Ulladulla NSW

New South Wales Australia Accommodation and Information

Location  Ulladulla New South Wales

Accommodation

Pop : 8 200

Location : 227 km south of Sydney

Ulladulla takes its name from the Dhurga, Walbanja and Wadandian Aboriginals, the original inhabitants of the region.
White settlement began in the 1830s when farmers occupied the creek-side close to the present-day harbour. It is this harbour that forms the centrepiece of the town today.
THINGS TO DO :

~ Take the walking track to South Pacific Heathland Reserve and Warden Head Lighthouse.

~ Explore the Coomee Nulunga Cultural Trail, created by the local Aboriginal Land Council.

~ Take a fishing trip with one of the local charter operators and try your hand at deep-sea fishing.

DON’T MISS :

~ Ulladulla Wildflower Reserve, at its best in spring.

~ Fresh seafood from the Fishermen’s Co-op on the wharf.

~ A dip in the historic sea pool.

~ Coastal Patrol Markets, second Sunday of each month.

~The climb to the top of nearby Pigeon House Mountain.

EVENTS :

The Jess Sams Game Fishing Tournament in summer peak season brings out the local fishing fraternity in the quest for record-size mako, whaler, hammerhead sharks and marlin as well as mahi mahi, yellowtail and kingfish.
The Blessing of the Fleet at Easter is a colourful and moving occasion especially significant for the Italian Catholic families who are the mainstay of the local fishing fleet.

Directions: WHY GO THERE

Ulladulla has a well-established surf culture as well as an enthusiastic band of local fishermen, amateur as well as professional.
Local dive operators have the equipment and know-how to show you the best of the underwater world.
The town makes a great base for exploring local attractions such as Morton National Park and the lakes and inlets to the north and south.