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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 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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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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Must See and Do

National Parks Walks, Talks and Discovery Tours – Jan 2019

                  This Summer holidays, our National Parks Rangers have come up with a variety of unique activities in and around the Sapphire Coast.   Here’s just a selection of what’s on offer. You can join our Aboriginal Discovery Rangers as they conduct a search for bush tucker and... view

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

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

Dec 26

Bendigo Bank Boxing Day Races and Pambula Cup

Wednesday 26th December, 2018

Our biggest social race day! Sapphire Coast Turf Club is set on a picturesque 300 acre site on Sapphire Coast Drive at Kalaru, between Merimbula and Bega and Tathra. Take advantage of the free buses and view the racing action from the large, banked lawn, members reserve or function centre. There’s also refreshments, TAB,... View more

Dec 31

2018 Bega Valley Shire NYE Spectacular !!

Monday 31st December, 2018

The 2018 NYE Fireworks Spectacular is coming! This year is bigger and better than ever with a whole range of activities for the entire family and plenty of opportunity to enjoy the music, food, markets, festive atmosphere and the fireworks!   Locals and visitors alike are all welcome and everyone is encouraged... View more

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