Local Attractions

Experience beautiful moments at Tathra Beach

Tathra Beach

Stunning Tathra Beach right across from your holiday home? How awesome is that! If you’re out for an early jog, look for kangaroos and wallabies enjoying a morning beach visit! Spot seabirds and migrating whales in season. Plunge into the water to cool off – the surf beach is seasonally patrolled.

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Must-dos

Whether you’re keeping fit or simply enjoying the natural beauty of this spectacular region, there’s so much to see! Chamberlain Lookout offers panoramic views of Kianinny Bay, Bournda National Park and the Pacific Ocean. Watch for Humpback Whales while you’re there.

Explore Tathra Wharf

Explore Tathra Wharf

Built in 1862, the historic Tathra Wharf is the only deep sea timber wharf on the east coast. This iconic wharf is a drawcard for families, snorkellers, divers and photographers. Watch the spring whale migration or see fur seals and fairy penguins from Montague Island. Pop into The Wharf Local Coffee Bar and Gallery afterwards.

Local walks

Local walks

Fresh air, remarkable scenery and marine life – enjoy it all with a local walk. Tathra Headland Walk goes between Tathra Wharf and heritage-listed Tathra Hotel. Viewing platforms offer great whale watching opportunities. Another popular option is Kangarutha Walking Track, which links Bournda National Park with Kianinny Bay. If you’re feeling energetic, walk or cycle the track from Kalaru to Tathra.

Mountain biking

Mountain biking

If you’re mad about mountain biking, Tathra’s unique coastal trail will be a highlight of your holiday. Almost 55km of single track includes trails suited to all ages, from beginners to intermediate or expert riders. Enjoy climbs with beautiful beach views, trails winding through eucalypts, sweeping descents, log rollovers, gully drops and rocks.

Must-dos

Fabulous cafes, restaurants, shops and clubs are a short stroll from the park. Go out and explore! Blend Providore, Tathra Beach Kiosk, Tathra Hotel and The Wharf Local are great places to start.

Learn to surf or stand-up paddle

Learn to surf or stand-up paddle

Get out and explore the waterways. Coastlife Adventures offers surfing and stand up paddleboard lessons for all ages and experience levels. Sea and river kayak tours are also available.

Explore the Tiny Zoo

Explore the Tiny Zoo

Get up close and personal with some feathered, scaly and spiky critters. Enjoy a hands-on experience with a tawny frogmouth, blue tongue lizard, echidna or maybe a python! Book a fascinating Zoo on Wheels experience for your family, or look out for a ‘pop up’ zoo in the local area. Learn about the zoo’s important work with the conservation of Australian animals.

Explore beaches, waterways and sea life

Explore beaches, waterways and sea life

Walk the foreshore, swim, surf or paddle board at Tathra Beach. Swim or snorkel in the clear waters of Kianinny Bay. Look out for stingrays or other sea creatures, explore a walking track or enjoy a picnic. Enjoy whale watching from Tathra Wharf or join a tour during migration season from July to November. Go fishing or boating.