Mogo is a charming village that pays homage to the 1850s gold rush. The town is a hidden treasure filled with shopping delights, specialty stores, talented artisans, cafes and treasures on every corner.

Step back in time

While the days of the gold rush are long gone, it’s nice to know places like Mogo village have endured. Its old world charm, cottage architecture and friendly hospitality are hard to find these days.

Today the quaint historic buildings and natural environment attract talented artisans and craftspeople, as well as visitors keen to take a wander through the fascinating streets and attractions.

Mogo Village is a shopping hub offering an eclectic range of handcrafted items, unique gifts and stunning artistic pieces, together with a range of eateries and great coffee.

As the first mainland Australian town to go plastic bag free in 2004, Mogo Village is proud of their environmentally sustainable practices.

Activities and attractions

Mogo can fill your dance card with a range of activities and attractions.

Mogo Wildlife Park, 2kms east on Tomakin Road, is home to 200 animals and 42 rare and exotic species; the largest collection of endangered and exotic animal species in Australia as well as the largest collection of primates in Australia which includes gorillas and entertaining gibbons.

Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Garden, 6kms north of Mogo on the Princes Highway, grows and displays plants native to the south coast. The display gardens feature walking tracks, picnic and barbecue areas, a visitor centre and café.

Take an exclusive peek into the secret life of bees and discover how delicious South Coast honey is extracted on a beekeeping tour run by the family behind Mogo Village Honey. You can also purchase honey and pure beeswax straight from their sheds in Mogo.

Shop, eat, repeat

Mogo is a shoppers paradise. If you are looking for arts and craft, fashion, gifts, bespoke jewellery, home décor, nursery plants, art supplies, then you will find it all in the compact shopping precinct along and east of the Princes Highway (Sydney Street).

All that shopping can make you hungry and on that front Mogo has certainly got you covered. Charge up the batteries with breakfast at Grumpy & Sweethearts or grab coffee from the Mogo Brew Crew or The Courtyard Café. The Rockface Café can satisfy your urge for a classic burger. Mogo Pies has set the bar when it comes to their vanilla slice and they have a loyal local following as a result.

Mogo Fudge has 25 years of experience under their belts. They know fudge! From lemon sorbet to rocky road, you can choose from over 40 flavours at its Mogo store, which doubles as a café, ice-creamery, and old-school lolly shop.

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