Take a walk around, enjoy the historic buildings, learn about the background and development. Stop and sample the cheese and other milk products that continue to be produced from the area, enjoy a beer and some music, some shopping, the scenery.
Further afield from Tilba, the seaside towns of Narooma and Bermagui are less than 20km away. Fishing and other charter tours are readily available, with Montague Island a popular destination. If you are up for a longer drive, take the spectacular coast road south of Bermagui or the inland road via Cobargo and Bega or Merimbula. Similarly, the northern route either through the mountains or via Moruya will showcase amazing forests, walking trails and vistas.
Mountain View is of course, right on the walking trail for Gulaga and not only can you look out of your room to the mountain but also just pull on your boots and walk right on up there!
There are also many other walking trails within the Gulaga National Park and other parks are but a stone’s throw away.
Wallaga Lake, Wadbilliga, Kooraban, Biamanga, Mimosa Rock - there are many to choose from and all are beautiful and amazing natural spaces.
Beaches and Lakes
It's the South Coast, you could only expect great beaches, great waves and good weather! You won't be disappointed!
Mystery Bay is a short 5-minute drive north, a little further along is Handkerchief Beach and you will be at the glorious water vistas of Narooma and Dalmeny in just another 5 minutes.
To the south, Wallaga Lake is an amazing place for birdlife and fishing! At the mouth to the sea, after a short walk along the boardwalk and over Murunna Point, the beach is endless! Camel Rock is another famous local spot and the beachside town of Bermagui is yet another short 5 minutes away.
Swimming, surfing, beachcombing, fishing, sandcastles, kayaking, kites are just a few easy activities all within a 20km radius of Tilba.
Whether you are in to mountain bike or trail bike, there are plenty of options here for you! For a few trail suggestions, check out Cycling and Mountain Biking in the Eurobodalla.
The Narooma-Dalmeny cycleway, a 6km concrete path designed for walking and cycling is also a great way for anyone young and old to enjoy the beauty of the sea and the area.
Where to start?! A very easy option is to take a short walk to La Galette, Tilba Tilba’s resident French galette cafe! Beautiful food, coffee and ambience it a great start of a list to whet your appetite ...
Tilba is at the heart of a coast renowned for its dairying history so of course the milk, cheese, ice-cream and other dairy products are superb! Fresh seafood from the many inlets or from the continental shelf. Oysters from the purest Australian waters. Local meats, fantastic fresh weekly produce markets at Tilba and Bermagui.
Are you hungry for real food yet?
There are wonderful local restaurants and cafes that showcase the great local produce.
And don’t forget the Narooma Oyster Festival, held in May!
The south coast is well-known and much-loved by many, but undiscovered by many more. So, what you get is a wonderful mix of things to do in an amazing natural environment without masses of crowds, McDonalds or malls.
The arts are booming along the coast! Music, visual arts, crafts and photography.
The River of Art, Granite Town, flower festivals, the Tilba Easter Festival, Four Winds Bermagui, the list is endless.