Chill out and visit Kiama


 Take time to visit Kiama

It’s not just about the blowhole and fish ‘n chips.  Kiama has so much more…

Beachside Emporium Kiama
Cool stuff at Beachside Emporium on Manning Street
Marriotts Country Store
Marriotts Country Store, 35 Manning St
Marriotts Country Store Kiama
Marriotts  is a kaleidoscope of colour
View of Kiama Harbour
Take a walk around Kiama’s harbourside
Neptune Cafe and Fresh Fish Kiama
Fresh Fish facing the harbour and Neptune Cafe
Neptune Cafe counter
Rock up here to order organic goodies
Gelato Trio Neptune Cafe
Gelati trio in a retro cup at Neptune Cafe
Antiques and bric a brac at Neptune Cafe
Antiques and bric a brac
Roses and gelato at Neptune Cafe Kiama
Stefi’s birthday roses and gelati in a retro cup
Neptune Cafe counter plant
Counter plant at Neptune Cafe
Kiama’s rugged coastline is a scene stealer
Kiama Post Office
Historical buildings have modern day uses
Surf Beach Kiama
Still great in autumn. Surf Beach
Historic terrace houses Kiama
Historic terrace houses on Collins St are a fav spot for shopping and cafes
 Table For Amy
Table For Amy at 34 Collins St
Table top at Table For Amy
Pink, blue and cute at Table For Amy
Judy of Table For Amy
Owner Judy clearing up at the end of another busy day
More Table For Amy
Corner treasures at Table For Amy
Beachside Emporium
Beachside Emporium at 44 Manning Street
Beachside Emporium
Beachside Emporium features local artists
Stone Wall Cafe Kiama
Award-winning Stone Wall Cafe, 8 Manning Street
The Naughty Corner at Stone Wall Cafe
Stone Wall’s Naughty Corner
Stone Wall Cafe Interior 2
Interior of the Stone Wall Cafe
Cake and Coffee at Stone Wall
Gluten free macadamia and mango cake and coffee, Stone Wall Cafe
Deer Willow
Eclectic Deer Willow, at 12 Manning St
Deer Willow on Manning St
Tile art by Jai Vasicek of Byron Bay for sale at Deer Willow
My lamp from Ocean Road Kiama
My lamp from Ocean Road at 66 Terralong Street
Kiama boat harbour a safe haven
Marina on the Kiama harbour


  • Click the link: Here’s the scoop on Kiama
  • 120km south of Sydney
  • 1.5 hours by car or over 2 hours by train
  • Shops and eateries have seaside resort opening  times and days, so weekends are peak business
  • Mild winters, warm summers, good rainfall
  • Population about 12,000
  • The blowhole – where a sea cave has grown upwards into vertical shafts – explodes seawater 25m into the air with a mighty boom to match and is guaranteed to drench bystanders
  • Surfing, swimming beaches and bays
  • Holiday spot, motorist’s breather, day tripper’s destination.

2 thoughts on “Chill out and visit Kiama

  1. Such lovely, lovely pictures. Thanks for writing such great stuff. Used to live in Kiama and haven’t been back for ages. Refreshing to have a diff perspective. Wishing you the best. Kath.


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