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Montague Island

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Narooma, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4476 0800
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Montague Island Nature Reserve is a small island located on the far south coast of New South Wales, a short boat ride from the picturesque seaside township of Narooma. Originally just the location of a lighthouse, today the island is a very special place and home to 12,000 Little Penguins, thousands of Sheawaters and up to 2,000 Australian and New Zealand Fur Seals. During the whale migration season in June - July and September - November humpback whale sightings are frequent. The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service manages this award winning nature reserve. Visitor access is by ranger guided half day tour or overnight conservation tours.
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Narooma, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4476 0800
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy the tranquil surrounds of the wildlife rich Montague Island. When we stayed we were privileged to have Shane from NPWS as our lighthouse keeper on duty. He couldn't do enough for us and was the perfect host for our stay. There's whales, dolphins, penguins,...More

Thank ChloeVarga
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

NPWS ranger Shane leads you on a special insight into the history and natural features. The island is home to NZ fur seals, Australian fur seals, penguins, 8 species of bird but no ferals

Thank Warren S
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Had a morning to fill in while travelling companions played golf and no fishing charters were available this time of year so headed out on the National Parks guided tour. Very glad I did as it was an excellent morning. Boat crew were efficient and...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Take the time to do a whale watching tour and visit to the island. Whales, seals, and penguins in the wild.

1  Thank WanderingOso
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Got to say this was one of the best dives I have ever done - plenty of seals, excellent viz and a great crew - In Depth scuba

Thank GrantandTracey
Reviewed 4 June 2017

A must do. Everyone was so knowledgeable from the skipper on our boat through to the National Parks guide. So much history! The buildings; amazing. the scenery; superb. the seals; fun to watch. the whales; unexpected pleasure. All in all a MUST DO!

Thank SG909295
Reviewed 22 May 2017

As a Pommy in Exile I was delighted to discover that the original light mechanism in the lighthouse was made just a few miles from where I was born. It can now be seen in the fake 'lighthouse' on the front in Narooma, the island...More

Thank Alan1fromOz
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We took the island snorkel trip with Wazza. Wazza and his daughters were so helpful and made our swim with seals enjoyable. Strong recommendation when in Narooma

Thank Radi906
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We also did this trip with Wazza and his crew and they were great,(the other charter boat was hesitant to take me as I have a little difficulty climbing and there is a ladder from the boat to the island) but Wazza said they'd assist...More

Thank rfn2017
Reviewed 26 March 2017

From the time we met at the wharf, everyone was easy to get along with. Skipper Wazza, Mark, and young Brooke were pleasant and knowledgable. Small group which is always good. Montague Island is interesting and the view from the lighthouse absolutely amazing. Superb day...More

Thank _timandjanette
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16 February 2017|
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Response from Jon Q | Reviewed this property |
Warmer months would be better, though think you can visit year round. Spring is a good time since it is a bit warmer and until November you are still likely to see whales on the way.