Beaches in Batemans Bay and surrounds
If broad expanses of white sand and calm turquoise waters are what you seek, then Batemans Bay’s majestic seascapes are for you. At the mouth of the Clyde River, where it meets the Tasman Sea, there are plenty of lovely beaches to explore, and the area’s mild, temperate climate makes it an ideal destination for a peaceful, relaxing break.
Discover Batemans Bay
Batemans Bay is an area surrounded by understated natural beauty, attracting everyone from watercolour artists and rock fishermen, keen surfers and fishing enthusiasts to families on holiday. The coastline around Batemans Bay is stunning, with a string of white sandy beaches, mangroves and oyster flats, and pretty sheltered coves.
Explore the Clyde River National Park, where you can go bushwalking, fishing, and take part in watersports such as kayaking and snorkelling. The Clyde River is also the heart of the ‘Oyster Coast’, and is where you’ll find some of the freshest oysters in and around Bateman’s Bay. If you’re keen on snorkelling, there are some great spots in the area; follow the Batemans Bay Snorkelling Trail to discover them.
Some of the most fun you can have on this part of the South Coast is by spending a day at the beach. From Batemans Bay, drive south along Beach Road, stopping off at a string of picturesque coves and beaches, from Broulee to the popular Tuross Head. And there’s some great fishing spots on the Clyde River. Drop a line in and you might hook a bream, flathead or a massive mulloway.
Don't miss Murramarang National Park, with its friendly eastern grey kangaroos, and Birdland Animal Park, which has a diverse collection of Australian native birds, an animal nursery, duck ponds and scenic train rides through three hectares of parkland. You can even enjoy a game of golf at the nearby 27-hole Catalina Country Club, rated one of the finest courses on the South Coast.