Things to do


Located on Blowhole Point, the Kiama Lighthouse is hard to miss. Established in 1887, 10 years after the creation of the Robertson Basin, the man-made Kiama Harbour, the lighthouse sits 36.5 metres... above sea level. The Principal Keeper's House was destroyed by vandals in the 1920s. However, the single storey Assistant Keeper's House, used for many years as a residence for harbour pilots, is now the Pilots' Cottage Museum. There is no access available to the inside of the lighthouse.

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Minnamurra Rainforest

Follow Tourist Drive 9 west through Jamberoo to find this rare remnant of subtropical and warm temperate rainforest. The Minnamurra Rainforest offers a glimpse of what vast areas of the Illawarra looked... like before white settlement in the area. Experience the peace and serenity while viewing lyrebirds, water dragons, ancient fig trees, rock orchids, elk horns and lush ferns.

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Cathedral Rocks

At the southern end of Jones Beach you’ll find the towering basalt rock formations that are as popular with professional photographers as they are with visitors. The work of art you see today is the... result of extremely hard volcanic rocks being eroded over millions of years.

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