Best snorkelling spots in the Sutherland Shire

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In the pristine bays and beaches of the Sutherland Shire there is an underwater world waiting to be explored. Enjoy a variety of locations, perfect for first time snorkellers and deep-sea divers alike. Get your snorkelling gear ready, it’s time to feel relaxed and weightless as you are surrounded by the vibrant colours of the […]

The Shire’s Most Scenic Walks


From the coast to the rainforest, we’re spoilt for choice.  There is a reason why Sydneysiders joke that Shire locals rarely venture very far. Stretching from the iconic beaches of Cronulla to the leafy oasis of The Royal National Park, The Shire offers up plenty to do, see and explore. When it comes to embarking […]

The Shire’s top homewares stores

Riverfolk, Kirrawee

The Shire is no stranger to beautiful homewares stores. In fact, there’s a bounty to choose from. Whether you’re in the market for a complete home makeover, a stylish new addition or just a touch of interior inspo, these must-visit Shire-based stores have you covered… Girl MerakiIf you’re ready to set your inner stylist alight, […]

Ten of the best Italian restaurants in the Shire


When it comes to pasta and pizza wars, it’s best not to get involved. Especially if you have an Italian surname. Suffice to say Shire residents are spoilt for choice when it comes to the range of great Italian restaurants dotted between Sutherland to Cronulla. For starters, here are ten of the best Italian restaurants […]

Best coffee in The Shire

Morning coffee at Next Door, Cronulla

The obsession with the bean has never been higher, with so many expert local roasters and baristas elevating the science of a good coffee into an art form. The Shire is no exception, with award winning baristas and unique blends serving the perfect cup of joe, it is quite the task to find the best […]

Escape to Nature in the Sutherland Shire


There was a time when most visitors to the Sutherland Shire planned their adventures around spending the day at the beach. But Sydney’s southern suburbs are also a hub for activities such as hiking, biking and kayaking, all activities that have made the destination even more of a drawcard. Break up your nature escape in […]

A Shopaholic’s Guide to the best boutique stores in the Sutherland Shire

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We love an ‘add to cart’ moment, but nothing beats the experience of getting out and about and shopping IRL. There’s much pleasure to be had in running your hands over that gorgeous throw you’ve been eyeing off, hopping into a change room to make sure a top fits just right, or smell-sampling a row […]