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Reconnect with nature

Discover the ideal adventure landscape and reconnect with nature on the Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, halfway between Sydney and Melbourne and just 3 hours drive from Canberra.  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 land and 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.

Opt outside this Autumn

As the seasons change along the Sapphire Coast the weather is mild, the days are bright and the water is warm. Making it the perfect destination for an unforgettable getaway...

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Today's Fishing

The best facilities, ever changing lakes & oceans rich in sea life.   If whales dine in these waters, there must be plenty on offer!  Read on for local conditions, fishing...

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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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Sapphire Coast NSW - The FilmWe had a lot of fun making this video, we hope you enjoy watching it! (3:04) #sapphirecoast #newsouthwales #seeaustralia Visit NSW #whaleonPosted by Sapphire Coast NSW on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

 

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Must See and Do

Tathra in Autumn

                    We invite you to get into our nature, it’s our locals favourite time of year. As the sun rises over Tathra Beach, bathing the sands in tangerine hues, several swimmers slip in to the sea. One lone couple are walking their dog on the beach... view

A local’s guide to Bermagui’s coastal walks this autumn

Bermagui, a small coastal village at the northern end of the unspoilt Sapphire Coast, enjoys clear, crisp weather during autumn and winter. Ideal for stretching your legs, Bermagui’s coastal walks to the north and south are both easy to medium grade with several rest areas along the way. When you set out, wear a hat... view

Sapphire Coast Events – What’s on in 2019

Merimbula Jazz Festival – June 7th to 10th 2019 Jazz lovers adore this seaside festival, celebrating music across 3 days with hundreds of musicians and performers and in 2019 it will see in it’s 39th year!! Features of the weekend are the Jazz Street Parade and Concert, Saturday night Jazz Quest and the late night... view

Flagship Festivals and Events

May 30

‘The Sapphires’ comes to Bega

Thursday 30th May, 2019

The Sapphires is one of Australia’s best-loved stories. This multiple award- winning musical play, that inspired the film, is coming to the Bega Valley Commemorative Civic Centre stage for the first time. Four young Aboriginal women from regional Australia, who like singing country music, suddenly get the chance to change their... View more

Jun 07

Merimbula Jazz Festival 2019

7th June, 2019 - 10th June, 2019

Jazz lovers adore this seaside festival, celebrating music across 3 days with hundreds of musicians and performers and in 2019 it will see in it’s 39th year!! The festival was born in 1980, during an impromptu Sunday afternoon gig at Merimbula’s Fishpen, the next year it began in earnest and now... View more

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