With a spectacular lake, expansive beach and national park, Lake Conjola is best enjoyed outdoors. Choose from a myriad of water sports, including waterskiing, canoeing and fishing, before discovering native wildlife, scenic vistas and cycling tracks. On the southern side of this deep lake in the Shoalhaven region is a small village.
An aquatic playground
Hire a boat, kayak or stand-up paddle board from Lake Conjola Post Office Store and explore the lake. Alternatively, learn how to waterski and wakeboard or hire a pedal boat with Walking on Water. Surfers will be impressed with the reef break off Green Island, at the mouth of the lake, just below Cunjurong Point.
A nature lover’s paradise
On the northern side of the lake is Conjola National Park. Weave through the rejuvenating bushland on fun cycling tracks such as the Monument Beach ride from Bendalong. Adjacent to Lake Conjola village, the Narrawallee Creek Nature Reserve, is another great spot to reconnect with nature and spot birdlife.
Burrawang trackis a scenic 2km walking track from Conjola Beach to Buckleys Point, taking in coastal wetlands and rainforest. You can also join a guided walking tour of the area with Conjola Tours. At the end of the day, enjoy a meal at the Lake Conjola Bowling Club.
Getting there & where to stay
Lake Conjola is three hours’ drive from Sydney and 2h 45min from Canberra. There are plenty of places to stay around the lake, including caravan parks and holiday homes. Make sure you explore the nearby towns of Ulladulla, Milton and Manyana, a charming village near Cunjurong Point.