Kiama Downs, New South Wales

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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.
Coordinates 34°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
Population 5,209 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 2533
LGA(s) Municipality of Kiama
State electorate(s) Kiama
Federal Division(s) Gilmore
Suburbs around Kiama Downs:
Dunmore Minnamurra
Jamberoo Kiama Downs
Kiama Bombo

Kiama Downs is a coastal 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 Boyds Beach to the east.

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.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Kiama Downs (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2010-01-08.