Vacation in Mollymook, South Coast, NSW, Australia
Have you ever considered a vacation in the south coast of new south wales, Australia? The south coast offer picture perfect scenery and the beautiful beachside suburb of Mollymook is a spot you must spend at least a couple of days.
Mollymook is located approximately 3 hours drive south of Sydney and just few minutes from Ulladulla and Milton. Mollymook is a beach paradise enjoyed by local tourists and visitors outside of Australia any time of year. Ideally placed within driving distance of Sydney and Canberra, this beautiful beach city is great for a relaxing vacation.
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With its crystal clear waters and soft sandy beaches, Mollymook is a paradise on earth. Well known for its perfect surf, Mollymook hosts carnivals, state and national surfing and volleyball competitions to bring sport enthusiasts from all over the world. The safety and cleanliness of the Mollymook beach area also attracts families, making it ideal for just about anyone who wants to holiday in Mollymook. During the holiday season and weekends, the lifesavers from the Mollymook surf club patrol Mollymook beach. Mollymook Beach, Rennies Beach etc. are great surfing beaches. If you are an amateur and if you want to get some lessons, there are a few surfing schools around to help you get in to the water and catch those amazing waves.
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There’s lot more to do than the beach and surf here. The nearby cities offer great variety of interesting things to do such as exploring the Morton National Park with its waterfalls, Pigeon House Mountain and Murramarang to experience the wonders of nature. Take a stroll through or be adventurous and hike through the abandoned coal mines and caves where you can find Aboriginal artifacts. If you are a shopaholic , then there are plenty of craft shops and souvenir shops along Princess Highway in Milton and Ulladulla. When your legs don’t want to carry you any more, sit, have a bite and a coffee in one of the inviting cafes or restaurants spread out in the beachside suburbs.
Mollymook also offers picturesque golf courses to have a swing while on holiday. A 9-hole beachside course and the other being a 18-hole Hilltop Championship Course. Enjoy the safe shallow waters of the Bogey Hole, a natural tidal pool located on Mollymook Headland, which is also a good snorkeling spot. Boogey hole is such a safe swimming spot for young ones. For the seasoned diver, there’s a good diving spot off Bannister Head. The area around Brush Island provides great locations for divers to explore shipwrecks.
Whether it’s fishing, swimming, surfing, snorkeling, golfing, whale watching or to see bottlenose dolphins catch a wave, Mollymook is the ideal location for a well relaxed and enjoyable holiday. Go further north and you will find Narrawallee, another spectacular beach with calm waters great for swimming, picnics or just getting some sun on the beach.