local tours

EXPLORE OUR TOWN

The Eden Visitor Information Centre is delighted to offer a range of boutique local tours for those passengers visiting Eden for the 2023-2024 cruise season. Our tours are thoughtfully curated to provide a variety of options to experience Eden and its surrounds, whether it be exploring the area by an exhilarating trike tour or getting back to nature with a guided birdwatching walk, we have something to suit everyone. Each of the tours are run by experienced local guides and are designed to fit in with the scheduled arrival and departure times of each cruise ship visit.

NAVIGATE EXPEDITIONS

This award-winning local company offers small guided tours for the environmentally conscious traveller. They have specially designed tours for cruise ship passengers to maximise your time in our beautiful town of Eden. Choose from a 2 hour Highlights of Eden guided tour (taking into spectacular landscapes such as the Pinnacles) or a 2 hour Guided Bike Tour around Lake Curalo (famous for its birdlife). Both tours are a perfect duration to still allow time to explore the Eden township to fill in the rest of the day.

Find out more and book online here.

TINY ZOO

This mobile zoo has a base right at the port of Eden inside the Eden Visitor Information Centre (ground floor of the Eden Welcome Centre).

They offer VIP Aussie Wildlife Encounters at the centre as well as a 6 hour boutique Birds & Beers tour taking in birdwatching in the local area along with a visit to a local brewery.

Find out more and book online here.

GREAT SOUTHERN TRIKES

This local family run business provides an exhilarating and unique way to take in the sites of Eden on their 2020 Boom Mustang Trike.

The trike can seat two people comfortably on raised seating behind the driver and you can enjoy a 20 minute tour for $70 or a 30 minute tour for $85 (prices are per tour, up to two passengers).

Make an enquiry here.

EDEN SPORTS & RECREATION CLUB

Eden’s local club offers a variety of speciality activities just for cruise passengers including Barefoot Bowls ($25p/p, min. 4 players, includes equipment) and 9 Holes of Golf ($75p/p, min. 2 players, includes shared cart and clubs) as well as their famous Kangaroo Tours ($30p/p, min. 6) to get up close and personal with the resident kangaroos that call the property home. All three options include transfers to and from the club.

Make an enquiry here.

POTOROO PALACE

Visit the Sapphire Coast’s animal wildlife sanctuary to admire Australia’s most iconic animals including koalas, kangaroos, potoroos, dingoes, native birds, snakes, wombats and more. The sanctuary is located a short 30 minute trip from the Port of Eden and you’ll be transferred there by airconditioned mini-van, these tours are approximately 2.5-3 hours in duration and cost $95p/p (Animal Encounters available at extra cost and must be booked direct with the park).

Make an enquiry here

SAPPHIRE NATURE TOURS

Internationally award winning photographer Sam Nerrie is your experienced local guide for this tour which is perfect for those wanting to experience a fun day out visiting picturesque beaches and forests including photographic opportunities spotting local wildlife. Including morning tea by the beach and a local oyster tasting. This is a full day tour (6 hours) and is priced at $170p/p. Tour can be adapted and shortened to meet your needs.

Make an enquiry here.

LONGSTOCKING BREWERY TOUR

Experience Pambula’s finest with a flight of fresh local craft beers (and cider), fresh Broadwater oysters (or woodfired pizza), all while relaxing in their beautiful venue. You will be picked up in their luxury minivan and whisked away to Longstocking Brewery in Pambula so you can experience the delights on offer. The tour includes return transfers in luxury minivan, large flight of 10 craft beers and cider, half a dozen fresh Broadwater oysters with your choice of toppings (or your choice from 6 different types of woodfired pizza), BeerEducation Session with certified beer server, and a brief brewery tour. The tour will take approximately 3 hours and is $195 per person (min. 4).

Make an enquiry here.

YANDAMA ON COUNTRY – INDIGENOUS CULTURAL TOUR AROUND TWOFOLD BAY

We welcome you to join us for a gentle, immersive walk and talk around the picturesque Twofold Bay with your knowledgeable local indigenous tour guide. Learn about the rich cultural history of the local and surrounding areas. Take part in an intimate smoking ceremony to welcome you onto country, learn about the local ecologies, traditional foods and medicines, cultural land management and native flora and fauna. 1.8km walking track, steps included, kid friendly. $120 per adult, $80 for children under 16, free for children under 6. Two hour experience, transfers included.

Make an enquiry here.

The tours are subject to change and availability, and if you have any questions about the tours listed above, don’t hesitate to get in touch with the Eden Visitor Information Centre, email info@visiteden.com.au or phone on +612 6496 1953.