The Sapphire Coast is halfway between Melbourne and Sydney, on the far south coast of New South Wales. By car, it is only a 3 hour drive from Canberra or a 6-7 hour drive from either Melbourne or Sydney.
Travel up the Princes Hwy through beautiful Gippsland all the way to the border.
FROM CENTRAL NSW:
Various highways to Yass, then Barton Highway to Canberra, then the Monaro Highway to Cooma, then on the Snowy Mountains Highway to Bega/Bermagui/Tathra/Merimbula/Eden (Bega Valley Shire).
The Monaro Highway to Cooma, then on the Snowy Mountains Highway to Bega/Bermagui/Tathra/Merimbula/Eden (Bega Valley Shire).
Two options. Via the cool capital, Canberra or the Princes Highway A1 to Bega/Tathra/Bermagui/Merimbula/Eden (Bega Valley Shire).
Merimbula Airport offers flights to Sydney and Merimbula, with daily service by Regional Express. The airport has excellent facilities including a cafe, parking, car rental and taxi services.
NSW TrainLink, VLine and Premier Motor Service provide regular coach services from Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra and local bus services can get you around once you’re here.
Self drive and touring options abound with coastal drives along the Princes Highway, Sapphire Coast Drive and the Tathra-Bermagui Road or discover the hinterland and country delights of artisan trails, food and wine or rolling green valleys and country delights.