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Narooma

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Nature in Narooma

Narooma is a coastal town with superb beaches and abundant wildlife. It's set on the the foreshores wrapped around the Wagonga River estuary.

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About Narooma

From canoeing to fishing, surfing and beach walking, Narooma and the lazy, winding Wagonga River were made for summer holidays. The seas around Montague Island, just 11 km off Narooma, teem with marine life making the island a haven for sea birds and seals, once a hunting ground for the local Wallaga and Djiringanj people.

Montague Island has the State's only known colony of Australian fur seals as well as sea eagles, little penguins, mutton birds, hawks, terns, silver gulls, harriers and peregrine falcons.

The town has just about everything you need to make the most of its natural credentials, including various accommodation and dining options, sports shops and boat charter operators. Be sure to go whale-watching either on a cruise or from a headland overlooking the ocean during the migration season from September to November.

For golfers no visit to the south coast of NSW is complete without playing a round of Narooma's famous golf course. With its unique and stunning coastal setting the course is both a challenge for serious golfers and a pleasure to play for the not so serious. The 3rd Hole at Narooma Golf Course has now been officially recognised as one of the country's best with induction into the Australian Golf Digest Golf Holes Hall of Fame.   

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Fly into Moruya Airport

Moruya Airport is located 5 km from Moruya’s town centre. Use the taxi services to make the short trip southwest. Alternatively, rent a car from the hire services available at the airport and explore the Eurobodalla region at your own pace.

Regional Express operates regular direct flights to and from Sydney and Merimbula. For other major Australian cities, connect via Sydney for travel into Moruya.

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Australia Fur Seals, Montague Island. Image Credit: Tony Brown
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