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Eden (New South Wales)

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Eden [1] is a town on the far South Coast of the Australian state of New South Wales, approximately 230 nautical miles south of Sydney, and situated on Twofold Bay, close to the state border with Victoria.


Eden started life as a whaling community and remains a vital fishing town with a population of over 3000.

Get in[edit]

By boat[edit]

The fishing town of Eden is at the northern head of the large (3,100 ha) Twofold Bay. Entrance depth into bay is 36 metres. Width of bay is 5 km wide. Bottom sand. MHWS 1.6m. MLWS 0.3m. VHF Channels 16, port working channel 8.

Get around[edit]


  • Eden Killer Whale Museum, Imlay Street, [2]. M-Sa 9.15AM-3.45PM, Su 11.15AM-3.45PM, longer hours late Dec to late Jan, closed Christmas Day. Has exhibits on whaling, fishing and timber working. Pride of place goes to the skeleton of orca (killer whale) "Old Tom", leader of the pod of orcas which remarkably cooperated with humans in hunting and killing whales. Adults $7.50, children $2.


  • Whale watching at appropriate times of the year.





Get out[edit]

Routes through Eden
Batemans BayBega  N noframe S  GenoaSale

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