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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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Win the ultimate escape to Merimbula

  You and three of your friends or family could win the ultimate escape to Merimbula and spend a week in luxury accommodation, experiencing the best food and nature experiences the...

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Winter on the Sapphire Coast

Winter on the Sapphire Coast is mild, with crisp days and star filled skies. Whales have already been sighted, a great indication of the season to come. For the independent traveller our national parks offer adventures in nature, our villages and ports harbour unique food experiences and whale encounters that you’ll find nowhere else on earth. Combine the two on... view

Win the ultimate escape to Merimbula

  You and three of your friends or family could win the ultimate escape to Merimbula and spend a week in luxury accommodation, experiencing the best food and nature experiences the coastal town has on offer. Have a lazy morning in your spacious apartment, or head to sea for an encounter with a humpback whale.... view

Warm up with home cooked oyster dishes

If the thought of cooking fresh Sydney Rock Oysters seems blasphemous, hold that thought! These recipes come from the Rodley’s of Tathra Oysters who have been growing oysters on Nelson Lake in Mimosa Rocks National Park for over 25 years. It’s their favourite way of introducing friends and family to this delectable morsel if they are a bit wary... view

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May 28

Australian Artists and the floral still life

11th March, 2016 - 11th June, 2016

Depictions of the floral have been present through the entirety of human artistic practice. Utilising the collection of works by some of Australia’s most well known and respected artists at the AGNSW, FLORA AUSTRALIS presents historical and contemporary examinations of the humble flower. AGNSW works from Margaret Olley, Margaret Preston, Tim Maguire,... View more

Jun 11

Merimbula Jazz Festival

11th June, 2016 - 13th June, 2016

The Merimbula Jazz Festival is an annual music festival held in Merimbula over the June Long Weekend every year. The Merimbula Jazz Festival has been held every June long weekend since 1981 involving approximately 150 bands, 700 musicians playing all styles of jazz from trad, ragtime, big bands, swing, mainstream, modern... View more

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