<p>Ever dreamt of being cast away on a deserted island? Well, Montague Island Nature Reserve, just 9km from Narooma on the Far South Coast could make your dream come true. The historic Lighthouse Keeper’s cottage is a remote haven for nature lovers, small get togethers and romantic getaways.
<p>Wake up to the sounds of crashing waves and catch the magnificent views as the sun rises over the ocean. After a hearty breakfast, follow Montague Island walking track to explore this unique landscape that preserves habitat for over 90 species of seabirds, not to mention seals, whales and dolphins. With the opportunity to volunteer, you can help ensure the resident penguin colony thrives into the future.
<p>As the wind whips up, head back inside and prepare a feast in the modern kitchen. Now that Montague Island Lighthouse is automated, you can rest easy that ships will be guided to safety while you wine and dine in comfort.</p>
<ul><li>Bedding configuration: 3 bedrooms with 2 x king singles and 2 x queen beds. Extra roll-away beds are available if required.
<li>Vessel transport, bed linen, towels and pillows are provided.
<li>The cottage is fully furnished and has an external kitchen, dining area and bathroom and wide verandahs.
<li>There is a toaster, kettle, fridge and freezer, dining table, TV, gas barbecue with gas supplied, and iron/ironing board.
<li>All guests will receive a 2 ½ hour tour of the island.
<li>Optional snorkelling or diving trips with the seals, or fishing charters can be arranged with Narooma Visitor Centre.
<li>No swimming is permitted directly off the island.
<li>There is mobile phone service, however no Wi-Fi is available.
<li>The island uses solar power.</li></ul>
Hard - Guests must be able to climb a ladder independently at the island jetty and walk up and down the Island’s steep and rocky terrain. Persons with mobility issues are asked to check when booking. Some activities require moderate fitness levels. </p>
<ul><li>Check in 8:30am. Check out before 9am. Times are flexible, subject to negotiation with the Discovery Coordinator.
<li>Guests will receive a safety briefing on arrival at the island. Keys are not required to access the cottages.
<li>The local office is located offsite, approximately 9km from the island. There are staff based on the island in case of emergency.
<li>NSW national parks are now no smoking areas.
<li>Pets and domestic animals other than certified assistance animals are not permitted.
<li>This is a remote property, so please make sure you arrive well-prepared.</li></ul>
<h3>Price and bookings</h3>
<ul><li>Rates and availability are displayed when making an enquiry. Reservations can be made for any arrival within the next 12 months.
<li>2 night minimum stay with discounted pricing for each additional night.
<li>All reservations incur a booking fee of 2.5 in addition to the total amount payable.</li></ul>
<h3>Park entry fees</h3>
Park entry fees are included in your accommodation package.<p>
<p>There is no private vehicle access to the island. Montague Island Head Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage is in Montague Island Nature Reserve. Montague Island is only accessible via one of NSW National Parks & Wildlife contracted commercial vessel tour operators.
<p>Boat transfers to the island are included in your accommodation package. The Discovery Coordinator will contact guests to arrange travel details prior to arrival.
<p>Montague Island tours and overnight stays depart from Narooma wharf - Bluewater Drive, Narooma.
<p>Parking is available at Narooma wharf.</p>