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Goddess Isis Health and Wellness Day Spa

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Goddess Isis Health and Wellness Day Spa

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Goddess Day Spa offer a range of high class services that include:

* A range of Massage experiences,      * A variety of Blissful Spa experiences,      *  Relaxing Spa massages,    * Spa Facials,   

* Manicure & Pedicures,     * Beauty therapy services    * Aromatherapy.     * Gift Vouchers

Phone for bookings: (02) 4454 4009                                             Address: 1 Commonwealth Ave, Burrill Lake

‘Goddess Day Spa’ web site link for more information: Goddess Isis Health and Wellness Day Spa    

Link to TripAdvisor’s 5 Star Reviews

Tourism e-news September 2019

 

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Destination Mollymook Milton Ulladulla Tourism e-news September 2019

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Cupitt’s Winery – Excellence in Tourism & Hospitality

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Cupitt’s Winery – Excellence in Sustainability

 

The 35th Shoalhaven Business Awards gala presentation was held in Nowra. The evening attracted almost 400 local business people to witness the presentation of awards in the 18 various categories. The southern Shoalhaven area was represented by Cupitt’s Winery who were successful in two categories namely: ‘Excellence in Tourism & Hospitality’ and ‘Excellence in Sustainability’.

Contact info: Cupitt’s winery and restaurant

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Surfing Mollymook Reef Breaks

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Surfing the Kamikaze surf Break in front of the Mollymook Golf Club-House

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Surfing Mecca: Mollymook is a favourite for surfers with some amazing reef breaks. Considered with Green Island, Ulladulla and Burrill Lake surfing spots, you can usually get a good wave provided there is a bit of swell around.

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Whales passing by Mollymook Beach Waterfront Accommodation

 

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Whales passing by Mollymook

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Surf Board riders and Southern Right whale in front of the Mollymook Beach Waterfront Accommodation

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Whale of a Time: They have been referred to as the ‘Pop Stars’ of the sea. It is around this time of the year that they begin making their appearance passing by Mollymook on their way south with their calves. Guests at Mollymook Beach Waterfront have enjoyed sitting on their private decks watching these huge mammals, the biggest on the planet showing off and performing. The September – October period is generally the best time to view them as they pass by our local area.   

The top and bottom pics are Southern Right whales, massive and a bit more placid whereas the breaching and performing whales are the ‘Humpback’ variety.  Renowned for their spectacular ocean antics, humpbacks will leap out of the water, roll in the air with their huge fins outstretched like wings and crash noisily back into the ocean.

Measuring 14 to 18 metres at maturity and weighing up to 50 tonnes, humpback whales can be easy to see due to their active behaviour. They also have unique black and white markings on the underside of their tail flukes and arch steeply as they dive – hence the name.

Interestingly, the Southern Right and Humpback whales follow a similar route each year.

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Famous ALLPRESS Coffee available in Ulladulla at CRAFT

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Famous ALLPRESS Coffee available in Ulladulla at CRAFT, 137 Princes Hwy.

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Craft serve Allpress coffee prepared by trained and experienced barista’s, Glen and Madalene. Their coffee ranks with the very best in the Ulladulla, Mollymook Milton area. Recent coffee sommelier’s visiting the area from Melbourne headed straight to Craft upon hearing they served organic Allpress coffee. They were very impressed finding such excellent coffee served in the local area.

Life for Allpress Espresso began some 30 or so years ago with an obsession for flavour which quickly evolved into roasting their own coffee beans. Today the business has grown to the extent they are now supplying over 1000 great cafés and restaurants around the world from Dunedin to London, Melbourne to Tokyo.

Craft Allpress coffee is available Monday to Saturday from 7.00 am to 4.00 pm and Sunday’s from 8.00 am to 2.00 pm 

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Ken Banks, Mollymook Beach Waterfront: Editor for Mollymook News and Destination Mollymook Milton Ulladulla

Springtime arrives to the delight of the Mollymook Swimmers

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The Mollymook Ocean Swimmers Enjoying the start of Spring

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On Saturday Greg and Kathryn joined up with Chris and Sue to enjoy a day of bluebird skiing at Perisher followed by dinner in Jindabyne at their favourite Italian Restaurant, Bacco, celebrating Sue’s birthday.

Below (L/H) pic of Sue during the week spending a wonderful day at Charlottes Pass with plenty of glorious snow falling.

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And the Rain tumbled down – Mollymook Beach

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The rain didn’t deter these tough Mollymook Ocean Swimmers – 50 ml (2 inches)

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Inside out of the rain, next to the gas heater enjoying a well earned coffee

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Following no worthwhile rain in months, the heavens opened during the night and down came two inches of rain. Still raining in the morning, these tough ocean swimmers braved the elements to enjoy their morning exercise followed by a well earned coffee / cup of tea. Appreciating the idyllic lifestyle enjoyed here in Mollymook, talk soon turned to the rich and famous.

