Mallacoota is a small, unspoiled seaside village with sparkling
ocean beaches, lakes, rivers, forests and pristine wilderness
areas. With Victoria's warmest winter temperatures and cooling
summer ocean breezes, the climate makes the inlet a great year
shops, a bakery, a cliff-top golf course, lake tours, a pub
with live music and endless golden surf beaches make Mallacoota
a delightful place to visit, either for a short break or
a longer stay.
Surfing: catch a wave and
surf the mouth of Mallacoota inlet. Lie on the beach and soak
up the sun in the company of a good book.
Fishing and boating: the
pristine waters around Mallacoota offer excellent opportunities
for boating and watersport, for all ages and stages. Hire
a boat or bring your own and catch a fish on Mallacootas
“a dream spot for wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts’
Guy Wilkinson Sun Herald
Bush walking in the nearby world
heritage listed National park: the township is surrounded
by Coajingolong National Park, an internationally recognised wilderness
area with great walks, and abundant native flora and fauna. Walk
to the top of Genoa Peak for 360-degree views, or soak up the solitude
at Shipwreck Creek.
Whale and Bird watching: The
park is a whale and birdwatchers paradise, with over 300 recorded
species of birds. Take your binoculars and a guide for birdwatching
along the Wingan inlet.
Eating out: Good food is a 'must'
on holiday, and the local cafes and restaurants serve a variety
of fresh seafood, foccacia, breakfasts and good coffee.
Wining and dining: Mallacoota
is equipped with two great supermarkets stocked with fresh
fruit and vegetables, and most things a cook will need. The
Mallacoota Hotel in the main street has a great bottle shop
which sells a range of Australian wines and beers, including
wines from nearby Nicholson River winery.
Arts and crafts: The area
is home to a number of artists and craftspeople, whose work
can be found in local shops and galleries.