The best thing about winter in Australia – is that you can travel around without any traffic and the places you visit are empty. Also you can find amazing deals on the accommodations. If you surf – winter season in NSW spoil you with good swells and big waves.
Here is an idea what of where you can escape for a few days away from Sydney busy days.
Chasing the waves and looking for a relaxing escape, we left the city for a relaxing escape. It us about 3 hours driving from Sydney.
Places to explore around Ulladulla:
It is a beautiful lagoon just behind Bendalong beach (2 minutes driving). This is an awesome place for snorkeling! You can often see here big sting rays, which come very close to the shore.
There is a good beach for surf and some other attractions.
Visit Tabourie official website to see what you can do here.
This is a gorgeous relaxing place with a blue lagoon. It is great for paddle boards, fishing, and swimming with kids. Lots of wildlife, especially kangaroos.
We’ve discovered this beautiful place and I would like to share with you in this post.
It seems like this place gets very busy during school holidays. And there is a reason for that – many cool things to do for families with kids! There are many activities such as water park and a big playground for the kids. There is also a cafe and even a little shop.
Our experience at this place was a little bit different, and we enjoyed a quiet stay with literally no one around.
Even though the water park and a playground were not open yet, we had beautiful and relaxing time here.
The best thing about this place – the prettiest cottages ‘Lagoon Lodges’ at the lake. Your terrace is literally on the lake and this is how it looks like:
We’ve done some BBQ for a dinner on our patio just outside of our kitchen. The heater at the cottage kept the house warm, and we slept very well in there.
If you surf – you will find waves at local spots Bendalong and Tabourie, also check Manyana and Dolhin Point.
Where to eat? There are some cafes and restaurants around. Majority of them are open only from Wednesday or even Thursday and kitchens close around 8 PM. Yes, very early. Luckily we’ve found a decent Asian (Thai and Chinese) restaurant at the Star Hotel. The Food there is delicious, fresh and well done. If you will be around – highly recommended.
Our accommodation: Big 4 Lake Conjola Active Holidays (website).
More information about Ullaulla and what you can do here.