Clyde River Cottage

Explore the area

Nelligen is a quiet alternative to Batemans Bay which is just a few minutes away anyhow. Enjoyed our early morning walk to the historic village.

Sandy & Michael

Our first time to the South Coast and we’ll have to come back. Never realised there was so much to explore. Thanks to Peter and Wendy for all your suggestions.

Julia & Sebastian

Historic village of Nelligen

Walk across the bridge to the small village of Nelligen. Once a thriving commercial port, it is now renowned for its historic buildings, fishing and boating. No wonder this is the only stop for the local tourist ferry.
  • Mechanics Institute Hall
  • Historic Steampacket Hotel
  • Riverside Cafe
  • Churches
  • Fish off the banks or wharf

Batemans Bay

Less than a 10 minute drive from Nelligen, the “Bay” is a regional centre with plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants. Situated on the mouth of the Clyde River.
  • Enjoy a scenic walk along the foreshore
  • Choose from a wide range of restaurants
  • Ask us for the best coffee shop locations
  • Shopping centres and supermarkets
  • Buy some fresh Clyde River Oysters
  • Do a Sea Kayak tour of Batemans Bay

The South Coast

Nelligen is in the heart of the NSW South Coast.  Explore nearby villages and towns including Mogo, Braidwood, Tilba, Moruya, Pebbly Beach and Bodalla. Visit the National Parks. Waterways abound. Lakes, Rivers and ocean.
  • Enjoy wildlife encounters at Mogo Zoo
  • Visit one of the local craft or produce markets
  • Shop in historic villages of Tilba and Mogo
  • Sample local cheese and wine at Bodalla
  • Enjoy some classic country drives on or off road
  • Go fishing, whale watching. Snorkel with seals
  • Visit a beach to surf, beach walk or relax

Explore from your door

If you tire of relaxing in your cottage or on the jetty, explore the area. Unlike being in a city, driving is a pleasure on the south coast.
  • Batemans Bay 10 minutes – 10 kms
  • Pebbly Beach 35 minutes – 30km
  • Braidwood 50 minutes – 48km
  • Mogo 20 minutes – 19km
  • Bodalla 50 minutes – 60k
  • Narooma 68 minutes – 80km
  • Moruya 30 minutes – 35km

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