Kiama

  • The name Kiama comes from the Aboriginal word Kiaram-a, which allegedly means 'where the sea makes a noise'. Indeed this colourful town is famous for its blowhole. On the cliffs at Blowhole Point, waves surging into an underground cavity are compressed and forced upwards, exploding high into the air and accompanied by a loud 'oomph'. The strength varies according to the wind, waves and tide but when it's pumping it always draws a crowd. Kiama Terrace - the row of weatherboard cottages along Collins Street - was constructed in 1886 to house quarry workers and their families. Discover the history

  • Surf Beach Kiama
    Surf Beach Kiama

    Surf Beach is Kiama's main surfing beach surrounded by parkland and central to Kiama's main

  • Kiama Blowhole
    Kiama Blowhole

    Kiama's famous Blowhole is the largest in the world! A viewing platform with disabled access

  • Pilots Cottage Museum
    Pilots Cottage Museum

    Step into Kiama's past and discover the maritime and regional museum. Built in 1881, the

  • Cathedral Rocks
    Cathedral Rocks

    Located just three kilometres north of Kiama at the southern end of Jones Beach, this

  • Kiama Produce Market
    Kiama Produce Market

    Spend the day in Kiama and browse through the popular Kiama Produce Market, held at

  • Historic Terrace Houses
    Historic Terrace Houses

    Kiama's Historic Terrace Houses were originally built for the local quarry workers in 1886. These

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