Other Activities in South West Rocks

Stand up paddle boarding in beautiful Back Creek, South West Rocks.

There are many great activities and attractions around South West Rocks that will complement your fishing tour.

Please see below some of our favorites..

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Stand up paddle board hires and tours.

“You’ll find us on the beautiful waters of Back Creek, South West Rocks, right next to the town centre from horse shoe bay. We feel it’s our mission to enhance your South West Rocks experience. With the opportunity to enjoy Stand up Paddle boarding in a beautifully calm and pristine environment.

Our experience, matched with our highly stable boards will help to make standing up and paddling around, an achievable reality”. Read more..

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South West Rocks Dive Centre

“The South West Rocks Dive Centre is a family owned and operated business leading dives to Fish Rock for the past 35+ years.

Grey nurse sharks are common at Fish Rock - pic supplied by South West Rocks Dive Centre.

Fish Rock Cave, the only true ocean cave dive in Australia running 125 meters right through Fish Rock which lies two kilometers south-east of Smoky Cape – South West Rocks. Fish Rock is home to a completely unique ecosystem. 

Grey Nurse Sharks can be seen at Fish Rock all year round. In summer months, Grey Nurse Sharks rest in the shallow entrance of the cave, which is an awesome diving moment for even the most experienced diver! ..”Read more..


City and Country Air Charters

“thanks for making a first timer in a small plane feel so comfortable and secure”

To visit their website press this link ..


Trial Bay Gaol is popular with tourists.

Trial Bay Gaol

“For a glimpse into Australian history, head to South West Rocks to explore the historic ruins of Trial Bay Gaol. Make sure you see the view from the sentry’s lookout.

Step back in time on a guided tour of Trial Bay Gaol, soaking up the history and the amazing coastal views that surround it.

The gaol opened in 1886, after 13 years of construction. It must have been a strange feeling building a prison in such a beautiful setting.” Read more..

Smokey Cape Lighthouse

“Standing high on a narrow headland, Smoky Cape Lighthouse is surrounded by the stunning coastal scenery of Hat Head National Park. The lighthouse itself is as beautiful as the views – check out its winding staircase and octagonal tower.

Built in 1891, this heritage lighthouse is one of the last designed by the Colonial Architect, James Barnet. Smoky Cape headland was so named by Captain Cook after he saw Aboriginal fires burning there in 1770. Guided tours of the lighthouse are available if you would like to find out more.” 

Read more..at the NSW national parks page.

Or read more for Smokey Cape Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast and Cottages.

South West Rocks Maritime Museum and Tourist Information Centre.

Maritime Museum South West Rocks

See a display of photographs, paintings, documents and historic items of the rich maritime history of the local area.

The residents of South West Rocks take due pride in their rich history, and know that the restoration of the Pilot Station Complex has ensured this heritage will always be acknowledged and preserved.

Situated in the central area of town near Horseshoe Bay, enables the Museum to be easily accessible for all to come and visit this wonderful collection of Maritime history..”
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It also doubles as the towns visitor information centre providing a range of information for tourists and travellers. Read more..

The amazing rugged coastline of Smokey Cape.

Arakoon National Park

There are many other activities to do within the gorgeous Arakoon National Park, which is adjacent to South West Rocks.

These include beach side camping, swimming, surfing, snorkeling, bush walking and whale watching. Wildlife abounds around every corner and the scenery is second to none. Read more..

Don’t miss out on this extra special part of Australia,

you wont want to leave!

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