Major Events In and Around Batemans Bay
Batemans Bay Tollgate Classic
One of the premier events on the NSW gamefishing tournament calendar, the Tollgate Classic once again has a host of events, entertainment and prizes on offer for competitors.
George Bass Marathon (bi-annual)
This long time running Surf boat rowing event from Batemans Bay to Eden covers a distance of 120km. Crew changes every 20 mins and row for 4hrs a day for 7 days. The start of the race provides a thrilling spectacle.
Visit http://www.georgebassmarathon.com.au/home for more information
There are a number of different course lengths from the Enticer (300m swim, 8km ride, 2km run) through to Olympic distance. There are also ocean swims, fun runs and kids competitions so everyone can get involved.
Batemans Bay Anzac Day Sailing Regatta
The regatta is open to dinghies, off the beach multihulls and trailerable yachts. Dinghies and multihulls are usually scheduled for two back to back races on both days. The trailerable yachts are usually scheduled to do two back to back races on the Saturday followed by a long race around the Bay on the Sunday.
Visit http://www.bbsc.org.au/ for more information.
Batemans Bay Annual Yellowfin Fishing Competition
The first and biggest game fishing event over 2 days in early June for men women and children with the aim of serious fishing, tall tales of the one that got away and loads of enjoyment.
South Coast Nationals – Car, Bike & Truck Spectacular
An annual event attracting a number of vehicle genre: Hot Rods, Vintage and Custom Vehicles, bikes and trucks. The event offers a safe, secure, fun weekend for both entrants and spectators, with plenty of amusements for the kids.
Visit www.southcoastnats.bravehost.com for more information
The Angry Doctor MTB Enduro – Mountain Bike Race
This extremely popular event is held in the Mogo State forest offers some of the best single track riding in Australia. Test your skill and stamina in the 100km Angry Doctor, 50km Irate Intern or 11km Nasty Nurse races.
Visit http://www.arocsport.com/angry-doctor/ for more information
PGA National Futures Golf Championship
This exiting display of golf brings talented trainees from all around Australia and abroad before they become professionals. It is held over 4 days in late October and has seen stars such as Rod Pampling, Peter Lonard and Nick O’Hern contest it in past years.
South Coast Caravan Camping & Holiday Expo
Exhibiting, caravans, motorhomes, campertrailers, slideons, 5th wheelers, camp equipment and accessories. Presenters come from near and far (Queensland & WA).
A night out at the fair is a great way to end the year or ring in the new one. Held at Corrigan’s beach every year with rides, games, and fun for everyone. Fireworks here on New Year’s eve.