Wollongong, New South Wales
Aerial view: Kiama Downs to the left and centre, and Minnamurra to the right.
|Population||5,004 (2016 census)|
|LGA(s)||Municipality of Kiama|
Kiama Downs is a suburb of the town Kiama in the Illawarra region south of Sydney, Australia. Renowned for its picturesque beaches and seaside views, it is about 3 km (2 mi) north of Kiama and is bordered by the Minnamurra River to the northwest and Jones Beach to the east.
Kiama is a coastal town 120 kilometres south of Sydney in the Illawarra. One of the main tourist attractions is the Kiama Blowhole. Kiama features several popular surfing beaches and caravan parks, and numerous alfresco cafes and restaurants. Its proximity to the south of Sydney makes it an attractive destination for a large number of day-trippers and people wanting to stay numerous nights.
Illawarra is a region in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is a coastal region situated immediately south of Sydney and north of the Shoalhaven or South Coast region. It encompasses the cities of Wollongong, Shellharbour and the town of Kiama.
The Minnamurra River, an open mature wave dominated barrier estuary, is located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia.
There is a bakery, cafe, pharmacy, supermarket, take-away store, and general practice on Johnson Street.
The western part of the suburb, west of Riverside Drive, is informally known as Gainsborough.
Gainsborough, New South Wales, Australia is a residential estate forming part of the suburb of Kiama Downs in the Municipality of Kiama. This is a relatively new urban area bordering Kiama Downs and Jamberoo. A new section of the Princes Highway was opened to the west of Gainsborough in late 2005. The name Gainsborough is derived from the original estate name of the development which was based on painters names, you can find many artists names in the suburban streets of Gainsborough. The Gainsborough Estate was developed by The Homes Corporation of Australia in the early 1980s and the nickname for the suburb was adopted by all of the residents.
Kiama Downs does not have a school or a railway station. The nearest public primary school is Minnamurra Public School and the nearest public high school is Kiama High School. The nearest railway stations are Minnamurra and Bombo.
The biggest beach is Jones Beach, about one kilometre long, between Minnamurra Point and a headland 30 metres high, of the southern Cathedral Rocks
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Gerringong is a town located about ten minutes drive south of Kiama in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia in the Municipality of Kiama. At the 2016 census, Gerringong had a population of 3,966. One theory says that the name derives from an Aboriginal word meaning "fearful place".
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Minnamurra is a single-platform intercity train station located in Minnamurra, New South Wales, Australia, on the South Coast railway line. The station serves NSW TrainLink trains travelling south to Kiama and north to Wollongong and Sydney.
Jamberoo is a town approx 11 km inland from Kiama on the South Coast of New South Wales, Australia in the Municipality of Kiama. At the 2016 census, Jamberoo had a population of 1,636. The town's name is derived from an aboriginal word meaning 'track'.
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Bombo is a heritage-listed single-platform intercity train station located in Bombo, Municipality of Kiama, New South Wales, Australia, on the South Coast railway line. The station serves NSW TrainLink trains travelling south to Kiama and north to Wollongong and Sydney. It was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.
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Kiama High School is a government-funded co-educational comprehensive secondary day school, located in the town of Kiama, in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia.
Bombo is a suburb of the Municipality of Kiama, in the Illawarra Region of New South Wales, Australia. It is located 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) from Kiama.
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The Municipality of Kiama is a local government area in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. The area is situated south of Shellharbour and the City of Wollongong and is located adjacent to the Pacific Ocean, the Princes Highway and the South Coast railway line.
Minnamurra is a suburb in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Municipality of Kiama. It has a station on CityRail South Coast line. The Minnamurra River flows into the ocean at Minnamurra. There is a sandy beach and a sand spit at the river mouth.
Jones Beach, also known as Boyds Beach, is a beach on the south-eastern coast of Australia, facing the Tasman Sea. The beach is east of the settlement of Kiama Downs and about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south by east of the settlement of Minnamurra in the Illawarra and South Coast regions of New South Wales.
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