Montague Island Assistant Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage
Montague Island Nature Reserve
Enjoy a weekend getaway in the historic Montague Island Assistant Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage and experience a unique adventure on Montague Island – Barunguba (bar-ran-goo-ba).
|Facilities||Barbecue facilities, drinking water, showers, toilets, electric power|
|Bookings||Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.|
Ever dreamed of being cast away on a deserted island? Well, Montague Island Nature Reserve, just 9km from Narooma on the NSW Far South Coast could make your dream come true. The historic Lighthouse Keeper’s cottage sleeps up to 6 is a remote haven for nature lovers, small get togethers and romantic getaways.
Wake up to the sounds of crashing waves and catch the magnificent views as the sun rises over the ocean. After a hearty breakfast, follow Montague Island walking track to explore this unique landscape that preserves habitat for over 90 species of seabirds, not to mention seals, whales and dolphins.
As the wind whips up, head back inside and prepare a feast in the modern kitchen. Now that Montague Island Lighthouse is automated, you can rest easy that ships will be guided to safety while you wine and dine in comfort.
Take a virtual tour of Montague Island Assistant Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage captured with Google Street View Trekker.
Whale watching top spots
NSW national parks have the best vantage points to see whales during their annual migration, which takes place from May to November. Plan your next coastal adventure.
Saving Our Species program
Australia is home to more than 500,000 animal and plant species, many of which are found nowhere else in the world. Saving our Species is a statewide conservation program that addresses the growing number of Australian animals and Australian native plants facing extinction.
- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- in Montague Island Nature Reserve in the South Coast region
Montague Island Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Please note: A minimum age of 5 years applies for all visitors. Montague Island is only accessible via one of NSW National Parks & Wildlife contracted commercial vessel tour operators (go to www.eurobodalla.com.au for details).
Things to do (7)
- Aboriginal culture (2)
- Birdwatching and wildlife encounters (3)
- Canoeing/paddling (1)
- Fishing (2)
- Historic heritage (3)
- Picnics and barbecues (2)
- Sailing, boating and cruises (1)
- Sightseeing (3)
- Surfing (1)
- Swimming (2)
- Walking (1)