Sapphire Coast Sports Getaways
Merimbula and the Sapphire Coast have plenty of sporting activities and events to suit everyone. From Golf, to Fishing, Horse Riding and racing, Diving, Mountain Biking, Running and much more. Have a read through some of the great sporting activities you can experience in the area.
Sapphire Coast Golf
The Sapphire Coast is known as one of the countries best kept Golfing secrets. There are 5 quality courses within an hours drive of Merimbula, with easy access most days and some of the best value green fees you will ever pay.
Tura Beach Country Club is a Peter Thompson designed championship course with amazing views over the Pacific Ocean. The hilly layout will challenge all levels of golfers.
Pambula Merimbula Golf Club is a 27 hole resort style course set amongst natural bushland with kangaroos resting along the tree lined fairways
Bega Country Club is a true Country Club set amongst the tree and beautifully kept. You can get on to this course easily most days and you will be surprised how good it is.
Bermagui Country Club is another great golf course and definitely worth the drive with great views over Horseshoe Bay. The championship layout and amazing greens will make your day a great day out.
Eden Gardens Country Club is an open style country club layout with plenty of space, fresh air and freedom. You will feel like you are a million miles from anywhere as you wander around this course.
Sapphire Coast Turf Club and Horse Riding
Whether you are interested in riding or horses or betting on them, you will find something to satisfy your equestrian desires when you visit the Sapphire Coast. Sapphire Coast Turf Club is centrally located at Kalaru, a short drive from Merimbula and the club hosts major events such as the Bega Cup. The club has excellent facilities including a members bar and function area and large grassed area where you can enjoy a picnic. There are a number of family friendly days including the famous Boxing Day event.
If you would prefer to take a leisurely ride, why not visit one of the local riding schools. Oaklands Trail Rides offer 1 to 1.5 hour trail rides to the Pambula River. Longer rides are available by appointment. Staples Riding School is located in Wolumla and provides one hour rides through local forest trails.
Sapphire Coast and Merimbula Fishing
Weather you want to drop a hand line off the end of the jetty, take a tinny up the lake or estuary for some flatheads or take a deep sea charter to tackle some marlin, Merimbula and the Sapphire Coast have a fishing experience for you. There are a number of local Fishing Clubs including Merimbula Big Game and Lakes Angling Club Inc
Reel Affair Fishing Charters operates out of Merimbula on the far south coast of NSW. Just off the coast of Merimbula lies many inshore reef systems and the Continental Shelf lies only 20 nautical miles off our coastline, which makes Merimbula an ideal base for fishing.
Merimbula Marina offer a large range of fishing charters, bay/dolphin cruises and whale watching. The Marina’s fleet comprises currently of two vessels along with eight small runabouts.
Fishing with Headland Charters is a real adventure for young and old. Not only will you will be fishing on the best boat in town you will receive the best personal service guaranteed
Aussie Fish Estuary Adventures (AFEA) is the ultimate guide to estuary sports fishing along this fabulous part of the NSW South Coast. Fishing locations include Batemans Bay, Tuross, Narooma, Merimbula, Pambula, Wonboyn Lake and Victoria’s own Mallacoota Lake system.
Freedom Charters operates out of the beautiful Eden Harbour on the South Coast of New South Wales. Eden has no dangerous bar crossing, plentiful reefs and easy access to the open ocean
Connemara Fishing Charters. Reef and game fishing on board ‘Connemara’, a 38ft Randell which supplies all bait and tackle. No fishing licence required