The tranquil beach resort town of Shoalhaven Heads is in an idyllic location where the Shoalhaven River flows into the ocean. Water sports such as fishing, surfing and boating are popular and you can even go for a leisurely river cruise.
Take a long hike along the golden sands of Seven Mile Beach where you'll pass beach fishermen, the Shoalhaven Heads Surf Life Club, and a 24-hour off-leash area for pets. The beach is part of Seven Mile Beach National Park and has several good picnic spots, walkways and viewing platforms. The surf club also provides free hire of beach wheelchairs.
If wine's your thing, the Shoalhaven Coast wine region now has 18 vineyards, 16 cellar doors and a thriving food scene. The largest estate wineries - Mountain ridge Wines, Coolangatta Estate and Silos Estate -are just a short drive from Shoalhaven Heads and have terrific restaurants, while Two Figs Winery overlooks lush green fields and the Shoalhaven River.