Wallaga Lake Things To Do

Wallaga Lake Sunset NSW Australia created by Jennifer Empey
Last updated Jul 4, 2024
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Things To Do At Wallaga Lake

Spend Time by a Lake on the south coast of New South Wales Australia

I immersed myself in nature during the lakeside stay at Wallaga Lake. I witnessed the breathtaking hues of the sunrise painting the sky on the other side of the lake. And, I marveled at the sunset and watched the moon gracefully go down.

I explored the nearby beaches and was captivated by Camel Rock's formation. I drove into the coastal town, of Bermagui, with its harbour. And, I embarked on an adventure in the surrounding national parks that left me in awe of their natural wonders.

Wallaga Lake Things To Do

  1. Stay by the lake and you can spend time there
  2. Spend some time in nature
  3. Go on a walk by the lake
  4. Relax by the lake, read a book
  5. Sit on the veranda at a cabin, watch the lake and the sky
  6. See the sunrises, sunsets, and the moon going down
  7. Photograph the lake and the landscape on the other side
  8. Visit Gulaga Mountain and Gulaga National Park.
  9. Paint and draw the lake and landscape
  10. Have a BBQ
  11. Make a picnic, or pack and go on a picnic
  12. Watch the Birds, like the birds floating by on the lake
  13. See wildlife like wallabies, kangaroos, and echidnas
  14. Visit lookouts, photograph the scenery, and watch sunsets
  15. Go for a walk in the bush
  16. Play tennis and basketball
  17. Take out the boat on the lake
  18. Swim in the lake
  19. Water ski on the lake
  20. Read a book, do some travel writing, keep a travel journal, or research and plan travel

 

Learn and Follow All Water Safety Rules

For details about no access and not landing on Merriman Island in the middle of Wallaga Lake.

Wallaga Lake Sunset

Watch the Sunset. Image I created of the Sunset at Wallaga Lake.

Things To Do Near Wallaga Lake

  1. Plan a day trip to visit beaches
  2. Go Fishing
  3. Visit Gulaga Mountain and Gulaga National Park.
  4. Visit Camel Rock Beach where you can walk on the sand along the beach.
    • Hear and see the waves crash against the shore.
  5. Photograph and see Camel Rock at Camel Rock Beach
  6. See and photograph Horsehead Rock
    • Walk to the Horsehead Rock lookout platform at low tide and calm seas
  7. Take the Camel Rock to Murunna Point Walking Track
  8. Visit Bermagui and the Bermagui Visitor Information Centre
  9. Drive to and walk around Mimosa Rocks National Park
  10. Go for a drive over the one-lane bridge on Wallaga Lake Rd
  11. Visit Tilba Tilba township
  12. Explore the Bega Shire's Hidden Heritage 101 Objects  Revealed
  13. Watch the whales during whale season
  14. Book a whale-watching cruise from Bermagui
  15. Walk the Bermagui Coastal Walk between Wallaga Lake and Bermagui
  16. Learn about the 1880 to 1883 goldfield's life at Montreal Goldfield
  17. Book a Gulaga Creation Experience

You take a thousand pictures to get a good one, like oysters with the rare pearl. It's true, and I used to say I'm not a good photographer. If anyone took as many pictures as I do, they'd be standing up here, too. It's a lot to do with generosity, just taking thousands and thousands of pictures, and then where the art comes in is the editing. ~ Nan Goldin

Jennifer at Sunset at Wallaga Lake

I created the image outside the cabin at sunset.

Laptop with Window View in the Cabin

In the cabin, I am travel writing, researching, and planning travel.

Where Is Wallaga Lake?

You will find Wallaga Lake in Bermagui on the south coast of New South Wales Australia.

Driving from the north, you'll drive over a one-lane bridge on Wallaga Lake Rd near Payne's Island.

I drove over many one-lane bridges in this area.

Wallaga Lake Australia

On the other side of the lake, I can see Gulaga Mountain and Gulaga National Park. This part of the park was previously the Wallaga Lake National Park. The park was handed back to its Aboriginal original owners in 2006.

Swans on Wallaga Lake created by Jennifer Empey

Bird watching at Wallaga Lake, the image I created.

Gulaga Mountain and Wallaga Lake created by Jennifer Empey

My photograph of Gulaga Mountain.

Art allows you to imbue the truth with a sort of magic, so it can infiltrate the psyches of more people, including those who don't believe the same things as you. ~ Wangechi Mutu

See the Sunset, Blue Hour, and Moon Going Down

I watched the reflection of the sunrises on the trees, sunsets, blue hour, and the moon going down over the lake.

Sunrise at Wallaga Lake

See the sunrise rise across the lake. I created the sunrise image.

Wallaga Lake Sunset created by Jennifer Empey

I photographed the sunset.

Sunset at Wallaga Lake NSW Australia created by Jennifer Empey

Watch the sunset at the lake, the image I created of the sunset.

Wallaga Lake Sunset NSW Australia created by Jennifer Empey

Watch the sunset. I created the image of the sunset.

By my intimacy with nature I find myself withdrawn from man. My interest in the sun and the moon, in the morning and the evening, compels me to solitude.

~Henry David Thoreau

'Journal'

Wallaga Lake and Gulaga Mountain NSW Australia at Blue Hour created by Jennifer Empey

I photographed Wallaga Lake and Gulaga Mountain.

