Recharge your soul on a trip into the wilderness - breathing in the fresh coastal air is a great way to rejuvenate your body and mind. Whether you want to let the surroundings create a sense of calm in your spirit or you'd prefer to get a bit sweaty on an epic journey, the Shoalhaven has a range of nature and adventure experiences that will have you feeling connected to the Earth and all of Mother Nature's glory.
Sailing on Jervis Bay
Book your own private sailing charter for a luxurious way to explore Jervis Bay. A day out on the crystal clear waters with Jervis Bay Sailing Charters or Discover Jervis Bay Luxury Sailing is a very special experience to remember. Whether you want to spoil that special someone with a romantic trip or discover the sea with a crew of your friends, a private sailing trip means that you have the catamaran all to yourself and can make your adventure unique. Your private skipper will do all the work as you laze back and soak up the incredible scenery. Check out the twilight sailing adventure where you can sip on some champagne and catch a glorious Shoalhaven sunset from the water.
Big Nature Adventures
For something that gets your adrenaline pumping, look no further than a guided tour with Big Nature Adventures. They offer some amazing hiking packages alongside rock climbing and abseiling trips. They can even help your tailor your very own bespoke expedition. A guided journey is a great way to explore the region with locals that know the landscape like the back of their hand. Plus it's also excellent for new adventurers who may not want to go out on a multi-day hike on their own just yet. We highly recommend these longer journeys as they take you across an assortment of different landscapes including beautiful mountain ranges, deep valleys, imposing rock formations and lush green wilderness. One of the most popular multi-day hikes is The Castle, Monolith Valley and The Green Room, but make sure to get in touch with Big Nature Adventures if you have some ideas of your own!
South Coast Soul Festival
Channel your inner yogi at the annual South Coast Soul Festival. This special lifestyle festival is all about exploring your mind, channelling your body, eating healthy foods and connecting with other like-minded people each spring. The event hosts many internationally renowned yoga teachers and speakers in addition to classes, workshops and outdoor activities like paddleboarding. Take your pick from the many things to keep you busy and learning over the weekend and then cap off each day cooling off in the beautiful rivers and beaches - a bit of cold water immersion does wonders for the soul!
Ever wanted to nurture your creativity and learn something new? The expert team at Creative Escapes provides a stress-free and all-inclusive experience so all you have to do is focus on your new chosen hobby. You can learn all sorts of creative skills, like weaving and coiling from foraged and prepared plant fibres, making an art journal or photo book, dyeing materials, a cooking class, or enjoy more luxurious things like aromatherapy and yoga. These packages are great for girls trips, where you want to do something fun and different whilst being surrounded by the calming sights and sounds of Mother Nature. All guests can stay at one of the three beach houses that are a short stroll from Narrawallee Beach and Narrawallee Inlet. The small coastal hamlet of Narrawallee is laidback and peaceful, where the sounds of the waves will have you appreciating your downtime and the simple pleasures in life.