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.
Kiama Downs is located in New South Wales
Kiama Downs
Kiama Downs
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 census)[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 Jones Beach to the east.

There is a bakery, cafe, pharmacy, supermarket, take away store and small 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.


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