Kiama travel guide

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You're Going to Love Kiama

With a population of 12,286, Kiama is a must-see destination in New South Wales, Australia.

When to visit Kiama

Kiama in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Kiama in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Kiama in January, when the average temperature is 21 °C, and the highest can go up to 25 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is July, when it can get as cold as 8 °C, with an average temperature of 12 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in March, when precipitation is around 140 mm. In contrast, August is usually the driest month of the year in Kiama, with an average rainfall of 70 mm.

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How to Get to Kiama


Although Kiama doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Sydney Airport (SYD), which is located 86 km from Kiama. The shortest flight to Kiama from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 3h 35m.


Another option to get to Kiama is to pick up a car hire from Sydney, which is about 94 km from Kiama. You’ll find branches of Sixt and AeroDrive, among others, in Sydney.

Airports near Kiama

Airlines serving Kiama

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Singapore Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Cathay Pacific
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Alaska Airlines
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Ethiopian Air
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Where to stay in Kiama

Average rates range from around $153 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $556 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Kiama

Hiring a car in Kiama

Expect to pay $2.00 per litre in Kiama (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $23.92 and $31.89. The most frequently booked car type in Kiama is Economy (Suzuki Swift or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Kia Forte or similar) is, on average, 1% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.