Kioloa, New South Wales

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Kioloa
New South Wales
Kioloabeach.jpg
Kioloa beach as viewed from the southern point
Kioloa is located in New South Wales
Kioloa
Kioloa
Coordinates 35°33′40″S 150°22′27″E / 35.56111°S 150.37417°E / -35.56111; 150.37417Coordinates: 35°33′40″S 150°22′27″E / 35.56111°S 150.37417°E / -35.56111; 150.37417
Population 208 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 2539
LGA(s) City of Shoalhaven

Kioloa is a small hamlet located on the South Coast of New South Wales, Australia and is within the City of Shoalhaven local government area. It is pronounced by locals as 'Ky-ola'. At the 2011 census, Kioloa had a population of 208 people.[1]

The Australian National University's Kioloa Coastal Campus is north of the town.

Its neighbour is Bawley Point, which is accessed via Murramerang Road, the only sealed access road in and out of Kioloa. Both of these villages rely mainly upon tourism as a source of income. Kioloa has three large caravan parks offering a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets and one general store. The area is well known throughout the region for its pristine beaches and peak surfing conditions. As an isolated coastal retreat, Kioloa is infamous among holiday-goers for its lack of mobile phone reception.

Kioloa is the southern terminus of local bus services provided on weekdays by Ulladulla Bus Lines. Route 741 runs twice daily from Kioloa to Ulladulla via Bawley Point, Termeil, Tabourie and Burrill Lake. An additional afternoon service runs on school days.[2]

Local pelicans collect the fish scraps around the boat ramp.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2011 Census Quickstats: Kioloa (State Suburb)". Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Timetables". Ulladulla Bus Lines. Retrieved 8 April 2013.