Gerringong’s vibrant hilltop village is loaded with unique delights and browse-friendly stores, overlooking the arc of Werri Beach as it stretches between the two headlands. It’s here the you’ll find a contemporary collection of surf and seaside fashion, cafes and restaurants with seascape views, homewares, galleries, workshops and retreats, and stunning wineries and a microbrewery. Gerringong is also the southern entry to the Kiama Coast Walk.
Do some laps in the rock pool — the original ladies bathing pool from the 1900s, head to the boat harbour to launch your boat for a day’s fishing, explore the rock platform, and/or have a picnic. You’ll also find half a dozen playgrounds, monthly cinema events and plenty of dog-friendly areas. All with a friendly welcome.
Your worries will quickly disappear as you find your way into some much needed salt therapy in the ocean. Werri Beach is on every surfer’s bucket list. You’ll often see spearfishers bobbing up along the rockshelf at the point. And for all your surf gear needs, head to Natural Necessity – Australia’s ultimate surf shop.
Werri beach also has excellent castle-making sand and offers a great place for the entire family to swim.
For more swimming fun head to the ocean pool which is just a stones throw from Werri beach. From May to November, you may spot a whale from the purpose built whale watching platform overlooking Werri beach.
Water fun is always on the menu here – from the toddler-friendly shallows of the Crooked River mouth to snorkeling, windsurfing and more. There is also a natural hedge maze just minutes off the highway.
Shopping & Markets
Gerringong’s vibrant hilltop village is loaded with unique delights and browse-friendly stores, overlooking the arc of Werri Beach. It’s here that you’ll find a contemporary collection of surf and seaside fashion, cafes, homewares, galleries, workshops and retreats.
Wineries & Breweries
Enjoy an afternoon among the vines at a boutique winery or see what’s on tap at the local brewery. Take in breathtaking views of Werri beach and the headlands while you feast on fresh, locally sourced fare.