things to do batemans bay

Things to do in Batemans Bay

Batemans Bay and the Eurobodalla Region Activities.

Pack your bags and come visit us in beautiful Batemans Bay. It’s uncrowded and you can reconnect with the ‘big blue’, right here on the doorstop of our resort.

Our spectacular waterfront location is just the start of your stay in Batemans Bay. We’re perfectly positioned to enjoy everything the area has to offer including meandering coastal walks, hiking trails where you’ll see lush vegetation returning after the bushfires, uncrowded surf, pristine waterways and, of course, the fish are always biting!

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Our top sightseeing recommendations for anyone visiting Batemans Bay and the Eurobodalla

Explore our beautiful coastline and waterways

Take on the challenge of the Batemans Bay Snorkelling Trail where you’ll explore a magnificent underwater world including rocky reefs and seaweed beds and encounter a wide variety of marine life including red morwong, luderick, bream, lobsters, gropers and abalone.

Explore the Clyde River National Park, a secluded playground for lovers of all watersports (kayaking, canoeing, swimming and fishing). With 9km of tree-lined river frontage, flanked mangroves, salt marshes and steep forested hills.

Some of our local marine life

Dive with fur seals

One of the world’s great wildlife encounters has to be snorkelling or diving with fur seals on Montague Island, a wildlife wonderland just off the coast of Narooma.

Whale watching

Around 30,000 whales migrate along the NSW coast each year. They pass through our area from late April to August as they head North and then return southwards from September to November. To get up close and personal, join an eco cruise or, if you prefer, spend some time at one of our magnificent headlands or lookouts and you’re sure to see the passing whale migration.

Enjoy uncrowded waves at our surfing beaches

Several surf beaches are closely located close by at Broulee Beach and McKenzies Beach. Surf Beach is a popular surf spot for locals and visitors and is patrolled during the Summer months.  With lots of grassy areas overlooking the beach it is a great spot for a picnic and is within close proximity of local cafes.

Explore our seaside town

From Batemans Bay Marina Resort you can stroll into town along the waterfront walking and bike path. When you reach the end, stop at Innes Boatshed for some freshly caught fish and chips before meandering back just in time to watch the sun set. This is the reward you’ve been waiting for after a few tough months.

Located on the entrance to the Clyde River is Batemans Bay village.  Here you can sample local produce, fresh seafood including oysters straight from the farm gate.

Where the fish are always biting

Our miles of beaches, rock platforms, inland rivers and estuaries, Batemans Bay and the surrounding area is a paradise of anglers where you’ll be spoilt for choice.

From Batemans Bay Marina Resort, enjoy direct access through a private gate to the Hanging Rock boat ramp.

Club Catalina and Golf Course

Whether you’re a golfer or not, a visit to Club Catalina is highly recommended. Located directly across the road from Batemans Bay Marina Resort, Club Catalina featuring an immaculate 27 hole golf course and Country Club. After a round of golf, relax in one the Club’s bars, coffee shop or restaurant.

A touch of history

The Old Courthouse Museum

Showcasing a collection of local artifacts and historical pieces, the Museum provides visitors with an insight into domestic and life on the land here in the region from days gone by.

Opal and Shell Museum

For 30+ years the museum has been collecting shells from around the world. You’ll also find a collection of rare opals, specimens and fossils.

Meet the local wildlife

Mogo Wildlife Park

Mogo Wildlife Park is a haven for wildlife and visitors where the animal enclosures have an atmosphere of unity with the natural surrounds.  Here you can see over 250 animals including gorillas, rhinoceros, silvery gibbons, Bolivian squirrel monkeys, giraffe, zebra, meerkats, cheetah, cotton-top tamarins, snow leopards, Sumatran tigers, Nepalese red pandas, ring-tailed lemurs, oriental small-clawed otters, siamangs and white lions.

Birdland Animal Park

Just a short stroll down the road you from Batemans Bay Marina Resort and you’ll discover Birdland Animal Par where you can get up close and personal with some of our native wildlife.

Gold Rush Colony

Discover the Original Gold Rush Colony at Mogo where you can pan for real gold! 10% discount on entrance fee, upon showing your key. Whilst you are there, visit the wonderfully electric mix of shops and galleries in Mogo.

More recommendations

Our friendly reception staff at will happily help you find the most beautiful beaches, the best spots and the greatest things to do.
  • Bring your bikes and enjoy the 400km of scenic cycling routes.
  • Explore local towns like Broulee, Moruya and Tuross Heads (a great spot for lunch).
  • Take a trip to the historic town of Bodalla and visit the Bodalla Cheese Milk and Ice Cream Factory.
  • Another highly recommended day trip is to Central Tilba and Tilba Tilba, a lovely village featuring an intriguing range of shops and galleries.
  • Experience the thrill and majesty of our beautiful area from the sky with a sky diving experience.
  • Situated on 40 acres of lush forest is Eurobodalla Botanic Gardens and features displays of thousands of species of plants, trees and shrubs. You may also spot some of our local fauna including wallabies, kangaroos, bandicoots, possums, echidnas, reptiles and birdlife.