What better way to spend a Spring weekend than at Beautiful Batemans Bay. Bring your reading glasses, grab your book-spending money, pack for the weekend and enjoy the Writers Festival and other delights Batemans Bay has to offer. Enjoy winter walks along the many stunning beaches; Clyde River oysters in the regional restaurants; fishing and bushwalking; views to the rocky islands and weathered headlands; or a cruise past the oyster beds along the river.
Batemans Bay is four hours drive south from Sydney, two hours drive east from Canberra and two hours drive north from Merimbula.
The venue for the Bateman’s Bay Writers Festival is the Coachhouse Marina Resort 49 Beach Road Batemans Bay NSW
Map 2: At our venue
Refreshments will be available in the Festival Hub marquee
Espresso coffee, cakes and snacks will be available for sale all day Saturday and Sunday morning.
Lunch details will be available closer to the event.
You can also buy a drink from the bar at the Hub. Free tea and coffee is served near the Corrigans Room and Clyde Room each session.
The Coachhouse Marina Resort has a restaurant open for dinner Friday and Saturday from 6 pm and is situated opposite the 27-hole Club Catalina Golf Course which also has a restaurant.
Both are 20 minutes walk from central Batemans Bay and many excellent restaurants.
Adequate parking is available on site at the Coachhouse Marina Resort during the Festival and for the Literary Lunch. Platinum pass holders will get priority parking.