Snug Cove

The third deepest natural harbour in the southern hemisphere, Snug Cove is where three wharves unite as one. You are welcome to wander the wharves and watch fishermen unloading their catch.

One entry to Snug Cove is via Warrens Walk, which was named after the local fishing family who worked in the industry for generations since 1883.

In 1828, Thomas Raine established the first shore based whaling station on mainland Australia. A small pier was erected by Raine, as well as slab huts for a home and for the whaling try-works. The first wharf built for shipping was built in 1860.

Sit back at one of the restaurants and appreciate the spectacular deep blue water with iconic Mount Imlay in the distance.

Nearby events

  1. Giiyong Festival

    Saturday 22 September 2018 , Eden

    The Giiyong Festival will take place at Jigamy, just north of Eden. It will be the South East NSW’s first multi-art form festival celebrating traditional and contemporary Aboriginal culture through dance, art, music, film, theatre, food, sp…

    22 Sep
  2. Eden Whale Festival

    Friday 02 November 2018 to Sunday 04 November 2018 , Eden

    The Eden Whale Festival is an annual event, highlighting the southern migration of the humpback and other whales. If you want to get up close and personal with these magnificent animals, there is no better place to be in Australia than Eden…

    02 Nov - 04 Nov