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Austin Texas hearing about our NSW Beaches

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Austin Texas – Feature Article on Australias Best Beaches – South Coast NSW tops the charts Thank you to write Matt Payne for visiting Batemans Bay Recently and coming along on our Oyster Tasting Kayak Tour! See his full article Below: 100 BEACHES OF SOUTHERN...

Batemans Bay hits mainstream USA media

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Travel Age West – California writes about Batemans Bay The humble Oyster Industry of Batemans Bay makes headlines in the USA The long established Oyster Industry in Batemans Bay on the temperate NSW South Coast is making news in the USA thanks to the collaboration between...

Region X Rambler, Dispatch 3: Disconnect

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Our main man Josh encourages you to bring your phone on tour. In the spirit of direct contradiction… Modern connecta-people people who venture beyond road, town, and city are on a quest, consciously or otherwise, to cast their ‘smart’ phones into the fires of...
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Region X EARNS 2018 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE   Batemans Bay – May 28/2018 – Region X, Unspoilt Expereinces today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its twelth year, the achievement celebrates businesses that have earned...

Yoga and Walk Itinerary

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The Itinerary for Spirit Earth Wellness Walks 7 Day SALE – USE PROMO CODE SPIRITLAUNCH Spirit Earth Walk and Yoga Itinerary – Batemans Bay Day Prior to your Tour We recommend you arrive to Batemans Bay the day prior to your adventure, we can offer Airport Pickups in...

Yoga Batemans Bay

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Yoga Batemans Bay South Coast NSW Three Day Retreats Truly a Great Walk and Spiritual Experience 30% off until May 24, 2018 Check Here Murramarang National Park – 3 Day Journey – South Coast NSW The beaches, headlands and forests of Murramarang National Park creates an uplifting...

30% OFF Yoga and Hiking Package South Coast NSW

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Yoga and Meditation Batemans Bay on Spirit Earth Walks LAUNCH SALE – USE PROMO CODE SPIRITLAUNCH Spirit Earth Walk South Coast NSW Reconnect and re-energise amongst unspoilt beaches, forest and ocean on this yoga nature immersion. Spirit Earth Walks take you on a journey of...

Your Spirit Earth Guide Catherine Potter

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Meet Catherine on Spirit Earth Walks What makes a good teacher? Spirit and a Connection to Earth Meet Catherine, Our Spirit Earth Guide Your guide on the 3 day Spirit Earth Journey will be ecologist, deep ecologist, yoga teacher and retreat facilitator Catherine Potter. Catherine...

What is Re-Earthing

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Re-Earth on Spirit Earth Walks LAUNCH SALE – USE PROMO CODE SPIRITLAUNCH What is Re-Earthing? Learn all about it on our New Spirit Earth Walk – our iconic three day coastal walk with Wellness themes!  Reconnect with Earth A lot of people ask us “What is...

Walk Yoga and Meditation South Coast NSW Blog 2

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Spirit Earth Walks 3 Day guided Yoga, Meditation and Walk South Coast NSW Spirit Earth Walks focus on reconnecting with nature, the elements and soul through yoga, meditation and re-earthing activities in the bush and at the beach.  They are a chance to get back in touch with...

Walk Yoga and Meditation South Coast NSW

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Region X is excited to announce Spirit Earth Walks 3 Day guided yoga, meditation and walk journey in Murramarang National Park Spirit Earth Walks focus on reconnecting with nature, the elements and soul through yoga, meditation and re-earthing activities in the bush and at the...

Team Building Canberra

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Tailored to your needs – Team Building We tailor our experiences to suit the needs and desires of your group. We can add accommodation, food, conference facilities or simply get your team outdoors to let time, and experiences build the relationships. Here are some of our...

Team Building and Corporate Days

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Activities and Team Building Programs for Conference & Corporate Groups in Batemans Bay Find success using our programs to strengthen relationships, develop workplace goals, brainstorm new ideas, create stronger work environments or simply have a break from conference regime....

Autumn 2018 Discounts for groups

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Autumn Specials South Coast NSW We are adding some great GROUP discount incentives to tours to make an extra special Autumn from March 1 to June 1, 2018 with 1 spot free on most tours! Group Discounts Special #1 1 Spot FREE – Get a Group Together for ANY Half Day Tour and...

