Narooma

Travel Guide
Laze on the beach, learn to surf, hike an extinct volcano, visit seals and penguins on Montague Island and soak up the relaxing atmosphere of this seaside town.

Enjoy the natural beauty of Narooma, a seaside retreat nestled in the shadow of Mount Gulaga. Find plenty to explore here, with Montague Island National Park Wildlife Reserve just offshore, hiking trails up the mountain and nearby heritage villages. Unwind on the beach, eat fresh seafood and experience the peace and quiet of life on the Sapphire Coast.

Narooma is close to several beaches. Bring a surfboard or paddleboard to Dalmeny Beach or head to Bar Beach for some fishing off the north wall. Stroll south down Surf Beach in the late afternoon to see the sun set over the towering red Glass House Rocks jutting from amid the crashing waves.

Visit the fur seal colony at Montague Island Nature Reserve and get up close with marine creatures while scuba diving. Go game fishing for tuna and kingfish in the waters surrounding the island. Dolphins, penguins, grey nurse sharks and whales can also be spotted around here. Trek to the former lighthouse for fantastic panoramic views.

Cultural entertainment is in ample supply here too. Book a romantic horse and carriage ride along the coast, discover the history of the lighthouse at the small museum at the Narooma Visitor Centre and watch a movie at the art deco cinema.

May is festival season, with celebrations of local art and artists, as well as the area’s delicious seafood catch. Taste the regional flavours at the Oyster Festival, which features live music, local wines and cooking demonstrations.

Hike the rainforest trail at nearby Mount Gulaga, a sacred site of the Yuin Aboriginal people. The 11-kilometre (7-mile) return trek up the once active volcano is dotted with unusually shaped granite boulders and has spectacular views over the rolling green hills and coast. Sip a coffee at the trail’s end in the heritage town of Tilba Tilba.

Find Narooma at the northernmost end of the Sapphire Coast. The scenic drive from Canberra leads through state forests and national parks, and takes just under 3 hours.

Coastal Comfort Motel
Coastal Comfort Motel
3.5 out of 5
1 Tilba Street, Narooma, NSW, 2546
The price is AU$102 per night from 20 Jul. to 21 Jul.
Stay at this 3.5-star motel in Narooma. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and barbecues. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds in their reviews. ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (294 reviews)
"Would stay here again"

Reviewed on 18 Apr. 2022

Coastal Comfort Motel
Whale Motor Inn and Restaurant
Whale Motor Inn and Restaurant
4 out of 5
102 Wagonga Street ( Princes Highway), Narooma, NSW, 2546
The price is AU$201 per night from 3 Jul. to 4 Jul.
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly motel in Narooma. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Popular attractions Narooma Visitors Centre and Narooma ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (92 reviews)
"Very nice friendly staff. Great location. Nice view of Narooma. Big room . Comfy bed. The only negative points are the noise made by the kitchen/ restaurant staff downstair when they are closing the restaurant. Would be nice to have some milk in the fridge for my coffee in the morning. Overall great ..."

Reviewed on 12 May 2022

Whale Motor Inn and Restaurant
Amooran Oceanside
Amooran Oceanside
4 out of 5
30 Montague Street, Narooma, NSW, 2546
The price is AU$146 per night from 2 Jul. to 3 Jul.
Stay at this 4-star golf aparthotel in Narooma. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (416 reviews)
"Proximity to beach and golf course was very handy and very reasonable tariff"

Reviewed on 11 Feb. 2022

Amooran Oceanside
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.
Amooran Oceanside
Amooran Oceanside
4 out of 5
30 Montague Street, Narooma, NSW, 2546
The price is AU$146 per night from 2 Jul. to 3 Jul.
Stay at this 4-star golf aparthotel in Narooma. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (416 reviews)
"Proximity to beach and golf course was very handy and very reasonable tariff"

Reviewed on 11 Feb. 2022

Amooran Oceanside
Horizon Apartments Narooma
Horizon Apartments Narooma
4 out of 5
147 Princes Highway, Narooma, NSW, 2546
The price is AU$187 per night from 25 Jul. to 26 Jul.
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly apartment in Narooma. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the convenient ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (328 reviews)
"Great welcome and gave great tourist ideas around area."

Reviewed on 19 May 2022

Horizon Apartments Narooma
BIG4 Narooma Easts Holiday Park
BIG4 Narooma Easts Holiday Park
3 out of 5
41 Princes Highway, Narooma, NSW, 2546
Stay at this 3-star cabin in Narooma. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. Popular ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (147 reviews)
Great family friendly park
"Great location. Great views. Wonderful facilities"

Reviewed on 2 May 2021

BIG4 Narooma Easts Holiday Park
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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