There are wonderful walking tracks nearby, with the Royal National Park and the Wodi Wodi track to the north and Gibson’s and Sublime Point tracks to the south. A 30 km coastal cycling track is also nearby.
Coalface B & B is situated on the site of the historic No. 2 Bulli Coal Mine which opened in the 1890′s. The original Brick mine portals can still be seen. Simpson, of Simpson and the Donkey fame, worked here briefly before going to fight at Gallipoli. It was also the last mine in Australia to use Pit Ponies to pull the coal out.
Coledale is just over the Seacliff Bridge nestled between the magnificent Illawarra escarpment and a string of glorious sandy beaches. Coledale has a well-equipped general store / newsagent and an R.S.L. providing lunches and dinners Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun. There is a popular restaurant, as well as 2 cafes, a pizza and fish & chip place and a fine wine shop.
Give your dog some ‘holiday time’ as well at the leash-free local Sharky’s beach. (Pets by arrangement on booking Note; this property is not fenced).
Enjoy a beach-side BBQ at Coledale Beach, patrolled 7 days in the summer, with free BBQ’s under the stately Norfolk Pines. Coledale hosts a vibrant monthly market (4th Sunday each month). Great food and bargins to be found.
Surfers will be glad to know we are a stone’s throw from Tommo’s, Sharkys and the Boiler room. Not much further to Peggy’s, McCauleys and Sandon Point.
There is great snorkeling to be had around the rocky headlands and bays. For a small fee some gear is available.