Local Attractions

Get around Tathra. It’s a small seaside town but one of the most beautiful places which have a lot to do!!

  • Tathra Beach
Surfing, swimming, snorkelling, fishing
  • Tathra Oyster
Taste the prize winning oysters. http://www.tathraoysters.com.au/
  • Tathra Wharf
A historic timber building on NSW’s State Heritage Register. The wharf, in use between 1862 and 1952, was restored by the National Trust, Department of Planning and local residents. It is also a favourite fishing spot and café.
  • Mountain Biking
Tathra is one of the famous mountain bike destinations. Visit Tathra Mountain Bike Club website http://www.tathramtbclub.com/   For a trail map/trail advice/bike rental go to ‘Tathra Beach & Bike shop http://www.mountainbiking.com.au/
  • Golf, Tennis
Tathra Beach Country Club
  • Whale watching in season
Walking tails, headland (like Tathra Hotel), cafés, charter boats or anywhere streets can be great spots for whale watching, mainly Humpback whales. The best time of the year to see them is from late September to late November.
  • Farmer’s markets
Check regional fresh produce at the markets. (Cobargo, Candelo, Pumbula, Eden, Merimbula, Bermagui, Wyndham, Nethercote, Bega)  http://www.sapphirecoast.com.au/local-produce/market-calendar/
  • National Park
Tathra has Mimosa Rocks National Park and Biamanga National Park (Mumbulla Falls) to the north, and Bournda National Park and Ben Boyd National Park to the south with a remarkable diversity of native plants and abundance of wildlife.  You can enjoy walking, camping, surfing, swimming, snorkelling, picnic, birdwatching, whale watching, paddling and fishing. http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do

Kangarutha walking track is highly recommended. http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/Walking-tracks/Kangarutha-walking-track

  • Bird Park ‘On the Perch
A place for bird aviaries education, conservation and rehabilitation. Meet the Keeper/Sponsoring a bird/gift shop/café  http://www.ontheperch.com.au/
  • Birdwatching
Join a field trip or a meeting of the local birdwatching club, Far South Coast Birdwatchers. Get the best local bird book ‘Looking at Birds on the Far South Coast’ published by the club.  http://www.fscb.org.au/