Check out our spacious roofed deck. Great for chilling out. You have your own Weber barbecue as well.
Many parrots abound. Tim Dolby’s Bird Trip reports, Ground Parrot, Eastern Bristlebird, Black-faced Monarch, Beautiful Firetail, Topknot Pigeon, Scarlet Honeyeater, Glossy Black-Cockatoo, Eastern Whipbird, Superb Lyrebird, Powerful Owl, Red-browed Treecreeper, Eastern Reef Egret, Black Bittern, Striated Heron, Cicadabird, White-throated Nightjar.
There’s a pony club just a short drive away, plenty of places to ride – so bring your horse! The Mallacoota club has 21 riding members and holds a rally day every month. You, too, can be a horse whisperer.
These beautiful shells were collected on Secret Beach – a place the locals love and tend not to share with tourists. Will you accept the challenge of finding Secret Beach? You can chill and gather specimens at Bastion Point, Betka and Quarry beaches. But Secret Beach is sublime.
This wharf is a just a stroll down the street. Come here and set up a rod, enjoy the view of pelican island and indulge in the local bakery that is situated just across the road.
Mallacoota is filled to the brim with active wildlife, in particular birds. Here we see ibises a group of long legged wading birds. They all have long down curved bills, and usually feed as a group, probing mud for food items, usually crustaceans.
Eager pelicans waiting for the fishermen to feed them. A Pelicans beak holds more than his belly can. Easy to photograph just have some spare bread crumbs to attract them.
Guarding the entrance to Mallacoota Inlet and bar is Bastion Point beach, less than a ten minute walk away. A very popular spot amongst the locals for surfing, sun-baking, or even just perusing the rock pools. Standing on Bastion Point, you can see waves breaking over the bar.
With refreshing water and silky yellow sands, Mallacoota is the perfect destination for an affordable holiday getaway. Average high temperatures vary from 24 degrees centigrade in Summer to a moderate 15 degrees centigrade in Winter.