What to see and do in Broulee
Broulee is the quintessential Aussie seaside holiday destination, surrounded by crystal clear waters, great surf and wide stretches of sandy beaches extending for kilometres.
Broulee Island Nature Reserve, joined to the mainland by a sandbar, provides magnificent ocean vistas across pristine rock pools. Nearby coastal villages - Mossy Point, Tomakin, Rosedale and Guerilla Bay - offer their own charm.
The waterways and beaches of Broulee and surrounds are great for swimming while the rivers and creeks are ideal for a day out enjoying nature. The Tomaga River that connects Mossy Point and Tomakin is acclaimed as one of the most pristine river systems in the state with an amazing wetlands ecosystem. These wetlands and the brackish tidal waters of the river provide the perfect nursery for fish breeding.
Take a kayaking tour up the Tomaga River to observe the egrets resting on the ghostly tree remnants or up the shallow and calm water of Candlagan Creek. Children can enjoy the mouth of the river - named Candle Gut by pioneering tourists in the early 1900s.
Some of the best snorkelling spots to observe nature's fish bowl can be found at Broulee and Tomakin Cove, while a little further north at Burrewarra Point is a well known dive spot for those keen to see the variety of marine life.
Surfing is a way of life in Broulee with some of the region's most popular surfing spots all within easy reach. On the northern side of Broulee Island you will find Pink Rocks - a favourite with locals. Some fantastic surf schools are available to get you on your board and riding a wave or enjoying the stand-up paddling craze.
Ancient rock formations and idyllic beaches make Broulee Island Nature Reserve the perfect spot for a scenic walk. The Island walk features a wonderful display of native plants and plenty of opportunities for birdwatchers - offering the chance to see the white-bellied sea eagle or the superb fairy wren.