South Coast Escapes – July Newsletter – Announcing our 100% Refund Lockdown Guarantee!

Announcing our 100% Refund Lockdown Guarantee!

We understand guests are worried about booking accommodation right now. To alleviate that stress we are pleased to announce our 100% refund lockdown guarantee!

If you live in an area that is locked down on your check-in date we will provide a full refund. So you can book with confidence knowing that you won’t lose a penny if a lockdown occurs.

Welcome to cosy scarves and whale-watching weather! We are smack-bang in the middle of school holidays and whale and dolphin migration season, and we hope you’re ready for beach walks and exploring coastal towns in your near future, because the Shoalhaven is waiting for you.

The Shoalhaven and Jervis Bay are overflowing with heated properties that have stunning views of the coast, so your Winter holiday has plenty of options. If you’re currently in lockdown, hang in there! You’ve got this, and we’ll be ready to take your bookings for a well-deserved holiday when they sound the all-clear.

If you’re coming to the Shoalhaven from the south or west, you can rest on the coast comfortably, knowing your family is safe in Jervis Bay, and enjoy long walks on our near-empty beaches. In addition to it being whale-watching season, the Shoalhaven has a number of events and activities to keep you entertained: read about the best of them below!

If fancy sit-down meals are your thing, Bangalay Dining is hosting the South Coast Young Chefs Dinner on 18 July. Five leading young chefs will each plate up one snack and one course bringing their unique skillsets, diversity of cuisines and range of flavours to the night.


For a fun workshop with a rustic aesthetic, book into the Ring Stack Workshop at Bearded Brewer Coffee – Roastery & Espresso Bar in South Nowra. You can learn traditional silver smith techniques to make three unique fine sterling silver stacking rings from an expert, and enjoy provided food and beverages part way through the workshop, with a coffee from the espresso bar.


Want to get up and moving? Sign up for Summit Shoalhaven and join the hike in Kangaroo Valley, with 55km, 40km, 23km and 13km events. Established in 1966 by a small team of local running enthusiasts from the Nowra Athletics Club, this iconic event has seen thousands of runners make the journey.

Looking for some live music? Tijuana Cartel have honed their live set on some of Australia’s biggest stages, dishing up an east meets west wonderland for those seeking sensory overload, euphoria, fat beats and heavy, bass-fuelled electronica, and you can catch them at The Marlin Hotel in Ulladulla on 10 July.

Are you a fan of flowers? The Shoalhaven Orchid Society’s Winter Orchid Show at Bomaderry Community Centre on 10 July will feature a magnificent display of orchids grown by local hobbyists, and you can buy from the growers, enter a raffle, or just enjoy chatting to the club members about their floral expertise.

Continue the wholesome vibes with a wander around the local markets dotted all over Jervis Bay and surrounds, like the Jervis Bay Maritime Museum Market, Culburra Beach Monthly Markets, Jindyandy Community Market, Marine Rescue Ulladulla Wharf Markets and more.

Of course, you can always just enjoy spending time with your loved ones with beach picnics, national park walks, and board games in the heated holiday home of your dreams. Whatever you choose, we’ll be ready to help you plan your time away in the beautiful Shoalhaven.