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The area's longest residents are the Yuin people, in particular the Walbunja group, whose gifts of food are thought to have been instrumental in saving early settlers from starvation.

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$162.76 Tours & Sightseeing

Batemans Bay Full-Day Tour from Canberra Including Indigenous Experience

Begin your tour with Canberra hotel pickup at 7am. In a comfortable vehicle, travel through farmland and pastoral properties before reaching the historical town of Braidwood. Get out to stretch your legs and continue on through the temperate forest and down Clyde Mountain. Keep an eye out for lyre birds and tree ferns all the way to Batemans Bay, the gateway to the Eurobodalla Coast. This journey takes about 2 hours. Here, meet your guides and get set for a great experience visiting flora and fauna rich Pebbly Beach - part of the lush Murramarang National Park, continuing on to the seaside town of Batemans Bay for an hour of free time in which you may like to use to find a bite to eat, before embarking on to Cullendulla Nature Reserve where you will be taken on foot by your guide on an eye opening Indigenous tour... here you will  Spot and collect local bush tucker, Learn to throw a spear, Take part in a spiritual smoking demonstration, Identify useful plants for weaving and textiles, Talk totems and stories, Make fish trap examples and See middens in the forest. The area is rich with wildlife and indigenous history. Your 2-hour kayak adventure includes snacks, photos, and all equipment. Finally you will be returned back to your hotel in Canberra, arriving at approximately 5:30pm.

$1222.48 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Murramarang 5-Day Package Sydney to South Coast

Day 1 Sydney to The South Coast10am – Hotel Pickups commenceCollected from your Sydney hotel in a comfortable air conditioned vehicle. The Great Dividing Range follows the coast south, falling away to the ocean, views are magnificent. Arrive in Batemans Bay, a popular seaside holiday destination.Your driver will check you in to your hotel and advise of restaurants for a meal along the waterfront.Included: No mealsDay 2 Walking DayBe greeted by Region X guides and enjoy a transfer into the park. With only your day packs we commence the hike along forested trails along some incredible cliff top vantage points where wildlife viewing such as Whale watching is very special treat anytime from Jun – Nov.The beaches form great resting and lunch stops (supplied en-route).Conglomerate rock visibly ends and gives way to the southern point of the Sydney Sandstone basin. Walk the varied layers of sandstone through cracks and coves to your accommodation.Check in to your twin share beachfront cabin and enjoy afternoon tea and later dinner at the onsite restaurant.Included: All mealsDay 3 - Beach WalkingWe load your baggage and set off along the beach. A short rock scramble prior to setting off on the long open stretch of Durras Main beach often spotting dolphins. Durras Lake enters the ocean half way along the sand where a river wade ensures we reach the other side. Stop for lunch prior to uphill rainforest hiking over Point Upright, a dominant sea cliff. Arrive at Depot beach. Here kangaroos are tame and incredible bird life enjoys the climate.Settle in to your accommodation and enjoy an afternoon exploring the area. Request a snorkel session or some beach fishing with your guides.Included: All mealsDay 4 Rainforest WalkingAfter breakfast stroll along the trail to iconic Pebbly Beach where resident Kangoroos have found fame as visitors come to photograph them lazing on the beach in true Australian style. One of the prettiest beaches on the South Coast.The trail winds over ridges and down to beaches, as the dominant Durras Mountain (the largest mountain in the area) provides a watershed and pockets of rainforest relish with the moisture. Views to the ocean are amazing and rock platforms are all individually striking. Discover the beauty of the landscape.As the afternoon continues there is little wonder why the end location is called Pretty Beach, a striking white sand and rainforest location.Included: All mealsDay 5 Return to SydneyAfter breakfast its time to say goodbye to your new friends and the kangaroos and travel back to Sydney to your hotel of choice.Arrive in Sydney at Approx 2pm.Included: Breakfast

$119.35 Outdoor Activities

Pigeon House Mountain Hike from Batemans Bay

Begin the day by meeting your guide in the designated hotel waiting area of your Batemans Bay hotel at 8am. If you're staying outside of Batemans Bay, you may alternately arrange for pickup from Korners Park Car Park at 9am. Travel north in a comfortable, air conditioned 4WD vehicle for approximately one hour with a bathroom stop along the way. Pass through Morton National Park where you will catch glimpses of the southern end of the Sydney Sandstone Basin through the spotted gum forest.Arrive at Pigeon House Hill around 10am to begin your 3-hour hike. The Aboriginal name is 'Didhol', meaning Big Mountain, but the mountain was later named Pigeon House Hill by Captain Cook in 1770. Begin the hike with a challenging first ascent up the steep first section of the hill. Your moderately strenuous hike will feature views of the coastline stretching from Point Perpendicular in the north all the way to Mount Dromedary in the south on a good day. Take a breather to enjoy an incredible view to the south at the first rest stop on top of a granite outcrop. Rest, re-hydrate and take some photos of the scenery. Continue along a relatively flat trail for the next 30 minutes. The mountain features a series of steel ladders and platforms constructed by the National Parks and Wildlife Service. At the top, take some time to admire the expansive views of the ocean and the Buddawang Wilderness. Enjoy a snack, a drink and great photo opportunities at the summit before beginning your descent.On the return hike back to the car park, take in the sights to the south towards Batemans Bay and stop for a lunch of high energy salads or wraps. End the hike around 2pm then head to either a local beach or the freshwater of the pristine Clyde River where you will have a chance to soak your feet or take a refreshing swim. You will be transferred back to your hotel or original meeting point in Batemans Bay at the conclusion of the tour at approximately 4pm.

$93.31 Private & Custom Tours

Private Coastal Highlights Tour of Eurobodalla

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Wasp Head, South Durras, Eurobodalla, New South WalesBeautiful coastal and forest views.Search for kangaroos on or near the beachDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Broulee Beach, Broulee, Eurobodalla, New South WalesStunning beach and mountain views from this truly unspoilt location.Visit an Aboriginal canoe treeLook for migrating whale during SpringDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Tomakin Beach, Tomakin, Eurobodalla, New South WalesTomakin has rugged coastal views and empty sandy beaches.Gaze through crystal clear estuary waters of the Tomaga River in search of giant stingrays at Mossy PointDuration: 30 minutesPass By: Moruya Museum, Moruya, Eurobodalla, New South WalesPass through the historic town of Moruya to see excellent examples of colonial architecture.Optional stop at the museum on selected days and times.Carry on the Congo, a tiny village in the midst of a National Park with clear waters and an array of bird life