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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

Easter Walks, Talks and Tours

The Easter Holidays Walks, Talks and Tours program is packed full of National Parks adventures that promise to give you an insight into national parks. Download the program here - Discovery Easter Program 2015-1 Led by Aboriginal and specialist Discovery Rangers from National Parks, these adventures will immerse you in the heritage of our unspoilt coastal wilderness. Tours... view

Tathra: Australia’s first community solar farm

Australia’s first community owned solar farm was opened at Tathra on Tuesday, and its creative design also makes it the nation’s first solar sculpture. The panels are arranged to form the word IMAGINE, giving inbound aircraft passengers a special treat as they approach Merimbula, and a new look for the coastal village on Google Earth when the satellites... view

Latest Events

Mar 30

Restaurant’s Race Day

Monday 30th 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

Apr 02

National Parks Discovery Program

2nd April, 2015 - 9th April, 2015

Offered across the major school holiday breaks, the Discovery Program has been developed for all ages and is led by specialist Discovery and Aboriginal Discovery rangers. These fun and fascinating activities will introduce you to the wealth of natural, cultural and historic heritage within your local national parks and nature reserves. Download... View more

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