Kareela is a suburb in southern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia 24 kilometres south of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of the Sutherland Shire. Kareela is located on Oyster Bay, on the southern banks of the Georges River. Kareela Golf Course and Kareela Oval are prominent recreational areas located on either side of Bates Drive. Kareela Village (est. 2012), formerly Kareela Shopping Center is the only shopping complex within the suburb, located on Freya Street, along with Kareela Public School.