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Beautifully Uncivilised

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.

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.

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Accessible Sapphire Coast

Welcome! Explore a coastal wilderness, discover local produce and stay in unique, purpose-built accommodation. We have coastal and country stays to suit couples, families and groups, and even the dog.Download Access...

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Must See and Do

Pre-Christmas escapes for coast lovers

The first few weeks of December are an ideal time to visit the Sapphire Coast. Summer arrives, but the crowds won’t until be here after Christmas, and the rates are Off Peak. We know you’re busy preparing for the festivities, but there’s advantages to be had by taking a short break between now and December... view

Lauren Bath’s itinerary for photographers

There’s so much choice for nature lovers that even professional photographers say 5 days isn’t enough. When Instagrammer Lauren Bath visited in late August, we gave her an epic itinerary of dawn shoots, sunset shoots and lots of experiences in between, like snorkelling in 14 degree water at one of our favourite spots and whale... view

Golden Hour Itineraries – Spring Bermagui

“I need this wild life, this freedom.” Zane Grey. The golden hour, that precious window at dawn & dusk when colours sweep across the sky, is a magical reminder of the endless dance of the planets. It’s a time to pay attention to the world around you, and ignore the phone. At this time of... view

Flagship Festivals and Events

Nov 22

The Shirl, National Youth Portraiture Prize

6th October, 2017 - 25th November, 2017

Winner of ‘2015 IAS Young Achievement Award’ Harriet Mitchell. ‘Romy and Daffodil’ The Shirl is a $10,000 acquisitive biannual portrait prize for artists between the ages 16  and 25. There is no other Portrait prize specifically for young and emerging Australian artists. The Shirl is the little sister to the BVRG’s $50,000... View more

Nov 23

The Merimbula Classic

23rd November, 2017 - 26th November, 2017

This long running event is a celebration of wind and waves which attracts wave sailors, kite surfers and Stand Up Paddle surfers from around the globe. Adding to the excitement this year, the contest will also comprise the Kite Wave Nationals championships, which will be run in conjunction with Kiteboarding Australia. Watch... View more

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