Cafes

Great Food and Some of the Best Coffee in the Shoalhaven

What better way to cap off a refreshing swim or morning of exercise than with some nutritious treats or quality coffee with friends and family? You’ll find our onsite cafes are the perfect place to relax and enjoy a meal with a range of food options to serve a wide variety of tastes and dietary requirements.

Splash Cafe

The Splash Café at Nowra Aquatic Park is a local favourite and the organic blend Daily Grind coffee is some of the best you’ll find in the area. There’s a wide selection of vegetarian and gluten free options, as well as plenty of patron favourites such as our famous chicken burgers, wraps and in-house baked muffins. There are also several catering packages available, our branded keep-cups for the regulars, and our takeaway coffee cups and lids are 100% biodegradable.

Location: Nowra Aquatic Park - Scenic Drive, Nowra NSW 2541

Exterior image of the Whale Tail Cafe

Whale Tail Cafe

The Whale Tail Café is the hub of the beloved Bay & Basin Leisure Centre. A place to meet up with friends & family or socialise with your fellow patrons & members after a fitness class. Depending on the season, you have the choice of an indoor or outdoor setting to enjoy your meal and coffee.

The menu boasts a variety of fresh, tantalising treats such as banana bread, raisin toast and cookies, as well as delicious lunch items including fish tacos, toasted cheese sandwiches, salt & pepper squid, potato wedges with sour cream & sweet chilli sauce. You’ll also find a selection of hot & cold drinks, ice creams and confectionary. The café stocks a range of Speedo and Zoggs retail items making it a one stop shop for great food, great coffee and the best swimming gear available.

Location: Bay & Basin Leisure Centre - The Wool Rd, Vincentia NSW 2540

Book ‘n’ Bean

Coffee and a good book, anyone? The Book ‘n’ Bean Café is tucked away in the foyer of the Shoalhaven Libraries Nowra branch and features some great weekly specials. Keep an eye on the Shoalhaven Libraries Facebook page for the specials of the week, you won’t be disappointed. Come for the books and stay for the Coffee at the Book ‘n’ Bean Café.

Location: Nowra Library - Berry Street, Nowra

Ulladulla Leisure Centre Café

A hot-spot for our ‘fitness class’ regulars, the Ulladulla Leisure Centre Cafe is the ideal spot for catching up with your fellow patrons for hot coffee and tea, as well as a range of food items.

Location: Ulladulla Leisure Centre - Cnr Green & Warden St, Ulladulla NSW 2539

Courtside Café

If you’ve left it all on the court or had a big morning dropping the kids off at school over the road, the Courtside Café at the Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Centre is the perfect place to refuel. With a wide range of food and beverage options and the choice of indoor or outdoor dining space, you’ll discover a whole new way to enjoy the Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Centre.

Location: Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Centre - Cambewarra Road, Bomaderry

Ice cream

Village Pool Kiosks

In addition to our many cafes, you’ll also find great coffee and snacks at several kiosks at all other locations - perfect for when you’re on the move!

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Are you looking for your nearest Centre to help reach your fitness goals or the perfect location for a fun-filled day with the kids? Whatever it is you’re seeking, we’re confident our premium facilities located across the Shoalhaven will impress!