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New South Wales, Australia

Aerial image of Maianbar looking to the North.
Postcode: 2230
Location: 29 km (18 mi) south of Sydney CBD
LGA: Sutherland Shire
State District: Heathcote
Federal Division: Cunningham
Suburbs around Maianbar:
Lilli Pilli Port Hacking Burraneer
Warumbul Maianbar Cronulla
Royal National Park Bundeena

Maianbar is a village on the outskirts of southern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia 29 kilometres south of the Sydney central business district. It is part of the Sutherland Shire.

Maianbar is adjacent to the village of Bundeena, less than kilometre away and linked by a bush track and footbridge. It lies on the southern side of Port Hacking, opposite the suburbs of Burraneer, Dolans Bay, Port Hacking, Lilli Pilli and Cronulla. Maianbar is surrounded by the Royal National Park.

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There is a single shop in Maianbar which sells a small variety of goods. There is also a small community hall, Rural Fire Brigade station and local park.


Maianbar is quite an isolated village but can be accessed by road - a twenty five minute drive from Sutherland, or by ferry. There is an hourly commuter ferry service from Cronulla to Bundeena. Cabbage Tree Creek and 'The Basin' separate Bundeena from Maianbar. A bush track and footbridge link the two villages, which is approx 30mins walk. There is a road link between Bundeena and Maianbar, approx 9 km.

There is a private bus service between Bundeena and Maianbar that runs numerous times each day.


There are many artists living in both Bundeena and Maianbar. The residents host a monthly art exhibition in local artists' houses, called the Art Trail. The Art Trail is held on the first Sunday of every month. Art Trail Website The Art Trail is free of charge and provides local artists with an opportunity to sell their artwork.


During early colonial settlement, Indonesian rusa deer were introduced and have since become a large population in the area. Many residents see the deer as pests, but they are a protected species, although the National Parks & Wildlife Service are permitted a small yearly cull. However many residents also take delight in the deer, which causes much division and emotion in the affected townships.[1]


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Coordinates: 34°04′53″S 151°07′45″E / -34.08128, 151.12914

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