Culburra Beach, commonly referred to as Culburra, is in the Shoalhaven region of New South Wales. It is 18 km east-southeast of Nowra on the South Coast. From the 2006 Census of Population and Housing, the town has a population of 2,910 and is a popular holiday, fishing and surfing location.
The town is flanked by the Crookhaven River to the north and west, and Lake Wollumboola to the south. It is home to the Culburra Dolphins Rugby League team and the Culburra Cougars soccer team. The beaches are patrolled during the summer holiday period, and being located on either side of Penguin Head face in different directions, providing a variety of surf conditions for board riders, swimmers, body surfers and families with young children.