Kiama Downs

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Kiama Downs
WollongongNew South Wales
Minnamurra Aerial.jpg
Aerial view: Kiama Downs to the left and centre, and Minnamurra to the right.
Kiama Downs is located in New South Wales
Kiama Downs
Kiama Downs
Coordinates34°38.5′S 150°51.0′E / 34.6417°S 150.8500°E / -34.6417; 150.8500Coordinates: 34°38.5′S 150°51.0′E / 34.6417°S 150.8500°E / -34.6417; 150.8500
Population5,004 (2016 census)[1]
LGA(s)Municipality of Kiama
State electorate(s)Kiama
Federal Division(s)Gilmore
Suburbs around Kiama Downs:
Dunmore Minnamurra
Jamberoo Kiama Downs Tasman Sea
Kiama Bombo

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.

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.

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


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Kiama Downs (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 12 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata