Beaches at Bawley Point
The beaches surrounding Bawley Point are backed by bushland and popular with surfers looking for the best waves along the coast. There are also plenty of great spots where you can swim, picnic or simply hang out with the local eastern grey kangaroos that roam the area; it’s one of the most idyllic stretches of NSW coastline you’ll find.
Beautiful Bawley Point
Bawley Point is a secluded South Coast town located halfway between Ulladulla and Batemans Bay. This sublime stretch of coast is a perfect holiday spot, with great beaches and a handful of friendly local cafes and shops. At Bawley Point, you can settle into holiday mode quickly with bushwalks, watching local birdlife, fishing, surfing, swimming and snorkelling.
The Bawley coast, is made up of Bawley Point and the nearby towns of Kioloa and Termeil, and is an area rich in natural beauty. Surrounded by bushland and dotted with coastal lagoons, it boasts a multitude of walking tracks, picnic areas, lookouts, and national and state parks.
Take a couple of hours to immerse yourself in the Murramarang Aboriginal Walking Track, which winds along the coastline south of Bawley Point. Just north of Bawley Point near Termeil is the beautiful Meroo National Park, where you can camp and explore the Meroo Head lookout walking track, which runs through tall forests to spectacular coastal views. And just south of nearby Durras is Murramarang National Park, one of the most popular attractions in the area; the towering rainforests of the Depot Beach walk are a real highlight.
Beaches are one of the main attractions of the region, and there are plenty to choose from. Part of the Meroo National Park, Termeil Beach is set near the park's campground, and is unspoilt, secluded and backed by coastal forest. Just south of Kioloa is Pretty Beach, which lives up to its name with its vast stretches of serene azure waters; here you can camp seconds’ walk from the beach. Make sure you check out the Pretty Beach to Snapper Point walking track, a short, easy walk where you’ll be rewarded with gorgeous views. Another must-visit is the famous Pebbly Beach, with its large population of friendly eastern grey kangaroos.
There are also a couple of great wineries nearby. Pop in to Bawley Vale Estate for a tasting - they produce chardonnay, verdelho, rose, shiraz and cab sav form the grapes grown on their 100 acre Bawley Point property. And at the Fern Gully Winery in Termeil you can take a tour and see how wine is made.