The City of Shellharbour is a local government area in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. The City is located about 100 kilometres (62 min) south of Sydney and covers the southern suburbs of the Wollongong urban area centred on Shellharbour and it had an estimated population of 68,460 at the 2016 census. The area is bordered by the City of Wollongong to the north, with the boundary being the Lake Illawarra entrance (and the suburb of Lake Illawarra) and Macquarie Rivulet (Albion Park Rail). The Municipality of Kiama is to the south of the City of Shellharbour.

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Around Shellharbour NSW 2529

Our Picks on what to Do in Shellharbour NSW

Shellharbour City Museum (formerly Tongarra Museum)

Shellharbour Scuba and Photography Centre

Bass Point Reserve

Our Picks on where to Stay in Shellharbour NSW

Seahaven Holiday House

Shellharbour Village Motel

Shellharbour Village Ocean View Apartment

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Shellharbour NSW

Andaman Thai Restuarant

Branches Restaurant

Rehal's Divine Indian Restaurant

Shopping in Shellharbour NSW

Location Information 

  • Population: 72,240
  • State electorate(s): Shellharbour, Kiama
  • Federal Division(s): Whitlam, Gilmore
  • Established (yr): 1996
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

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Kiama NSW 2533 (15.2 km, 16 mins)