Things to See and Do

Near Moruya Heads, New South Wales, Australia

Moruya the ideal base to explore stunning beaches and unaffected bushland, set on the banks of the sparkling Moruya River with the Deua National Park forming the craggy forest terrain backdrop. Moruya is a relaxed country town with a thriving arts scene and a rich and interesting history. During the gold-mining era, Moruya built itself up with industries such as dairying on the lush Mulenderree flats…

Moruya the ideal base to explore stunning beaches and unaffected bushland, set on the banks of the sparkling Moruya River with the Deua National Park forming the craggy forest terrain backdrop. Moruya is a relaxed country town with a thriving arts scene and a rich and interesting history. During the gold-mining era, Moruya built itself up with industries such as dairying on the lush Mulenderree flats and surrounds, fishing and oyster farming and some these still form an important part of the town's economy today. 245,000 tonne of exquisite granite used in the pylons of the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge was quarried in Moruya and many of the town's magnificent old buildings are also made from this local stone. Today people visiting the region can still explore the remnants of old Granitetown and wharf as well as, wrecked barges used to transport the mammoth rock to building the most famous icon in Australia. Moruya is quickly becoming a cultural hub for Eurobodalla and surrounds with its fantastic arts and events program. Every October, music enthusiasts flock to Moruya for the annual Granite Town Festival. With live music played out of venues across the town and the entertaining Riverlights display, Moruya's spirit truly comes alive. Moruya is also host to the River of Art in May, which celebrates the ebb and flow of visual art, sculpture, performing arts, film and theatre that thrives here.

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Local Events

South Coast Nationals
from 25 November, 2017 to 26 November, 2017
The South Coast Nationals is a major event attracting over 300 entrance vehicles and thousands of spectators from across Australia. This unique event offers entrants and spectators a safe, secure, and fun weekend. With amusements for the kids and millions of dollars worth of Cars, Bikes and Trucks on show the whole family can enjoy this exciting event. See a variety of vehicles including the high powered Street Machines, Hot Rods, Vintage and Classic Cars, Custom Cars and Bikes and enjoy events such as the Street Cruise, Show n Shine, Car Audio Sound-Off and much more.

Saturday Moruya Market
from 13 May, 2017 to 29 May, 2027
Enjoy our beautiful river scenery and bustling Moruya Country Market atmosphere Be taste tempted by stalls with delicious hot & cold food, drinks & fresh juice Wide concrete paths at Riverside Park provide easy access for everyone Large playground, flying fox, swings, jumping castle for kiddies ?Lots of carparks or drive down the back for easy parking Listen to live music by talented local musicians Explore the South Coast by seaplane? Open every Saturday morning Public toilets onsite

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