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Adventure in the Shoalhaven

The spectacular Shoalhaven landscape offers boundless opportunities for activities as energetic or as laid back as you like. Keen cyclists can rent bikes for either road or MTB rides through fire trails and forest tracks. There are numerous popular walking trails, both coastal and bush, to suit any level of fitness, or see the countryside from the back of a horse. Water lovers will be spoiled for choice - learn to surf or stand up paddle, rent a kayak or canoe on one of our tranquil waterways. Learn to dive in the crystal waters of Jervis Bay or thrill to an encounter with dolphins or whales on a cruise.
BICYCLE HIRE

KANGAROO VALLEY
Kangaroo Valley Adventure Company
Mountain bikes for self-guided trips or as part of an organised cycling adventure.
02 4465 1372
www.kvac.com.au

BERRY
Berry Mountain Cycles
Mountain bikes in all sizes. Will arrange pick up and drop off to and from local guest houses and accommodation at your request.
Shop 5, 65 Queen Street
02 4464 3857

HUSKISSON
Shoalhaven Bike Hire
Hire of bikes from one hour to several days with different adult mountain bikes available.
64 Owen Street
02 4441 5255


ON ROAD CYCLING

BERRY
Easy 16km road circuit. Sealed road through gentle countryside to Seven Mile Beach National Park, picnic area and surf.

NOWRA
Easy 30km circuit. Following the Shoalhaven River through farmland, small settlements and $2 each-way ferry to the Nature Reserve of Comerong Island - an excellent introductory ride.

HUSKISSON
Easy 13km road circuit. A leisurely couple of hours to access beautiful beaches facing north across Jervis Bay, to swim or just relax.

MILTON
Medium 15km road circuit. A taste of urban riding around Milton, Ulladulla and Mollymook - accessible, with cycleways in the busier parts of town.
Visit www.shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au for maps of these and other road and MTB rides in the Shoalhaven.

OFF ROAD CYCLING

Currambene Forest Bike Trails
Shoalhaven Bicycle User Group has produced a map showing several trails that start at the southern end of Worrigee Road, 9.8km from Nowra Visitors Centre, and at Callala Bay Road, north of the village.
Trails are gravel roads, fire trails and bush tracks. Most trails are impassable after heavy rain, due to sticky red clay and boggy areas.
For further information and map, contact - Nowra Visitors Centre, 1300 662 808
Email: tourism@shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au

POPULAR WALKING TRACKS
BOMADERRY
Bomaderry Creek
Easy 4km walk takes around 1hr 30min, some climbing. Starts at parking area in Narang Road, Bomaderry. The route of the track follows Bomaderry Creek which has carved a course through sandstone, forming impressive cliffs, rock walls, overhangs and caves.

NOWRA
Bens Walk
5.5km, 2 hr. Easy with some climbing. meanders along the banks of the Shoalhaven River through native bushland. Park at back of Nowra Showground, Junction Street, Nowra

CURRARONG
Wreck Walk
A 2.5km return walk, which takes a leisurely one hour on an easy gradient and takes in the site of the wreck of the SS Merimbula.

Coomies Walk
This includes the Wreck Walk and is a 9km, hillier walk and takes about three hours. A feature of this walk is the panoramic view from the Trig Station.
Both walks start at Abrahams Bosom Reserve and feature coastal seascape scenery of beaches, estuaries, ocean, rock formations, massive sandstone cliffs and headlands.

JERVIS BAY
Jervis Bay National Park
Two tracks from Greenfields Beach provide a 1-2 hour walk along the coast and into the forest. Access from Greenfields Beach Reserve or carpark at Seamans (Hyams) Beach. Coastal scenery, bushland.

MILTON/ULLADULLA
Pigeon House Didthul, Morton National Park
4.5km return, 3hr 30min. Hard with 490m climb. From Milton travel west on Croobyar Road, which becomes Woodstock Road, right onto the dirt Clyde Ridge Road, right onto Yadboro Road, then right at a signed junction to reach the parking bay. Mountain and coastal views. (Note: because the access to Pigeon House Mountain/Didthul is by unsealed road, visitors are advised to check with the Visitor Centre on the road's condition.)

