Destination guide

Beachside Gerringong holiday homes to rent

With beautiful beaches, excellent surfing, verdant countryside and dramatic headland, Gerringong is a splendid location for a laid-back retreat. From romantic holiday homes to rent to seaside cottages and rural accommodation for the whole family, Gerringong has plenty of options to make your getaway everything you want it to be.

Things to do

Things to do near Gerringong holiday homes

Gerringong is filled with pristine beaches, gorgeous coastal nature areas and interesting attractions for all ages. Holiday rentals are available near such places as Seven Mile Beach, a long beach with soft sand and turquoise waters for swimming, picnics and nature walks, and the Gerringong to Kiama Coastal Walk, a vast hiking trail that offers excellent scenery and views of the coastline and countryside. Saddleback Mountain Lookout, a nature reserve with a high lookout point for stunning vistas, and Crooked River, a barrier estuary for nature exploration and outdoor recreation, are ideal for nature lovers.


Activities and attractions in and around Gerringong

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Gerringong a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Crooked River Winery (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Gerroa Boat Fisherman's Golf Club (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Jamberoo Action Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Mountain Ridge Wines (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Links Shell Cove Golf Course (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Coolangatta Estate (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun in Gerringong

The variety of spectacular landscapes, beautiful waterways and lush forests provide boundless outdoor adventure opportunities, ranging from quiet bushwalking to adrenaline-fueled activities. Hiking or climbing to the towering summits, exploring the rainforest and national parks in ATVs or on horseback, skiing and snowboarding in snow-capped mountains and surfing, diving or snorkelling through colourful fish are among the top adventures in Gerringong. If you’re really daring, parasailing, kitesurfing, canyoning, skydiving, hang-gliding, hot-air ballooning and abseiling are new ways to experience the landscape. Fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing and other watercraft adventures are also on the menu.


Seasonal weather in Gerringong

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, December, November, January and February are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Gerringong

Travellers love Gerringong for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Gerringong. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Saddleback Mountain (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Kiama Surf Beach (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Kiama Blowhole (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Seven Mile Beach (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Barren Grounds Nature Reserve (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Minnamurra Rainforest Entrance (9 mi / 14.5 km)

Best beaches near Gerringong holiday homes

Ranging from adventurous to kid-friendly, the Gerringong beaches offer opportunities for sunbathing, relaxation and water sports. Holiday homes are within minutes of beaches like Werri Lagoon, a recreational lagoon with serene waters and beaches for swimming and fishing, and Bombo Beach, a soft-sand beach with gentle waters for children. Walkers Beach, a serene beach with golden sand, calm waters and grassy nature trails, and Jones Beach, a tranquil beach with a rocky cliff backdrop and turquoise waters, are also great places to try out water activities.

How to get there

Transport to and around Gerringong

Fly into Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional), the closest airport, located 12.5 mi (20 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Gerringong Station.

How to get around

Transport to Gerringong holiday accommodation

Located in the Kiama region, Gerringong is only a short drive from Kiama and Wollongong. These scenic routes are the perfect way to enjoy the beauty of the landscape on your way to the Gerringong holiday homes. Trains are also popular ways to get to Gerringong, especially from the more distant cities, and rental cars, taxis, limousines, bikes and buses are available to travel within Gerringong. You may also be able to walk or bike to the local beaches and city attractions.

Food & drink 

Cuisine in Gerringong

The Kiama region and Gerringong are known for cool bars and cafes with waterfront views, artisan wine and local food markets. Wagyu beef, succulent seafood, gourmet cheeses, locally grown produce and organic cider, eggs and honey are just a sampling of the tastes of the region, which are explored in various restaurants and eateries throughout the area. No matter your taste, you can enjoy familiar favourites with an Australian twist near your holiday accommodation. You may also want to stop by a market and purchase some authentic, local ingredients to try your hand at an Australian recipe of your own.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Gerringong?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 544 holiday rentals around Gerringong. From 349 holiday houses to 100 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Gerringong is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gerringong?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Gerringong. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Gerringong Station: 1,233 holiday rentals
  • Natural Necessity: 1,215 holiday rentals
  • Callala Beach: 1,751 holiday rentals
  • Wollongong South Beach: 390 holiday rentals
  • Kiama Surf Beach: 1,005 holiday rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Gerringong?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 349 Houses in Gerringong. Our other popular types of Gerringong holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 100 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 46 holiday houses
  • Farmhouses: 5 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gerringong?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 85 holiday homes with pool available in Gerringong. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.