Malua Bay, New South Wales

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Malua Bay
New South Wales
MaluaBayPano.jpg
Panorama taken at Malua Bay.
Malua Bay is located in New South Wales
Malua Bay
Malua Bay
Coordinates 35°48′S 150°14′E / 35.800°S 150.233°E / -35.800; 150.233Coordinates: 35°48′S 150°14′E / 35.800°S 150.233°E / -35.800; 150.233
Population 1,907 (2006 Census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2536
LGA(s) Eurobodalla Shire
State electorate(s) Bega
Federal Division(s) Eden-Monaro
Localities around Malua Bay:
Lilli Pilli
Mogo Malua Bay Tasman Sea
Rosedale
Hail on beach at Malua Bay 14 Oct 2013
The surf at Malua Bay

Malua Bay (postcode: 2536) is a locality in the South Coast region of the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is situated in the Eurobodalla Shire. At the 2006 census, Malua Bay had a population of 1,907 people.[1]

Malua Bay town centre is located astride George Bass Drive, which is approximately 13 kilometres drive from the town of Batemans Bay. The town boundaries extend to Dunns Creek Road in the West, Ridge Road to the North, and almost to Burri Road in the South, where it abuts the town of Rosedale. Malua Bay is approximately 280 km (170 mi) South of Sydney, and 160 km (99 mi) East of Canberra via the Kings Highway.

Malua Bay has a range of beaches and bays on its border with the Tasman Sea, including; Malua Bay Beach, Mosquito Bay, Garden Bay, and McKenzies Beach. Recreational fishing is popular from the rocks at many of these beaches. Surfing is the predominant activity at McKenzies Beach and there is a public-access boat launching ramp at Mosquito Bay.

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  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Malua Bay (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 October 2009.