Jamberoo is a quaint, historic village with a small population, nestled below the escarpment less than a two hour drive south of Sydney. It can be reached via the coast road through Wollongong or the Hume Highway running off at Mittagong then Robertson before descending through the rainforest and emerging into the Jamberoo Valley. It is undoubtedly one of Australia’s best kept secrets. A weekend retreat for several Sydney celebrities, Jamberoo is essentially a dairying community offering visitors all sorts of activities including an 18 hole golf course, lawn bowls, an outdoor pool and tennis courts. Nearby, the Minnamurra Rainforest is managed by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife service and features a spectacular boardwalk through the rainforest. The nearby Jamberoo Recreation Park is a venue with activities to appeal to the young and occupy them all day. Kiama with its restaurants and beaches just 10 minutes away and Jamberoo is the perfect base from which to explore the Southern Highlands, Jervis Bay, Kangaroo Valley or Berry. And when you visit Jamberoo, you can stay at the Jamberoo Pub, a local watering hole and landmark for almost a hundred and fifty years. Alternatively you can enjoy the peace and comfort of the pubs new modern three star motel wing . When you’ve reached the end of your tether and just need some time out, Jamberoo is one of the best places you’ll ever find to renew your lagging spirit and revive your aching soul.