• Much of the unique forest and coastal wilderness that surrounds Tilba is protected by National Parks – making Tilba a great base for exploring the rich natural heritage of the area.

• Right next to Tilba the Gulaga National Park (see above) features a range of unique flora and fauna. To the south of Tilba lies Mumbulla Mountain – another ares with great significance to the local Yuin people and part of the Biamanga National Park.

• Also south of Bermagui lies the spectacular Mimosa Rocks National Park with stunning coastal landscapes, unspoiled beaches and lakes. This is great place to camp for several days or just visit on a day trip along the coast to Tathra and back.

• Just north of Narooma lies another coastal wilderness protected by the Eurobodalla National Park. Here ocean beaches meet spotted gum forests and wetlands offer a variety of scenery and an important habitat areas.

• From Tilba it also only a short drive south to Cobargo then inland to the Wadbillinga National Park and the more remote Brogo Wilderness Area. Wadbillinga also features the striking Tuross Falls and Tuross River Gorge.

• Deua, Bournda and South East Forest National parks are also only a short trip from Tilba. Montague Island off Narooma is also a Nature Reserve – see below – while many areas of the local coastline and forests, including many around Mystery Bay, are also now protected by National Parks.