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Helensburgh, NSW

In addition to a spectacular Hindu temple at Helensburgh, spectacular waterfalls and lush bushland surround Helensburgh at Kelly’s Falls.


The first settlement was largely a tent town of railway workers engaged on the construction of the Illawarra line. While drilling for the railway in 1884, coal was discovered and in June 1886.

Nearest Airport: Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, Mascot

Helensburgh Map

About Helensburgh

  • Locality: Urban locality
  • Helensburgh Postcode: 2508
  • State: New South Wales
  • Region: South Coast
  • Latitude: -34.19068
  • Longitude: 150.98199
  • Elevation: 257m
  • Population: 6383
  • Median Income: $43004
  • Area (Sq/km): 18.475
  • Timezone: Australia/Sydney

Tours In Helensburgh

Discover some of the tours options around Helensburgh

Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

Outback Experiences

Luxe Accommodation

Enjoy a distinctly Australian luxury experience, such as the unforgettable reefs, islands, beaches and coast; rugged mountain ranges, rainforests and vast national parks; and the many vibrant food and wine regions. Take a once in a lifetime adventure and discover the sheer indulgence of experiencing the wonders of Australia in style and stay in total luxury.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


Glasshouse Mountains

The Glasshouse Mountains in the hinterland of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast are actually the cores of 20 million year old volcanoes. The sides of the volcanoes have eroded away leaving only the hardened rock spiremountain cores we see today. Learn more about this awe-inspiring landscape.

Glasshouse Mountains