Sapphire Coast Visitor Information

MerimbulaFor those in the know, the Sapphire Coast is a hidden jewel. A land of rivers, mountains and beaches the area is food for the wearied traveller’s eyes. Sparkling beaches are tucked into quiet, sandy bays bordering rugged National Parks. Pristine aquamarine waterways seemingly untouched by human hand. Yet all there to be explored and enjoyed, easy access provided by excellent coastal drives and walking tracks.

Miles of pristine turquoise coastline and fertile hinterland, water sport paradise, seafood heaven, world’s greatest campsites or a luxury private resort the Sapphire Coast really is one of New South Wales best kept secrets.

The Coast begins at Bateman’s Bay and extends to south of Eden, the gateway to the Wilderness Coast. It takes in the rich farming hinterland including the historic towns of Cobargo, Candelo, Tilba Tilba, Bodalla, Tathra, Wyndham, Bemboka, Merimbula, Tura BeachPambula Beach and Eden; as well as kilometres of pristine beaches and lakes. The perfect getaway for those craving an unspoilt paradise.

The Sapphire Coast Weather provides warm summer days with nights cool enough to sleep and a crisp winter perfect for fishing trips – the Sapphire Coast is a comfortable climate where seasonal variations can still be enjoyed. 

Merimbula Main BeachKids can be kept happy exploring and fishing, boogie boarding and surfing, visiting attractions, or wandering through shopping and markets. Lakes, rivers, sheltered bays and white sand beaches provide swimming spots for a variety of ages. Factor in some chill time at a local cafe, a stroll along the Boardwalk, a round of golf, or a taste of some fresh local seafood cuisine.


The Sapphire Coast is the perfect mix of coast and country and the ideal place to relax and unwind in the natural luxury of all that it has to offer.