Mollymook Milton Ulladulla e-news, March Quarter 2016
Trivago.com announce Australia’s best value destinations for 2016
Shoalhaven – Mollymook & Milton a ‘Culinary destination’
Best value holiday destination: Online booking agent, Trivago.com undertook a market survey: “Do you want to know which Aussie cities give you the most bang for your buck”? Ulladulla was ranked 3rd in all of Australia. Trivago said of Ulladulla, “It is the activity hub of the region, with surfing, fishing, swimming, diving and hiking all available. This area is also an excellent spot for dolphin and whale watching”. Link to “Australia’s best value destinations for 2016”
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A Culinary destination: The ‘Saturday Telegraph, weekend – escape section article wrote about “the the popular towns of Milton and Mollymook quickly becoming a culinary destination. Lying within 10 minutes of each other, visitors can complement a day at the beach with excellent food and wine”. Follow the link to their article “a Culinary Destination“
Mollymook Surf Highlights: January – March Qtr. 2016
Dolphins surfing the waves at Mollymook beach, January 2016
Mollymook Beach Australia Day, January 2016
Great surfing conditions prevailed throughout the January – March 2016 quarter, with amazing water temperatures around 22 to 23 c. During this period the Mollymook Surf Club attained their best ever results at the South Coast Branch Surf titles, followed by the NSW Country Titles and the ultimate, the NSW State level against some amazing competition.
Nocturnal Night Surfing at Mollymook’s Golfie Reef Break
Nocturnal Surf Tag begins late afternoon
The surfing contest continues into the night
The second annual ‘Nocturnal’ charity surfing contest took place at Mollymook’s Golfie reef break on Easter Saturday that continued into the night under floodlights. Approx. 120 surfers took part in the ‘tag event’. There was a sand modelling contest organised for the children plus live music for the adults.
Contestants paid an entry fee of $50 with proceeds from the nights activities being donated to NOAHS and Jindelarra who had a raffle organised.
OneWave – Fluro Friday sunrise at Mollymook
One wave meet at North Mollymook Beach
One wave participants
OneWave is a non-profit surf community tackling the likes of depression, anxiety and bipolar with a simple recipe; get into the salt-water, go surfing, mate ship and group get together’s on ‘Fluro’ Fridays.
OneWave lets people know they are not alone and encourages them to get in the ocean, surf it out and talk about it. Their motto “It doesn’t matter whether you’re riding a wave for the first time or the hundredth time…you never forget the feeling of being on a wave, letting everything go and enjoying the moment. OneWave is all it takes… To free yourself of the ‘demons’ of depression, anxiety and bipolar. To give individuals hope”.
Mollymook Ladies Boat Crew Win BRONZE!
Ladies Boat Crew
Bronze Medal: Moni, Chez, Garth, Simone and Tracy
Mollymook Surf Club members ‘punched above their weight’ at the NSW Surf Championships for masters held at Umina Beach near Gosford this past week.
News reached the ‘Driftwood Cafe’ Milton at about 2.30pm on the Friday afternoon with celebrations already in full swing hearing of the memorable performance put in by the Ladies boat crew in the 160 years age category. Here we have a group of lady swimmers who only began rowing a surf boat a bit over a year ago. They dedicated themselves to their training and pulled off bronze at the State level in only their 2nd competitive row. Locals were stoked hearing of this amazing news! (Image credits Moni)
Notable performances were also achieved by Tony Ireland in the 35 to 39 age category, Paul Burton in the 40 to 44 age category, Colin Mustoe (Kim’s partner) in the 55 to 59 age category, and the Mollymook male masters boat crew in the 240 years age category.