Retiring to Batemans Bay
Batemans Bay is the complete package for retirees looking for a change. In the Eurobodalla region on the NSW South Coast, this charming town is surrounded by natural beauty and exudes a relaxed coastal atmosphere.
Whether you are looking for adventure or leisure, you will be spoilt for choice!
Batemans Bay is a paradise for water sports lovers. Home to world-famous beaches, locals and tourists alike engage in fishing, surfing, boating, scuba diving, jet-skiing, snorkelling and swimming.
Unwind and rejuvenate your soul by going on peaceful bushwalks along the beautiful lakes and waterways. Embrace the magical experience of encountering kangaroos, koalas and abundant birdlife when you visit the pristine national parks and lush botanic gardens. Pack a picnic to bask in the sun and enjoy a day out with your family, friends or that special someone.
This quintessential village has everything you need just a stone’s throw away. From supermarkets to medical centres and public transport, you have it all at your doorstep.
Home to some of the best oysters in the world, the local food establishments are known for their mouthwatering local seafood. The famous Clyde River oysters are a crowd favourite which has people coming back for more.
Indulge in artisan cheese, crusty sourdough and tangy preserves created by passionate local producers.
When you dine in at Batesman Bay eateries, you’ll be treated to sweeping views of the glistening water while you relish your meal.
Have a cuppa and a croissant at a café in the day and meet up with your mates in the evening for a drink at the local bar – life is what you make of it in Batemans Bay.
Arts & Culture
From its shorelines to its mountains, The Yuin people have called Eurobodalla home for thousands of years. Immerse yourself in genuine Aboriginal cultural experiences and the rich diversity of Aboriginal heritage – culture camps, walking tours, bush tucker tastings, and a range of other Indigenous cultural activities.
Eurobodalla has a splash of colour with 6 murals in the region celebrating strength and beauty in the wake of the devastating bushfires – with 2 of them located in Batemans Bay. There is also an additional mural celebrating Indigenous leadership and was established to promote Indigenous stories through art.
Take a short 1.5km walk from the Batemans Bay CBD and along the foreshore to the marina and rock wall to admire the outdoor gallery of public art along the pathway set against the stunning backdrop of the bay.
Visit the Batemans Bay Heritage Museum and get lost in the displays from the different eras giving you a deeper knowledge of the history of the area.
As life begins returning to normal, this is the perfect opportunity to reassess where you wish to live, and the picturesque Batemans Bay could be the location of your dreams.