Backpacking Eden

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    EXPLORE THE PRISTINE BEACHES IN BEN BOYD NATIONAL PARK: Photo - Nick Rains, courtesy Destination New South Wales
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    LEARN ABOUT THE FASCINATING WHALING HISTORY AT THE EDEN WHALING MUSEUM: Photo - Nick Rains, courtesy Destination New South Wales
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    WONBOYN LAKE NEAR EDEN IS A POPULAR PLACE FOR WATER ACTIVITIES: Photo - North Sullivan, courtesy Destination New South Wales
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Eden Highlights

  • Excellent opportunities to see the magnificent Southern Right and Humpback Whales as they migrate along the coastline between May and November.

  • You can also take tours to see the local seal and penguin populations and bottlenose dolphins.

  • Eden's Killer Whale Museum, showcases a fascinating display of the whaling history of the region.

  • Take a trip to nearby Ben Boyd National Park to witness the stunning rugged coastline and its colourful display of folded red rocks, set against the sapphire blue waters of the Pacific Ocean.

  • Go surfing or swimming at one of the pristine sandy beaches that dot the coastline.

About Eden

Population 3,200

This historic whaling town is now known for its great whale watching opportunities. Tours are available to witness the spectacular Southern Right and Humpback Whales that migrate along the coast between May and November. You can also take tours to see the local seal and penguin populations and bottlenose dolphins.

To see how things were, when Eden was a whaling town, Eden's Killer Whale Museum, showcases a fascinating display of the whaling history of the region.

Also, located near the town is Ben Boyd National Park, where you can witness the stunning rugged coastline and its colourful display of folded red rocks, set against the sapphire blue waters of the Pacific Ocean. It is also a good place to see some of the amazing local birdlife, wildlife and flora.

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Eden Visitor Information Centre

Corner Mitchell Street and Imlay Street
Eden, New South Wales
Phone (02) 6496 1953
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