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Pebbly Beach, Murramarang National Park

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Published November 28th 2013
Home to the surfing kangaroos
Pebbly beach is known for being the home of the "Surfing Kangaroos" with an abundance of spectacular wildlife and countless activities to conquer. Pebbly beach is nestled in the Murramarang National Park in the South Coast of New South Wales.

Check out those amazing hues...

It sure is a place to visit that will no doubt astound you. Pebbly beach is one of the perfect escapes from the busy city life with wild kangaroos sunbathing next to you on the sands and grass of the beach, along with king parrots and other incredible native birds. Make sure you keep an eye out for the incredible sea eagles soaring high above in the skies.

I was welcomed by this beautiful King Parrot as soon I got out of the car...

If you are familiar with Pebbly Beach you may have heard the story about the 'Surfing Kangaroo' - where a kangaroo was forced to swim in the beach after getting chased by a dog. It is believed to be a myth created after a photograph was taken of a kangaroo in the low surf. If you are lucky enough maybe you can witness a kangaroo going in for a dip!

Cute and cuddly Kangaroos resting under a tree...

The crystal clear water entices you to go in for a dip or simply lay back and just relax watching the different hues of the beach. You can throw in a hook and try your luck at fishing or keep an eye out on the wildlife, including dolphins who like to come close to the shore.

During migration season you are able to spot whales on their journey as they happen to come close to shore as well!

One of the many amazing views...

There are plenty of bushwalks to experience, allowing you to observe the plentiful wildlife that the Murramarang National Park offers. There are BBQ areas at the public picnic ground and of course if you are camping here there are BBQ and picnic areas near the campsites.

Off the beaten track...

Don't forget to bring your bike to go for a cycle around the various roads and bike trails available at Pebbly Beach.

Pebbly beach is one of the most spectacular beaches that the South Coast offers, so be sure to visit... you will not be disappointed!

There are around twenty campgrounds to extend your visit as well, check out the website for information on camping at Pebbly Beach.

Hence the name of Pebbly Beach... Close up of the pebbles

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Why? To simply relax and observe wildlife
When: All year round - National Park is opened 24 hours
Phone: (02) 4478 6582
Where: Mount Agony Road, East Lynne (there are many different routes - main road is Mount Agony Rd.)
Cost: $ 7 per vehicle, per day - Beach access is free
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