Caringbah is a suburb, in southern Sydney, in
the state of New South Wales, Australia.
Caringbah is 24 kilometres (15 mi) south of
the Sydney central business district in the local
government area of Sutherland Shire.
Caringbah once stretched from Woolooware
Bay on the Georges River to Yowie Bay and
Burraneer Bay on the Port Hacking estuary. A
number of Caringbah localities have been
declared as separate suburbs but still share the
postcode 2229. These suburbs are to the north,
Taren Point on the Georges River and to the
south, Port Hacking, Lilli Pilli, Dolans Bay and
Caringbah South on the Port Hacking
Caringbah features a mixture of residential,
commercial and industrial areas. The
commercial district is made up mostly of
small businesses specialising in professional
services. A large commercial and industrial
area is also centred on Taren Point Road and
surrounding areas. Commercial developments
here include many home furnishing retailers
such as Nick Scali Furniture and home
The main shopping centre is located close to
Caringbah railway station and is centred on the
intersections of President Avenue, the Kingsway
and Port Hacking Road South. A small group of
shops, known as Caringbah South, is located
further south on Port Hacking Road South.
Another small group of shops is located even
further south, close to the border of Lilli Pilli.
Caringbah is home to the public district
Sutherland Hospital adjacent to Caringbah
Ambulance Station and Kareena Private
Hospital on Kareena Road.