Broulee is the quintessential Aussie seaside town, surrounded by crystal clear waters, great surf and wide stretches of sandy beaches extending for kilometres.
Broulee has a population of 1,432 and is comprised of approximately 53.2% females and 46.8% males. It has an indigenous population of 31 (2.2%) and the median age is 48.
Broulee is in the South-Eastern NSW Primary Health Network (SENSWPHN). This fact sheet provides an overview of the community profile for the SENSWPHN.
Location Broulee is a seaside town between Batemans Bay and Moruya. Broulee is a four hour drive from Sydney and is just over two hours from Canberra.
Regional Express (Rex airlines) offers daily return flights to Sydney from Moruya Airport (10 mins south of Broulee). Flights to and from Melbourne (via Merimbula) operate Monday to Saturday.
There are several coach companies offering daily services to the Eurobodalla Coast from Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne.
Priors Bus Service offers a town bus service between Batemans Bay and Moruya with a range of stops.
The main industries people from Broulee work in are:
• Education and training,
• Health care and social assistance,
• Retail trade,
• Accommodation and food services,
• Public administration and safety
Batemans Bay Hospital (20 mins to the north) is a medium-sized regional public hospital (less than 50 beds) with an emergency department.
The closest major regional hospital is in Bega (1hr 45 mins to the south) and offers:
• 134 overnight beds
• 15 emergency department bays
• 4 emergency medical unit beds
• 46 acute medical inpatient beds
Broulee is supported by Batemans Bay ambulance service.
Broulee offers young families a couple of pre-school, long day care, and out-of-school-hours care, click here.
Broulee has two supermarkets, a General Store and Pharmacy. The Bridge Plaza in Batemans Bay (20 mins to the north) is home to several supermarkets and major retail outlets such as Woolworths, Coles, Aldi and Kmart as well as a good selection of well-known stores and brands like Just Jeans. Other major retailers in the area include Harvey Norman and Furniture One.
There are several places of worship in the Batemans Bay/Broulee region including Catholic, Anglican, Greek Orthodox, Presbyterian and Uniting. The nearest Buddhist Temples and Muslim Mosques are in Canberra (2 hours from Batemans Bay).
Broulee Surf Club
Broulee Moruya Dolphins Rugby Union Club
Oaks Ranch and Country Club
Tomakin Sports and Social Club
Eurobodalla Netball Association
Broulee Womens Boardriders
Broulee Soccer Club
Broulee Moruya Australian Football Club
Walirryuna Radiant Sun Yoga
Key Annual Events
Broulee Annual Events Calendar
Points of Interest
At the southern end of the gorgeous Broulee Beach is a sandbar for walking across to Broulee Island Nature Reserve, where there is a rare pocket of littoral rainforest on the 4km Broulee Island Walk. Rock platforms offer excellent spots for fishing and there’s a surf break at Pinks Point. From vantage points on the island, you can spot migrating whales.
The food found at Batemans Bay is some of the best in the region, with succulent local seafood and Clyde River Oysters appearing on most menus. The delicious food is often complemented by sensational views and a relaxing ambiance.
Eurobodalla is home to a thriving arts and crafts community. Visit a village gallery or get an inside view of an artist’s studio to see how they bring the landscape to life in paint, fabric, sculpture and ceramics.
Many of the local attractions are recipients of major tourism awards for excellence including Mogo Zoo, The Original Gold Rush Colony, Bodalla Cheese Factory, and the Eurobodalla Botanic Gardens.