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Lilli Pilli

Lilli Pilli is located 26 kilometres south of the Sydney CBD and was named for the Lilly Pilly, the native myrtles that grew on the point.  Lilli Pilli is surrounded by Gannons Bay, Little Turriell Bay, Port Hacking River and Great Turriell Bay.  Lilli Pilli Point Bushland Reserve overlooks The Royal National Park.  This bushland Reserve is

Kurnell

Kurnell is located 22 kilometres south of the Sydney CBD and is on the southern headland of Botany Bay.  It features a mixture of residential and industrial areas.  Cronulla and Woolooware are the adjacent suburbs.  La Perouse is located opposite, on the northern headland of Botany Bay.  Kurnell is considered to be ‘the birthplace of modern Australia’, as it is

Kirrawee

Kirrawee is located 25 kilometres south of the Sydney CBD and is split between commercial and residential areas.  Approximately 90% of the area to the north of the train line is occupied by commercial and industrial properties, while almost 100% of the area south of the train line is residential. Kirrawee has a small shopping village on

Kangaroo Point

Kangaroo Point is a tiny, picturesque suburb in southern Sydney, located 22 kilometres south of the Sydney CBD.  Kangaroo Point takes its name from the peninsula which sits on the southern bank of the Georges River.  It is completely surrounded by the suburb of Sylvania which it was originally part of and still shares the same postcode. Kangaroo Point has a number of

Gymea Bay

Gymea Bay takes its name from the bay on the north shore of the Port Hacking (also known as the Port Hacking River). Gymea Bay is home to the heritage-listed Gymea Bay Baths, off Ellesmere Road.  Gymea Bay Swimming Club have been using the baths for over 40 years.  The Bay and Port Hacking are used extensively

Gymea

Gymea is located 26 kilometres south of the Sydney CBD and is primarily a low density, residential suburb.  Located close to Gymea railway station, the suburb’s shopping strip is known as Gymea Shopping Village.  Over the last decade it has become a popular shopping and ‘café culture’ district with many cafés, restaurants, boutiques and gourmet food shops

Grays Point

Grays Point is located 29 kilometres south of the Sydney CBD.  Grays Point is a small suburb with picturesque views of Port Hacking.  Grays Point is adjacent to the Royal National Park and the suburbs of Gymea Bay and Kirrawee and fronts the Port Hacking River, Mansion Bay, North West Arm and also overlooks Gymea Bay. There is a picnic ground and boat

Dolans Bay

Dolans Bay is located 26 kilometres south of the Sydney CBD and sits on the north shore of the Port Hacking.  The suburb is named after the small bay near the mouth of Burraneer Bay which features a private marina and slipway with full repair facilities.  There’s a public boat ramp at the end of Port Hacking Road.

Cronulla

Cronulla is a beachside suburb in southern Sydney and is located 26 kilometres south of the Sydney CBD.  Cronulla is located on a peninsula framed by Botany Bay to the north, Bate Bay to the east, Port Hacking to the south, and Gunnamatta Bay to the west.  Cronulla is a popular tourist attraction and attracts many beachgoers from all over Sydney.  Cronulla Beach features a long stretch of sand

Como

Como, a name given to it on account of its similarity to Lake Como at the foot of the Bernese Alps in Italy.  Como is located 27 kilometres south of the Sydney CBD.  Como West is a locality in the suburb.  Located on the southern banks of the Georges River, Como is also bounded to the west by the Woronora River.  The shoreline features

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