Central Tilba is situated on the South Coast of New South Wales. With the original Post Office built in 1894, this area is protected by the National Trust because of its development during the Australian Gold Rush. The name Tilba is said to either mean "wind" or "many waters," and Tilba's proximity to the fishing village of Narooma can certainly explain both possibilities. With a population of just over 2,000, Central Tilba and its sister city, Tilba Tilba, have kept their small town charm over the past century. Central Tilba holiday rentals can serve as a great home base for exploring the entire South Coast countryside.
What Makes Central Tilba Different?
Take a walk up the main drag, Bate Street, and you will immediately see that Central Tilba is a great old town. While major construction projects have transformed much of Australia over the past few decades, Central Tibla remains a quaint village with many buildings dating back a century. With the right Central Tilba accommodation, you can almost feel as if you're living in a historical painting.
The oldest building in Central Tilba is the old Post Office, which also serves a great, hearty breakfast. Beyond that, you can check out the precursor to modern coffee houses by enjoying some leisurely libations at the Dromedary Hotel. While it serves as a bed and breakfast today, it was originally build as a bustling cafe in 1895.
The Local Attractions
If you love a good hike, South Coast accommodation gives you some great options. Located near Mt. Dromedary, Central Tilba is surrounded by plenty of trails. You can stroll around and take in the pastoral beauty all year round, but autumn is a beautiful and popular time to visit because of the colorful foliage around Gulage and Mt. Dromedary. Just like most of the South Coast, the weather tends to be sunny and clear, perfect for a relaxing hike and a leisurely picnic.
After a day of adventure, enjoy indulge your sweet tooth with a visit to the popular Tilba Sweet Spot and stock up on great local goodies. A trip to the ABC Cheese Factory and the Tilba Bakery is also a great way to enjoy some of the areas best local produce in style.
Visiting Central Tilba offers a lot of options for any traveller. When you rent a home in Central Tilba, you have the opportunity to live like a local and enjoy a more spacious accommodation than a hotel room. You can also keep the fridge stocked from the Tilba Bakery, and get away from the most bustling parts of the town. There are few things more simultaneously relaxing and stimulating than being at home in a new place, and Central Tilba is a great location to enjoy this.