In this natural playground on the banks of the beautiful Moruya River in the Eurobodalla region of the NSW South Coast, you can be as relaxed or adventurous as you choose. Go kayaking, cycling, skydiving, fishing and surfing, and pick up fresh regional produce at the weekly SAGE Farmers Market and Moruya Country Market.
Shelly Beach at Moruya Heads is a gorgeous spot, with Moruya Heads lookout offering views of the Moruya River mouth. Keep heading south and you’ll find more superb beaches at Congo and Bingi, as well as the scenic Bingi Bingi Point. Explore local Aboriginal heritage on the Bingi Dreaming track.
For an aerial adventure, join Skydive Oz for a thrilling jump over the stunning coast or take a scenic flight with Merit Aviation and South Coast Seaplanes, who will also fly you to waterside restaurants. The Moruya Cycleway and Moruya Kayaking Trail are great ways to see the meandering river.
Visit the Historic Quarry Park, just north of Moruya on the river, where the stones of the Sydney Harbour Bridge’s pylons were extracted. It’s a great spot for a picnic. You can also kayak along the rivers in the Deua National Park, just west of Moruya, as well as camp, swim, picnic and bird-watch.
The drive from Sydney to Moruya is 4h 20min and from Canberra it’s 2h 15min. You can also fly from Sydney to Moruya Airport. There are plenty of places to stay in Moruya, including motels, holiday parks, campground and houses to rent. Check out the events calendar for festivals, markets and shows.