Hire of Council reserves


Outdoor eventsBride standing on foreshore at Cathedral Rocks Reserve 

Our reserves and parks can be hired for events and functions such as weddings, parties and reunions. Each offers a unique surrounding from the gorgeous rose display and rotunda at Peace Park, the wild ocean and rocky backdrop of Storm Bay or the peace and natural surroundings of Jerrara Dam or Bonaira Native Gardens. Make your day a truly memorable one.

Fees & Charges apply for the hire of a reserve or park.

Our Guidelines for the use and hire of public land and property must be complied with when hiring our reserves.

Use the Request a Booking form to check availability. Once availability is confirmed a completed application form must be submitted to Council with payment.

Popular locations


  • Storm Bay - corner Terralong Street and Blowhole Point Road
  • Blowhole Point (near lighthouse) and surrounding grassed areas
  • Black Beach including School Flat, Terralong and Shoalhaven Streets
  • Hindmarsh Park, Terralong Street
  • Peace Park, Manning Street
  • Coronation Park, Manning Street
  • Surf Beach Headland, Barney Street
  • Bonaira Native Gardens, Allambie Crescent
  • Kendalls Beach Headland, Gwinganna Avenue
  • Little Blowhole Reserve, Tingira Crescent


  • Reid Park, Allowrie Street
  • Minnamurra Rainforest (Contact National Parks and Wildlife Service)
  • Jerrara Arboretum, Mount Brandan Road

Gerringong / Gerroa

  • Black Head Reserve, Gerroa
  • Cooke Park, Boat Harbour, Gerringong

Kiama Downs / Minnamurra

  • Robert East Reserve, Hutchison Street, Bombo
  • Minnamurra Headland Reserve (several locations)
  • James Oates Reserve, Minnamurra
  • Cameron Boyd Reserve, Cliff Drive, Kiama Downs

Shelter locations

Our rotundas and picnic shelters are ideal for family gatherings and small weddings. You can book a shelter which entitles you to exclusive use for the duration of your event. Reserve hire fees and charges.

Use our online Request a Booking form to check availability.

Our rotundas and picnic shelters are located at:

  • Reid Park, Jamberoo
  • Coronation Park, Kiama
  • Peace Park, Kiama
  • Cooke Park, Gerringong

We also have a Orry-Kelly Stage at Hindmarsh Park which is available to hire.