Visit this South Coast dream and explore all that Batemans Bay has to offer. From underwater adventures, surf, natural wonders and so much more, your days are sure to be filled.
Corrigans Beach, located right on our doorstep, is the perfect spot to spend a lazy day sunbathing, dipping in the calm waters or taking a leisurely stroll. If you’re keen on getting in the surf, Surf Beach offers good waves for beginners, while North and South Durras, Malua Bay and Rosedale offer great breaks for more experienced surfers.
Grab a snorkel and get exploring on the Batemans Bay snorkel trail. Starting at Maloneys Beach 12km north of the bay, then heading to Sunshine Cove Beach 5km south of the bay and finally, ending another 3km south at Guerilla Bay. You can see an array of fish and sealife, including red morwong, luderick and bream, lobsters, gropers, abalone and more.
Just up the road, you’ll find the Cullendulla Nature Reserve with a choice of short walks through mangroves, bushland and waterways. A short drive out of town will take you to the Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Garden, where you can explore the trails and admire regional plants in the Living Plant Collection or the 14,000 dried plant specimens of the Herbarium Collection.
There are so many activities to do on the Clyde River. From taking a river cruise to the local oyster farm and canoeing through mangroves to waterskiing and paddle boarding, the options for river-based fun are endless. It’s also a great place to launch a boat and spend an afternoon fishing, as much of the area is in a Habitat Protection Zone.
Take a 5-minute walk from our holiday park and you’ll find Birdland Animal Park, where you can cuddle a wombat or pat a python. Or, drive just 15 minutes out of town to visit Mogo Wildlife Park and marvel at both native and exotic animals. Book an animal encounter to get an up-close experience with lions, tigers, rhino, meerkats and more.
For some fun and adrenaline on two wheels, head to the Batemans Bay BMX Club to try out some of the tracks. For a more leisurely ride, get on the Batemans Bay Cycleway just a few minutes from our doorstep and cycle over the bridge to the Cullendulla Boardwalk for a short walk through the wetlands.
Get into the taste of fresh oysters with some of the best seafood on the Southern Coast of NSW. The Farm Gate and Oyster Shed on Wray Street is an amazing spot to stop in for their famous farm fresh oyster harvests, which will leave your mouth watering. Pair them with a delicious salad, grab a tart for dessert, and take some home, unopened to seal in the freshness.
Get into some spectacular wildlife when you visit Mogo Wildlife Park. Get up close and personal with a giraffe, learn how the animals are cared for with their Zookeeper for a Day Program, and just have a blast. For the budding animal expert in all of us, make a day of it when you stay at the park.
Batemans Bay is host to plenty of amazing drink and dining options, which are a must for the foodies amongst us. Whether you’re into fresh seafood, fine dining or a good bit of fish and chips, there’s something out there for the pickiest eater. Don’t get stuck in the kitchen on holiday, enjoy the time you have with the local cuisine.