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Address: | Narooma, New South Wales, Australia
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+61 2 4476 0800
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Montague Island Nature Reserve is a small island located on the far south...

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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Montague Island Tour from Narooma
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Montague Island Snorkel With Seals Trip from Narooma

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Seals are sensational!

Had the pleasure of snorkelling with the seals, these creatures are awesome. From the time you enter their water they scoot around and check you out. The big seal gets so close... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the pleasure of snorkelling with the seals, these creatures are awesome. From the time you enter their water they scoot around and check you out. The big seal gets so close you can rub his tummy and look into his gorgeous brown eyes! Going again in a couple of weeks, can't wait!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, what can I say. From the moment we stepped ashore, Mark and Kel, the current custodians of the island, shared their passion and knowledge for everything Montague. The birds, the Aboriginal history, a look into the lighthouse keepers lives from over 100 years ago to current day, all stories fascinating and delivered with such passion and warmth. Highly recommended... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a fairly rough boat trip (25 knots winds and big waves) we got to snorkel close to a seal colony and the seals jumped into the water to come and have a look at us! What an experience! After our seal encounter we got onto the island where a NSW wildlife park ranger was waiting to take us on... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We started out at 1 pm. getting out to the island. Along the way some spotted dolphins took a ride along our bow as we were approaching the island. Once we reached it, we headed up the hill encountering shearwaters, seagulls and even caught a glimpse of a penguin chick in a nest box. We went up to the lighthouse... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

A delightful little island off the coast of Narooma where nature and wildife are abundant. The island guided tours are a must, very informative filled with lots of historical facts and wildlife information and the climb to the top of the historic lighthouse is worth the amazing 360 degree views!!

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Visited Montague Island recently with Narooma Charters. Just a short boat trip from the stunning Narooma Harbour you arrive on the island to be met by a National Parks and Wildlife Service guide who shows you around. Our guide was Mark; he was brilliant. Very friendly and laid back and knowledgeable about many different aspects of the island. The view... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Nobody ran boat trips on the island as they could not get 4 extra passengers. Access to Westpac ATM is closed after 6pm in Narooma Plaza. Pasta in the town costs $32.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Our tour with Kel from NPWS was absolutely fantastic. He is a font of knowledge and we learnt not only about the island itself, but also its Aboriginal, military and naval history. It was so good to see the amount of effort bring put into the conservation of the Island and its native animals and flora too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

The view from the top of the island is stunning, offers a great vantage point to scan the coast line along Narooma region. The rangers are passionate and knowledgeable, make the tour educational and worthwhile. The 200 metre climb from the wharf to the lighthouse can be difficult for people with trouble walking. Make sure you also book a snorkel... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

We with our girls 15,13 & 8 went out with Chris and Lexie from Island charters Narooma! Best trip Ever!! The tour around the Island with the NP rangers was informative and entertaining. But the high light of the trip was the snorkelling with the Australian and NZ fur seals . The more screams our girls produced the more engaged... More 

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