Callala Beach

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Callala Beach
New South Wales
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Callala Beach is located in New South Wales
Callala Beach
Callala Beach
Coordinates35°00′12.2″S 150°42′00″E / 35.003389°S 150.70000°E / -35.003389; 150.70000Coordinates: 35°00′12.2″S 150°42′00″E / 35.003389°S 150.70000°E / -35.003389; 150.70000
Population803 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)2540
Elevation14 m (46 ft)
Location
  • 130 km (81 mi) S of Sydney
  • 16 km (10 mi) SE of Nowra
LGA(s)City of Shoalhaven
RegionSouth Coast
CountySt Vincent
ParishWollumboola
State electorate(s)South Coast
Federal Division(s)Gilmore
Localities around Callala Beach:
Wollumboola Wollumboola Callala Bay
Woollamia Callala Beach Jervis Bay
Myola Myola Jervis Bay

Callala Beach is a small town on the South Coast of New South Wales, Australia in the City of Shoalhaven. Like most beaches in Jervis Bay, it is known to have brilliantly white sand and aqua blue waters. The beach is a tourist spot and is a 2.5-hour drive from Sydney, located to its south.

Geography[edit]

The town is situated on the northern shore of Jervis Bay about 20 minutes drive from Nowra and 10 minutes from Culburra Beach. Callala Beach varies in elevation from 1 metre (3 ft 3 in) to 27 metres (89 ft) above sea level,[2] and is located inland from Callala Point, a headland facing the Tasman Sea.[3] Nearby settlements include Currarong to the south-east and Culburra Beach to the north-east.

Tourism[edit]

Local services include a popular Club with daily activities and entertainment, eighteen hole golf course, two bowling greens and auditorium for functions and bands. The area has a number of seaside motels. There is also a community hall.

Sport and recreation[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Hyams Beach, a beach to the south which also features crystal blue waters and fine white sand.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Callala Beach (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Map of Callala Beach, NSW". Retrieved 17 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Callala Point (NSW)". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government.

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