Scones In The Forest


One day hike and nature walk


We’ll take you on a fun day out bushwalking

This day tour is for people who want have a guided nature walk or hiking experience in the pristine forests of the New South Wales South Coast. Paul will take you places you don’t normally go and show you’re rare plants and animals that are unique to the area.
Day walk highlights include the 58 metre tall spotted gum in Murramarang National Park and kangaroo watching at Pebbly Beach.
Don’t to forget to choose your favourite jam when you book – that’s to go on the scones made by Paul’s mum, along with the cream (can’t forget the cream!).

Price: Dependant on length of walk and location.
Walk length: 6 hours
Where: Ten NSW National National Parks. Click here for full list.
Group size: eg. min 4 – max 10
Departs: Shellharbour, Ulladulla, Batemans Bay and Moruya.
Vehicle: Minibus
Difficulty: Medium

Scones made by Paul’s mum

Tell us your favourite jam when you book! (Yes, they come with cream)


Pick-up point from Batemans Bay Visitors Centre (street parking available nearby)
National Park Entry

Day backpack
Shoes/hiking boots
Sun screen
No phone reception – your guide will have a satellite phone for emergencies.
Applied First Aid Certificate.

Can we organise a group?

Of course! For group bookings contact Paul on 0422 178 723

Why you’ll love this tour

Scones in the Forest is a great way to meet new people or enjoy a day out and with your friends and family on a guided bushwalk. You’ll get a kick out of standing under the branches of the 58 metre tall spotted gum, and for nature lovers or overseas visitors, you won’t be disappointed by the wildlife in Murramarang National Park. Not to mention the home made scones with jam and cream!


What you’ll see and do


Old Blotchy Tree

First stop is Old Blotchy, a 400 year old spotted gum (Eucalyptus Maculata). This 58 metre tall tree is a relic from the original old growth forests of Australia, before European settlement.

Animals and wildlife

Keep an eye out for some of the threatened animal species that live here:

  • Eastern grey kangaroo
  • Swamp wallaby
  • Red-necked wallaby
  • Wedge-tailed eagle
  • White bellied sea eagle
  • Finches
  • Honeyeaters

Some of the threatened species that make this forest their home are a little harder to spot, but you you might be lucky enough to see:

  • Barking owl
  • Powerful owl
  • Sooty owl
  • Greater glider sugar glider
  • Yellow bellied glider

Kangaroo watching at Pebbly Beach

We finish off the tour at Pebbly Beach, where the kangaroos come out to graze before sunset. What better way to end a nature walk than soaking in the late afternoon sun with the local wildlife?