A road trip down the South Coast of NSW should always go via Kiama.
Sublime Point Lookout was our first stop and an hour’s drive from Sydney. We were greeted with 180 degree views over the sea, rainforest and the 17 beaches that span the coastline from South Sydney to Wollongong.
Our next stop the Blowhole in Kiama. As a small child I can remember seeing this blow, saturating all of us in the process. The loud noise that escapes as the sea surge pushes water in and compressed air at the end forces spray up through the hole. The Blowhole works best when a south east swell is running. Today there was no south east swell and the spray was much smaller than I remembered.
Whilst in Kiama visit the Old Fire Station Gallery originally built in 1915. Each week you will find a new exhibition of local artists. Why not say hi to Daisy the Cow who stands guarding the fire station, she is repainted regularly to reflect the current exhibition.
Kiama was first settled in the 1820’s and as you wander down the main street you cannot miss the grand old Post Office which was built in 1878 and the Police Station built later in 1884.
Sydney Nowra Road Trip Day 1 was an easy day of driving 165km and sightseeing for those who wish to see more of the South Coast area of New South Wales.
Sydney to Nowra – 165km
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