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Surfers Unite for Suicide Awareness

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Former Pro-Circuit Surfers Unite to Raise Awareness about Suicide

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This past Saturday August 24, a group of former pro-circuit surfers visited Ulladulla in an endeavour to raise awareness in our local community about suicide. The event organiser was Kurt Nyholm of Akwa Surf shop assisted by Garth Dickenson on behalf of the Ulladulla Board riders club. The surf activity was a tag team event featuring some of the great former Australian surfers and a few young locals who each demonstrated their incredible board handling skills. The event was well attended and much appreciated by the local community.

Held in glorious sunshine with a beautiful surf break operating at the ‘Golf Course’ surfing reef. The surfers thrilled the crowd of onlookers who responded, hand clapping some of their exceptional exploits on the waves.

At the conclusion of the tag team events, surfers young and old packed the Bannister’s Pavilion Hotel entertaining deck, listening to heart felt messages whereby some retired surfers shared their real life experiences dealing with anxiety, depression and even attempted suicide as they struggled to adapt to life after their touring days had ended. When Garth gave his heartfelt real life experience of almost ending his own life, Kurt mentioned “there was hardly a dry eye in the audience”. 

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Adios Claire and Bon Voyage

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The Mollymook Ocean Swimmers say ‘Adios Claire and Bon Voyage’

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Mollymook Ocean Swimmers with Claire at her send off

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Lovely people are always welcomed by the Mollymook Ocean Swimmers. Such was the case with young Claire who hails from West Berlin in Germany. Having completed her work commitments caring for some young Aussie kids in her ‘gap’ year between high school and Uni studies, she now plans to travel with some girl friends up the east coast to Cairns, then across to Darwin and hopefully spend some time exploring the Kimberleys in W.A. A precious young lady who only learnt to swim freestyle back in March 2019 and then competed in the April 2019 Mollymook Ocean Swim. 

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Dolphin day at Mollymook Beach

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Sunday morning at Mollymook Beach – the dolphins put on an incredible display.

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The playful dolphins at Mollymook Beach

The public spectators were well outnumbered by the playful dolphins in the water. Even the seagulls took time out to watch the action that included the IRB trainees.

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Celebrating the Moon landing

 

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The morning after a memorable weekend.        Pic credit: Laura’s mum Monica Wallace

 

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Gavin and Laura – Baby Shower

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John Sarich (Smeeth) and Ken

 

A memorable weekend.

Gavin and Laura hosted a fabulous lunch time ‘Baby Shower’ gathering at the Milton ‘Harvest Bar’ to begin the weekend of celebrations. The food was literally laid on. Just ask John Holt and Ken who were still bloated the following day after eating far too much food. Laura looked amazing! The baby is due in 4 weeks time. Speaking of Laura, this morning was her 29th birthday and being so far advanced in her pregnancy she elected not to follow the tradition of her fellow female swimmers on this special day. 

John Sarich (Smeeth) the originator of the Mollymook Ocean swim group called in to say hi. John was on his final trip down south, transferring his belongings to his new abode in outback Charleville Qld. John looked a picture of health and is so excited with this next chapter in his life, exploring the remote areas of this vast land of Australia.

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Moon Dancing to be led by Mike Gaffney

 

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Moon Dancing led by the effervescent Mike Gaffney accompanied by the Blue Moon Cafe band all the way from Canberra.

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Mike Gaffney and  Bernard Jones have combined their talents to put together a promotion for the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing.   

No skill is required to ‘Moon Dance’, free tuition will be provided by Mike and Bernard.

Time & Place: The Mollymook Surf Club, Sunday 21 July from 5.00 pm to 9.00 pm.

Purpose: It is a mid-winter fund raiser, as well as a ‘fun-raiser’ for the Club,

Cost: $10, and people are asked to bring a plate to share. 

Drinks can be purchased from the bar (No BYO)

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Mike and Bernie are hoping that a broad cross section of people will attend, and especially the swimmers, partners, family and friends.

 

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Editor: Ken Banks  Mollymook News and Destination Mollymook Milton Ulladulla and operator of  Mollymook Beach Waterfront.

Another memorable day in the Mook

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Mollymook Swimmers making News today in the ‘Mook’

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Celebrating today: 25th Wedding Anniversary, Jason & Moni

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Ed chooses the surf board rather than body surfing

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Life in the Mook during Winter

Kath and Kim: ‘What about me’? 

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Kath and Heather 

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Heather and Kath

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Apologies: After reading yesterday’s post of local swimmers holidaying elsewhere, I received an email from Kath and Kim, ‘What about me’? Kath wrote: “Heather and I are having a fantastic time  in this beautiful ancient land. Deep rock pools on the plateau, waterfalls, cruise along rivers, spectacular sunsets, flight over Kakadu and great company”! 

The swimmers back at Mollymook truly do miss you both and look forward to your safe return from that ancient land, to ‘Life in the Mook’ as Katie would put it. Fabulous coffee at the Mollymook Beach Hut cafe and great company.

Things to do – Winter in Mollymook

Things to do. Mollymook Residents enjoying winter

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Things to do in the Winter at Mollymook. Tim goes body surfing