Stay at Wallaga Lake

Ingenia Holidays Ocean Lake

Deluxe Villa Accommodation

Ingenia Holidays Ocean Lake - Bermagui NSW 891 Wallaga Lake Road, Wallaga Lake, Bermagui.

You'll find a jetty, boat ramp, fish cleaning, playground, tennis court, basketball ring, BBQ facilities, boat cleaning area, laundry facilities, amenities, emergency assembly points, and fire hoses on at Ingenia Holidays Ocean Lake.

The Accommodation

My stay was in a Deluxe Villa cabin. You can see the pictures below of the cabin.

I stayed at the beginning of September for 3 nights in the off-peak season. Recently before I stayed, the Deluxe Villas were moved down to the front-row view.

The Deluxe Villa sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms. It has a separate bathroom and toilet.

Sunrises Sunsets Moon

You can watch the reflection of the sunrises on the trees, sunsets, and the moon going down on the veranda.

The Deluxe Villa

The photographs I created of the Deluxe Vila

Deluxe Villa during the Day at Ingenia Holidays Ocean Lake NSW

Deluxe Villa during the Day

Deluxe Villa lounge at Ingenia Holidays Ocean Lake NSW

Lounge

Deluxe Villa Kitchen at Ingenia Holidays Ocean Lake NSW

Kitchen

Deluxe Villa Table at Ingenia Holidays Ocean Lake NSW

Table & Chairs

Deluxe Villa Main Bedroom at Ingenia Holidays Ocean Lake NSW

Main Bedroom

Deluxe Villa Single Bed at Ingenia Holidays Ocean Lake NSW

Single Bed in Bedroom 2

Deluxe Villa Bunks at Ingenia Holidays Ocean Lake NSW

Bunks in Bedroom 2

Deluxe Villa Toilet at Ingenia Holidays Ocean Lake NSW

Toilet

Deluxe Villa Bathroom at Ingenia Holidays Ocean Lake NSW

Bathroom

Deluxe Villa Hallway at Ingenia Holidays Ocean Lake NSW

Hallway

Wallage Lake View from the Deluxe Villa in NSW

View of the Lake on the Veranda

View of Wallaga Lake NSW  from the Deluxe Villa

View of the Lake on the Veranda

Deluxe Villa at night time at Ingenia Holidays Ocean Lake NSW

The photo I created of the Deluxe Villa at Night.

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Wallaga Lake Travel Details

NSW Travel Essentials

You'll find on my NSW travel page links to travel essentials like the weather, beach, and national park to get information on the New South Wales travel guide.

Where is Wallaga Lake in New South Wales?

Driving from the north on the Princes Highway, I turned left onto Bermagui Rd, then right onto Wallaga Lake Rd. Then, I drove across a one-lane bridge, Wallaga Lake Bridge. It crossed over the lake before Payne's Island. So I knew I found it.

If you prefer to miss the one-lane bridge, stay on Princes Hwy until Cobargo where you'll turn left at Cobargo Bermagui Rd. Then you'll turn left into Wallaga Lake Rd.

And, it's about 7 km from Bermagui town on the Sapphire coast.

You can view the location of Wallaga Lake on the map on the south coast of NSW Australia.

And, you can find the directions from Narooma to Wallaga

Nearby Places to Visit and, find things to do

Camel Rock Beach is close by.

Drive into the coastal town of Bermagui.

You can go to Mimosa Rocks National Park.

And, you can also find other places nearby to visit on NSW Roadtrip.

Wallaga Lake

Spend some time with nature. Hear the sounds of the lake. At the same time, the surf crashes against the beach at Camel Rock Beach.

Do you like to spend time with nature? Do you prefer to stay at a lake or by the beach? Leave a Comment!

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18 Comments

  1. Wallaga Lake Staycation looks like a perfect vacation. Sometimes it’s just so refreshing to go and enjoy nature. The scenery looks amazing and the little Villa is super cute.

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    • Thank you, Karie. Yes, it’s great to experience nature.

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  2. Wallaga Lake looks so gorgeous. And I LOVE the paintings.

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    • Thank you, Kristen, I love creating art from my photography. And, I loveed staying at Wallaga Lake.

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  3. Wallaga Lake makes for the perfect staycation – love the sunsets especially! And love the quotes about photography and art.

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    • Thank you, kmf. Yes, I thought it was perfect there. Yes, the quotes make you want to create art from your photography.

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  4. Beautiful place for a staycation! I love the photos and artwork!

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    • Wallaga Lake looks like a great staycation! Looks very peaceful and the perfect place to unwind with a good book!

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      • Thank you, Marianne. Wallaga Lake sure does.

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    • Thank you, Cathy.

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  5. A Wallaga Lake Stay looks like a fabulous weekend trip. I would love to explore this area.

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    • Thank you, Lisa.

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  6. A stay at Wallaga Lake sounds like a great trip. Looks so relaxing.

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    • Thank you, Julie. Yes, it does.

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  7. A staycation at Wallaga Lake looks so blissful! I loved your sunset and moonset videos and pictures. So relaxing!

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    • Thank you, Kendra.

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  8. Wallaga Lake looks like a great place to vacation. The villa is gorgeous and of course, your photos are outstanding.

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    • Thank you, Heather

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