East Coast: 3 day road trip south of Sydney

by Tanja

Looking for a getaway from the hustle of Sydney? Pack your camping gear and follow our tips for a weekend of adventures in Pebbly Beach, Murramarang National Park, on the Australian south-east coastline.

All you need to do is rent a car (Budget usually is one of the cheapest rental companies), get a tent and a pack your camera.

What to do in Pebbly Beach

Road trip in Pebbly Beach, south of Sydney
Road trip in Pebbly Beach, south of Sydney

Located 275 km south-east of Sydney, Pebbly Beach is the home of a large colony of kangaroos. Set up camp and enjoy the beach while waiting for the sun setting. Only then you will find yourself surrounded by those curious little marsupials.

What you see here in Pebbly Beach is the Eastern Grey Kangaroo, as the iconic red one – the largest of all kangaroos and the symbol of Australia – is only found across mainland desert and arid areas. Hilarious selfies with roos are guaranteed!

 

Pebbly Beach Kangoroos

Road trip in Pebbly Beach, south of Sydney

 

Road trip in Pebbly Beach, south of Sydney

Enjoy the company of those friendly animals while having a meal around the fireplace and enjoy the sun rising in the bay while riding some big waves. If you are not a surf addict, no problem, there are many easy paths to explore while chilling in the shade of the  beautiful lush forest. Pebbly campground facilities are bbqs, a carpark, drinking water, showers and toilets. Safe and quiet, this campground is an awesome place for families and kids. Booking is necessary and doesn’t include the park entry fee of $8 per vehicle per day.
Book your stay on the Australian Nationa Parks Official Website

Around Pebbly Beach: Batemans Bay & Jervis Bay

Road trip in Pebbly Beach, south of Sydney

Dalmeny Beach

Road trip in Pebbly Beach, south of Sydney

Jervis Bay

30 minutes drive south of Pebbly you will find Batemans Bay. This area has the best vantage points to see whales during their annual migration – May to November – so keep your eyes on the ocean or book a boat trip, this experience is worth the price! Then head south to Eurobodalla National Park and don’t miss out on the Caribbean lagoon hidden behind Dalmeny Beach. Drive a few more Km and you will find Narooma and Mistery Bay. On your way back to Sydney don’t forget to pay a visit to the famous white-sanded marine park of Jervis Bay.
A hint: rent a kayak and explore the stunning bay!

 

 

 3-4 days  |  December – February  |  1.046 km  |  14h49

 

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