|Boydtown Eden VIC NSW|
The principal relic of Ben Boyd's adventures is the Seahorse Inn which began construction in 1843 however it was abandoned in 1849 and for almost a century was left vacant.
In 1936 it was purchased by the Whiter Brothers who renovated it and added a second story.
In 1975 Bruce Lyon purchased the Seahorse Inn and in 2002 he closed the Inn and spent a considerable amount of time renovating and refurbishing the old hotel. He added the Brasserie and Conference rooms and transformed it into the beautiful hotel it is today. Accommodation is available. Open 7 days.
|As well as charter vessels which take passengers to watch the whales at sea there are some great places to do shore based whale watching. To the south of Eden, Green Cape and South Head in the southern section of the Ben Boyd National Park are excellent vantage points to spot whales. Within Twofold Bay there are viewing platforms at the Rotary Park Lookout and at the eastern end of Bass Street.|
|Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery|
|Snug Cove Wharf-253 Imlay Street Eden NSW 2551|
For a touch tank experience where you can closely examine marine creatures from local rocky shores. At the new marine laboratory you can examine species under microscopes. See spectaucular footage of marine life in the theatre.
Open during school holidays or by appointment-Group bookings and coaches welcome.
|80 Main Street Merimbula NSW 2548|
New release movies screened daily in air-conditioned comfort. Both cinemas are equipped with Dolby Digital Surround Sound. Digital Projection Technology for our on-screen advertising and selected feature films.
Tickets may be purchased for any programmed session in advance. Telephone bookings not accepted. ATM facilities at Cinema . Candy Bar with all the movie going goodies available. Parking accessible from Merimbula Drive.
|Pambula Beach Road Pambula Beach NSW 2549|
The only 12 month indoor multi-use aquatic centre in the Bega Valley Shire - A Tourist Facility - General Recreation.
Learn to swim, Baby Boomers & Older Programs, Warm water exercise, Access for the disabled, Young children’s water confidence programs, Kids Water Playground. Aged therapy.
|Cat Balou Cruises - All Year - Bookings Essential|
|Port of Eden Eden NSW 2551|
Twofold Bay Cruises all year round. Bookings Essential. Whale Watching Cruises Sept thru November
|• Swim or surf only at beaches patrolled by lifeguards|
• Always swim between the flags marking the area safer for swimming.
• Read and obey the signs
• Be careful where you dive – accidents often result from diving into shallow waters.
• Be aware of slippery banks and rocks when fishing
• Don’t swim under the influence of alcohol or drugs
• Always swim under supervision
• If you get into trouble in the water, stay calm. Signal for help, then float and wait for assistance
• Float with a current or undertow. Don’t try to swim against it.
• When out on the water always wear the correct safety equipment.
|Boyd's Tower is approx 34kms on the Victorian side of Eden. Entrepeneur Benjamin Boyd built this elaborate sandstone tower in 1847. Designed to serve as a lighthouse it was ever only used as a lookout tower for whale spotting. |
Further Information Eden Visitors Centre ph: (02) 6496 1953 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Imlay Street Eden NSW 2551|
Established in 1931, is one of the oldest museums in NSW, and records for posterity this incredible battle between intrepid men in rowboats, armed only with hand harpoons and the leviathans of the sea. The whalemen were, however, assisted by a pod of killer whales and the museum contains the unique story and the skeleton of the most famous of the killer whales "Old Tom".
The skeleton is the only one on public display in the southern hemisphere.
|Ocean Wilderness Sea Kayaking|
Ocean Wilderness Sea Kayaking has been welcoming guests to the Sapphire Coast since 2006. Our guides are the resident experts on the water and all have Australian Canoeing Certification. We provide tailor made guided tours on the Far South Coast of NSW to suit all ages and experience levels. Ocean Wilderness Sea Kayaking is a member of the Outdoor Recreation Industry Council.