In the picture-postcard Tilba region, admire colonial timber cottages as you browse delightful shops and galleries, savour local produce and amble in splendid gardens. The verdant Eurobodalla countryside is idyllic for the National Trust-classified villages of Tilba Tilba and Central Tilba, near Narooma and Bermagui.

You’ll find plenty of accommodation options, ranging from charming cottages and lakeside glamping to coastal retreats and camping grounds. The heritage villages are in the foothills of Mount Gulaga, an extinct volcano in Gulaga National Park. The mountain holds spiritual significance for local Yuin Aboriginal people.

Foxglove Gardens in Tilba - Eurobodalla - South Coast

For spectacular coastal views from the summit, follow a track that begins near the general store in Tilba Tilba. In this delightful village, amble in the Foxglove Spires Garden, an elegant garden built around a farm cottage. Visit the Gumnut Hideaway Gallery for photographs inspired by the natural beauty of the region.

A short drive north of Tilba Tilba is enchanting Central Tilba, where resident artists and artisans create wonderful works. Passionfruit Candles sells locally made soy candles. At the annual Tilba Woodwork Exhibition is a fabulous range of handmade toys, furniture, vases and ornaments for show and sale.

The Tilba Teapot Cafe - Central Tilba - Eurobodalla

Indigenous artworks are for sale at Apma Creations Aboriginal Art Gallery and Gift Shop. The delicious Tilba Growers Market is held every Saturday in Central Tilba, which is also home to the famous ABC Cheese Factory. You can visit the factory for cheese tastings and savour its popular Tilda Club cheddar.

A short drive east of Central Tilba is spectacular Mystery Bay lookout and 1080 Beach, which is popular for swimming, surfing and fishing. Getting to the Tilba region on the NSW South Coast is easy. The drive from Sydney is five hours and from Canberra three hours. You can also fly to Moruya Airport and rent a car.


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  1. Tilba Growers Market

    Saturday 23 March 2019 to Saturday 28 December 2019 , Tilba

    When you visit the charming historic township of Central Tilba on a Saturday morning you can't go past the Tilba Growers Market held in the Big Hall every week from 8am. There is a variety of stalls selling a range of products including…

    23 Mar - 28 Dec
  2. Tilba Festival

    Saturday 20 April 2019 , Tilba

    A day of markets, music and mad competitions. This street fair is an iconic event on the NSW South Coast. Come along for a wide variety of food and local makers stalls set in the shadow of the Indigenous icon Mount Gulaga and the…

    20 Apr
  3. South Coast Regional Exhibition of Woodwork

    Saturday 08 June 2019 to Sunday 09 June 2019 , Tilba

    Bringing together the versatility, visual beauty and tactile experience of wood, and the magic of the wood artisan’s craftsmanship and designs, the annual Tilba Woodwork Exhibition and Sale will be held on the June long weekend. The…

    08 Jun - 09 Jun