Local Highlights

Mogo Zoo
Mogo Zoo is a privately owned zoo situated 10km south of Batemans Bay in the picturesque and historic gold mining village of Mogo. We are an organisation committed to the survival of endangered animals and provide world standard facilities for over 200 animals of more than 42 rare and exotic species, including the rare white lions of 'Timbavati'.

Broulee Area
Broulee is one of the most popular holiday centres on this part of the coast. Broulee Beach (shown above) is very popular for its great surf and wide expanse of golden sand. To the south the beach forms an isthmus to the Broulee Island nature reserve which features the "Pink Rocks". Broulee is only a short distance to Moruya airport and Moruya itself, while Batemans Bay is only a 20 min drive to the north. Broulee offers plenty to do such as surfing, snorkling, diving, walking and cycling.

Broulee Beach
Beautiful sandy beaches well known for surfing, fishing, snorkeling and diving. South Broulee (Bengello) is 6 km long. It starts at Broulee Head and runs first to the south west and then south to the northern entrance wall of the Moruya River mouth. The beach is accessible at the northern end where there is a car park Broulee Surf Lifesaving Club and cafe. Broulee Surf Life Saving patrols South Broulee during summer. To the north there is Shark Bay (ideal for snorkeling etc) & Broulee Beach.

The Original Gold Rush Colony - Mogo
The Original Gold Rush Colony in Mogo is a multi award-winning tourism attraction, Gold history and Australian culture educational facility, with on-site accommodation set on 13 bushland acres within the Mogo State Forest. Located just 200m off the Princes Hwy (behind the Mogo Village township, near the Mogo Zoo), between Batemans Bay and Moruya on the New South Wales South Coast. The Gold Rush Colony is within easy driving distance of Canberra ACT and Sydney NSW Australia.

Local Events

Whats on at the Races, Moruya Jockey Club
from 29 June, 2014 to 21 December, 2014
Date: 4 November 2014 - 28 June 2015 Venue: Moruya , Donnelly Drive, North Head Moruya Contact Details: p.4474 4409 w. www.moruyajockeyclub.com.au e. moruyajc@bigpond.com Moruya Race Dates 2014:- 4th November, Melbourne Cup 17th November 21st December Moruya Race Dates 2015:- 5th Jan, Narooma Cup 19th Jan, Moruya Cup 20th February 4th April 28th June Gates open 11am Bar / Kiosk / Bookies / TAB Check the website for further details.

East Coast Cruise - Mini Truck Show
from 29 November, 2014 to 29 November, 2014
Date: 29 November Venue: Riverside Park, Moruya Contact Details: e. info@eastcoastcruise.com f. www.facebook.com/eastcoastcruise w. www.eastcoastcruise.com The 13th annual East Coast Cruise will be held at Riverside Park in Moruya. East Coast Cruise is a family friendly car show with the countries most eclectic collection of Mini Trucks, Hot Rods and Custom Classic cars. People wishing to show their vehicle are required to arrive at 10am with the show’s official opening hours from 11am-2pm. Entry is Free.

Fridays on the Foreshore
from 05 December, 2014 to 19 December, 2014
Date: 5,12 & 19 December Venue: Clyde Street, Batemans Bay Contact Details: Batemans Bay Chamber of Commerce contact@baychamber.com.au Every Friday night during summer, the Friday Night Foreshore Markets are held on the Batemans Bay foreshore beginning from December to the end of January. There are local bands with music the whole family can enjoy so bring a blanket, your family and enjoy the delights that the foreshore has to offer. 5, 12 and 19 December 2, 9, 16 and 23 January

Carols by Candlelight
from 14 December, 2014 to 20 December, 2014
Date: December Venue: Various locations in the Eurobodalla This is a wonderful Aussie Christmas tradition. Sing carols with friends & family under the shimmering light of a candle. Bring a blanket, something warm to wear and your heart filled with good wishes. 14 December - Carols by Candlelight Mackay Park, Batemans Bay. From 6.30pm 20 December - Carols@Longbeach Long Beach Foreshore

Bells Family Carnival
from 20 December, 2014 to 26 January, 2015
Date: 20 Dec - 26 January Venue: Corrigans Beach Batemans Bay Contact Details: Carnival Ticket Office Come one, come all! Bells Super Family Carnival has been visiting Batemans Bay for over 20 years - providing endless enjoyment to young and old alike. This summer holidays carnival is a ritual for many enjoying the fireworks on New Years Eve and Australia Day. Treat yourself and the kids to rides, slides, dagwood dogs and fairy floss, games and of course the big one - the ferris wheel! Open daily from 7.00 pm to 10.00pm (weather permitting). Special family tickets available at the show.

Broulee Annual Sand Modelling Competition
from 31 December, 2014 to 31 December, 2014
Date: 31 December Venue: Broulee Beach Contact Details: 02 44716 573 for full details and official rules. Its on again ! the annual sand modelling competition. Individual, couples, family or a team of up to 5 people can either build sand sculptures or traditional castles. Times to be advised - tide dependant

Lennon Bros Circus
from 22 January, 2015 to 01 February, 2015
Date: 22 January - 1 February Venue: Mackay Park, Batemans Bay Contact Details: Phone 0408 536 666 or visit the website The Lennon family is very proud to present the fantastic family fun of Lennon Bros Circus, with amazing performers from Australia and overseas! Be captivated by the crazy antics of our clowns, awed by the majesty of the Lions, enthralled by the jugglers, the daring of the aerialists, beautiful liberty Ponies, monkeys, camels, llamas, dogs and who could forget our gorgeous miniature Donkeys Do not miss the fast paced Lennon Brothers Circus production when it comes to Batemans Bay! The show is approximately two hours, including interval. Tickets: •Elevated: $20 child, $30 adult •2nd row Ringside: $25 child, $35 adult •1st row Ringside: $30 child, $40 adult

Eurobodalla District Show
from 24 January, 2015 to 25 January, 2015
Date: 24-25 January Venue: Moruya Showground Contact Details: For any further information please contact the Secretary on 4474 3980 email eurobodallashow@live.com.au or find us on facebook. The 138th Annual Eurobodalla District Show will be held at the Moruya Showground on 24-25 January 2015 from 9.00am daily. There is plenty for all including Pavilion Displays, Horse and Ring events, Side show alley, Tradespaces, Pet Show, Whipcracking, Entertainment and much much more.

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