MOGO is a small heritage village  located halfway between Batemans Bay and Moruya on the Princes Highway.

The village has a rich history and was established after the discovery of gold in the area in the 1850's.

This 'gold rush' attracted many diggers to village and overnight a thriving town of hotels, churches and shops was born.

Mining continued in the area until the closure of the last mine In 1984. It was then that the small village begun attracting talented artisans and craftspeople.

Today, Mogo Village is a shopping hub full of retail shops specialising in home goods, handcrafted items, gifts and artistry. It also hosts a range of cafes and specialist food stores.

Nearby Mogo is Mogo Zoo and the Original Gold Rush Colony is also located on James Street where you can take a step back in time to the gold rush era. 

Eurobodalla Botanic Gardens (5kms Sth of Batemans Bay)  Over eight kilometres of tracks have been developed within the Gardens, giving access to the natural and man made features of the site. A walk booklet and map is available from the Gardens Visitors Centre. Length:6 tracks from 500m to 2km, 6 km in total Time: from 20 minutes to 2 hours
You can find all the details of the walks HERE.

 

Be sure to look at Our MUST DO and MUST SEE menus above

MOGO TO DOs:

Mogo has great fishing nearby on the Tomago River. Tomago reach and nearby beach options of Tomakin and Mossy Point are available to suit all ages and all abilities. For tips and location info visit our FISHING page

Be sure to take the Mogo Bush Walk and be sure to refer to our HISTORY page as you wander around the town.  

Mogo Bushwalk in the Mogo State Forest.

This 1.6km easy grade walk showcases the eucalyptus forest of the area to those not familiar with large stands of spotted gums and an infill of burrawang cycads on a forest floor. A visitor carpark is available at the start of the walk. The track is a well-defined path. Mogo Walking Track starts near the entrance to Old Mogo Town and is a 20-30 minute looped walk and whilst rated easy there are some steps.

Mogo has a wonderful rich and vibrant history that is well worth the read

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Below are ALL KNOWN eating options in the area

MOGO EATING OUT:

The Centre of Mogo @ 3/31 Sydney St Mogo

Quality food at a great price... Seating for 30 - breakfast, lunch, dinner 44745061

Our menu combines casual Australian cuisine with Café Dining, offering a range of starters, foccacias, salads, gourmet crepes, cakes, sandwiches, sweet crepes, kid's food and most popular is the unrivalled selection of delicious fudge. Ph 44743389

Cnr Annett Street and Princes Highway Mogo

Grumpy & Sweetheart’s is a charming country café with a delightful courtyard situated In Mogo. Grumpy & Sweetheart’s pride themselves in beautifully prepared simple food combined with an outstanding coffee blend to provide a rewarding dining experience.

 Ph 4474 3263

15 Sydney Street Mogo

Leanne’s Café is not only a great place to treat yourself to freshly baked scones, home-made jam and whipped cream, or a gourmet sandwich or gourmet home-made pies, it is also a specialty gift shop, featuring quirky teapots, nostalgia posters and beautiful giftware, making the ambiance both fascinating and fun. Ph 0413941607

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