Our Recreation Areas

The Shoalhaven is a great place to explore with some of the most scenic areas of wilderness on the South Coast. Here is some helpful information if you are visiting the area.

mountain biker The Shoalhaven has a diverse range of recreational areas.

Danjera Dam

The Yalwal area is a place of historic and environmental significance in the region. The Danjera Dam is located at Yalwal and it plays an increasingly important role within Shoalhaven’s water supply system. If you are intending to visit Danjera Dam or access the greater Yalwal area through that site please be aware of the conditions. Details can be found at the "Find out more" link below.

A recent decision to close the Danjera Camping Ground has now been revisited and the closure will be delayed. To understand the background to Yalwal and recent developments please visit our discussion page which will be updated regularly.

You can also see information about camper visits and numbers each weekend here.

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Tallowa Dam

Tallowa Dam catchment area is located in Kangaroo Valley; it is owned and operated by the Sydney Catchment Authority. Water is also released from Tallowa Dam into the Shoalhaven River to enable the Shoalhaven City Council to extract water from the river to supply Nowra.

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Caravans & motorhomes

A caravan or motorhome is a great way to see the Shoalhaven. All we ask is that you act responsiblity and dispose of your rubbish at a designated dump point.

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Permanent water filling stations

Shoalhaven Water is installing water filling stations throughout the region to promote our quality water supplies.

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