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Within a 40 minute drive, see the spectacular escarpment views, and the historic village of Kangaroo Valley. Speak with Rob & Helen about all the other sights in the area to make it a day trip.

What is on offer
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Enjoy a 2hr cruise upriver through the sandstone cliffs, or downriver to Greenwell Point. All cruises depart from Nowra Wharf.

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Features of the scenic reserve include the beach, a natural rock pool, creek, scenic walking tracks and picnic facilities.

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If you need to cool off, there are a couple of places over the road in the River. Alternatively, there are surf beaches at Culburra and Callala (both about 10 minutes drive).

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Enjoy great fresh & local seafood with Sam at Pelican Rock’s Café. Winners in the Best Fish & Chips Awards (2017 & 2018) – you can be guaranteed a great meal. Open 9am-2.30pm weekdays, and 8am-2.30pm weekends.

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Anchor Bay Motel is a great place to stay if you are golfing in the area. Try playing at Shoalhaven Ex-Services Club, Callala, Nowra, Shoalhaven Heads or Kangaroo Valley. Golfing groups welcome. http://www.exservos.com.au/golf
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Take a walk back through the generations at the historic Meroogal House

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The Greenwell Point Hotel is approximately a 500 metre walk from the motel. They have a small bottle shop and a bistro, including a pizza oven. Bistro open 6 days (closed Tuesday)

Dining & entertainment
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Fish and chips by the river – does it get any better than that. Open 7 days, from 8am.

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Seven wineries, all within 45 minutes. Check them out and enjoy.

Shoalhaven wineries
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Jervis Bay Wild offer a range of breathtaking Whale Watching & Dolphin Cruises, available to enjoy all year-round. Whale Watching and Dolphin Watching Cruises are a fantastic way to experience the excitement of nature like never before, also a brilliant way to view the spectacular Jervis Bay. Jervis Bay Wild also offer other awesome activities throughout the year, checkout the website to find out about all they have to offer.

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The Jervis Bay Maritime Museum features a world renowned collection of maritime artefacts and navigational and surveying instruments. The Museum exhibits a range of nautical equipment, models, photographs, paintings, drawings and objects relating to the history and heritage of the Jervis Bay area.

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With the Crookhaven River surrounding Greenwell Point, a kayak is a great way to explore the area. Check with reception for further details.

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Fishing is one of the local industries, and there are great catches to be had with flathead, bream, and blackfish in the river. There are some great places to fish from shore, or you can hire a tinnie. Check with reception for further details.

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Beecroft Weapons Range is a spectacular and secluded area. There are great panoramic views from the 100m high cliffs at Point Perpendicular, to beautiful beaches at Honeymoon Bay and Long Beach. Also, great bushwalks and fishing. Opening times vary (usually weekends and school holidays) with opening times on their Facebook page.

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Situated on the northern side of Jervis Bay, and about 15min from the Anchor Bay Motel, this National Park takes in some great coastal locations. Lake Wollumbulla is also part of the Park, and a well known bird watching location.

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The Shoalhaven is a great area for birds, and watchers, with two areas close to the motel. Comerong Island is across the Crookhaven River from the motel, and accessible by vehicular ferry, and Lake Wollumboola is a 15min drive.

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Halfway between Nowra and Kangaroo Valley is a fantastic lookout, with great views from Coolangatta Mountain to past Jervis Bay. Enjoy morning tea or lunch at The Lookout cafe while taking in the views.

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Located 2kms away on the Crookhaven River the Greenwell Point Bowling Club has a Bistro and Chinese Restaurant. If you are keen for a roll, casual visits are available.
Bistro open 6 days (closed Tuesday). Chinese restaurant open 6 days (closed Monday).

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Welcome everyone, this is Booderee. A bay of plenty, with stunning beaches and surprising wildlife.

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Crystal clear waters, striking hillside panoramas and deep, lush valleys, the scenery alone is sure to leave you captivated.

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Shoalhaven Boat Hire offers full day and half day boat hire from $230 per day. Hire areas include the Crookhaven River and Shoalhaven River. A boat licence is not required and all safety equipment is provided.  Enjoy a great day fishing or exploring on the river.

Boat Hire
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Available for charter, head out to some of the best fishing grounds and try your luck.

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Take a stroll around town and try to imagine Greenwell Point as the 2nd busiest port in NSW! Take in some of the historic buildings such as the school (1883), church (1890), or some of the original houses. The motel is situated where Greenwell Point House once sat.

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10 minutes west of Nowra, visit the Bundanon Homestead and Arthur Boyd’s studio. Enjoy the river walk. Open Sundays.

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Tree Top Adventure Park is located right inside the Shoalhaven Zoo.  A great place to check out some of the animals while you’re swinging from the trees.

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Available for charter, head out to some of the best fishing grounds and try your luck.

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Enjoy a stroll around the foreshore at Greenwell Point, watching the pelican’s gather , the cormorant’s fish or the dolphins playing. Keep your eyes peeled under the wharf and you might spot the huge sting-rays.

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Greendale’s Café & Restaurant Wedding & Function Venue which is situated in the Shoalhaven Dairy farmlands overlooking the evergreen pastures of Pyree and views of Coolangatta and Cambewarra mountains.

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Enjoy a modern Australian menu at the Butterfactory, only a short drive from the Motel. Great food, great location. Open Wednesday to Saturday for lunch and dinner, Sunday for lunch only.

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For those that like oysters, this is not to be missed. Head over to the farms and buy direct from the farm gate.

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A busy and eclectic village, a short 30 minute drive. A great place to visit.

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Open from mid-November through to February, the swimming pool is across the road from the motel and a great place to take a dip.

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Dolphin Watch Cruises was one of the first Dolphin and Whale Watching companies to begin operations in Australia and has now been cruising the Bay for over 20 years!

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A beautiful seaside village about 20min from Greenwell Point. Lady Abraham’s Reserve is a must where you will enjoy beaches, rock pools, or coastal walks. Call into Zac’s Place for a great fresh seafood feed (opening hours vary).

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"Always a pleasure staying here"

Third stay here and always a pleasure. It is by no means a Shangri-La but the motel is very clean, beds comfortable and a small kitchenette very useful. Rob was fantastic and helpful even upgrading my aged mother in laws room that was more user friendly for an older person. No hesitation recommending this motel in a this lovely peaceful...

5 / 5 stars
Always a pleasure staying here

"Lovely View"

We had a quick overnight stay here while attending a wedding. The hosts are very welcoming and happy to recommend places to eat etc. the room was very clean and had a lively view of the wharf where the fishing boats come in. It was also very quiet. Be aware that some of the rooms are only accessed via stairs so if this is a problem for you make sure to ask for a downstairs room. All in all a lovely stay and I would definitely return.

5 / 5 stars
Lovely View

"Great find"

Set in a delightful location next to very good seafood eateries and near a charming jetty, this place was a delightful surprise. Clean and comfortable rooms and friendly staff and a bottle of wine in the fridge!

4 / 5 stars
Great find

"Peaceful and immaculate"

This is a very quiet and friendly village, and Anchor Bay Motel is comfortable and welcoming. The views across the water are wonderful, with pelicans galore on the jetty across the road. It's about 10 mins to Nowra, and 30 mins to Huskisson where most of the tourist action is centred.

5 / 5 stars
Peaceful and immaculate

"“Stay at Anchor Bay Motel”"

Very neat and comfortable room and room facilities. Excellent service. Great views of the river and marina. Surrounding garden very neat and pretty. Great for a short break or business stay. Lovely walks and fishing opportunities. Will definitely return to this place.

5 / 5 stars
“Stay at Anchor Bay Motel”