Batemans Bay on the south coast of New South Wales is the perfect holiday destination just waiting for you to enjoy all its attractions and natural wonders. From pristine beaches, wonderful lush National Parks, shopping, dining and much more you really can have the holiday you have always wanted at Batemans Bay.
From the rolling calm waves the lap the shores at many of the favourite beaches along the coastline to perhaps heading inland and visiting some of the lovely National Parks where you can spend an entire day immersing yourself within the natural beauty of this region. Maybe go hiking, bush walking or if you are looking to do some bird watching then you have come to the right place.
Whether you are looking to spend time out on the azure blue waters or have your feet firmly planted on the ground, you can pick and choose from a wide selection of things to see and do no matter what time of day or night it is.
The resort town of Bateman's Bay is close to a string of untouched beaches. Cruise the sparkling waters, explore the hinterland, fish from the beach, estuary or rocks, or just relax on the beach. Daily cruises sail upriver past historic Nelligen, with its old steamer wharf. At Pretty Beach, Depot Beach and Pebbly Beach in Murramarang National Park, north of Batemans Bay, don't be surprised to be sharing the beach with some tame eastern grey kangaroos.
Further south is Narooma, the place for water sports, and Montague Island which offers a close up view of all kinds of wildlife including Australian fur seals, fairy penguins, whales and seabirds. Nearby, the National Trust classified village of Central Tilba appears today as it did in 1904. In the beautiful green valleys of the hinterland is Bega, a town famous for its cheese. More seaside towns offering the magic of surf, golden sand, fishing and boating include Merimbula, Eden, Tuross Head, Broulee, Bermagui and Tathra.
Everyone always love a day out on the water, so why not check out the many activities such as water skiing, diving, snorkelling, paddle boating, kayaking, canoeing, parasailing or sailing. The waters are perfect for all kinds of sports and fun that can be had on the oceans so you should definitely come down to check it all out.
Many charter boats also arrange fishing charters that travel out to some fantastic bommies and ledges where you are guaranteed to reel in the catch of the day. With everything supplied for a fishing adventure of a life time all you need to bring is you sunscreen, hat and yourself! Pull in catches such as snapper, marlin, wahoo, yellow fin tuna or a lovely reef fish which will be great for the BBQ dinner that night. There are also some great little gutters and inlets where you can fish right from the shore, so why not pack a picnic and get everyone involved.
Everyone loves to give the wallet a bit of a work out when they are on holidays, so why not wander through the many arcades and excellent shopping centres where you can pick up some great buys to remember your amazing holiday by. And then perhaps cap off the day with a quiet cup of coffee in one of the quaint cafes in the shopping malls or along the foreshore which will provide some astounding views.
Dining out in Batemans Bay will be a such a treat, and with so many options to choose from you can have a simple meal of fish and chips on the beach or really lash out on some fine dining cuisine. There are many cafes, take away outlets, al fresco dining and fine dining establishments that you can choose from, so no matter what you are wanting to suppress your appetite with and how much you are looking to spend you are sure to fine exactly what you are after.
It is also a town that has many stories to be told that are stored in the old museums and buildings that you can wander through. Why not spend the day learning about the fascinating history of Bateman’s Bay either on your own or book yourself onto a tour which will take you to some really interesting spots that you may not know about.
From amazing tours and rental options that you can book while you are in Bateman’s Bay or perhaps you would just like to set your own itinerary and travel around yourself.... it is all possible here! So why don’t you come and see why Bateman’s Bay is so special to so many people. You will be amazed at the many attractions that are perfect for the little kids and the not so little kids.