NSW SOUTH COAST DAY TRIPS

The South Coast of New South Wales offers stunning scenery, memorable attractions and delicious food, making it the ideal holiday destination. Hit the road on one of these day trips and start discovering all that the region has to offer.

Animals/wildlife

Ingenia Holidays Broulee is the perfect base for a day trip filled with wildlife, animals and natural beauty. Come face to face with over 200 animals at Mogo Zoo, from lions, tigers and giraffes to meerkats, monkeys and apes. Learn more about the Zoo’s fascinating inhabitants at keeper talks and feeding sessions.

After the fun of the zoo, unwind in the picturesque surrounds of the Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens, which are open Wednesday to Sunday and every day during school holidays. Enjoy a bite to eat at the café, explore the diverse flora on show in the Display Gardens and experience the unique Sensory Garden that incorporates bright coloured plants, perfumed flowers and sculptures to appeal to all the senses.

Discover the natural beauty of the region on horseback with a trail ride at Oaks Ranch and Country Club. Options can be booked to suit all levels from pony rides and first timers to experienced riders.

See the animals at Mogo Zoo on a day trip from Ingenia Holidays Broulee

History

Delve into the history of Australia and the region during your stay at Ingenia Holidays Lake Conjola. Head north to Nowra to visit the Fleet Air Arm Museum at HMAS Albatross. The museum showcases the history of naval aviation and houses aircraft displays including a World War One Sopwith Pup through to an A4 Skyhawk jet fighter.

For an insight into our maritime past head to the Jervis Bay Maritime Museum which features an extensive collection of navigational instruments and maritime artefacts. See historic vessels such as the Lady Denman ferry and fishing boats and learn about the shipbuilding past of Huskisson.

A stop in historic Milton is a must for visitors, with its quaint workers cottages and beautiful old buildings giving a glimpse of how things looked 150 years ago. If you are there the first Saturday of the month you join a lantern lit tour to learn about the ghosts and spooky tales of the town.

Explore the Fleet Air Arm Museum on a day trip from Ingenia Holidays Lake Conjola

Food & wine

Take your tastebuds on a journey during your next stay at Ingenia Holidays Ocean Lake. Cheese lovers can enjoy tasting a range of products at the Bega Cheese Heritage Centre and learn about the history of dairy and cheese making in the region. The centre is housed in a charming reproduction of the original creamery building from 1899.

Enjoy a coffee at The Wharf Local in Tathra as you take in the stunning water views and wander around the gallery featuring contemporary local artists. Mimosa Wines and Drystone Restaurant sits on 200 acres with lovely mountain views. Sample the wine at the cellar door or enjoy a delicious season meal in the restaurant.

Unwind at the end of the day at Horse and Camel in Bermagui, overlooking the small secluded harbour. Sip on some of the region’s best wines and indulge with platters of warm bread, dips, cheeses and antipasto.

Enjoy the view from The Wharf Local in Tathra on a day trip from Ingenia Holidays Ocean Lake