Narooma – clear, blue water
Narooma comes from the Aboriginal for ‘clear, blue water’ and the vibrant aqua colours of the Wagonga Inlet, set against the spectacular backdrop of Gulalga Mountain, are the first things visitors see as they arrive from the north (see the image at top of this page).
All the good things
This small town is big on all those things that make Australia special – great climate, undeveloped beaches, expansive eucalypt forests, abundant and spectacular native wildlife, fabulous food, and people who appreciate that they live in one of the best spots on the planet.
On top of that, its oysters are the best in Australia and the fishing is so good, Rex Hunt has a house here. Read more on fishing in Narooma.
Mill Bay Boardwalk
The 800m Mill Bay Boardwalk allows visitors to view Narooma from the water’s edge and get up close and personal with rays, crabs, octopi and numerous fish.
Described by one visitor as “the best aquarium we’ve seen”, dolphins can sometimes be seen leaping past on their way out to sea. Read more on the boardwalk.
Montague Island nature reserve 9km offshore is home to hundreds of fur seals and around 12,000 breeding pairs of Little Penguins.
It’s also a breeding ground for the endangered Grey Nurse Shark, and in spring, whales and dolphins play and feed in the waters around it. Read more on Montague Island.
A perfect Australia-shaped hole naturally carved out of rocks over millions of years makes Australia Rock a spectacular photo opportunity. Read more on local beaches.
Narooma Golf Course
Narooma Golf Course is one of the best public courses in the country – comprising 18 memorable holes including the unforgettable 3rd…