Sea Kayak Hinchinbrook Island Queensland Australia Blog 4

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Sea Kayak Hinchinbrook Island with Region X #4 Blog 4: The last 3 Region X to Hinchinbrook island blogs focused on the area, and what to expect, So much Buzz around Region X latest offering to Hinchinbrook island, here is another chance to get the tour low down and the full...

Sea Kayak Hinchinbrook Island Queensland Australia Blog 3

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Sea Kayak Hinchinbrook Island with Region X #3 Blog 3: The last 2 Region X to Hinchinbrook island blogs focused on the area, and what to expect, So much Buzz around Region X latest offering to Hinchinbrook island, here is another chance to get the tour low down and some details,...

Sea Kayak Hinchinbrook Island Queensland Australia Blog 2

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Sea Kayak Hinchinbrook Island with Region X #2 Blog 2: So much Buzz around Region X latest offering to Hinchinbrook island, here is another chance to get the tour low down and some details, still more to come! First of all the Tour Dates: September 23 – 29, 2018 The Price:...

Sea Kayak Hinchinbrook Island Queensland Australia

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Sea Kayak Hinchinbrook Island with Region X So much Buzz around Region X latest offering to Hinchinbrook island, i thought i would give you the tour low down and some details over the next few blog articles! First of all the Tour Dates: September 23 – 29, 2018 The Price:...

Taking Quality Photos on an iphone – yes bring it on a tour with Region X!

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Region X Kayak Tour Photos on a iPhone? Would it surprise you that most of our website images are taken on a phone? Well its true, most images around Batemans Bay on the South Coast of NSW that feature on www.regionx.com.au are taken by our talented guide team on iphones in their...

Kids Birthday Parties Batemans Bay

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Kids Birthday Parties on the Water! Learn to kayak and have a blast on the water at your Birthday Party with your friends. With a range of Games and Activities based at Mossy Point near Batemans Bay on the South Coast of NSW your crew is sure to have a great time. Our fully...
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Gift Vouchers – 10% OFF for Christmas

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10% OFF for Gift Vouchers * Valid for Any Region X Experience in Batemans Bay! GIFT VOUCHER SALE – USE PROMO CODE XMAS You stuck for Christmas gift ideas? Vouchers or Gift Cards from Region X in Batemans Bay is the best way to show your visiting friends or Relatives a great...
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Gift Vouchers – 50% OFF for Christmas

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50% OFF for Gift Vouchers * Valid for Any Region X Experience in Batemans Bay! GIFT VOUCHER SALE – USE PROMO CODE XMAS You stuck for Christmas gift ideas? Vouchers or Gift Cards from Region X in Batemans Bay is the best way to show your visiting friends or Relatives a great...

Region X Rambler, Dispatch 2: Getting High in the Low Season

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There is no off-season on the South Coast. The sea remains as liquid, the beach as sand, and any mug attuned to the elements grinning in satisfaction year-round. The only winter blues are the royal flush of the stratosphere and the deep space of the ocean. Dolphin dorsals riffle...

Whale Watch From a Kayak Batemans Bay

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Whale Watch Batemans Bay from a Cliff top Hike or Kayak Right now is a perfect time to watch Whales in Batemans Bay, on the South Coast of NSW.  Anyone can join a Kayak Tour or a Hike to witness one of Natures Great migrations. Over the last 3 weeks, each time we head into the...

School Christmas BBQ’s Batemans Bay

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School Group Christmas Parties with BBQ – South Coast NSW Choose from a Range of Outdoor Activities and add a BBQ at our seaside shack at Mossy Point – Send us an email Now  Groups can choose from: Varied BBQ menu including dietary requirements Short Sit on Top Kayak...

Hike Batemans Bay – 2018 Discounts

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Hike South Coast NSW Batemans Bay Is your main motivation for travel to experience Great Walking locations? Then this Hike Great Walks 27 Beaches Should be on your bucket list. Early Bird Discounts for 2018 bookings are open now Use Code HIKE2018 for 20% OFF Based out of the...

