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Published August 18th 2014
Discover the wonders and beauty of each beach
For me all beaches are not the same, some of them are surrounded with lush bushlands, others might be on their lonesome with nothing but sand surrounding the water. No matter what particulars the beach has, it never fails to impress me!
Below are some of the top beaches around and near Batemans Bay that need to be mentioned, as each beach is unique in its own way. Whether it is a surfing beach, snorkelling paradise or a diving haven- I am certain that there is one for you!
1. Maloneys Beach
Situated near the beautiful Murramarang National Park, Maloneys Beach is quiet and perfect for fishing off the extensive rock platform on either side of the beach. It is perfect for swimming and snorkelling.
Where: Maloneys Drive off Northcove Road, Maloneys Beach (13mins drive from Batemans Bay) Parking: Yes 20 car spaces Amenities: No Patrolled: Unpatrolled
Not far from Maloneys Beach, Long Beach is dog friendly and makes the perfect place for diving and taking a lovely stroll on the golden sands. Where: Sandy Place and Bay Road, Long Beach (11 minutes from Batemans Bay) Parking: Yes
Patrolled: Not all the time
A haven for divers and snorkellers, walking along the rocks is also a delight.
Where: Beach Parade, Guerilla Bay (18mins from Batemans Bay)
Parking: Yes 20 car spaces
Swimming is very popular here along with surfing and fishing.
Where: Kuppa Ave, Malua Bay (15mins from Batemans Bay)
Parking: Yes 25 car spaces
Amenities: Undercover picnic area, playground, shops, BBQ, showers, toilets
Patrolled: Not all the time
It might be tiny, but it is huge with sea life waiting for you to explore... perfect for experienced snorkellers.
Where: George Bass Drive, Malua Bay (17mins from Batemans Bay)
Parking: 10 car spaces
Perfect for swimming when the waves are low. Flat rock formations make it perfect for fishing.
Where: off George Bass Drive, Lilli Pilli (10mins from Batemans Bay)
Parking: Yes 15 car spaces
Amenities: Drinking water and toilets
It might be called surf beach, but be assured the surf is not always up! Swimming is suitable here as there are low waves most of the time; fishing can be down at the rock platforms.
Where: Beach Road, Surf Beach (9mins from Batemans Bay)
Parking: 50 car spaces
Amenities: Drinking water, toilets and shops
Patrolled: Yes- not all the time
Beautiful beach but can be dangerous with rips, so do be careful if you decide to take a dip.
Where: Rosedale Parade, Rosedale (20 mins from Batemans Bay)
Parking: Yes 10 car spaces