Things To Do in Kianga


With its picture-perfect beaches, thriving green landscapes, and an ambiance radiating pure tranquillity, Kianga is a dream getaway situated on the South Coast of New South Wales.

Things to Do in kianga

Nestled along the pristine coast of Eurobodalla, the charming town of Kianga beckons with its idyllic landscapes and captivating oceanic backdrops. As you arrive in this tranquil haven, you’ll be greeted by breathtaking views of the Tasman Sea and the magnificent Barunguba (Montague Island). Kianga invites you to immerse yourself in a world of natural wonders and embark on an adventure-packed journey filled with discovery and relaxation.

With its stunning natural beauty and idyllic beaches, Kianga attracts visitors from near and far, seeking a tranquil escape from the bustling city life. This small town is renowned for its magnificent three beaches, where the crystal-clear waters invite swimmers, surfers, and travellers to indulge in the joys of the ocean. Bask in the sun on the beach, get immersed in nature, or simply enjoy the laid back mood of the town. Kianga offers a delightful coastal experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression.

Kianga Beach

Begin your exploration of Kianga at the picturesque Kianga Beach. This hidden gem boasts an unspoiled 700m coastline. Stroll along the sandy shores, bordered by a lush vegetated foredune that embraces the northern edge of the beach. Be sure to take in the panoramic views and soak up the holiday vibes percolating through this coastal paradise.

Extend your beach excursion by venturing to Kianga Reef Beach or Carters Beach, offering endless opportunities for seaside enjoyment.

Kianga Beach
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Box Cutting Rainforest Walk

For an immersive experience in Kianga’s verdant forest landscapes, try walking the Box Cutting Rainforest Walk. This pretty walk leads into a gully of grey myrtle rainforest, where you’ll find yourself surrounded by a rich organic forest of trees, many embellished with mosses and lichens. Look out for the vibrant orange and white fungi that glow in the cool shade.  Bird’s-nest ferns thrive in the dense canopy above. This easy 35-minute walk provides glimpses of Wonga pigeons, lyrebirds, satin bowerbirds, and crimson rosellas. This is a great experiential track that brings you close-up to local flora and fauna in their natural habitat.

Box Cutting Rainforest Walk
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Dalmeny to Narooma Cycleway

Embark on a picturesque 21km cycling adventure along the Dalmeny to Narooma Cycleway.  The path follows the meandering shores of Wagonga Inlet, weaving past vast expanses of open ocean, and around the calm waters of Mummaga Lake. Begin your journey in the stunning town of Narooma, with its selection of coastal cafes and restaurants. Fuel up your body with tempting artisanal, culinary delights. As you make your way along the route, take time to linger along the Mill Bay Boardwalk. Look out for stingrays, seals, and fish gracefully gliding through the crystal-clear waters. If you visit during late winter or spring, keep your eyes peeled for majestic whales breaching in the ocean, adding an extra touch of magic to your ride.

cyclists at Narooma

More to explore

Kianga’s coastal paradise is just the beginning; exploring the neighbouring towns reveals a myriad of unforgettable experiences.



While Kianga offers a haven of tranquillity, neighbouring Narooma promises even more captivating sights and experiences. Take a kayak ride through the breathtaking blue hues of lakes, rivers, and the ocean that define Narooma’s natural beauty. Enjoy a leisurely drive along the waterfront—straying from the Princes Highway—and revel in the sweeping bends that reveal one incredible vista after another. Pause at Mill Bay Boardwalk, where playful seals, rays, and dolphins dance in the shallow waters, creating a mesmerising spectacle.

After immersing yourself in the beauty of nature, Narooma offers a delightful range of dining experiences that reflect the town’s open and authentic way of life. Indulge your taste buds in Forsters Bay, where you can enjoy stunning water views while treating yourself to fresh local oysters and seafood. The timber boatsheds nestled beside the bridge provide an authentic seafood experience, complete with the option to have oysters shucked right in front of you.

Barunguba Montague Island

Aerial view of Montague Island

Just off the coast of Narooma, Barunguba Montague Island awaits with its bustling wildlife and pristine beaches. Stepping off the boat, you’ll be greeted by a thriving ecosystem teeming with native flora and fauna. Choose from a variety of tour options so that your Montague Island experience is tailored to your preferences. Embark on a whale-watching tour during the spring migration, witnessing the majestic beauty of these incredible creatures up close. For the adventurous souls, an unforgettable shark dive awaits, allowing you to dive into the depths and witness the wonders of the underwater world. But don’t forget to indulge in the many tours of the island itself, where fur seals, little penguins, and gulls gracefully await.

Visit Kianga now

Kianga and its neighbouring towns showcase the irresistible charm of the Eurobodalla region, opening the door to a realm of tranquillity, awe-inspiring landscapes, and captivating cultural experiences. Whether you find solace on the tranquil shores of Kianga Beach or the enchanting depths of the Box Cutting Rainforest Walk, the opportunities to immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of this area are endless.



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