Things to Do in Canberra

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Top Things to Do in Canberra Its little secret that some of the worlds best beaches are accessible from Canberra. With great hotels choices from budget to 5 star you can enjoy great accommodation, a private vehicle pickup from your door and visit Batemans Bay on a Day Tour home...

Whale Shark Sea Kayaking

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Swim and Kayak with Whale Sharks Bookings are now open for our 2018 Ningaloo Reef Whale Shark Kayak Tours Early birds Discount Save 5 % off the Ningaloo Whale Shark tour price – *offer valid for all bookings before Dec 1, 2017 In 2018, Region X will be offering 2...

Christmas Parties in the Outdoors – Batemans Bay

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Planning a Christmas Party on the South Coast of NSW? Here is our Top 3 for fun and Christmas cheer: Choose to Sea Kayak into a remote beach for picnic, cold water immersions and fun – Details Here  For large groups engage in some fun challenges on the water at Mossy Point...
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Whale Watch Kayak Batemans Bay

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Whale Watching from a Kayak or a Cliff top Hike Batemans Bay Right now is a perfect time to watch Whales in Batemans Bay on the South Coast of NSW.  Anyone can join a Kayak Tour or a Hike to witness one of Natures Great migrations.     Various Species of Whale migrate...

School Group Activities Batemans Bay

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School Groups Choose an Educational Outdoor Program in Batemans Bay – South Coast NSW Choose from a Range of Outdoor Activities – Short or Longer overnight activities. Send us an email Now  Groups can choose from: Short Sit on Top Kayak programs with games and...
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Whale Watching Batemans Bay in a Sea Kayak NOW

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Whale watching from a Cliff top Hike or Kayak Batemans Bay     Right now is a perfect time to join a Sea Kayak Tour and head out into any of the sheltered bays to witness one of Natures Great migrations. Various Species of Whale migrate along our shores to the summer...

Fathers Day Vouchers 50% OFF NOW – Give to your Rad Dad

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Gift Ideas Batemans Bay for Fathers Day With Fathers Day on the first weekend on September, no doubt all you amazing children will be busy thinking about what to get for your Rad Dad!   We have you covered with our Gift Cards Simply Visit the Gift Card Page on our Website...

Hens Parties in the Outdoors – Batemans Bay

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Planning a Hens Party on the South Coast of NSW? Here is our Top 3 for fun and frivolity: Choose to Sea Kayak into a remote beach for picnic, cold water immersions and fun – Details Here  Float leisurely up the River, Meet Oyster Farmers for tastings, talks and opening...

Ten proven Tips for Tour Guides

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Ten Proven Tips from the Region X team on becoming a classy tour service ….. 1) Talk so you can be heard Ask ‘can everyone hear me ok?’ from time to time. Its ok when your in conversation to only chat to those around but if its s safety situation commit to being heard by...

Region X Rambler, Dispatch 1: Unspoilt South Coast?

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Ramble: “To follow an irregularly winding path of motion or growth”- the internet. Join a Region X guide for a paddle through the nexus of memory and imagination. Let our themes be nature, adventure, our problematic relationship to the modern world, and anything that...

Equipment Sale

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Sunday June 11th, 2017 Kayak, SUP and equipment Sale at Mossy Point Boatshed We are selling our used hire and tour equipment, you can grab a bargain onsite on the day or order what you want through our suppliers. Loads of stuff for sale on the day, test and try the models on sale...

Chartered Flights and Hotel Pickups from ACT

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Add a flight or hotel pickup We are excited to open up our chartered service to create even better memories and achievable day trip options from the national Capital of Canberra. Right now, you can: Get a bunch of mates or family together Choose any short, half, full day or...

Ningaloo Reef Kayak Season Open – Join Us!

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The best visitor season officially starts on Sun April 2 to one of the most amazing Sea Kayak destinations in the World Ningaloo Reef from Exmouth in Western Australia – We invite you to join us!  Generally considered to be the best time to visit  (April – July) Jump...

Non Cyclist Options on our Cycling Tours

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Anyone can enjoy a day out in Murramarang National Park Unlock the secrets of the South Coast NSW parks when you jump on a guided tour into the varied environments that it offers. Batemans Bay is situated 4 hours drive south from Sydney along the picturesque Princes Highway and...

