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Eden, Australia Cruise Port

The coastal town of Eden lies on the South Coast of New South Wales in Australia. This peaceful town is littered with fantastic attractions distributed across an awe-inspiring landscape. The region's spectacular cliffs and soft sandy beaches along the coastline are truly majestic. As a former whaling town, Eden's ocean waters are full of astounding wildlife and whale watching excursions are particular popular. The town manages to convey a liberal and contemporary environment with a historic ambience, which gives the region its distinctive charm and enchanting character.

Sightseeing in Eden

One of the most popular activities for visitors to the region is whale-watching along Eden's breath-taking coastline. Killer whales and humpback whales can be observed up and down the coast of Eden on boat tours, which can be arranged from the marina, or from the harbour.

Killer Whale Museum

Eden's history is intrinsically linked to the sea and the whales that inhabit it, so the Killer Whale Museum celebrates this fact. The Killer Whale Museum is one of New South Wales' oldest museums, opened in 1931, and houses a range of fascinating exhibits including whaling artefacts and the skeleton of one of Eden's most famous killer whales, named Old Tom. The whalers of Eden and the orcas in the surrounding oceans had a special and surprising relationship, and the story is this relationship is told throughout the museum.  

Ben Boyd National Park

The beautiful Ben Boyd National Park is situated just outside of the town of Eden and covers around 9000 hectares of stunning natural landscape, incorporating a variety of rocky cliffs, pristine beaches and intriguing wildlife. The spectacular scenery on offer around the Ben Boyd National Park makes it a brilliant place to hike and cycle or take part in a range of exhilarating past-times including swimming, fishing, diving, camping, canoeing and sailing.

Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre

A trip to the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre in Eden is a fun and educational excursion for people of all ages. The centre is home to an amazing range of exhibits, ranging from aquariums, with a variety of marine life, to exciting talks and lectures from expert marine biologists.

Shopping in Eden

Eden is home to a variety of fantastic shopping experiences, ranging from quaint farmers markets to large department stores. The Tamworth Street Market holds over 50 different stalls selling a variety of items included art and crafts, clothes and jewellery as well as a range of locally produced snacks and baked goods. Other popular markets around the town include Ballina Missingham Farmers Market, Lismore Farmers and Organic Market, Moruya County Market and Broke Village Community Market. 

Eating out in Eden

Fantastic food is guaranteed in the many excellent restaurants situated throughout the town of Eden. Local restaurants use the freshest ingredients to create sublime regional and international dishes for their guests, at affordable prices. Some of the best districts of Eden, in which to find high quality eateries with friendly atmospheres, are Wollongong, Orange, Newcastle, Nelson Bay, Kilcare and Berrima.

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