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Eden boasts some of the best whale watching points on the East Coast, as we are on the whale migration route. Sometimes whales rest in the safe waters of Twofold Bay, the third deepest natural harbour in the southern hemisphere and deepest natural harbour in Australia. So famous around the world that international cruising companies now call into the spectacular harbour of Twofold Bay to see the wonders that we call home.

Eden offers unspoilt natural beauty surrounded by Ben Boyd National Park and situated on the shores of Twofold Bay with its breath-taking beaches, rugged landscape of sheltered golden sandy beaches, crystal blue water, rocky headlands and open surf beaches. This old whaling town has so much to offer. Bush walking, diving, fishing, fishing on local game boats, cruising Twofold Bay on the catamaran “Cat Balou” where you can see dolphins, "Sammie the seal" and our picturesque, rugged coastline. September through to November is the Whale Watching Season with whales migrating through our beautiful harbour and you can watch the dolphins play in the ocean. Eden’s urban settlement commenced in 1843 and whale ships have been operating since 1791. Currently Eden has a population of 3043 people.

Cat-Balou Cruise

Ros & Gordon Butt have been operating Cat Balou Cruises since 1987 are the longest established whale watching operators in NSW, having conducted their popular Whale Watching C…

Eden Killer Whale Museum

The Eden Killer Whale Museum has been in operation for over 80 years. It provides entertaining and educational presentations including boats, whaling gear, photographs and nautica…

Fishing

Fishing in Eden is a must, the sheltered, deep-water harbour offers safe access to the ocean and has an all-weather boat ramp at Quarantine Bay. Angling opportunities include offs…

Whale Watching

Eden is an historic whaling town. The southern right and humpback whales migrate along the coast between May and November. Whale watching cruises operate in Eden providing thrilli…

Ben Boyd National Park

In the park you will find superb views, picnic areas, paddling, sailing and boating opportunities. You can visit the park’s main attractions by car in a day or two and you will fi…

Beaches

The Sapphire Coast offers a unique coastline of rivers, lakes and beaches from Eden to Bermagui. Snug Cove is the port of Eden. Snug Cove beach is a sheltered narrow, calm, reflec…

Cafe's and Restaurants

Dine with spectacular views over Twofold Bay at restaurants that offer elegant a la carte dining for lunch and dinner. Enjoy a varied seasonal menu with the best of fresh local pr…

Magic Mountain

A family fun park located in Merimbula, Magic Mountain has a variety of rides and attractions that appeal to a wide range of ages. Whether it be the Toddler Splash Pool for the li…