Mogo & Beyond

What's new at the zoo? Anything happening in Mogo, Batemans Bay and beyond? The Original Gold Rush Colony is your perfect country accommodation base to explore the NSW South Coast and Eurobodalla region and a day tour is ideal as an add-on for your holiday activities.

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Also see the Tourist Information section for things to do on the South Coast.
Anniversary Screening
Event Date: 
21 May 2013

Hurry and get you tickets for this historical event kindly hosted by the Churchill family.

On May 21, 1983 (30 years ago) the original Batemans Bay Picture Theatre closed with a final screening - the 1920s Australian classic "For The Term Of His Natural Life". There was a pre-demolition celebration with live orchestra and Chicken & Champagne supper.

News - Narooma Oyster Festival
Event Date: 
4 May 2013

On the first weekend of May each year, the NSW South Coast holiday town of Narooma, hosts a festival celebrating the wonderful Sydney Rock Oysters that are farmed in the Wagonga Inlet and other estuaries.

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Event Date: 
5 Dec 2012

Maureen Nathan and Robert Legeay represented The Original Gold Rush Colony at the very successful Jobs and Skills Expos run by the Australian Government at the Batemans Bay Soldiers Club.

The explained the role of a tour guide for the 4 daily tours, and gave a run through of the many and varied tasks needed to keep a facility such as this running smoothly.

Fireshed Opening
Event Date: 
11 Aug 2012

Mogo's volunteer fire fighters in the Bush Fire Brigade have a new more comfortable shed.  The old shed built in 1968 was barely adequate for the job, and the new $165,000 facility is a vast improvement. The morning was also marked by the presentation of a long service medal to Geoff Fleming, and a national medal to Stan Towers.

Event Date: 
20 Aug 2012

The Original Gold Rush Colony is proud to be part of the community Pelican Passport project.

Spend in The Village Center or Bridge Plaza  between 13th July and 21st September, for your chance to win a stay with us or any of the other 5 Weekends away

Event Date: 
16 Jun 2012

Cornish Police Report

Jess and Maureen
Event Date: 
2 Jun 2012

Maureen Nathan often dresses up in her blue bonnet and apron to promote The Original Gold Rush Colony.

The Village Center Batemans Bay invited The Colony to do a promotion on their Sustainability Days. Imagine her and Jess Cloulthard's surprise when a dark haired Jess recognised her wedding photo on the promotional wedding banner.

River of Art 2012
Event Date: 
18 May 2012

An annual celebration of the creative talent which thrives in the Eurobodalla. A 10 day program of visual art, sculpture, dance, music, theatre, film, poetry and fun filled family events.  Artists will fill galleries, cafes, restaurants, shops and halls with their amazing works and set up an avenue of stalls at the markets offering you the opportunity to purchase your favourite piece.

Event Date: 
28 May 2012

After 19 years of romantic dining at Seagulls Resturant, we will have to find a new venue from Mid June.

Tilba Fair
Event Date: 
7 Apr 2012

This great highlight of South Coast events is promising to be as exciting as ever as the old village of Central Tilba prepares to expand its population from 100 to 10,000 for one great day of fun.

Easter Saturday is the one day each year when Bate Street is closed to traffic and open to a huge array of culture and festivities.

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