Blackbutt Forest Reserve is a nice area with many recreational options. The place is well kept and good for kids as well. Shellharbour Resort & Conference Centre is a great place for family holiday. Shellharbour Beachside Tourist Park is a beauty & this tourist park is perfectly positioned to enjoy everything that this sleepy little seaside village has to offer. Other places of attractions near the suburb are Barrack Heights Sports field, Shellharbour Scuba Centre, Kiama Lighthouse, Bass Point and many more.
Emeralds Restaurant offers amazing food and good service. Mumma’s Fish & Chips offers old school fish and chip with the iconic Australian hamburger with beetroot. The chips are fresh potatoes cut there unless they run out. Jasmine Chinese Restaurant is well known for serving tasty Chinese cuisine. Branches Restaurant won’t disappoint you. It has a fantastic atmosphere and offers great dishes. Other dining and take away options in the nearby area include Billy’s Kebab’s, Garam Masala Indian Restaurant, Warilla Charcoal Chickens, McDonald’s and Zen X.
IGA Barrack Heights is on Captain Cook Drive serving the daily shopping needs. Other nearby supermarkets and shopping options include Food Works Windang, Woolworths Warilla, Coles Supermarkets, ALDI Shellharbour, Warilla Grove Shopping Centre and IGA X-press. Major shopping centres are available in Wollongong, Wollongong Central, offers a wide range of retail outlets to suit all needs and preferences.