Batemans Bay EntertainmentThere is plenty to see and do for all ages in the town and region. As well as our natural attractions, you'll find a great range of entertainment for your pleasure. When you get here, pick up a visitors guide from our visitors centre or your lodgings.
| Licensed Clubs | | Restaurants | | Shopping | | Theatres |
| Kids | | Events | | Other |
Licensed ClubsThere are a number of licensed clubs in Batemans Bay. All welcome visitors and provide a range of facilities.
They offer quality entertainment and fine dining rooms.
For those so inclined, you'll find poker machines and raffles to add another dimension to your stay.
Licensed Clubs in the Batemans Bay District
RestaurantsFrom silver service to a snack on the run, your appetite will love Batemans Bay. Many motels host quality public restaurants as well as room delivered meals.
We boast a selection of takeaways, cafes, coffee shops, bistros and licensed and BYO restaurants for all tastes. There are also home delivery food services.
Many of our eateries take advantage of wonderful water views and al fresco dining is especially enjoyable in our climate.
Of course our pride and joy is our fresh local seafood which includes the best oysters in the world.
Restaurants & Cafes in the Batemans Bay District
ShoppingYou can shop at authentic country markets which offer a myriad of crafts, produce and souvenirs and be entertained by innovative buskers.
Or you can browse in a covered mall whilst exploring our great range of shops. Many national chains are represented but our real gems are those shops that offer local goods and helpful country service.
The central business district has magnificent views of the river and a selection of malls, arcades, and eateries. Recent streetscaping has ensured shopping in Batemans Bay is a relaxed and enjoyable excursion.
There are also many smaller shopping centres and general stores dotted throughout the 'suburbs'.
TheatresA comfortable local cinema offers up to date releases with frequent daily screening sessions. Children are well catered for especially during holidays.
Video hire (machines, cassettes and games) is well serviced with many outlets offering hire to visitors.
We also have a talented local theatre group who regularly stage successful productions popular with locals and tourists alike.
There are many other cultural groups including dance, music, ethnic, poetry etc and visitors are welcomed to their meetings and recitals.
Theatres & Cinemas in the Batemans Bay District
Other Entertainment in the Batemans Bay District
KidsChildren from toddlers to teenagers find heaps to do here. Of course, the number one attractions are our beaches and we have a great variety of them.. From board, wind and body surfing to paddling and playing in the sand, all ages will be entertained at the beach.
The local cinema offers a good program of films for children during holidays and video outlets cater well for kids.
A public olympic and smaller pools, mini-golf, fun parlours and other activities are available.
There is good play equipment in many parks and at many beaches.
EventsMany events are held in the district during the year.
The biannual George Bass Marathon is an exciting international sporting challenge. In January, surfboats rowed by surf lifesaving club crews from around Australia, race for days down the coast. Their starting point is Batemans Bay and the town gives the crews an exciting and colourful send off.
There are numerous annual sporting events including fishing, golfing and bowling competitions.
As well you'll find regular art exhibitions and old fashioned country fetes.
OtherPleasure cruises on the Clyde River or joyflights over this magnificent region are just two of the many special excursions available to the visitor.
The zoo at historic Mogo (well worth a visit in its own right), 5mins south of Batemans Bay, is a popular attraction with all age groups. A number of endangered species from many parts of the world are cared for here. These include bengal tigers, water buffalo, red pandas, monkeys and many more.
Boating, Fishing & Diving in the Batemans Bay District
Touring & Cruises in the Batemans Bay District
Special Tourist Attractions in the Batemans Bay District