Cronulla

Enjoy beautiful beaches, beachside barbecues and delicious restaurants in Cronulla, a seaside haven in southern Sydney. Only 50 minutes by train from Central Station, Cronulla is perfect for a relaxing escape or outdoor adventure, including water sports and bushwalking in the Royal National Park.

North and south along the esplanade are white sandy beaches, rock pools for swimming, seaside restaurants and cafes, and enchanting parklands for picnics. Roll out your picnic blanket and soak up the laid-back beach lifestyle as boardriders, bodyboarders, kitesurfers and bodysurfers ride waves.

Australian Boardriders Battle,  Cronulla

You can learn the thrill of surfing at several surf schools. You’ll find plenty more things to do, from snorkelling to stand-up paddleboarding, sailing and fishing. Deep sea fishing charters depart from Cronulla Wharf, where the ferry leaves for pretty Bundeena and Australia’s oldest national park.

Cronulla Ferries also offers various cruises of the splendid Port Hacking and Hacking River, including a three-hour discovery tour where you'll learn about colonial explorers, historical settlements and local Aboriginal cultural heritage. Champagne breakfast and sunset dinner cruises are popular too.

Oak Park Beach, Cronulla

Between May and November majestic humpback whales migrate along the coast. You can board a bus in Cronulla for Kamay Botany Bay National Park, where Cape Solander is a great vantage point for whale watching. Dolphins can be spotted playing in the waves rolling onto Cronulla’s beaches.

Check out the fun events calendar for festivals, sports and music – the Brass Monkey is a popular live music venue - and visit the Hazelhurst Regional Gallery in nearby Gymea. You’ll find accommodation options to suit various budgets as well as rejuvenating day spas, such as Refresh Face and Body.

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  1. Sutherland Shire Relay for Life

    Event dates to be confirmed: May 2019 , Cronulla

    Sutherland Shire Relay For Life is an emotionally charged, 24 hour team fundraising event for all ages, with teams of 10 to 15 people challenging themselves to keep their baton moving in a relay style walk or run around the beautiful Don…

  2. Path to Everest - Cronulla

    Wednesday 08 May 2019 to Monday 13 May 2019 , Cronulla

    Kilian Jornet, the best mountain runner in history, wrote as a child a list of all the races he would like to win and all the mountains he dreamed of climbing. In May 2017 he ticked off the last on the list with the historic double, solo…

    08 May - 13 May
  3. Eric Bibb and Band

    Monday 13 May 2019 , Cronulla

    A leading bluesman of his generation, two time Grammy nominated Eric Bibb will return to Australia with his sensational band for a string of dates offering uplifting and inspiring folk and blues across five states throughout May.…

    13 May