Eat, Stay or Play - your local guide
Surrounded on one side by exhilarating ocean waves and on the other by the calm waters of the Port Hacking, Cronulla is one of Sydney’s best beach side suburbs.
Located only 40 minutes by car or 50 minutes from Sydney CBD via a regular direct train service Cronulla’s laid back lifestyle and coffee culture draws visitors from around the world and entices people of all ages and walks of life to settle in this fantastic town.
Cronulla really has something for everyone – an ample choices of places to eat and drink, somewhere to soak up the early morning calm watching the sunrise, or laze the afternoon away with cool drinks and vibes in one of its many bars and restaurants. Families are well catered for with a good selection of beaches and activities, and for those looking to settle here it’s a great community with a fantastic selection of education options from pre-school through to high school.
You won’t get bored with entertainment options, ranging from live music bars, cinema, and a theatre, and when you’ve had enough of the beach there’s plenty of fun things for families to do and places to visit. Walkers and runners have plenty of ways to stretch their legs: The Esplanade is very popular and easy for all to navigate. It’s Cronulla’s popular walkway hugging the coast line offering breath-taking views and opportunities to see dolphins, whales and other wildlife. For those in search of a cardio hit try the sand dunes at the end of Don Lucas Reserve, behind Wanda beach.
For the sports mad Cronulla has a great range of sports to either watch or participate in. Our surfing provides a range of breaks for all levels of experience, or try some body boarding. You can go kayaking and stand up paddle boarding around the Port Hacking – a fantastic way to get a workout and enjoy the local scenery. Of course Cronulla is famous for it’s local rugby league team – the Cronulla Sharks – Go Sharkies!! Watch a match, see you local sporting heros and cheer on the local side at Shark Park. Saturday morning sees a variety of rugby and soccer teams trying their luck. Cronulla Golf Club offers a challenging 18 holes and a place to enjoy a meal or live entertainment in the evening. Fans of bowling have a couple of bowlsclubs to choose from, along with cricket and also softball.
You’ll find everything you need for day to day life at the broad range of shops in and around Cronulla Mall, including essential services like banking, Post Office, chemists, dry cleaners, health and beauty salons to name a few. Those preferring to while away some time browsing in the shops will also find a wide range of gift and homewares ideas.
You can find all the shops and services you need on our local business directory pages.
Use our business directory to find somewhere to stay, bars, restaurants, hairdressers, beauty salons, even accountants – you name it we have what you want listed!
Looking for Children’s Activities?
You’ll find many playgrounds in Cronulla with a variety of fun equipment for the little ones to let off steam. Check out these locations:
Dunningham Park (near North Cronulla beach) / Don Lucas Reserve (near Wanda beach) / Gunnamatta Park / Shelley Beach Park / Oak Park / South Cronulla Park
There are plenty of sports clubs and activities for kids to enjoy. Check out these sporting activities available:
soccer / netball / rugby / tag rugby / golf / swimming lessons / dancing / martial arts / gymnastics
Keep the little ones happy with fun things to do. See what’s happening in Cronulla here:
dance and movement
baby sensory classes