Wollongong, Kiama and Windang, are other places in the area which are also worth touring.
If the weather is good get outdoors and enjoy the nearby green spaces. Stretch your legs and drive out to a local beach, such as the Wollongong South Beach in Wollongong.
To really get a feel for the area, don’t miss the nearby local attractions such as the Australia's Industry World in Wollongong. These are much-loved by travellers from all the corners of the globe. Brush up on Illawarra’s history by visiting the Flagstaff Hill Fort in Wollongong.
Head to the Wollongong Fish Market in Wollongong and the Crown Street Mall to scratch that shopping itch.
Shellharbour is a place of proud sporting traditions. Join local fans at WIN Stadium, Wollongong, home to the St. George Illawarra Dragons rugby league team in winter and the South Coast Wolves FC soccer team. Relive the match’s highlights over a few drinks with local fans after the full-time siren blows in a nearby pub.
At the end of a day enjoying Shellharbour, relax for the night in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Check out the rooms and rates at the Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong, the Kiama Shores Motel, or the Chifley Wollongong.