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Malua Bay is just a 15 minutes' drive from the modern seaside resort of Batemans Bay, which commands peerless views to both the hinterland mountains and across the ocean to islands dotting the horizon.

With its headwaters located in the pristine high country behind the NSW South Coast, the Clyde River, near which the town stands, is acknowledged as the purest river in Australia and its flow is integral to a flourishing oyster industry.

The lure of succulent oysters and crayfish apart, Batemans Bay is a prized destination both for fishermen and holiday-makers drawn by the combination of river cruises, great golf courses, bush walks, superb beaches to the north and south of the town and a vigorous club and restaurant scene.

The fishing attractions, of course, stem from Batemans Bay"s location on the estuary of the Clyde River. Anglers have the choice of river, beach, rock and ocean fishing options. Batemans Bay, of course, was introduced to the world game-fishing stage by famous US novelist and sportsman Zane Gray, who wrote glowingly of this part of the NSW south coast after landing a black marlin during his visit in the early 1930s.

Malua Bay: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Garden Bay Picnic Area - Lilli Pilli


This charming picnic area is located in the picturesque Garden Bay at Lilli Pilli, just ten minutes south of Batemans Bay. Situated right on the water with stunning views over the ocean this is a popular haven for many to escape and enjoy the beauty of the unspoilt Eurobodalla coast.





Yugura Street,
Lilli Pilli
Malua Bay, NSW, 2536

Located 0.3K from Malua Bay

Surf Beach Batemans Bay


Located just a short 10 minute drive south of Batemans Bay central business district, Surf Beach Batemans Bay is very popular with both locals and visitors alike. Lots of grassy areas overlooking the beach providing pleasant spots for general relaxation. The beach is patrolled in peak season. Local Surf Club, change room and shower facilities are available.






Off the Princes Highway,
Beach Road
Batemans Bay, NSW, 2536

Located 3.4K from Malua Bay

Grace Paleg Studio Gallery


Grace Paleg is a well known and prolific artist of 50 years experience, who has exhibited regularly and successfully in many major shows and galleries.

Grace studied Graphic Design at Swinburne in Victoria, and life drawing and portraiture at East Sydney Tech. Studies followed with the late Lesley Sinclair and David Moore at Montsalvat ,and Allan Martin at his studio in Eltham. Grace's earlier work consists of over 300 commissioned portraits, and in the past years she has diversified in subject matter to Life Drawing, Landscape and Still Life.

Grace has tutored for 25 years and is an invited judge and demonstrator for many shows and art societies.

Grace continues to teach regularly interstate and at the Grace Paleg Fine Art Studio Gallery in Batemans Bay, New South Wales, where her works featuring pastels, landscapes, portraits, and life drawings are displayed.

The studio is open by appointment at any time.




40 Tasman Street
Surf Beach, NSW, 2536

Located 3.7K from Malua Bay

Banksia Walk - Burrewarra Point


Burrewarra Point has a charming walk through a mature banksia forest with views of the coast and hinterland. It is a fine place to spot whales from September to November. In Autumn, the large grey-green flower spikes of the banksias open, attracting a variety of nectar eating birds. Please note the cliff edges are not fenced making the walk unsuitable for toddlers and small children. To access drive south of Batemans Bay on the George Bass Drive and take the Guerilla Bay turnoff.

Length: 1.5 kilometres.
Time: 50 minutes.
Grade: Easy.




Burri Point Road
Guerilla Bay, NSW, 2536

Located 5.2K from Malua Bay

Corrigans Beach Reserve Park and Playground


The reserve park and playground is set on the calm bay of Corrigans Beach, at Batehaven, just four kilometres south of Batemans Bay.

The reserve area is a grassed, level open parkland with carparking close to the public toilets and other amenities.

A paved shared cycle and walking path makes the reserve accessible for people with limited mobility and prams. The pathway starts at the reserve and ends in Batemans Bay at the Murra Mia walkway on the waterfront. It is an eight kilometre return journey on a level paved surface.

