Sights & landmarks in Eden

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  • dcoops64
    Stratford, Australia232 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Green Cape Lighthouse
    A lot of the area is still closed due to extensive disastrous bushfires from 2 years ago
    The main road to the Lighthouse was closed due to a sink hole so a detour was in place using duck hole road. Road was rough and took about an hour. Once we got there it was well worth the rough drive in.
    Written 26 November 2022
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  • Emanpee
    Sydney, Australia2,813 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lookout is right beside carpark, that is immediately off main road in to Green Cape area of Ben Boyd NP. Access for all abilities. One of the best beach coastal views along the south coast.
    Written 7 November 2021
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  • pandd1946
    Batemans Bay, Australia7,840 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is our first visit to Ben Boyd Tower. We visited the attraction on a recent short break in Eden. It is an easy drive from Eden with a small section of gravel road to the entrance and carpark. The walkways and viewing platforms look like the area has been recently upgraded and they have done a really good job. Also, while in the area we visited the Naval Wharf area and jetty, which was open on the day. This was a very interesting discovery and well worth a visit if it is open on the day you are visiting. The viewing areas at the Ben Boyd Tower Reserve give panoramic views of the coastline. The Tower itself is an interesting structure and you can go inside and look up at what were the various floor areas, as the timbers are still in existence. It is a short walk from the carpark to the Boyd Tower and viewing platforms.
    Written 2 December 2023
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  • heidi b
    Australia10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wish we could have seen inside the homestead, such an isolated spot its beautiful today but it would have been a hard life. A great spot to take a picnic.
    Written 14 August 2023
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  • Jenny H
    Melbourne, Australia69 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We hiked from Green Cape Light House return, first day 17km to Seawater Creek Camp ground. Camped their 2nights, with a day pack 24km to Ben Boyd Tower return to camp, we snuck in as they are doing a lot of construction at the tower.
    It was a very scenic hike, changing regularly, beautiful cost line, with fresh water streams, plenty of water.
    Lots of native animals and whale's.
    Written 19 September 2022
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  • Ray C
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Meet locals as you take in the wonderful ocean beach view. Leads to another around lake Curalo which is alslo worth the walk.
    Written 8 May 2022
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  • paul d
    Mt Eliza, Australia6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    South coast eden..if God went rock fishing eden is where he would live!!!!!!.
    What's not to love about eden and surrounds.locals are wonderful and truly one of the best destinations in Australia for family,mates or couples.....you'll never ,never know unless you go
    Written 6 July 2019
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  • Lynne1944
    Kashmir, India190 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very pleasant walk on well maintained paths and boardwalk. Peaceful ambiance with occasional encounters with friendly locals and unperturbed seabirds.
    Written 16 May 2022
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  • ITRT
    Virginia38,573 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    After the current church was dedicated in 1992, the old Our Lady of the Sea Church was restored and now houses the Mary MacKillop Museum. MacKillop became Australian’s first canonized saint in 2010. Mary MacKillop and her Sisters of St. Joseph, the first religious order founded by an Australian, used the church as a classroom during the week. The school was established in 1891. The story of Mary MacKillop, her Sisters of St. Joseph, artifacts, and a history of the church are exhibited in numerous displays. There is a model of the Ly-ee-Moon steamer that shipwrecked at Green Cape in 1886. Mary’s mother Flora was on board. Her body was recovered. According to legend, Flora’s body was unmarked by the sea. When the people of Eden found her, she was wearing only a scapular around her neck. Mary was so grateful for the care given her mother’s body that she sent three of her Sisters of St. Joseph to start and staff a school that was free for all children. Excellent place to learn about Australia’s first canonized saint.
    Written 9 March 2023
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  • Paul_n_Cris
    Melbourne, Australia1,741 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This 4km long trail goes the whole length of Asling Beach. The path is well maintained so an easy walk with prams or wheel chairs. Along the concrete sections are pictures of boats and events in the maritine history of Eden. There are always information posts explaining the significance of the event in Edens history. Dogs on leads.
    Written 25 April 2019
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  • Tony W
    Sydney, Australia4,669 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This nicely done memorial to seafarer's lost in the region is at the Lookout and Rotary Park. An interesting place to review the sea going history of the area and a nice way to remember those who went out and did not return home.
    Written 16 October 2020
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  • Robby G C
    Toronto, Canada78,235 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a historic Church. At first, there was no church in Eden. People assembled at the Eden Courthouse every Sunday.

    When George Barclay passed away, he offered some land. The church was built in 1866.

    It is a lovely church. They have a bell at the top of the roof.

    The color of the church is light brown and the trimming is painted in blue. The doors are blue as well.

    The inside of the church is white and they have lots of natural light. Attractive!

    There are wooden benches inside the church and an altar and an organ.

    I enjoyed admiring this church.

    Worthwhile to see!
    Written 7 November 2018
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  • Lynne1944
    Kashmir, India190 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A well presented acknowledgment of the sacrifices and work done by men (and women) to serve our nation’s need for timber. Great history - poignant stories.
    Written 16 May 2022
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  • ITRT
    Virginia38,573 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    In the 1840s, the Catholic population in Eden celebrated mass in private homes by traveling priests. Eden’s first Catholic Church was a temporary wooden building built in 1863 but damaged by fire in April 1877. It was rebuilt and the present church was dedicated in 1992. From 1891 to 1912, the church was also used as a school When visiting, be sure to take note of the main altar formed in the shape of a ship bow. The church is beautiful in its simplicity. On the grounds, there is a shrine to Our Lady of the Sea. There is a plaque on the bell which reads: “This bell tolls in memory - of the generations of the Hopkins Family, originally from Enniscrone, Co. Sligo and their contributions to the Catholic Church and the community of Eden.”
    Written 9 March 2023
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  • ITRT
    Virginia38,573 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The official name of the Eden Killer Whale Museum Lighthouse is the Bert Egan Memorial Lighthouse (Replica). Construction on the lighthouse began in 1999 and was opened on January 1, 2021. It is not an official navigational aid but rather a part of the Killer Whale Museum . The purpose was to provide a better understanding for locals and visitors of the equipment and function of lighthouses. The Light’s staircase was originally installed on Gabo Island but was retrieved from a trash dump and transported to Eden. At the top of the stairs is the lantern room which showcases the Fresnel Lens. Above this room is the dome where the ventilation equipment and exhaust ports are located. To avoid confusion to mariners, the light in the Fresnel lens is kept low and curtains around the room are kept closed.
    Written 7 March 2023
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