Batemans Bay

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Batemans Bay featuring a beach and general coastal views

Discover excellent seafood, secluded beaches, native wildflowers and diverse wildlife at this bay where the Clyde River meets the South Coast.

Sprawling out from the Clyde River estuary, Batemans Bay features some of the South Coast’s most beautiful and varied coastline. Discover the bay’s magnificent scenery from the sands of a quiet cove or explore the waterways by boat. Sample Batemans Bay’s famous oysters, try your luck at fishing in the bay or surf the South Coast breaks.

Select from several gorgeous golden-sand beaches around the bay. Swim in sheltered coves or check the swell for surfing. Dive or snorkel in the Batemans Bay Marine Reserve to see the diverse underwater world beneath the waves. Travel south from the town centre to find secluded beaches and fishing spots. You might catch mulloway, bream or flathead.

Spot mangroves and oyster flats along the coastline on a picturesque cruise or kayak around the bay and into the Clyde River. See these sights on land from the Batemans Bay cycleway. Sample the delicious oysters at one of Batemans Bay’s dining establishments or fishmongers. Then watch a pretty sunset from the end of the pier jutting into the bay.

The nearby Catalina Country Club has 27 holes across its expansive course. Check out the breathtaking landscapes of Murramarang National Park, where native bushland meets pebbly beach and mobs of eastern grey kangaroos bound through the bush at dawn and dusk. At Birdland Animal Park, ride a fun train through the reserve and spot native Australian bird species. Don’t miss a daytrip to Didhol (Pigeon House Mountain) or the preserved pioneering village of Mogo. Stroll through beautiful banksia forests to Burrewarra Point and enjoy views of Guerilla Bay. If you’re lucky, you might spot migratory whales from here in the cooler months.

Batemans Bay is the closest seaside township to Canberra and is a popular ocean getaway for Australia’s capital city. The drive from Canberra takes approximately 2 hours. Regional trains and buses also connect Batemans Bay with Sydney and Canberra. Stay in luxury resorts or laid-back cabins in this relaxing seaside town.

Mariners on the Waterfront
Mariners on the Waterfront
3 out of 5
31 Orient Street, Batemans Bay, NSW
The price is AU$153 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
Situated on the boardwalk, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Batemans Bay Mini Golf and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Surfside Beach. Batemans Bay Old Courthouse Museum ...
3.8/5 Good! (531 reviews)
"view was great did not like stairs elderly people needs a single lift installed difficult with age of building but could be done shower head sprays water out of shower cubicle and the balcony doors need serious attention as the locks need replacing"

Reviewed on 9 Dec. 2021

Mariners on the Waterfront
Batemans Bay Lodge
Batemans Bay Lodge
3.5 out of 5
29-31 Clyde Street, Batemans Bay, NSW
The price is AU$210 per night from 18 Jan. to 19 Jan.
Located in the heart of Batemans Bay, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Batemans Bay Marina, Surfside Beach and Catalina Golf Course. Corrigans Beach and Caseys ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (8 reviews)
"The team was very friendly and helpful. Property is freshly renovated and almost has a new feel, that being said, a couple of small niggly issues but did not detract from the stay."

Reviewed on 12 Jan. 2022

Batemans Bay Lodge
Batemans Bay Hotel
Batemans Bay Hotel
3 out of 5
1 Dolphin Ave, Batemans Bay, NSW
The price is AU$162 per night from 19 Jan. to 20 Jan.
Situated in Batemans Bay, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Catalina Golf Course and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Surfside Beach. Hanging Rock Sports Complex and Birdland ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (63 reviews)
"Very basic accommodation. Very clean and quiet. Not sure why it is classed as a hotel. No bar, or food available. One tiny share kitchen."

Reviewed on 26 Jun. 2021

Batemans Bay Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Bluedock Apartments
Bluedock Apartments
4 out of 5
33 Clyde Street, Batemans Bay, NSW
Situated near the beach, this apartment building is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Batemans Bay Mini Golf and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Surfside Beach. Batemans Bay Old Courthouse ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (95 reviews)
"The property was in a perfect location. The townhouse was very clean and in great condition. Two issues to be aware - Bed was VERY hard, and no air-conditioning in the bedrooms which are on the top floor. With 30deg evenings it was a challenge to obtain a good nights sleep."

Reviewed on 20 Dec. 2021

Bluedock Apartments
Milan Apartment Batemans Bay
Milan Apartment Batemans Bay
Batemans Bay, NSW
This family-friendly Batemans Bay apartment building is located by the sea, within a 10-minute walk of Albert Ryan Park and Batemans Bay Old Courthouse Museum. ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (41 reviews)
Very well presented and good place to stay
"It was a fabulous place to stay"

Reviewed on 2 Dec. 2021

Milan Apartment Batemans Bay
Cabin 303 Shore2Please is your beach home away from home in the 5 star Resort
Cabin 303 Shore2Please is your beach home away from home in the 5 star Resort
51 Beach Rd, Batemans Bay, NSW
This family-friendly Batemans Bay cabin is within a 10-minute walk of Hanging Rock Sports Complex, Birdland Animal Park and Corrigans Beach. Surfside Beach is ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (31 reviews)
Great getaway
"Great getaway, clean and tidy, in a great spot has everything you need in the cabin, we loved it"

Reviewed on 7 Dec. 2021

Cabin 303 Shore2Please is your beach home away from home in the 5 star Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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