There’s no shortage of opportunities to explore Batemans Bay and its surroundings throughout the year, be it Summer, Winter, or any season in between. Nestled on the captivating South Coast of New South Wales, Batemans Bay beckons to visitors with its diverse offerings beyond the traditional summer appeal. Whether you’re an adventure enthusiast, a nature lover, or someone seeking a tranquil escape, Batemans Bay stands as a year-round haven for everyone. If you’re wondering about activities for your visit, we’ve curated a list of the top 15 things to do in and around Batemans Bay, ensuring an enriching experience regardless of the time of year. Let’s dive in!

Enjoy some of the most stunning beaches on Australia's East Coast.

Hit the Beaches
Start your summer adventure by basking in the sun on some of the region’s beautiful beaches. Don’t miss out on the sandy shores of Surf Beach, Batehaven Beach, and the iconic Malua Bay Beach.

Kayaking and Paddleboarding
Explore the pristine waters of Batemans Bay by renting a kayak or paddleboard. Paddle your way through the Clyde River and spot local wildlife.

Snorkelling and Diving
Discover the vibrant underwater world by snorkelling or diving at Montague Island, a sanctuary for seals and diverse marine life.

Fishing Charters
Batemans Bay, and all up and down the South Coast, is renowned for its fishing opportunities. Book a fishing charter and try your luck at catching some of the region’s finest seafood.

Mogo Wildlife Park
Get up close and personal with Australian and exotic animals at the Mogo Wildlife Park, a great family-friendly attraction.

Discover unique and fascinating animals from around the world at Mogo Wildlife Park.

Clyde River National Park
Hike through the lush Clyde River National Park and enjoy the stunning views along the banks of the river.

Visit Birdland Animal Park
Take the kids to the Birdland Animal Park to witness colourful bird species and get acquainted with some farm animals.

Mystery Bay Lookout
Drive to Mystery Bay and take in the breathtaking panoramic views of the coastline from the lookout point.

Visit Catalina Country Club
Enjoy a game of golf with a view at the Catalina Country Club, or savour a meal at the club’s restaurant. The club is minutes from Batemans Bay Marina Resort.

Explore Eurobodalla Botanic Gardens
Immerse yourself in nature by wandering through the Eurobodalla Botanic Gardens and its diverse plant collections.

Taste Fresh Seafood
Indulge in the delectable seafood offerings at local restaurants and seafood markets, such as the famous Innes’ Boatshed.

The area is renowned for it's oysters and seafood.

Dolphin and Whale Watching
Join a boat tour to witness playful dolphins and, if you’re lucky, the majestic humpback whales on their migration.

Nelligen Historic Walk
Discover the history of the area with the Nelligen Historic Walk, which features heritage buildings and sites.

Botanic Gardens Mini Golf
Have a fun round of mini-golf surrounded by lush gardens at the Batemans Bay Mini Golf in the Botanic Gardens. OR choose to stay at Batemans Bay Marina Resort, or BIG4 Nelligen Holiday Park and you’ll have mini golf.

Bay Sunday Markets:
Wrap up your weekend with a visit to the Batemans Bay Sunday Markets, where you can find local crafts, fresh produce, and delicious treats.

Now that you’ve got your itinerary in hand, it’s time to plan your stay! To make the most of your trip, consider booking a stay at one of the fantastic holiday parks in the area, such as the Batemans Bay Marina Resort, Joalah Holiday Park, or BIG4 Nelligen Holiday Park. These parks offer a range of accommodation options, from cabins and villas, to campsites ensuring you have a comfortable and convenient base for your explorations.

So, why wait?  Experience the beauty and adventure that Batemans Bay and the South Coast of NSW have to offer. Book your stay today!

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