Tathra Surf
Tathra Surf
Tathra Surf

Surf/Ocean

Tathra Beach and Bike is conveniently located opposite the expansive, scenic 3km shoreline of Tathra Beach.

The long, uninterrupted coastline makes it an attractive holiday location for families with young kids, or simply a nice location for a picnic and a rest between other activities. The surrounding National Parks also offer plenty of surf breaks, fishing and swimming opportunities, scenic walks and child friendly lagoons.

Beach Hire

Tathra Beach, across the road is the perfect location to give surfing, bodyboarding and stand up paddle boarding a go. And our beginner size boards make it easy to get started, get standing, and take in the ocean from a refreshing perspective. Enjoy floating and paddling where the water is quiet and calm, or test your skills and your balance while trying to catch a wave back toward the shore. You're welcome to swap boards as you improve if you book one for a number of days. Hire a snorkel and some goggles to discover Tathra's underwater sights. ead to the river mouth or to Kianninny Bay, which are renowned for underwater beauty and bounty.

Come and see us for advice or equipment hire if you want to give a new activity a go!

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Learning to Surf - The southern end of the beach, near the surf club, provides ideal conditions for people learning to surf waves. We have beginner soft boards, surfboards, stand up paddle boards, bodyboards, wetsuits and snorkelling gear for hire. To enquire about surfing lessons contact Coastlife Adventures.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding - The Bega Rivermouth, at Mogareeka, 2kms north of the shop, has the ideal flat water conditions for Stand Up Paddle boarding. Surf across the road. We will lend you soft board racks if you don't have roof racks to transport.

Snorkelling - Sheltered Kianinny Bay, located right in Tathra, is a protected inlet with amazing snorkelling conditions.

Wharf to Waves - Tathra also hosts an annual 600m and 1200m ocean swim event in January. This coincides with the Bridge to Bridge Bike Bash - a 30km fire road ride from Bega to Tathra for participants who want a little extra. Check out TathraWharf2Waves for more info.

Fishing - The water that surrounds us also makes Tathra a well known fishing hotspot. The town's iconic wharf is a popular location from which to cast a rod into the deep clear ocean below. You can also fish right from the long beach, the Bega River mouth at Mogareeka, or off the rocks in the Kianinny Bay, a protected inlet. Those looking for some more action, can opt for a deep sea or ocean fishing adventure. All anglers need a valid fishing licence. For more info visit Sapphire Coast Tourism

Boating - You can launch your boat at Mogareeka Boat Ramp, at the mouth of the Bega River, however there is no access to the sea from this location. Boats can also be launched at Kianninny Bay which also has boat washing facilities and is home of the Tathra Fishing Club.