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These unusual rock formations formed from ancient lavaflows, sandstone deposits and the effects of time, weather and the sea.
Photo: These unusual rock formations formed from ancient lavaflows, sandstone deposits and the effects of time, weather and the sea.
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Bournda National Park Rock Formations

Along the beaches that front Bournda National Park. The volcanic flows that produced Tura Head Island and these strange rock formations happened a million years ago.

Note: these rock formations, as well as the flora and fauna of the park are all protected.

Within the park you can find more walks, exploring the park and taking you to some stunning beaches, backed by natural wooded hinterlands. There are dramatic cliffs along the coast, which can, if your lucky enough, to spot migrating whales.

Hobart Beach

At Hobart Beach, there are campsites available. Nearby is Wallagoot Lake, where you can swim or go kayaking, fishing and boating. Other walks here can take you to Bondi Lake. Along the lakes you can spot the bounteous birdlife that inhabit the park.

In the past, whaling was the econonomic mainstay, now it’s sustainable tourism. The many beaches, national parks and small fishing villages of the South Coast have managed to limit excessive development, most of the major industries have tended to congregate in Sydney and its surrounds, such as places such as Newcastle and Wollongong.

South Coast NSW Places to Stay

In Merimbula and the nearby beach towns of Pambula and Tura, you can find a good range of accommodation to suit almost any budget. Merimbula places to stay include beach resorts, hotels, charming bed & breakfasts, caravan parks, serviced apartments, pub stays, homesteads and holiday lettings.

Enquire at the Merimbula Tourist Information Centre about the many national parks, activities, things to do, camp sites and picnic areas, lakes, unique flora and fauna on the Sapphire Coast. Located at Beach St, Merimbula NSW 2548 Phone +061 2 6495 1129.

Main Photo: These unusual rock formations formed from ancient lavaflows, sandstone deposits and the effects of time, weather and the sea.

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