Green Cape Lighthouse, around 45min south of Eden, is the southernmost lighthouse in NSW. Towering above Green Cape Lightstation Keepers’ Cottages, soak up the maritime heritage and spot migrating whales.
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Take a guided tour at historic Davidson Whaling Station – discover how killer whales helped the Davidson family. And when you're done, finish the day with a picnic at the nearby beach.
Begin this multi-day walk at Boyds Tower down the far south coast, and end at Green Cape Lighthouse. Stop for a swim and the opportunity to spot seals, seabirds and whales.
Great for walking with children, the easy Mimosa Rocks walk takes you along a short boardwalk to a lookout. You may spot the Mimosa shipwreck on the rocks below.
Bittangabee Bay to Green Cape walking track, in Beowa National Park, links a pristine rocky beach with a historic lightstation, which is open to guided tours.
A section of the 30km Light to Light walk, Boyds Tower to Saltwater Creek walk covers 13.2km through scenic coast forest, with opportunities for swimming, fishing and birdwatching.
Go to South East Forest National Park near both Nimmitabel and Bombala for a day walk through the Far South Coast hinterland. Go birdwatching or camping at Alexanders Hut.
The walk from Saltwater Creek to Bittangabee Bay in Beowa National Park takes in backpack camping, fishing spots, birdwatching and whale watching.