Known for its picturesque harbour and bountiful seafood, this vibrant town offers a relaxing and delicious seaside escape. Located in the Shoalhaven region of the NSW South Coast, Ulladulla is a great base, close to beautiful beaches, sparkling lakes, charming villages and national parks.
Ulladulla has been an important fishing port since 1859 and it’s still a great place to enjoy freshly caught local seafood from fish shops and at restaurants. Browse interesting galleries and surf shops in town, or check out the events calendar for local markets, festivals and shows.
Water sports such as fishing, swimming, stand-up paddleboarding and surfing are popular, and there are a number of reef dive sites around the area. Join a tour to discover heritage walks, secluded waterways and boutique wineries. Immerse yourself in indigenous culture on program with Nura Gunyu (Swan Country).
Among other wonderful things to do in Ulladulla, visit South Pacific Heathland Reserve to spot whales migrating along the South Coast. A scenic drive west is Pigeon House Mountain Didthul walking track in Morton National Park and a short drive south is Pot Holes walking track in Meroo National Park.
Another top walking track is the Coomee Nulunga Cultural Trail, which begins near Warden Head Lighthouse and winds its way to Rennies Beach, a southeast-facing surfing spot. Join a local Aboriginal guide for a tour of the trail, learning about their history and Dreamtime stories of the Rainbow Serpent.
Ulladulla is a three-hour drive from Sydney. The heritage village of Milton, gorgeous Mollymook Beach and shimmering Lake Conjola are all a short drive north of Ulladulla, with Burrill Lake and Tabourie Lake to the south, and the delightful Cupitt’s Winery to the west.
There are plenty of places to stay in Ulladulla and the surrounding areas, including on the picturesque shorelines of Burrill Lake and Tabourie Lake. Choose from waterfront motels, self-contained apartments, beach houses, boutique winery cottages and holiday parks.