Engadine is located 33 kilometres south of the Sydney CBD within the local government area of the Sutherland Shire. Known for its tight-knit community, Engadine is mostly residential, with some commercial and light industrial areas located near the local railway station and the Princess Highway. Engadine’s main shopping centre is home to Woolworths, Coles, Franklins and Aldi, as well as several butchers, bakeries, fruit shops, cafes, restaurants and fast food outlets. There are 6 schools in Engadine.
- Engadine High School
- Engadine Public School
- Engadine West Public School
- Marton Public School
- St John Bosco College
- St John Bosco Primary School
- Engadine railway station is on the Illawarra line of the City Rail network. It is located on the Princes Highway. There are regular services to the city centre which take approximately 40 minutes.
Engadine is famous for its rolling sandstone slopes, wildflowers and native trees. The town sits between The Royal National Park to the east, and Heathcote National Park to the west. It is also home to the following clubs and centres:
- Engadine Leisure Centre (includes several swimming pools, a gym and café)
- Club Engadine (RSL)
- Engadine Bowling Club
- The Engadine Community Centre