Why Whale Watching is SO GOOD NOW

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Its absolutely PEAK Whale migration right now. With the warm water currents rushing south along the QLD and Northern NSW coast, the whales are racing south to beat it. The currents are moving close to the coast around the Shoalhaven, Eurobodalla and Eden Coasts, and thats is why...

Respecting Our Culture – Certified Success !

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WHAT IS ROC CERTIFICATION? The Respecting Our Culture (ROC) program encourages the tourism industry to operate in ways that respect and reinforce Indigenous cultural heritage and the living cultures of Indigenous communities. ROC certified tourism operators are committed to...
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Gift Vouchers – Fathers day or for special occasions!

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You stuck for gift ideas? Grab a Gift Voucher for any of our Experiences through the online shopping cart, its fast, simple and delivered to your inbox instantly. Or Purchase a Gift Card for a  dollar value and let them decide which experience to choose! All of our experiences...

Social Media – The Best Way find latest Whale sightings and share the love

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Yes its a great time of year when the annual Whale migration floods social media and encourages everyone to see, and learn about these amazing creatures, here are some great tips to find Whales using Social media and the web and tips to share your own whale watching adventures....

Clyde River History

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Some interesting Clyde River History: The river was named by Lieutenant Robert Johnson, who was engaged by Governor Macquarie in 1821 to go on a voyage of discovery down the south coast of NSW in the cutter Snapper. He named the Clyde River and Snapper Island bears the name of...

Your Mission Against The Mine

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The Proponent (The mining Company) is required to accept submissions from the public until August 17. Your mission: to offer your criticism of the proponent’s 300-page ‘Preliminary Documentation,’ which is hidden at the bottom of this web page. Yes, it’s...

A History of the Mine that threatens our drinking water …….. and a whole lot more

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The Dargues Gold Mine – at a Glance What? A full-scale, underground gold mine. Where? Near Major’s Creek, NSW. Who? Big Island Mining, Cortona, Unity Mining, Diversified Minerals, PYBAR… ownership of the project is fluid. Why? For the short-term profit of a few....

How does a Sea Kayak Keep me Dry, Warm and Safe?

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A Sea Kayak is a highly capable craft, often referred to as the “Bear of the Sea”. Its a know fact that most winter days its on average 6 degrees warmer on the temperate South Coast of NSW than anywhere West of the Great Dividing range. #itswarmer When you participate...

Tour Operator – Eco Hero

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Tour operators live and breathe the outdoors! News broke yesterday of a QLD tour operator that freed a tangled Whale from rope that wrapped around the majestic creature! The kayak tour group were paddling around off Rainbow beach (Queensland Australia) when a giant Humpback Whale...
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Whale Season is Now – Special

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We spotted the first of the north migrating whales on last weeks tours. If you want to have an incredible Whale Experience this year – undoubtedly watching from a Sea Kayak is the Ultimate Environmentally Responsible and Adventurous option! The north bound whales are all...

Burrewarra Point Lighthouse – Walk or Paddle

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Burrewarra Point has a charming walk through a mature banksia forest with views of the coast and hinterland. It is a fine place to spot whales from September to November. In Autumn, the large grey-green flower spikes of the banksias open, attracting a variety of nectar eating...

Take 3 for the Sea

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Remember… the ocean is downhill from everywhere. Pick it up. Bin it. #Take3fortheSea By choosing an Ecotourism Experience when you travel you are making a conscious decision to reduce impact by promoting sustainable travel that benefits local communities, culture, and...

Deua River – Where is it?

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The Deua River is a small but extremely scenic river. Its headwaters are south west of Batemans Bay in the Eurobodalla Region, flowing east from the Great Dividing range to the ocean at Moruya. The river flows mainly in the Deua National Park. The small scenic river is mostly...
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What is Ecotourism?

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WHAT IS ECOTOURISM? Ecotourism Australia defines Ecotourism as “ecologically sustainable tourism with a primary focus on experiencing natural areas that fosters environmental and cultural understanding, appreciation and conservation”. Ecotourism aims to preserve the integrity of...

Region X – Wins Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

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Region X – AWARDED 2015 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE   Recognized as a Top Performing Marine Tour Operator as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site   Batemans Bay, NSW, Australia. 30.6.15 – Region X, a multi award winning marine tour operator...

