Shellharbour – Turning up the Heat this Summer

BIGWAVE Skydive featured in the Link Airways in-flight magazine Dec 23 / Jan 24 – page 34-35

Feeling the need for speed? Looking for something a little bit “extra” this holiday season? Shellharbour is just the spot for all things fund and adventure!


We are very well known for our stunning coastline and breathtaking views but now you can take it to the next level…15,000 feet up above to be exact! BIGWAVE Skydive offer the ultimate adrenaline pumping experience, with scenic flight to altitude departing conveniently from Shellharbour Airport, then a thrilling skydive over Bass Point, Bushrangers Bay, Shellharbour Marina, Killalea, and the Shellharbour coastline before landing right on the beach.

This will be bound to make your heart race, your spirits soar and leave you breathless but definitely craving more. Once you land, head over to the waterfront at Shell Cove, grab a drink and bite to eat overlooking the world class Shellharbour Marina and take in the calming views to help the adrenaline levels return to normal.

QANTAS Boeing 747

If jumping out of a plane is maybe just a little too extreme, how does stepping out on to the wing of a Boeing 747 sound? Up high (but harnessed in) and with the beautiful Illawarra Escarpment as your backdrop, this unique experience allows you to walk out 16m along the wing of the QANTAS Boeing 747-400 at the HARS Aviation Museum.

Airshows Downunder Shellharbour

March in Shellharbour is when all things aviation go next level extreme! Airshows Downunder Shellharbour is a two-day event, with something for everyone. Experience a cross section of the most spectacular flying in Australia. Get close to the roar of the jets and thunder of the V12 engines with displays of the best Australian classic warbirds, vintage aircraft, general aviation and military performers. There will be exabits, stalls, displays, carnival rides and much more.

Airshows Downunder Shellharbour is on at Shellharbour Airport from 1 to 3 March, 2024. Visit www.airshowsdownundershellharbour.com.au for more information and to secure your tickets for this unmissable event.

Aquatic Adventures

Prefer your extreme adventures with a little H2O? Bushrangers Bay is an aquatic reserve located in Bass Point and an incredible spot for a snorkel or scuba dive with the resident weedy sea dragons and grey nurse sharks who call this coastal paradise home. Learn to free dive with Deep Sensations Free Diving and enter a new world exploring the silence beneath the waves.

We have you covered on top of the water too, you can SUP, you can surf, you can swim, you can kayak, you can take a dip under a waterfall, you can take an eco-scenic cruise or a fishing charter. You can even call yourself Captain and hire your own boat on Lake Illawarra if you so desire. Shellharbour is a water wonderland just waiting to be explored and not too far away is Jamberoo Action Park – a water theme park offering world-class rides and attractions for the whole family.

Turn up the heat this summer season and explore all that Shellharbour has to offer. Link Airways flies direct from Melbourne (Essendon) and Brisbane into Shellharbour Airport.

Go to www.visitshellharbour.com.au to plan your holiday and see all there is to see, do and experience in this slice of South Coast paradise.

Also featured in the magazine photos is the Blue Thunder – Nanchang. NSW Air Flight Training offering scenic flights, flight training and acrobatic flights in the Nanchang.