HORSE RIDING

KANGAROO VALLEY
The Man from Kangaroo Valley Trail Rides
Enjoy the high mountain country on horseback. Beginners and experienced riders welcome. Guided rainforest bushwalk. Bookings essential.
02 4465 1912
www.kangaroovalleyhorseriding.com


FALLS CREEK
Valhalla Horse Riding
Variety of different trail rides, 1 to 2 hours, twilight or day. Canoe hire and archery.
Princes Highway
02 4447 8320
www.valhallahorseriding.com.au


TERMEIL
Timbertops Horse Riding
Caters for people with varying degrees of ability from beginners to experienced riders. One-hour horse rides, beach rides, two-day horse treks.
Princes Highway (approx. 1km north of Termeil turn-off)
02 4457 1008


SURF LESSONS AND GEAR HIRE

CULBURRA
Culburra Beach Surf School & Hire
Learn to surf at beautiful Culburra Beach near Nowra. It has some of Australia's best beginner waves.
164 Penquin Head Road
02 4447 3197

JERVIS BAY
Jervis Bay Surfing Lessons
Picks from a number of excellent surf beaches within the Jervis Bay and Sussex Inlet area, including: Vincentia and Huskisson beaches, Berrara, Cudmirrah, Hyams Beach and Callala Beach, with lessons by experienced and fully qualified instructors.
0449 266 994
www.jbsurfschool.com.au


ULLADULLA
Pam Burridge Surf Schools
Learn to surf at either the Mollymook Surf School location or at Bendalong Surf School location. Lessons are available during summer and private lessons can be booked all year round.
02 4456 4038 or 0409 767 176
www.pamburridge.com


KAYAKING & STAND-UP PADDLE

KANGAROO VALLEY
Kangaroo Valley Safaris
Canoeing, kayaking, kayak hire, day tours, canoe hire and bike hire. Specialise in self-guided eco safaris of the Shoalhaven and Kangaroo Rivers.
2210 Moss Vale Road (north side of the Hampden Bridge)
www.kangaroovalleycanoes.com.au


WOOLLAMIA
Jervis Bay Stand Up Paddle
Lessons, tours and board hire. Offers quality instruction in an encouraging and supportive environment.
0403 354 716
www.jervisbaystanduppaddle.com.au

HUSKISSON
Jervis Bay Kayak Co.
Hire of sit-on kayaks, sea kayaks and stand-up paddle boards, prices on application.
Shop 1-2/13 Hawke Street (opp. White Sands Park)
02 4441 7157
www.jervisbaykayaks.com


DOLPHIN & WHALES

HUSKISSON
Dolphin Wild Cruises
Explore Jervis Bay and see migrating whales in season and the resident dolphins.
Huskisson Wharf
02 4441 7002
www.dolphinwildcruises.com.au

Dolphin Watch Cruises
Cruise beautiful Jervis Bay with 80% under cover, 3 viewing levels and cruises daily.
Huskisson Wharf
02 4441 6311
www.dolphinwatch.com.au


DIVING

HUSKISSON
Dive Jervis Bay
Offers dives, snorkelling trips, learn to dive, SSI Courses. Entry level through to professional, retail sales, equipment hire. Seven metre Marlin boardbill.
64 Owen Street
02 4441 5255
www.divejervisbay.com

VINCENTIA
Crest Diving
Personal guided tours for snorkellers and scuba divers, 7 days a week with a full range of equipment available for hire. Beginner scuba diving under the guidance of a PADI professional, private classes scheduled to suit.
02 4443 3294 / 0414 787 281
www.crestdiving.com.au

JERVIS BAY
Blue Water Dive & Fishing Charters
Caters for all levels of dive experience and offers trips outside the headland as well as within the enclosed waters of Jervis Bay. See Jervis Bay Marine Park and the waters of Booderee. SSI, PADI, and government accredited courses available.
02 4443 2934, 0428 855 303
www.bluewaterjervisbay.com.au

ULLADULLA
Ulladulla Dive and Adventure Centre
A PADI 5 Star Dive Centre with experience and local diving knowledge. Every member of the team is highly trained and committed to providing excellence in diver training and first-class diving experiences.
211 Princes Highway
02 4455 3029
www.ulladulladive.com.au