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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 bushwalking, kayaking, surfing and fishing 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.

Killer Whale Trail

Take a day trip back in time. When boats were made of wood and men were made of steel!

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Must See and Do

Gallery season opener in unspoilt wilderness

October flags the opening of the gallery season as two of the Sapphire Coast’s outstanding art galleries come out of their winter hibernation. The galleries are easily found on the the stunning Coast Road Art Trail between Bermagui and Tathra. The sun drenched Old Tanja Church and it’s gardens house Narek Galleries at Tanja while the majestic Ivy Hill Gallery sets... view

Whale Watching by Kayak

Our guest blogger Rob White, has probably spent more time bobbing around on the deep blue and catching waves than in his own backyard. A former ADF Commando, he once paddled solo to Tasmania (an 8 day trip) and now operates Ocean Wilderness Kayaks right along the Sapphire Coast.   Well it’s that fantastic time of the year... view

Orca encounters confirm best whale watching season in years

A well known pod of wild killer whales has thrilled Sapphire Coast whale watchers by proudly showing off a new calf this week. The close encounter occurred aboard a charter from the South Coast harbour town of Merimbula on Wednesday, and is the latest evidence southern New South Wales is enjoying the biggest whale migration... view

Latest Events

Oct 31

Australian Native Orchid and Bonsai show

31st October, 2014 - 1st November, 2014

Grand Champion 2013, a Sarcochilus Hybrid. The Sapphire Coast Orchid Club has around 80 growers devoted to culturing and showing unusual and splendid orchids. This show is dedicated to the dainty Sarcochilus Orchids which are rarely seen at the regular orchid shows. They were complimented by a variety of exotic orchids, and... View more

Nov 01

Eden Whale Festival

Saturday 1st November, 2014

The Eden Whale Festival, November 1, 2014. It’s an oceanic migration like no other, and Eden has been an important part of it for centuries. See how the townspeople celebrate it today with art, street theatre and music while we feast on the harvest from sea and soil. Held in and around... View more

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