Moruya Things to Do

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  • 1. Wooden Sculptures

    Bryan Carrick is the internationally wood carver and sculptor behind all the wood carvings found in Moruya. He is well known for his carvings of animals which he creates from native Australian...

  • 2. Historic buildings

    Keating's Hotel once stood here, only in 1943 it burnt to the ground. The owners didn't want to lose their liquor licence, so they opened for business in the old stables at the back of the Hotel. ...

  • 3. Moruya Museum

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    The Museum is located in an 1875 Terrace, just like the ones in England. The duplex house was built by Abraham Emmott who lived in one duplex, his son in the other duplex. The Museum took over the...

  • 4. Old Historic Homes

    Located on the corners of Page and Campbell streets are Moruya's former shire offices. The building dates back to 1914, but has been renovated over time, I don't know if this includes the exterior...

  • 5. St John's Rectory

    The Anglican Rectory took between1870-1873 to be built and is on the Australian Heritage Register. The foundation stone was laid by Mrs Caswell, the wife of the local police magistrate, on 1...

  • 6. Moruya Granite

    A monument to granite? What on earth could this be? Well, the monument commemorates that Moruya granite from Moruya Quarries was used in the construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge - Yes - The...

  • 7. Sacred Heart Church

    The Sacred Heart Catholic church in Moruya is a striking church! It was built from local granite, the same granite used in the construction of the Sydney Harbour bridge. In 1887 the cornerstone was...

  • 8. Art Deco

    Moruya is full of historic buildings from the late 1800s onwards, then it has many great Art Deco buildings from the 1900s. The Hotel Monarch was a beauty! This particular Hotel was built in 1939...

  • 9. Post and Telegraph Office

    Yes, You have read correctly, the old Post and Telegraph office building has been converted into a elegant Bed & Breakfast. This beautiful old building was built in 1887 on this particular site...

  • 10. St. John the Evangelist church

    The Anglican St John the Evangelist Church was a beautiful historic building of interest and is listed on the Australian Heritage Register. The Church I was viewing wasn't the original from 1862,...

  • 11. Heritage Walk

    I always enjoy following a heritage walk and try and pick up the free brochures if possible. Here in Moruya, if the Information centre happened to be closed, then don't worry as there is a map of the...

  • 12. Court House

    The Court House in Vulcan street dates to 1880, making it one of the oldest surviving buildings in Moruya. It was built at a time when there was much activity by the Public works department at a time...

  • 13. Uniting Church

    I think Page street should have been named "church" street, as this was the third church I came across in this street. It could be the oldest too as it was built of local granite in 1864 as the...

  • 14. Moruya River

    The Moruya River is a tidal river that enters the ocean at Moruya Heads. The Deua River begins at Braidwood, then forms its confluence with the Moruya River, flowing past the town of Moruya and into...

  • 15. Moruya War Memorial

    I came across this distinctive War Memorial in front of the Moruya Hall. It is interesting that Moruya was one of very few towns who didn't have a war memorial for WWI. This one is fairly new as...

  • 16. The Bush Orchestra

    The Bush Orchestra is about 2km west of the highway of Ted Hunt Terrace, this is a guided forest walk with the music provided by the abundant birdlife- the bellbirds, lorikeets, bowerbirds and...

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