Azure Kingfishers in the Clyde River National Park

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        The Azure Kingfisher, with a wide distribution is often seen in the mangrove estuary of the Clyde River National Park. Its striking appearance can be seen as it leaves its low branch, often only moving 20 metres away to perch on another low branch. You...

What to wear and bring with you on a sea kayak tour

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The most common question we get from most customers is “What should we wear?” We suggest for all our kayak tours that you need to imagine you are going for a walk on the beach and dress for the forecast of the day. We find our customers are most comfortable in shorts,...

Easter Weekend Special …… Half Price Hats on Tours and Hire!

This Easter Long weekend, Region X are offering half price hats when you join any kayak tour or Hire a Kayak or Bike from Mossy Point. The Uber Cool Trucker, and the SunSmart Floppy avail for just $10 at either our Mossy Point Boast shed or from our Staff at our tour locations!...

Easter Family Fun on the South Coast of NSW

With the April School Holidays and Easter Bunny nearly here, the south coast of NSW experiences its peak water temperature period as well as perfect Autumn days to enjoy water activities. While many visitors from all over Australia and international guests traveling along the...

Clean up Australia Wrap up

                  Each year Region X runs two clean up sights on the water in the Eurobodalla as part of the National Clean Up Australia Campaign. A great initiative where volunteer site supervisors manage teams of dedicated and...

Clean up Australia Day – FREE KAYAK HIRE

Each year Region X commits to the Clean up Australia Day Campaign. We love what we do and we love the environment that we are so lucky to call our office! On Sunday March 1 head down to the Mossy Point Boatshed from 930 – 2pm and grab some clean up bags from us as well as...

Ocean Sea Kayak Tours – Paddle the famous Gap

There are amazing rock features around the Batemans Marine Park. We love this intricate style of sea kayaking up close to the rock formations so many geologists love to check out also. Shists, stacks, sedimentary layers and other bits that i don’t know the names of! This...

Jobs with Region X – Interested Staff are encouraged to apply !

Our current program of short kayak tours available upon request in the Batemans Marine Park and school group programs require motivated and suitably qualified individuals to lead, co-lead and manage groups. Region X are inviting any interested people to apply in writing. Apply...

Clean up Australia Day Paddle is on again. Use ours or BYO Kayaks!

This years “Clean Up Australia Day” paddlers will have the opportunity to paddle and clean up in 2 locations across the Eurobodalla Shire.   You can choose to paddle up the beautiful Cullendulla Sanctuary to clean up the estuary. The group will depart from the...

Glass Bottom Kayak Tours – Getting great viewing in the Sanctuary

The Batemans Marine Park Sanctuary stretches between the coastal towns of Ulladulla and Bermagui on the NSW South Coast. Region X run guided kayak tours throughout the marine park and often spot amazing creatures that are protected within the sanctuary zones. This video shows the...

Big Swell for this weekend!!!

The forecast on the ocean looks great for surf, in fact, thats whats we will do!! BUT not so good for sea kayaking in open water or Rock Fishing this weekend. The tour that will still be magic will be our Clyde River trip, called our Batemans Harbour Tour Check the swell forecast...

Stingrays love the high tides at Mossy Point

Our kayak hire location at Mossy Point on the NSW south coast often has visits from large Smooth Spotted Stingray. These creatures grow up to 4 metres in length!! The tidal estuary of the Tomaga river enters the ocean here and divides the coastal settlements of Mossy Point and...

Too wet to fish?

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Sydney Morning Herald reporter tries to avoid the inhabitants of  Tuross Lake. See the full article here – http://www.smh.com.au/travel/activity/great-outdoors/too-wet-to-fish-20100618-ymk7.html   More great reasons that Travel is Good for your Health here!   

Celebrity Rays

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Our local Bull Rays got some attention from the local media today. Check out the full article here – http://www.batemansbaypost.com.au/story/1037540/the-coasts-answer-to-the-kardashians/

Strange tides

While the Japanese earthquake and tsunami had no negative effect on Australia, it seems it did not bypass the Eurobodalla altogether. Read the full article here – http://www.batemansbaypost.com.au/story/1037445/strange-tides-in-earthquakes-aftermath/  

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