Killalea Regional Park
Killalea Regional Park is the jewel in the crown of the Illawarra. Located between Shellharbour and Kiama, visit for a day to surf world-class breaks or linger to enjoy beach walks, fishing and coastal camping.
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Escape the city and explore this spectacular coastal reserve. Less than 30 minutes south of Wollongong, take a day trip and feel worlds away from town.
Killalea Regional Park may be small in size, but there’s plenty to see and do here. Catch waves at its famous surf breaks, The Farm or Minnamurra Beach, also known as ‘Mystics’ to the locals. Try your luck with fishing along the beaches or Minnamurra River. Or set up camp at Killalea campground for a relaxing weekend’s stay with the family.
In spring, spot and enjoy the expansive ocean views. Birdwatchers will find plenty to see. Threatened species including Australian bitterns and pied oystercatchers find refuge here. Patches of sub-tropical rainforest and coastal heath also host a diverse suite of birds, from yellow robins and golden whistlers to whip birds.
Killalea is home to remnant rainforest including massive Morton Bay figs. Rare coastal plants like the endangered white flowered wax plant and Illawarra zieria also grow here – spot its petite white flowers from late winter to summer.
Frasers headland and Mystics view are popular wedding venues in Killalea Regional Park. To find out more about booking these venues for an event contact Minnamurra Visitor Centre.
Highlights in this park
Join NPWS in partnership with Gumaraa Aboriginal Experience, for an authentic Indigenous insight into Killalea Regional Park.
Reconnect with nature at Killalea campground in Killalea Regional Park, just 30 minutes from Wollongong. This peaceful shady campground is a short wal...
Join this weaving workshop at Killalea Regional Park these school holidays. It's a great introduction to Aboriginal culture. You'll have the privilege...
If you’re staying at Killalea campground these school holidays, sign up for this fun kite-making workshop, close to both Shellharbour and Kiama. It's ...
- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- in the South Coast region
Minnamurra Rainforest Centre
02 4236 0469
Contact hours: 9am to 4pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 345 Minnamurra Falls Road, Jamberoo NSW 2533
- Minnamurra Rainforest Centre