Central Tilba & Tilba Tilba
The heritage villages of Tilba Tilba and Central Tilba 15-20km south of Narooma are beautiful. Central Tilba offers a range of cafes and boutique shops (the Tilba Sweet Spot and Tilba Woodturning Gallery are iconic) and Tilba Tilba boasts the renowned Foxglove Spires Garden. Read more on Central Tilba and Tilba Tilba.
Dalmeny is small coastal town dominated by beautiful beaches and lakes.
Located 6km north from Narooma, it has a small shopping centre, great supermarket and popular waterfront camping ground. Read more on Kianga & Dalmeny.
Kianga is a small settlement 2km north from Narooma with houses perched high above the ocean commanding panoramic water views. Reef Beach is a favourite with local surfers and Antons Café gives customers a great view of the day’s ocean conditions. Read more on Kianga & Dalmeny.
Mystery Bay is a pretty coastal hamlet between Narooma and Tilba.
Surrounded by national park, this sleepy backwater comprises a few modest houses, a primitive camping ground, a phone box and an embarrassment of spectacular beaches. Read more on Mystery Bay.
Bermagui is a well known fishing port 25km south of Narooma with more gorgeous beaches, shops, eateries and an excellent golf course.
Bodalla – 15km north of Narooma – is home to the award-winning family restaurant Malibu Mex and the fantastic Bodalla Bakery. All Saints Anglican Church, built in the 1880s, is one of the highlights of this pretty town.
Tuross & Moruya
Tuross – 25km to the north – is another small community with a good golf course, lovely beaches and inlets and more waterfront restaurants. Moruya is developing some very cool eating places and is home to Eurobodalla Shire Council.
Mogo & Bateman’s Bay
Mogo is another arts and crafts centre and home to the unique and very special Mogo Zoo. The zoo’s incredible breeding successes have made it headline news on many occasions and before his death, crocodile hunter Steve Irwin was a regular visitor.
Batemans Bay is a bustling retail centre on the lovely Clyde River. It is home to Birdland Animal Park which is wonderful for small children and offers train rides, wombats and snakes to cuddle and the chance to walk among kangaroos and wallabies.
Narooma is part of the Eurobodalla Shire. The word ‘Eurobodalla’ is Aboriginal for ‘land of many waters’ and the local region lives up to this name with its unspoilt beaches, lakes, inlets and rivers.