#rockytraildestination: 101 Things to do around the Jetblack Wild Wombat | Eurobodalla South Coast

So… you’re thinking of doing the Jetblack Wild Wombat event on 1 December 2018. How about start planning a trip – race on the Saturday and enjoy a couple of days before and after the event with your family, partner or mates in and around the Eurobodalla Shire on the beautiful South Coast of NSW! We just spent a couple of days ‘down there’ and here is our account of it – scroll down for the 101-list!

 

The Rocky Trail crew did and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves – looking at this list, we just can’t wait to visit the new home of our ‘wild wombat’ to make more ticks! We highlighted, what we’ve done below.

Here we go – how many things will you do? – Sign up for the Jetblack Wild Wombat and number 81 has your name all over it!!!

 

  • 1. Take a journey up Gulaga (Mt Dromedary)
  • 2. Hire a tinnie and explore Tuross Lake
  • 3. Enjoy fish and chips at the Bay (beware of the gulls!)
  • 4. Do some shopping at Mogo *we loved it*
  • 5. Take a walk around Broulee Island
  • 6. Discover the historic All Saints Church at Bodalla
  • 7. Drop a fishing line into the many waterways
  • 8. Smell the roses at Foxglove Spires Garden, Tilba Tilba
  • 9. Skydive from Moruya Airport
  • 10. Visit the Saturday markets at Moruya *amazing local produce and treats*
  • 11. Pan for gold at Old Mogo Town *yep, we tried our luck!*
  • 12. Go diving and discover an underwater wonderland in Batemans Marine Park
  • 13. Cuddle a cute wombat at Birdland *yaaaassssss, Juliane absolutely fell in love with the little fellow*
  • 14. Learn how to surf
  • 15. Kayak the unspoiled Tomaga River
  • 16. Say hello to the white lions at Mogo Zoo *we saw and heard them ROAR*
  • 17. Walk the Bingi Dreaming Track
  • 18. Discover the mysteries of Mystery Bay
  • 19. Go surfing at splendid South Broulee
  • 20. Take in the awesome views at Hanging Mountain lookout
  • 21. Kayak the still waters of Durras Lake
  • 22. Photograph a sunset, and then capture the sun rise
  • 23. Savour some sweets at Mogo *yummm*
  • 24. Enjoy the latest movie at Batemans Bay or Narooma Cinemas
  • 25. Drive deep inland to the spectacular Deua National Park
  • 26. Have a beer at an historic pub in Moruya
  • 27. Visit the fascinating Forest Gallery at South Durras
  • 28. Take a Merinda lunch cruise up the Clyde River
  • 29. Charter a yacht from Batemans Bay
  • 30. Dine, dance and enjoy the entertainment at one of the local Clubs
  • 31. Cycle with friendly locals Mondays; everyone’s welcome
  • 32. Admire regional art work at the Land of Many Waters Gallery
  • 33. Find the potato at Potato Point
  • 34. Walk along superb beaches (over 80 to choose from)
  • 35. Indulge in some ‘retail therapy’ in Batemans Bay *yes had to be done*
  • 36. Go horse riding in the forest near Bodalla
  • 37. Take a drive around Wagonga Inlet
  • 38. Pop into the visitor centres in Batemans Bay and Narooma
  • 39. Dive with the seal colony at Montague Island
  • 40. Take a trip to Montague Island; better still stay over night
  • 41. Explore the cycle and walking track at Dalmeny
  • 42. Have coffee with a friend in one of our great cafés *lovely breakfast at Grumpy & Sweetheart in Mogo!*
  • 43. Pick up some famous flavoursome cheeses at Central Tilba and Bodalla
  • 44. Take the family for lunch at the cafés overlooking Tuross Lake
  • 45. Collect unique craft works at Central Tilba
  • 46. Go whale watching from Narooma
  • 47. Relax, have a massage, have a facial, pamper your body
  • 48. Walk along Murra Murra Mia Walkway in Batemans Bay
  • 49. Pull up a chair and do some beach fishing
  • 50. Peer through Australia Rock at Narooma
  • 51. Look for stingrays at the Mill Bay Boardwalk in Narooma
  • 52. Visit the little penguins on Montague Island
  • 53. Hire a guide and go fishing
  • 54. Launch your own boat and chase some bream
  • 55. Catch some live music during Festival time
  • 56. Shuck oysters at the Oyster Shed *de.li.cious*
  • 57. Look for a starfish in rockpools *so much fun!*
  • 58. Brush up on your history at the Moruya and Batemans Bay Museums
  • 59. Contemplate life from the old wharf at Nelligen
  • 60. Wave to the seals and see them wave back
  • 61. Spy a dolphin from the headland
  • 62. Embark on the Eucalypt Walk
  • 63. Take in the vista at Burrewarra Point
  • 64. Chase a marlin offshore on a charter
  • 65. Take a guided walk around Central Tilba
  • 66. Have a coffee and take in the art at TOSH Gallery
  • 67. Explore the Aboriginal walk at Eurobodalla Botanic Gardens
  • 68. Indulge in fudge or ice-cream (or both) at Mogo
  • 69. Rummage for your own bait and wet a line
  • 70. Find fine teas, great coffee and old fashioned lollies at Gundary Store, Moruya
  • 71. Have a retro lunch at Quarterdeck Cafe, Narooma
  • 72. Feed the fish from Preddeys Wharf, Moruya
  • 73. Spoil your pooch with a doggicino in Narooma
  • 74. Snorkel at Mystery Bay
  • 75. Savour a Ploughman’s Lunch, sip wine and be serenaded at Tilba Valley Winery
  • 76. Walk through the spotted gum forest at the Cullendulla Mangrove Walk
  • 77. Indulge in champagne and oysters on a kayak tour
  • 78. Be challenged by Hogan’s Hole at Narooma Golf Course
  • 79. Let Dave take you on a Coast Encounters sightseeing tour
  • 80. Be inspired and paint the landscape
  • 81. Mountain Bike in and around Mogo *yahoooooo*
  • 82. Have a flutter at the next Moruya Jockey Club race meeting
  • 83. Captain your own houseboat up the Clyde River
  • 84. Be charmed by Charlie on the Wagonga Princess
  • 85. Rustle up a snag and hire a BBQ pontoon
  • 86. Grab a good book and read under the Norfolk Pines at Tuross Head
  • 87. Pitch a tent in a stunning beach camp ground
  • 88. Ace your mate on the tennis court
  • 89. Find treasure at Treasures of the Deep
  • 90. Dine on seafood at a waterfront restaurant
  • 91. See kangaroos in the wild at Murramarang National Park
  • 92. Visit one of our coastal villages
  • 93. Rainy day – let the kids enjoy soft play indoors *our little toddler was happily bouncing around*
  • 94. Put a shrimp on the barbie at Corrigans Park
  • 95. Picnic and play at Malua Bay
  • 96. Turn on the lights at the Narooma Visitor Centre Lighthouse Museum
  • 97. Listen to the bellbirds at gorgeous Trunketabella Gardens
  • 98. Join local kayakers Friday mornings for a paddle and coffee at Tuross Head
  • 99. Hunt for antiques
  • 100.Play around at Batemans Bay Mini Golf or play a round at Catalina Country Club
  • 101.Enjoy yourself …. and bring out your better nature *we sooooo did!*