Suburb Profiles

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Currarong

Currarong is a small coastal fishing and tourist village in the Shoalhaven area of New South Wales, Australia. At the 2006 census, Currarong had a population of 513. Currarong is surrounded by 14 white sand beaches, most notable are Warrain Beach and sheltered Abrahams Bosom beach. Currarong has world class fishing - rock, beach and ocean. A spot down the cliff from Point Perpendicular is one of the few land based locations in Australia where Yellow Fin Tuna and Marlin can be caught. 

 

The wreck of the SS Merimbula is about 15 minutes walk. The freighter, belonging to the Illawarra Steam Navigation Company was wrecked on the Beecroft Headland in 1928. .The historic Point Perpendicular lighthouse is a 10 minute drive. Currarong is one of the few places in NSW where you can sit on a North West facing beach looking at mountains across the water, and watch the sun set over the ocean.

 

For more information on Currarong you can visit the Currarong Progress Association webpage by clicking here