Seven Mile Beach

Seven Mile Beach National Park

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Beautiful and wild, Seven Mile Beach is the perfect wedding spot for nature lovers. Say your vows on this seemingly endless beach, with the sand between your toes and sound of waves splashing on the shore.

Maximum people: 100
There’s plenty of car parking available for guests at the picnic area.
Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, drinking water, showers, toilets

Venue hire fee is $265 per ceremony.

Available for hire 7 days a week, except school and public holidays. The best time to book is from September to May.
Venue not available for exclusive hire
Bookings are required. To make a booking or for more information contact the Nowra office.

Just 2 hours’ drive south of Sydney, pristine Seven Mile Beach feels a million miles away. Located halfway down a beautiful sandy beach, this wedding venue offers sweeping coastal vistas of forest, dunes and ocean.

Hold your ceremony on golden sand to the sound of seabirds and surf. When you’re ready to capture moments of your special day, try the nearby wooden viewing platform for extra photo opportunities.

Your guests can sip cocktails and relax under the shade of nearby bangalay trees. The grassy areas behind the beach are perfect for spreading out picnic blankets so your loved ones can mingle and enjoy canapes. Nearby picnic tables and a covered shelter offer more seating options.

When everyone’s ready to kick off their shoes and let loose, there’s plenty to do. Seven Mile Beach is a great place for surfing or just a refreshing dip. If you want to wander, head north or south for a peaceful stroll through tall forests along Sand track walk. Bird lovers should keep an eye out for rosellas and rainbow lorikeets, just some of the wildlife that calls this idyllic spot home.

For directions, safety and practical information, see venue info


  • Sand Track North, Seven Mile Beach National Park. Photo: D. Duffy

    Sand track walk (north)

    Take the Sand track walk through the forest and admire the birdlife at Seven Mile Beach National Park, near Nowra. Pack a picnic lunch, and enjoy sweeping views at the end.

  • Sand Track South, Seven Mile Beach National Park. Photo: P Lunnon

    Sand track walk (south)

    Take the Sand track walk through the ancient and untouched forest at Seven Mile Beach National Park, near Nowra, where you can go fishing, swimming, birdwatching and picnic.

  • An aerial view of the path to the beach from Beach Road picnic area in Seven Mile Beach National Park. Photo: John Spencer © DPIE

    Beach Road picnic area

    Beach Road picnic area has everything you need for a relaxing day at the beach. Enjoy swimming or surfing, take a walk whilst birdwatching in the forest near Gerroa.

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All the practical information you need to know about Seven Mile Beach.

Getting there and parking

Seven Mile Beach is in the central area of Seven Mile Beach National Park. To get there:

From Sydney or Wollongong:

  • Turn off Princes Highway to Gerringong and drive south through Gerroa on Crooked River Road
  • Around 4km south of the bridge, turn left into Beach Road
  • Follow Beach Road to the end

From Nowra:

  • Turn off the Princes Highway at Bolong Road, Bomaderry
  • Follow Bolong Road, which becomes Gerroa Road, for about 22km
  • Turn right into Beach Road and follow to the end

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available in the carpark at the end of Beach Road.


There are no rubbish bins at this venue – all rubbish must be taken with you when you leave. Please leave the area clean and tidy. If significant cleaning is required there may be a fee.


  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Drinking water


  • Cold showers

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Beach safety

Beaches in this park are not patrolled, and can sometimes have strong rips and currents. These beach safety tips will help you and your family stay safe in the water.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Water activities

Beaches, rivers and lakes in NSW national parks offer lots of opportunities for water activities. Please take care in the water and find out how to help your family and friends stay safe around water.


Disability access level - medium

  • There are grassy and uneven surfaces. Assistance may be required to get around in some areas.
  • There is wheelchair access to the toilets, picnic shelter and beach lookout, but Seven Mile Beach is not wheelchair-accessible.


Food and drink

  • Commercial cocktail-style catering is limited to plates or platters of cold food such as sandwiches, antipasto, canapes, salads and cakes.
  • Small plates are permitted.
  • You may bring the following amounts of alcohol for consumption by guests:
    • 1 bottle of wine or champagne for every 4 guests
    • 1 case (24) cans or bottles of beer or premixed drinks (375ml maximum) for every 20 guests.

Structures, staging, furniture and amusements

  • 1 small table for signing wedding certificate
  • Up to 20 chairs with rail style legs

Commercial filming and photography

Power, lighting and amplified sounds

  • 1 single speaker portable PA system or music player with an amplifier no greater than 50 watts.
  • Volume must be kept at a level that does not interfere with neighbours or the public.


Balloons, plant materials and animals are not permitted, including:

  • Decorations consisting of flowers or plant materials
  • Throwing of rice or petals is not permitted
  • Horse-drawn carriages

Tents, marquees and banners are not permitted. Please do not put up signage or cordon off structures or areas at Seven Mile Beach.

Camp fires and solid fuel burners




Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.