About Jamberoo NSW - Visitor Information

Jamberoo NSW

Jamberoo Valley is famous for its tall cabbage tree palms, rolling green hills dotted with black and white dairy cows and beautiful historic buildings dating back to the 1820s when the area was settled. Jamberoo Village itself is a delightful step back into a quiet rural country town. It has a wonderful pub, a large oval and public swimming pool and a number of delightful cafes.

South Coast Holidays has a variety of Jamberoo accommodation available:

  • Jacaranda at Jamberoo – a delightfully renovated barn overlooking a lily pond, which is a romantic escape for two people
  • The Bell Tower - Built in 1875, The Belltower offers an historic environment with modern facilities where you can enjoy a unique getaway, a special anniversary or a relaxing week of peace in soft beds, with soft white towels and a well equipped kitchen.

Jamberoo Markets are held on the last Sunday of each month from 8am to 3pm in Kevin Walsh Oval, Jamberoo.

Stallholder bookings 0405 269 261.

  • Minnamurra Rainforest: (02) 4236 0469. Via Jamberoo on Tourist Drive 9. Minnamurra Rainforest is located at the foot of the coastal escarpment and is a rare tract of subtropical rainforest offering visitors of all ages and physical abilities ready access to this outstanding natural area. There is a 1.6km (return) elevated Rainforest Board Walk with disabled access over the first section. A 2.6km (return) walk to Minnamurra Falls including some steep sections. Track surface is pavers and boardwalk. The Lyrebird Cafe for a light meal or refreshments. A visitor centre, conference facilities and site hire for wedding and other special events. Open 7 days from 2am-5pm (access to walk closes at 4pm). A park fee applies (all monies raised go to the maintenance and preservation of the Rainforest environment for this and future generations.
  • Barren Grounds Nature Reserve: This is located at the top of Jamberoo pass. The area boasts stunning coastal views from rocky outcrops and is a 1750 hectare bird watcher's mecca. Defined as a 'hanging swamp', it offers several walks through the heathland. Griffiths Trail, an 8km circular track, is a relatively flat but scenic route through the heathland and a variety of other habitats. Cooks Nose Lookout is a shorter 6km return walk with excellent escarpment views over Kangaroo Valley. Picnic facilities are located here. Access from Jamberoo Mtn Rd, 19km west of Kiama.
  • Carrington Falls: Located in Budderoo National Park, this is a great place to walk, picnic or just relax. There are excellent plateau walking tracks (including one suitable for wheel chairs) with fine escarpment views towards Kangeroo Valley. Three lookouts provide superb views of the falls. A short walk leads to Nellies Glen, a delightful place for relaxing in summer.
  • Jamberoo Action Park: Located less than 10 minutes from Jamberoo Village (and around 1 hour from Sydney) this action packed theme park is NSW's No 1 family attraction. The Park has 11 exciting rides and attractions including the Alpine Chairlift, the Bobsled, Le Mans, and water features Outback Bay and Billabong Beach. All aboard the Jamberoo Express to weave your way throughout the park.


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Going to the South Coast and wondering about things to do in Jamberoo Valley? Well don’t fret, like most of the South Coast of Australia there are plenty of exciting things to entertain the whole family, and it starts with the landscape. Jamberoo accommodation is often located amongst the stunning scenery of the Jamberoo Valley.

Before you go any further in to your holiday, soaking up the atmosphere should be at the top of your list of things to do in Jamberoo. The landscape and its unique vegetation wind up and down through the sunlight like something out of a paradise. Taking a guided walk in and around some of the most popular sights and viewpoints is simply beautiful. Whether it is trekking through the cabbage tree palms, climbing the hills with the black and white dairy cows or exploring some of the many historical buildings, Jamberoo is an amazing place to simply stand back and observe.

More specifically, one of the more popular things to do in Jamberoo is the guided walks that venture in to the Minnamurra Rainforest, an almost fantasy film like mesh of binding trees and subtropical plants and water routes. If you aren’t scared of heights then a walk across the elevated Rainforest Board Walk is an exhilarating experience.

Another popular viewpoint is at Carrington Falls, where you can look out in to the charging water without even getting wet. The walks surrounding this part of the Budderoo National Park are particularly popular for their picnic spots and wheelchair access.

If the kids are not too impressed with the many walks and views, and are looking for more fun things to do in Jamberoo then a trip to the Jamberoo Action Park is definitely in order. This beautiful looking theme park crafted as part of the landscape is a great place to have family fun. There are swimming and diving areas, slides, theme park rides, an exciting chairlift, bob sleds, along with plenty of dining areas and shops in between.

Jamberoo mixes its natural quiet and picturesque atmosphere with lots of exciting activities for the children, to bring you a great all round holiday experience with culture and fun. There are plenty of things to do in Jamberoo and this is reflected by its consistent tourism numbers. Located just an hour or so from Sydney, yet looking like a completely different world in terms of landscape, Jamberoo should definitely be on your list of South Coast destinations to visit this summer.

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