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Montague Island

#7 of 27 things to do in Narooma Features Animals
Narooma, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4476 0800
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Montague Island Snorkel With Seals Trip from Narooma
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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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+61 2 4476 0800
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 ballybeg
Reviewed 5 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 23 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 17 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 4 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 27 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
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We booked the Montague Island Charters with some apprehension particularly the swimming with the seals part! The Island tour and lighthouse visit was informative and interesting. The views of the coastline from the top of the lighthouse are spectacular. We returned to the boat donned...More

1  Thank Vallotripper
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Enjoyed a brief swim with seals, followed by a 2-hour tour around Montague Island (Baranguba). Our guide was very knowledgeable, imparting his knowledge of the Aboriginal history of the island, the recent rehabilitation after years of abuse and the local flora & fauna. The tour...More

Thank oliverd
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We did an island tour and then swam with the seals. It was a lovely excursion. The lighthouse is beautifully made and has a great view from the top. Be warned though that there is little shelter on the island. If you go in the...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

💜💛💚💗 Loved it.. tour guide amazing, very knowledgable. Great day out with narooma charters. Swim with the seals if u can. Best experience ever!!!

Thank lethal582
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17 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.