BIG4 Sunshine Resort

Explore South West Rocks

South West Rocks is a little slice of paradise (totally unbiased opinion...we swear!) If you want pristine beaches, sweeping views, an abundance of wildlife and the charming feel of a small town, this is the holiday destination for you.
See the town through the eyes of a local with the top things to do below: 

Trial Bay - One of the only Western facing beaches in NSW....yep, watch the sunset over the ocean! Magical. Trial Bay also has naturally calm waters - great for the kiddies & a fantastic boat ramp for the fishing enthusiasts! Only 12 minute walk or 2 minute drive from our resort. 

Trial Bay Gaol - Built by hand from stone, sourced from the surrounds & completed in 1886 the Gaol is steeped in history & marvel as it stands majestically on the shores of Trial Bay. Take the family & soak up some Australian history! 

Smokey Cape Lighthouse - A beautiful lighthouse with so much to explore! Take in the 360 views from smokey cape beach all the way around to lighthouse beach! Also a great location for whale watching during the season & dolphin spotting year round! Tours available weekly & only a 10 minute drive from the resort!

National Park Walking Tracks - The Monument Hill Climb boasts history, wildlife, incredible views & a challenge! The Monument is a replica of the original which was destroyed during WWII, it marks the burial site of 4 unknown soldiers. The mountain top views are truly breathtaking and an amazing spot during whale season. Take a water bottle, binoculars & some good shoes for this uphill climb! Only 2km from the resort!

Fishing & Diving - South West rocks is one of the top 10 diving spots in Australia! Get onto the guys at Fish Rock Dive Centre for a truly awesome experience. Or if you would like to cast a line there are so many great locations all around South West Rocks for fishing! Beach fishing at Smokey Beach, jetty fishing at Back Creek - even fish straight into the Macleay! 

For MORE - check out the images below for the top 10 things to do in South West Rocks for kids, big kids & some much needed me time! 


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