Whats Around Boyles
- Take the train into the city or Kings Cross.
- Check out Cronulla’s beaches, restaurants, bars and shopping.
- Ride a tram at the Tramway Museum.
- Go for a swim or a gym work-out at nearby Sutherland Leisure Centre.
- See a show or conference at Sutherland Entertainment Centre, a short walk away.
- Go on a scenic drive through the National Park, or catch the ferry between Cronulla and Bundeena.
- Visit the historic boat shed at Woronora or at Audley and hire a canoe.
- Take a scenic drive via the Sea Cliff Bridge and Grand Pacific Drive to Wollongong,
or take the train for a parallel experience.
- Visit Hazelhurst .regional gallery and art centre.
- Several times a year the Heritage Express passes through Sutherland from Sydney Central station travelling down to the South Coast and back the same day. Book a ride and see how train travel was in the steam era, or just watch it go past.
- If visiting for education, training or business development – nearby are Loftus and Gymea TAFE Colleges, and the Loftus Campus of the University of Wollongong.
Named after the late Professor EG Waterhouse, a leading authority on camellias. Pick up a map featuring walks through the 8 Ha gardens from the Teahouse and enjoy lunch. Free Admission.
Cnr President Ave & Kareena Rd, Caringbah.
A large collection of trams, a number of which can be ridden. On Sundays take the tram across to the Royal National Park. Open Sundays and Public Holidays (except Christmas) and some Wednesdays and Saturdays in School Holidays.
Cnr Rawson Ave & Pitt St, Loftus (adj to Loftus station).
Regional and Community Art Gallery, Arts Centre with studios, theatrette, and cafe. Free guided tours every month.General exhibits are free admission, some special exhibits charge an entry fee.
Cnr President Ave & Talara Rd, Gymea (walking distance to Gymea station).
Cronulla, North Cronulla, Elouera, Wanda …
A succession of over 5 km of surf beaches, some within walking distance of Cronulla Station via the shopping centre and Cronulla Mall.
Gunnamatta Park is at the back of Cronulla Station, with a bayside swimming pool, plus access to houseboat hire, also to ferries and cruises on Port Hacking to Bundeena and the Royal National Park.
The area possesses a variety of parks, including:
- The Royal National Park
The second oldest National Park in the world, (after Yellowstone).
Many areas of natural bushland, from rocky coast and beaches to heathland and temperate rainforest. Visitors centre located at Audley weir, across from the Audley Boatshed.
- Botany Bay National Park
The southern headland of Kurnell is within the Shire and includes Capt Cook’s landing place of 1770, the birthplace of modern Australia. The Discovery Centre incudes displays of historical significance and cultural background to the native Dharawal people.
- Georges River National Park
- Heathcote National Park
A multi-purpose venue hosting a wide variety of events such as conferences, presentations, dinners, product launches, community and professional theatre and concerts. It is able to accommodate up to 900 guests for concerts, 500 guests for dinner events and has over 550 square metres of exhibition space.
It is at 30 Eton St, Sutherland, a short walk from Boyles Sutherland Hotel.