Antiques shop, Tourism New South Wales

Population 1485

The local chamber of commerce named Berry 'The Town of Trees' because of the extensive stands of English oaks, elms and beech trees planted by settlers in the 1800s. Berry is a popular weekend destination for Sydneysiders searching for bargains in the antique and craft shops and looking to enjoy the laid-back atmosphere.

Visitor Information

Shoalhaven Visitors Centre, cnr Princes Hwy and Pleasant Way, Nowra; (02) 4421 0778 or 1300 662 808

Nearby national parks

  • Budderoo National Park

    Small but spectacular, Budderoo National Park in the Southern Highlands is notable for its outstanding Minnamurra Rainforest Centre,...more

  • Conjola National Park

    Located on the state’s south coast, Conjola National Park embraces a landscape of woodland and heath, creek and river estuaries, the...more

  • Royal National Park

    Royal National Park, Australia’s oldest national park, has a rich cultural heritage, both European and Indigenous. It combines...more

Nearby towns

  • Nowra

    Nowra is the principal town in the Shoalhaven district and is popular with tourists for its attractive river and water activities. The...more

  • Jamberoo

    One of the most picturesque areas of the New South Wales coast, Jamberoo was once tropical forest. The town is surrounded by nature reserves...more

  • Kiama NSW

    This popular holiday town, hosting one million visitors each year, is best known as the home of the Kiama Blowhole. The rocky coastline,...more

In Town

Historical Museum: records and photographs of early settlement; open 11am–2pm Sat, 11am–3pm Sun, Mon–Sun during school holidays; Queen St; (02) 4464 3097.

Precinct Galleries: local contemporary art, craft and design; Alexandra St.

Great Warrior Aboriginal Art Gallery: contemporary and traditional Aboriginal art, weapons, artefacts and didgeridoos; Queen St.

Antique and craft shops: contact visitor centre for details.


Coolangatta: convict-built cottages, winery (open for tastings) and accommodation on site of first European settlement in area; 11 km SE.

Other wineries in area: open for tastings and sales; map from visitor centre.

Mild to Wild Tours: adventure tours including sea-kayaking with dolphins, rock climbing, moonlight canoeing and mountain-biking; bookings (02) 4464 2211.

Eco-friendly activities around town

Whale- and dolphin-watching around Huskisson 30 km

Many seaside towns on the South Coast have rightfully decided to champion the passing parade of marine mammals. From May to November there are more two-to-three-hour, whale- and dolphin-watching cruises than you can wave... Find out more

Cafes & restaurants around town

Hungry Duck

Hungry Duck impresses with its fantastically fused modern Asian–Australian menu and stylish dining room. Organic produce is used wherever possible, often picked from the restaurant’s own organic herb and... Find out more

The Posthouse

One of Berry’s finest and oldest buildings has undergone a restoration and is enjoying new life as one of the town’s best dining experiences. The Posthouse boasts an eclectic menu, boosted by a good dollop of... Find out more

Campsites around town

Carrington Falls camping area 17 km

This small camping area can get crowded in peak periods, so think twice if you’ve got a campervan or trailer. You’ll find it on Carrington Falls Access Rd, off Jamberoo Mountain Rd, 8 km east of Robertson.... Find out more

Bendeela Recreation Area 19 km

In picturesque Kangaroo Valley, 20 km north of Nowra and 8 km west of Kangaroo Valley village, Bendeela is a hidden gem in a treasure chest of natural beauty. Camp in a secluded, shady grove next to the Kangaroo Riverand... Find out more

Killalea camping area 24 km

This is a well-equipped camping ground in prime position behind Mystics Beach. There are walking tracks, fishing spots and a golf course nearby; alternative accommodation is available in the form of a bunkhouse with 40... Find out more

Grassy Gully camping area (bush camping) 28 km

You can reach this campsite via Grassy Gully Rd, which turns off Burrier Rd. It’s basic bush camping here – bring your own everything, including water and a portable toilet. There are no wood BBQs, so also... Find out more

Danjera Dam camping area 32 km

The dam’s waters cover an old gold-rush town called Yalwal; today, visitors come to the area for aquatic activities such as kayaking, swimming, fishing (the dam is stocked with rainbow trout and bass) and boating.... Find out more

Tallowa Dam Recreation Area 34 km

You’re surrounded by beauty in this camping ground, which is swaddled by Morton National Park and tucked into Kangaroo Valley. The camping ground itself is a broad, spacious grassed area along the Kangaroo River.... Find out more

Caravan parks around town

Mountain View Village 9 km

This is a large, quality park with great amenities and very good facilities, including tennis courts, mini golf course and a very popular 500-metre walking track with eight gym stations. Ask about the courtesy bus that... Find out more

Shoalhaven Heads Tourist Park 10 km

Holiday Haven caravan parks are great parks, owned and operated by the Shoalhaven Heads Council. This large, award-winning riverfront park has very good facilities. It is just a short walk through to the beach and a... Find out more

Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park 11 km

Swim at the beach or sit back, relax and watch TV at this large, fabulous beachside park. It has great facilities, including ensuite sites with full Austar TV hook-up. It also has excellent amenities and is in a... Find out more

Shoalhaven Caravan Village 12 km

This is a large, owner-operated riverfront park just 1 km east of Nowra and easily reached from the Princes Highway. Bookings are required in peak periods.... Find out more

Crookhaven Heads Tourist Park 16 km

This is a large council holiday park located on the southern headland of the Crookhaven River, north of Culburra. It has ocean views, good facilities and is close to both deepwater and estuarine fishing spots. Bookings... Find out more

Big4 Easts Beach Holiday Park 18 km

This is a fabulous, large and well laid out beachfront park with very good amenities and facilities, including TV cables to all ensuite sites. The East family is a prominent owner of several New South Wales caravan parks... Find out more

Shellharbour Beachside Tourist Park 27 km

This caravan park is in a quiet location on the beachfront, adjoining the beachside baths. The shops, including some eateries, are just a short stroll away. While pets are allowed, only small dogs are permitted. This is... Find out more

Currarong Beachside Tourist Park 29 km

This is a large caravan park on the waterfront with clean, modern amenities, a fish-cleaning and boat-washing area, and two boat ramps. It is a popular holiday park for fishing enthusiasts. Bookings are required in peak... Find out more

Huskisson White Sands Tourist Park 30 km

This park is just 1 km from the town centre, and well positioned on the beachfront overlooking Jervis Bay; you can often see dolphins playing in the bay. The park has good facilities. Bookings are required in peak... Find out more

Huskisson Beach Tourist Resort 30 km

Looking out over Jervis Bay and close to the centre of town, this park has great facilities. Austar TV is cabled to all ensuite sites. It is a very popular place and bookings are generally required, particularly in peak... Find out more

Hotels, motels & B&Bs around town

Sojourn at Far Meadow

This self-styled contemporary cabin retreat offers self-contained modern accommodation in two architect-designed cabins. Nestled at the foothills of Coolangatta Mountain, the 44-hectare property sits at the edge of a... Find out more

Crystal Creek Meadows

This country-style B&B goes to great lengths not only to make guests feel at home, but also to be an environmentally friendly accommodation option (guests are encouraged to plant a tree on the 6-hectare property).... Find out more

What's on around town

Country Fair Markets: showground, cnr Alexandra and Victoria sts, 1st Sun each month (except Feb); Great Southern Hotel, Queen St, 3rd Sun each month.

Musicale festival: June.

Garden Festival: Oct.

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