The reserve features a fantastic accessible, fenced playground which includes a liberty swing. Nearby bench seating, barbecue and picnic shelter make the park a popular family destination and the adjacent grassed areas host regular weekend markets, the annual summer Bells Carnival and other community and special events throughout the year.

The park is handy to the Batehaven shopping centre where you will find a variety of shops and cafes.




Edward Road,
Corner Beach Road
Batehaven, NSW, 2536

Located 6.0K from Malua Bay

Observation Point - Batehaven


Located at Batehaven, Observation Point is a lookout and picnic area with fabulous views overlooking the the beach and out to the beautiful Snapper Island. Pause for a bite to eat or just take in the view at this popular picnic spot amongst both tourists and locals. Toilet facilities available.




Observation Avenue
Batehaven, NSW, 2536

Located 6.2K from Malua Bay

Jack Buckley Memorial Park and Picnic Area - Tomakin


Set on the banks of the spectacular Tomaga River in Tomakin, Jack Buckley Memorial Park is a must for all visitors. This park is the perfect place for a relaxing riverside picnic or fire up the barbecue as the kids burn off some of their energy on the playground. Toilet facilities available.






Sun Patch Parade
Tomakin, NSW, 2537

Located 6.2K from Malua Bay

Batemans Bay Cycleway


Cycling in Batemans Bay is an amazing scenic, family friendly experience as the cycleway is mainly flat, hugging the beautiful bay.

At the suggested starting point in Batehaven at Corrigans Beach five kilometres east of Batemans Bay CBD, there are great facilities including picnic tables, barbecues and liberty swing and fun area for children to enjoy. There is also plenty of parking so that when you return you can take a dip in the calm beach waters and then enjoy a picnic lunch. If you're too puffed, then simply walk across the road to enjoy lunch in a cafe or restaurant.

Simply follow the cycle way travelling into Batemans Bay, over the bridge north veering off into Wharf Road. Continue along the roadway until you reach the end of Myamba Parade where you can dismount and walk along the Cullendulla Boardwalk. This is a wonderful walk that explores the wetlands; an extremely important aspect of the Batemans Bay ecosystem. The return journey is approximately 18 kilometres of sightseeing and enjoyment!

The cycle-way passes by Birdland Animal Park and many waterfront cafes and restaurants.




Corrigans Reserve, Beach Road
Batehaven, NSW, 2536

Located 6.2K from Malua Bay

Batemans Marine Park and Sanctuary


"A good days fishing, with plenty more for tomorrow" - From Murramarang Beach to Wallaga Lake is 85,000 hectares of estuaries, creeks, rivers and lakes nearly all available for recreational fishing with little restriction. These beautiful waters are home to a very diverse range of marine life and habitats, including Dolphins, Seals, Sharks and Rays. This makes for some very exciting marine activities; at Montague Island you can even snorkel with the Seals!

Kayaking is popular throughout the park as a great way to explore the waters and see some of the fantastic coastline scenery. Even if you don't fancy getting in the water, there are lots of charming walks available along the water's edge.

For more information please visit the website.




Batemans Marine Park
Batemans Bay, NSW, 2536

Located 6.4K from Malua Bay

Malua Bay: Events

Ultimate Triathlon Capital Coast


This challenging course will take you through two kilometres of the finest water in Eurobodalla, then onto a 60 kilometre bike ride where you will familiarise yourself with some of the best terrain on the south coast. Then onto the 15 kilometre run along the gorgeous surrounds of Tomakin.

Swim Two Kilometres - two lap swim in the Tomaga River in front of the Tomakin Sports and Social Club.
Bike 60 Kilometres - three lap course along George Bass Drive and out to Mogo Zoo.
Run 15 Kilometres - two lap course along the surrounds of Tomakin.

Keep up to date with all the information on the Ultimate Triathlon page.




71 Sunpatch Parade
Tomakin, NSW, 2537

Located 6.2K from Malua Bay

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