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Shellharbour, NSW, Australia
Jun 24 — Jun 252
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Lakeview Hotel Motel
7.1 Good
4 Government Rd, Shellharbour, NSW, Australia
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2.4 mi from city centre, Shellharbour, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 1,067 reviews

Lakeview Hotel Motel is situated in Wollongong and features complimentary wireless internet. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

Shellharbour Village Motel
8.6 Excellent
28 Mary Street, Shellharbour, NSW, Australia
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0.3 mi from city centre, Shellharbour, NSW, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 787 reviews

Shellharbour Village Motel provides a comfortable setting while in Wollongong. Guests can also enjoy free internet access.

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About Shellharbour

Wedged between the Pacific Ocean and Lake Illawarra, Shellharbour is a coastal suburb to the south of Wollongong. The area was inhabited by Indigenous peoples for thousands of years before free settlers began arriving in 1817. Since its founding as a town in 1851, Shellharbour has blossomed into a seaside getaway destination for surfing, fishing and birdwatching.

Things to do in Shellharbour

Railway enthusiasts shouldn’t miss a visit to the Illawarra Light Railway Museum, which preserves Illawarra’s industrial past. Wander between the Yallah Station Building and the Fettlers Shed before poking your head into the Workshop and Locomotive & Carriage Storage Shed where rolling stock is housed. Steam, diesel and miniature train rides are offered throughout the year.

A short drive west of Shellharbour is Macquarie Pass National Park, which protects one of the most southerly stands of subtropical rainforest in Australia. It’s traversed by hiking trails that include the Macquarie Rivulet Track where kingfishers, golden whistlers and dollar birds can be spotted. Admire the picturesque waterfall on the Cascade Falls Walk or photograph the balancing rock on Clover Hill Road.

Keen anglers can cast a fishing line in Lake Illawarra to lure dusky flathead, surf bream and sand sillago while birdwatchers should keep their eyes peeled for cormorants, pelicans and spoonbills. Shellharbour is also renowned for its surfing, with “The Farm” and “Mystics” surf breaks both included in the Killalea National Surfing Reserve. Scuba divers can venture underwater to explore the Bushrangers Bay Aquatic Reserve, which is home to soft corals, tropical fish and marine invertebrates.

Getting around Shellharbour

Shellharbour Airport is a 15-minute drive from the centre of Shellharbour and has flights to Brisbane and Melbourne. Buses connect from Wollongong to Shellharbour and travel throughout the suburb. Renting a car is the most convenient way of exploring the surrounding region.

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  • What are the best hotels in Shellharbour?

    Lakeview Hotel Motel is a very popular hotel in Shellharbour with a score of 7.1 from 1,067 reviews. Shellharbour Village Motel (8.6 from 787 reviews) and Barrack Point Holidays (8.3 from 538 reviews) are also highly rated Shellharbour hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

  • How much do hotels in Shellharbour cost?

    Shellharbour hotels have an average price of $145/night (based on searches on HotelsCombined in the last 3 days). For a 4-star hotel, the average price is $136/night, and if you are looking for a 5-star hotel in Shellharbour then the average price is around $487/night.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Shellharbour?

    Prices for Shellharbour hotels have been found for as low as $74/night over the last 3 days. For the coming weekend of Jun 24 to Jun 26, prices for hotels in Shellharbour start from as low as $139/night.

  • How much is a hotel in Shellharbour tonight?

    Shellharbour hotels start at $78 for tonight; however accommodations will average about $91. Many 4-star stays can be found in Shellharbour tonight, with prices starting at $151. These prices were found on HotelsCombined within the last 72 hours.