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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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Melissa Pouliot, when rides inspire the write chapter

What do crime fiction and mountain bike riding have in common? For Melissa Pouliot, a bestselling crime writer who calls the Sapphire Coast home, they are intrinsically linked. Most mornings Melissa rides the trails of Bournda National Park, racing through eucalypt forests and past Wallagoot Lake to reach the intriguing rocky formation known as Wallagoot Gap at Turingal Head.... view

Win a 5 night whale watching holiday!

  This Spring, you and one other could be waking up beachside in one of Australia’s best whale watching destinations! For 5 whole days, you could be day tripping in your very own hire car and experiencing the best of Merimbula and the Sapphire Coast. If you are heading to us from Melbourne, you can fly... view

Wonboyn Lake, the gateway to our wildest coastline

  We recently snorkelled a gorgeous sheltered spot south of Eden called Baycliff, at the mouth of Wonboyn Lake. If you’ve been to Green Cape Light Station you’ll know Baycliff as the towering headland in the middle of the long beach at the back of Disaster Bay.  It’s rugged, remote and rich with life. A... view

Flagship Festivals and Events

Jul 28

Treasures of Australian Art 1880 to 1940

13th July, 2017 - 30th September, 2017

ELIOTH GRUNER. 1918. ‘The Beach’ Oil on Canvas. Howard Hinton Collection. The Howard Hinton Collection, in the sheer breadth of its cover of Australian art from the 1880 to the 1940, is the only collection of its kind in regional Australia. Howard Hinton, an avid collector of art and visitor of artists’... View more

Jul 30

Eden Cup, it’s Christmas in July!

Sunday 30th July, 2017

Why is Santa visiting in July? He’s throwing his support behind the Eden Cup, a mid-year fundraiser for Eden’s annual street party, Christmas on Imlay, as well as collecting donations for OzHarvest Sapphire Coast. There’ll be a hearty two-course Christmas luncheon, nibbles on arrival, kids meals, two drinks and entry for those... View more

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