Destination guide

Choose a holiday rental for your Shell Cove getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Shell Cove with a stay in a holiday home rental. One of the city's many top draws is its golfing. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, Vrbo has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Shell Cove

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Shell Cove a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Links Shell Cove Golf Course (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Jamberoo Action Park (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Port Kembla Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Calderwood Valley Golf Course (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Crooked River Winery (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Shell Cove

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Shell Cove is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kiama Blowhole (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Croom Regional Sporting Complex (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Kiama Surf Beach (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Saddleback Mountain (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Minnamurra Rainforest Entrance (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Barren Grounds Nature Reserve (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Shell Cove

The nearest airport is in Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional), located 5.5 mi (8.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), which is 49 mi (78.8 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Shell Cove?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 366 vacation rentals near Shell Cove. From 242 houses to 105 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Shell Cove for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Shell Cove?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Shell Cove. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Links Shell Cove Golf Course: 756 vacation rentals
  • Wollongong Botanic Garden: 385 vacation rentals
  • Pilots Cottage Museum: 986 vacation rentals
  • Cringila Station: 468 vacation rentals
  • Coolangatta Estate: 1,969 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shell Cove listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Shell Cove?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 242 Houses in Shell Cove. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shell Cove include:

  • Flats: 105 rentals available
  • Cabins: 19 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 14 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Shell Cove?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 47 vacation rentals with pool available in Shell Cove. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.