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The Kiama experience starts with pristine uncrowded beaches, rolling green pastures, handmade dry stone walls, heritage architecture and spectacular natural scenery.

Relax, alfresco style at our cafes, restaurants or wineries. Experience nature at the Minnamurra Rainforest, The Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk or whilst viewing the two famous Blowholes.

Food and drinks will be available at the Kiama Showground on Friday and Saturday of the Festival.

Where to Stay

Camping adjacent to the festival at the Kiama Showground.  Water is available on site, but no power and pets are not allowed. There will be a special area set aside for those people who want to use a generator.

For other camping options see below or visit the Destination Kiama website or telephone them on 1300 654 262.

You can use trivago to find accommodation in Kiama and for a customised list, you can click here.

Motel and hotel accommodation online enquiries can also be directed through the Destination Kiama website or telephone them on 1300 654 262.


Kiama Harbour Cabins

Address : Blowhole Point Road, Kiama NSW 2533
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Contact :  (02) 4232 2707 or  Freecall: 1800 823 824


Terralong Terrace Apartments

Special Offer to customers purchasing a "3Day Festival Ticket" to Folk by the Sea, 27-29 September, 2019

10% discount on Terralong Terrace accommodation during the festival - min 2 nights stay

Enquire via the online booking: or ring 1800 683 711

Address : 129 Terralong St, Kiama NSW 2533
Website :
Contact : 1800 683 711


Surf Beach Holiday Park

Address : 20 Bourroul Street, Kiama NSW 2533
Website :
Contact : (02) 4232 1791 or Freecall: 1800 222 334
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Kendalls on the Beach Holiday Park

Address : 33 Bonaira St, Kiama NSW 2533
Website :
Contact :  (02) 4232 1790 or Freecall: 1800 111 224
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BIG4 Easts Beach Holiday Park

Address : Ocean St, Kiama NSW 2533
Website :
Contact : 02 4232 2124 orFree Call: 1800 674 444


Hire Perfect Break Caravan

Special Deal : Purchase an Earlybird 3Day Festival camping ticket ( $120 ) and hire a  discounted by $60 Perfect Break Caravan for the weekend.

Customers  can pick up a caravan from Perfect Break Caravans in Kiama, or have it towed on site for an extra $70 each way.

For details, Contact Michael

Address : 48 Lilly Pilly Way, Kiama NSW 2533
Website :
Contact : 0413 996 516


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