and woman in from surf
Photo credit: Destination NSW

Learn to surf

What better place to get up on your feet and learn to surf then a destination known for its waves. With several local surf schools to choose from including Pines Surfing Academy and Australian Surf Tours, you’ll be in safe hands accommodating to all skills levels from beginners to those wanting to master their next move.

Shellharbour Beachside
Photo credit: Destination NSW

Cool off in the pool

Situated just metres from the holiday and caravan park, you’ll find a 50m saltwater pool with shared children’s pool, BBQ and picnic area making it the perfect spot for a family day out without the sand. The pool is open all year round and has lifesaving patrol during the summer holiday period and on weekends, public holidays and school holidays during February – April.

Shellharbour Beachside people paddle boarding
Photo credit: Destination NSW

Lake Illawarra

Fancy a spot of fishing? This 33 sq kilometre lake is the ideal spot for fishing and prawning on your next holiday. Or why not explore the lake from a kayak or stand up paddle board and marvel at the abundant of bird life that call the lake home. And after a day on the water, fire up the BBQ at the Reddall Reserve on the lake’s foreshore.

Shellharbour Beachside forest
Photo credit: Destination NSW

Macquarie Pass National Park

Enjoy the great outdoors and spend your day exploring the natural beauty of this national park home to walking tracks, birdwatching, waterfalls, views to the ocean and breathtaking scenery. The park’s steep ridges and gullies also make a popular home for wildlife including koalas, lyrebirds, possums, wombats, platypus, satin bowerbirds and more.

Shellharbour Beachside people snorkling
Photo credit: Destination NSW

Bass Point Reserve

This littoral rainforest is a must during your stay. The reserve serves an important part of history with a collection of significant Aboriginal and European heritage sites which you can learn more about on the self-guided Aboriginal Indigenous Cultural walk. Today the point is a popular spot for diving and snorkeling at the Bushranger’s Bay with a variety of marine life.