Tomakin, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Tomakin NSW 2537, Australia - panoramio.jpg
George Bass Drive, Tomakin
Tomakin is located in New South Wales
Coordinates35°50′S 150°10′E / 35.833°S 150.167°E / -35.833; 150.167Coordinates: 35°50′S 150°10′E / 35.833°S 150.167°E / -35.833; 150.167
Population1,001 (2016 census)[1]
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST)AEDT (UTC+11)
State electorate(s)Bega
Federal Division(s)Gilmore
Localities around Tomakin:
Mogo Woodlands Rosedale
Jeremadra Tomakin Guerilla Bay
Mossy Point Mossy Point Tasman Sea

Tomakin is a small seaside village on the south coast of New South Wales between the major towns of Batemans Bay and Moruya.[2][3] At the 2016 census, the town had a population of 1,001.[1] It is most closely flanked by the other small villages of Guerilla Bay and Mossy Point (adjacent to Broulee which is separated by the Candalagan Creek).

Barlings Beach at Tomakin circa late 1930s.

The town is located at the mouth of the Tomaga River. It has a boat ramp which, along with another boat ramp at Mossy Point, provides access to the Pacific Ocean.

Tourist Attractions[edit]

There are three caravan parks with on-site vans and cabins available. There are other accommodation options including bed and breakfast establishments and holiday cottages for rent.

Activities in the area include surfing, swimming, wind and kite surfing, fishing (beach, river, rock, estuary, ocean), kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, walks and bicycling.


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Tomakin (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 8 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Tomakin". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 31 January 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ "Tomakin". OpenStreetMap. Retrieved 31 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)