Community and Lifestyle

Community and Lifestyle

Embrace a thriving community in a beautiful coastal setting.

 The Waterfront Shell Cove Lifestyle

Nestled between the Illawarra escarpment and the Pacific Ocean The Waterfront, Shell Cove offers an unbeatable lifestyle within stunning natural surroundings.  Embrace an active coastal lifestyle and live within walking distance to a future world class marina and vibrant town centre with supermarket, fresh food shops, foreshore cafes, restaurants, expansive public open spaces and a state-of-the-art community centre and more.

Also on your doorstep are beautiful beaches, expansive parklands with picnic areas and walking tracks, coastal reserves with lookouts and sought after snorkelling spots and even an 18-hole championship golf course.

World Class Marina: Enjoy waterfront living with a future world class marina on your doorstep. The future marina is currently under construction and once complete will offer pontoon berthing for approximately 270 vessels, direct access to the Pacific Ocean, charter boat operations, a public boat ramp and a variety of commercial marina facilities and services. For marina enquiries click here.

Vibrant Town Centre: Once complete the town centre will boast a supermarket, fresh food markets and cafes ensuring everything you need is within easy reach.

Community Centre & Library: The future state-of-the-art community centre with library offering learning hubs, meeting rooms, quiet areas and places for activities such as sea-side yoga, zumba and playgroups.

Foreshore Dining and the Waterfront Tavern: Once complete you will be able to enjoy foreshore dining with a waterfront tavern and selection of cafes and restaurants positioned along the harbour edge offering spectacular water views.

Boutique Hotel: A future boutique hotel with conferencing facilities and accommodation overlooking the marina.

Public Open Space: Enjoy an abundance of public open space on your doorstep, with an extensive network of cycleways and walking tracks leading to parks, playgrounds and schools. Once complete The Waterfront, Shell Cove will also offer an expansive harbour side park with an adventure playground and a foreshore beach overlooking the harbour.

The Links Shell Cove Golf Course: Enjoy a round of golf at The Links Shell Cove 18 hole Golf Course. Located at the western side of Shell Cove the golf course is set over 63 hectares and features bunkers, creeks and wetlands. The Links Shell Cove also offers a pro-shop and hotel with panoramic views over the golf course.

Local Beaches: Live moments from some of the South Coast's most beautiful beaches including Shellharbour South Beach and  Killalea Beach 'The Farm' nestled within Killalea State Park which adjoins Shell Cove. Together they offer over pristine, unspoilt beachfront along with renowned swimming, surfing and fishing spots.

Killalea State Park: Killalea State Park adjoins Shell Cove and boasts over 250 hectares of natural parkland with walking tracks, picnic spots, two beaches and even a surfing reserve.

Bass Point Coastal Reserve: Bass Point is just a short drive from Shell Cove and offers 72 hectares of pristine coastal reserve with lookouts, bushwalks, fishing spots as well as picnic and barbeque areas. Here you can also enjoy a selection of dive sites, including The Loader, The Gutter, Maloney’s Bay, Hole in the Wall, The Arch and the renowned Bushranger’s Bay Aquatic Reserve, one of Australia’s best diving and snorkelling spots.

Shellharbour Village: Located just 2 kilometres from Shell Cove, Shellharbour Village offers a selection of cafes, restaurants and boutique shops close to the water’s edge. This historic village has a small boat harbour and boat ramp popular with fishermen, as well as a small park overlooking the ocean which is perfect for picnics. Here you can also enjoy the 50 metre salt water pool or take a short walk to Shellharbour South Beach.

Schools: Live within walking distance to three pre-schools and a primary school located within Shell Cove and all offering an engaging and nurturing environment.

Shell Cove Family Health Medical Centre: The Shell Cove Family Health Medical Centre offers convenient access to a range of services, including clinical psychology, speech therapy, exercise physiology and general practice medical services for all ages. You can also take advantage of the various exercise programs on offer, such as walking groups, pilates classes or just enjoy a work out in the gym.