|Ulladulla - Narooma|
|The Eurobodalla Coast|
Styling itself as the ‘Nature Coast’, this scenic stretch of southern New South Wales is famed for its fishing, lush green forests, unspoilt national parks, and highly acclaimed oysters.
Just beyond Ulladulla, the Princes Highway leads to Burrill Lake, a great spot for fishing and water-skiing, then the side road to Bawley Point. There are some great swimming and surfing beaches around this small village, which is also known for its fishing and arts and crafts.
Further south; turn off the highway to Durras North, the home of Pebbly Beach and its friendly kangaroos, and sublime Murramarang National Park. The beaches and fishing here are excellent, and you can take a trip around Lake Durras on the scenic 55km Kioloa Forest Drive.
With a host of attractions, Batemans Bay is the ideal place to overnight. Cruise the Clyde River to the picturesque village of Nelligen, go fishing, and visit the Birdland Animal Park. From here you can either follow the highway through the historic goldrush village of Mogo, or take the coast road via the small settlements of Mossy Point and Broulee.
Whichever route you take, you’ll end up in Moruya, the region’s main town, where you can fish for flathead and bream and visit inland Deua National Park. Beyond here the attractions include more good fishing at Tuross Head and the charming pastoral centre of Bodalla, famous for its long tradition of cheese making - taste the local produce at the South Coast Cheese Factory.
Narooma, one of the gems of this region, lies further south. In a spectacular location around Wagonga Inlet, the town has some fine beaches and an interesting museum/visitor centre. One of the greatest attractions here, however, is an enjoyable boat trip to Montague Island Nature Reserve.
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