Gateway to some of Australia's most beautiful landscapes, surfing beaches, national parks, vineyards and wineries.
Milton est.1860s is heritage listed by the National Trust, along with many of its buildings, including the Town Hall c1871 (now library) Court House c1877 and Post Office c1878, original workers' cottages built in the 1870's, the Wesleyan Stone Church c1883 in Wason Street, and outlaying farm houses.
Milton B&B is an historic home c.1908 featuring original leadlight windows and high ornate ceilings. The guesthouse has three spacious and private en suite guest rooms with modern appointments. It is a short walk from the B&B to the stylish country town of Milton with heritage buildings the setting for alfresco cafés and restaurants; boutique shops, antiques, collectibles and 20thC design; art galleries and exhibitions!
Bushwalking The town of Milton is set on a ridge between valleys and the Great Dividing Range and has sweeping coastal views to the east. The landmark Pigeon House Mountain (719m) in The Budawangs forms a spectacular backdrop to the west. The mountain ranges are situated at the south-east corner of the Morton National Park (162000ha) one of the state's largest parks. The landforms are various and so there is a diversity of flora and fauna. To the north-west of Pigeon House Mountain are the plateaux of Byangee Wall, The Castle, Mt Bushwalker and Granite Falls. To the east the views of the coast stretch from Point Perpendicular in the north to Mt Dromedary in the south. For bushwalks Take a Walk Southern NSW & ACT.
Beaches Close to south coast beaches Mollymook and Narrawallee. Trails cover 40 kms of coastline walks from Lake Conjola to Merry Beach. The Conjola National Park reaches north from Milton along the coast to Sussex Inlet and covers an area of over 11,000 hectares. With large areas of woodland and heath with masses of wildflowers in spring, the park has an abundance of picnic areas, walking tracks and some of the best beaches in Australia.
Whales can be sighted during the migration season at various vantage points such as Warden Head Lighthouse. Some of the popular local trails include the Milton rainforest walk, the One Track For All on Ulladulla's northern headland, a feature walk with carvings made by the Budawang Aboriginal Landcare group and The Coomee Nulunga Cultural Trail Warden Head the 700m track winds through low scrub to a viewing platform facing the beach. On the first day of every month there are free guided wild flower walks departing from the entrance located in Warden Street, Ulladulla at 10am. The walk follows the longer of 2 tracks (1.3 level kms) through the Ulladulla Wildflower Reserve.
Explore the South Coast Cultural Trail! From the beauty of ancient natural wonders through to artistic expressions and galleries, heritage buildings and museums, the South Coast Cultural Trail lets you plan your visit with ease.
- Milton monthly markets 1st Saturday for handmade, vintage and local produce; Ulladulla Wharf markets 2nd Sunday; Mollymook beach reserve 5th Sunday
- Short walk to cafés, restaurants and gourmet delis, boutique clothing, gift and homewares, antiques and collectibles, art galleries and the Milton Theatre
- The Co-op at Milton's Cultural Centre features an eclectic display of art, furniture, glass art and sculptures all crafted by local artists.
- Cellar door tasting at local wineries
- Whale and dolphin watching
- Close to Mollymook and Narrawallee beaches and Ulladulla harbour. Swimming, snorkelling, diving, surfing and paddleboarding
- Lake Congola, Tabourie and Burrill Lake for fishing, kayaking, canoeing and sailing
- Mollymook Golf Club has two courses, 9 holes at Beachside and 'Hilltop' which is championship quality
- Ulladulla's new boardwalk is open! Cafés, cinema, shopping, tea house, leisure centre and bowling alley; fishing charters and boat/canoe hire; guided fossil walks on the harbour rock platforms and a sea pool!
- Information and maps of Shoalhaven are available at the Ulladulla Visitors Centre Ph 4444 8819.