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Reconnect with nature

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.

Get on your bike and cycle the Sapphire Coast!

 The Sapphire Coast is well known for its beaches and forests but it’s also one of the premier mountain biking destinations in NSW.For an adrenalin filled adventure, race your mates...

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Get on your bike and cycle the Sapphire Coast!

  The Sapphire Coast is well known for its beaches and forests but it’s also one of the premier mountain biking destinations in NSW. For an adrenalin filled adventure, race your mates and soak up the coastal bush on 50 kilometres of single tracks that snake through the hills and gullies of Tathra.  Some trails... view

The Merimbula Classic SUP, Surf and Sail

This year marks the 38th year of the annual Merimbula Classic… a celebration of wind and waves, and a festival like no other.  The event will run from November 22nd to 25th, 2018 – celebrating four days of fun on the water in the sports of Wave sailing, Kite surfing and Stand Up Paddling.    There... view

10 reasons to visit us this Spring

Spring on the Australian Sapphire Coast is a magical time of year. The temperate climate is perfect for exploring our unique coastal wilderness and welcoming those big beautiful creatures of the sea, whales! Here’s just ten of our family friendly and adventurer experiences in this beautiful part of southern New South Wales. WHALE WATCHING The... view

Flagship Festivals and Events

Nov 14

Bega Valley Festival of the Face 2018

10th November, 2018 - 25th November, 2018

The Bega Valley Festival of the Face is a community celebration and an initiative of the Bega Chamber of Commerce and Industry to coincide with the biennial Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award at the Bega Valley Regional Gallery. The Festival will run from 10-25 November 2018. The theme is THE FACE and... View more

Nov 14

Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award

26th October, 2018 - 8th December, 2018

JACQUI GRANTFORD Ashley Dawson – Damer.Oil on canvas80 x 180cm The Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award is one of Australia’s most loved and richest realistic portrait prizes. Hannan was a gifted realistic portraitist and well known in the Bega Valley as a staunch supporter and generous patron of the arts. Her legacy was carried... View more

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