CULBURRA BEACH

A nice place to visit ... A great place to live, located 20 km east of Nowra, Culburra Beach is the regional centre for the coastal villages. Bush walks, relax on a beach or watch the whales go by from Penguin Head, which ever way you will love natures beauty spot of the south, Culburra Beach.

 

 

Whether you are spending the week, the weekend or just the day at Culburra Beach, there are plenty of things to do, including having lunch in one of the many picnic areas including Tilbury Cove and Crookhaven Heads ideally located with the water near by or discover one of the many landmarks including the historical lighthouse, which provides stunning water views over the whole of the Crookhaven Bight. 

On the west side of Orient Point and lake Wollumboola there are protected swimming areas for the little ones as well as a short 15 minute drive to Callala Bay or Beach.

Culburras market is on the 1st Sunday of the month, Pyree market is on the 4th Sunday of the month and Greenwell Point market is on the 3rd Sunday of the month.


Lake Wollumboola has a boat ramp from West Crescent Culburra Beach and another large boat ramp is from Orient Point 5 minutes away on the Crookhaven River.

 

 

Other picnic areas are on the shores of Lake Wollumboola near its entrance and at the Lake Wollumboola boat ramp. Lake Wollumboola lends itself to canoeing, kayaking and windsurfing or just to explore the waterways in a tinny, while admiring the abundance of wildlife.

 

 

Lake Wollumboola is an intermittently opening coastal lake that is used for a number of recreational purposes depending on the water level in the lake. When the water level is high, sailing, windsurfing and water skiing are all popular. Lower water levels encourage a wide variety of bird life turning the region into an ornithologists delight. The walk around the lake foreshore from the entrance in either direction allows a pleasant interaction with nature. After lake openings prawn and fish larvae develop in the lake with excellent catches being recorded. You may hire a kayak for the lake or for the surf signage is on the main road.

 

 

Fishing is for everyone, it won't be long before you're hauling them in, remember a fishing permit is required. Excellent boat ramps provide access to river, bay and ocean. The regional boat ramp is located at Crookhaven Heads the closest sheltered ramp to the renowned "Banks" offshore fishing grounds where many a title winning catch has been landed. The Orient Point boat ramp provides disabled access. Cruise the Crookhaven and Shoalhaven Rivers, which on their own offer so much to see. The natural rock and beach formations are ideal for the land based fisherman offering a wide variety of fish species to test their skills.

 

 

Culburra Beach is serviced by cafes, gift shop and businesses providing a range of services for visitors to the region to enjoy. The Tennis Club and the Bowling Club provide an alternative to the beaches. There is a Woolworth's supermarket at the rear of the shops, 2 petrol stations, newsagency, Sun Sun Chinese restaurant, tennis court hire, post office, cafes, pizza and other takeaways, bakeries, butchers, bait & tackle shop, BWS, day spa, hair dresser, hardware store, surf shop, chemist, news agency, medical centre & boutiques. 

The popular Cullburra Bowling Club encourages keen bowlers as providing a social centre where visitors are always welcome. With entertainment most weekends, bingo, bowling greens and a Chinese Restaurant & bistro for your convenience. There is also a free courtesy bus for local pick up and will drop you back to your holiday destination.

Don't forget to check out the Jindyandy Lolly and Gift shop on the Greenwell Point Road, Greenwell Point Oysters and fresh seafood.

 

 

For a something else to do in the area Ulladulla is 1 hour south of Culburra Beach for Funland Australia to play laser tag, ride the dodgem cars and play the game mcahines. Indoor trampolining at South Nowra for the young at heart. 

As well have a spectacular scenic drive up Camberwarra Mountain to view the look-out over the Shoalhaven, grab a coffee or a bite to eat, forward on to Kangaroo Valley for white water kayaking, novelty shops and cafes, then proceed on to view the spectacular Fitzroy Falls.

 

 

Do some wine tasting at Cupitt's, Mountain Ridge, Coolangatta Estate, Two Figs, Silos, Cambewarra Estate Kangaroo Valley & Bawley Vale Estate.

Catch a dolphin or whale watching cruise from Hukisson or Currarong for an experience of a lifetime with beautiful views of the white shorelines of Jervis Bay with our 20% discount vouchers from Jervis Bay Wild.

You may catch the Premier or Prior bus or train from Sydney down the coast or up the coast from Melbourne. The train station is at Bomaderry and buses will bring you to Culburra Beach.

The township of Culburra Beach is located 20km East of Nowra and accessed from the Culburra Road via the Greenwell Point Road or Forrest & Coonemia Road. Nowra the major retail and commercial centre is a 20 minute drive.