Nestled amongst pristine beaches, national parks and recreational waterways stands Sydney’s famous Sutherland Shire – affectionately known as “The Shire”. An exciting mix of the great outdoors and vibrant cosmopolitan living. Residents of the Shire have come to enjoy the best of both worlds.
Covering a total of 370 sq km, the Sutherland Shire is just 25 km south of the CBD and 20 minutes from Sydney Airport. Its easily accessible with regular trains and buses.
If getting back to nature is what you seek then you will love the Sutherland Shire’s four National Parks. They include Australia’s oldest, The Royal National Park and Botany Bay National Park, Captain Cook’s landing place – Kurnell in 1770.
The Sutherland Shire boasts 11 km of white sandy beaches, including Sydney’s famous Cronulla Beach with its legendary surf breaks. It is heaven for all surfing, fishing and boating enthusiasts. The Shire offers some of the best waterways in Sydney where anyone can take advantage of the iconic Port Hacking and Georges River.
There’s plenty of retail therapy on offer from the boutique shopping at Cronulla to the huge Westfield’s at Miranda. Housing all the big department stores and specialty shops. Connoisseurs of food, wine and coffee will delight in the excellent range of restaurants and cafes that bring together a mix of people to create the urban buzz that the Shire is renowned for. The relaxed community atmosphere that exudes through the dynamic calendar of festivals and celebrations reflects the lifestyle and culture of those who live there, making it a place you’ll never want to leave.