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Like no other place on earth

Discover the ideal adventure landscape and reconnect with nature on the Sapphire Coast of New South Wales. All year round our national parks are natural playgrounds and the lagoons and seas are our wonder-filled aquarium. It’s easy to immerse yourself in nature-based adventures and if you need a hand there’s plenty of locals to guide you along the way.

Explore artisan galleries, taste the freshest of produce from the land and the sea, sample local wine, study Aboriginal history and culture, and the history of the pioneers. Or lose yourself in nature, in whatever way you choose.

However you want to play, you will take from the Sapphire Coast a rare gift: a lighter heart, a clearer mind, a refreshed spirit, and a calmer soul.

March is festival time!

March on the Sapphire Coast is about music, art, food and we celebrate in our unspoilt coastal wilderness! Summer lingers on while the Autumn harvest begins to make its way to menus...

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Must See and Do

The harvest is in for EAT Merimbula

 Our annual locavore feast returns to Fishpen foreshore this Sunday, with more than a baker’s dozen of fine chefs and producers ready to serve you our best harvest. Sunday, March 8 10am to 3pm The heroes of the dishes are our sustainable seafood and seasonal catches classically crafted into paella, bouillabaisse, sushi, artisan pies and tarts. From... view

Candelo Village Festival: Early bird tickets now on sale

Early bird tickets are on sale for the Candelo Village Festival, a full day of live Aussie and world music, creative endeavours, quality food and sustainability in a beautiful Sapphire Coast Village. Set in the heart of Candelo, 24km north east of Merimbula, the festival is nestled in among the giant trees of the town’s main park.... view

Trivago travellers pick Merimbula & Eden for best value

The Sapphire Coast towns of Merimbula and Eden have ranked highly in Trivago’s best value Australian destinations! The waterfront holiday town of Merimbula came in at number 2, while the fishing port of Eden, 20 minutes drive south of Merimbula, came in at number 8. Trivago drew on over 120 million traveller reviews to create the... view

Latest Events

Mar 04

Sculpture on the Edge

28th February, 2015 - 9th March, 2015

Seed Pod of Life by South Australian sculptor James Worth. If you’re a fan of Sydney’s Sculpture by the Sea, then you should venture further south and check out Sculpture on the Edge. The annual exhibition is held at Bermagui, on the Sapphire Coast of NSW, with the main feature being... View more

Mar 06

Merimbula Cup Race Day

Friday 6th March, 2015

Sapphire Coast Turf Club is located on a picturesque 300 acre site on Sapphire Coast Drive at Kalaru, between Merimbula and Bega and Tathra. It is one of the newest and most modern country racecourses in NSW with great spectator facilities. Patrons can enjoy an unobstructed view of the racing... View more

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