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Jewel of the Sapphire Coast

Merimbula with its great climate, pristine beaches and abundant natural beauty is an ideal location for your next holiday.

Bass and Flinders explored the Merimbula area in 1797 – and were the first of many ‘visitors to be struck by the beauty of its waterways, and surrounding forests.

While oysters are a popular and profitable industry today, the discovery of a large number of middens either side of the lake proves the original Aboriginal settlers were just as passionate about them!

Close by are some of Australia’s most significant national parks offering a range of nature experiences that draw visitors from all over the world.

Merimbula buzzes with special events year round – the annual jazz festival, orchid shows, fishing competitions or the Merimbula Malibu or Classic wavesailing, kitesurfing and SUPs (stand up paddle), and food festivals.

The Merimbula Boardwalk skirts the northern shores of the Top Lake section of Merimbula Lake and is a 3.5km stunning round trip, broken by a wildlife experiences on the way.  Or if you’re feeling a little more energetic, try standup paddleboarding in the protected lake waters, a local favourite.

And, of course, there is wonderful seafood. Don’t miss out on award winning locally grown oysters and mussels.

As Seen on TV 2014

Merimbula.... it never leaves you! Merimbula is one of those towns that once you have visited you always remember. It might have been the great game of golf you played, fabulous...

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Merimbula Radio Whale Watching Giveaways 2014!

With thanks to our great members we have $9000 worth of giveaways to win! The Merimbula Tourism Radio Promotion will be running from the 15th September 2014 until various dates...

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Beaches

Merimbula's Main Beach has five kilometres to surf, fish or stroll. Short Point and Tura Beach are pristine with tea trees forming an intricate web of growth among flowering heaths...

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What's On in Merimbula

Sep 18

Spring Show

18th September, 2014 - 19th September, 2014

Sapphire Coast Orchid Club Spring Show 9am – 4pm Thur 9am – 4pm Fri   ... View more

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As Seen on TV 2014

Merimbula…. it never leaves you! Merimbula is one of those towns that once you have visited you always remember. It might have been the great game of golf you played, fabulous Oysters you tasted, the Fishing Charter or Whale Watching Cruise that you took – whatever your reason…. Merimbula it never leaves you! Discovery Holiday... view

Merimbula Radio Whale Watching Giveaways 2014!

With thanks to our great members we have $9000 worth of giveaways to win! The Merimbula Tourism Radio Promotion will be running from the 15th September 2014 until various dates on the following radio stations. Make sure you listen in to win one of the 14 fabulous packages listed below.* 2CA Canberra GIVEAWAY #1 2... view

Family deal from Tathra Beach Family Park

$699- 5 nights accommodation in surf villa or pet friendly cottage which includes 1 free pedal cart hire, 1 free wood fired pizza, 2 free kids club activities and 1 free movie night plus popcorn (all per child) Bookings can be made at Merimbula Visitor Information Centre on 1800 150 457 or email accomm@merimbulatourism.com.au. You must... view

Upcoming Regional Events

Sep 27

Pambula Motorfest

27th September, 2014 - 28th September, 2014

See and hear incredible cars, utes and trucks at this popular annual event. Let the kids be entertained by a myriad of events (there’s even a jumping castle for adults) and grab a bite to eat from the local food vendors. Highlights include jet power demonstrations, a V8 tractor and Impound’s... View more

Sep 27

ReBoot in Bermagui this Spring

27th September, 2014 - 28th September, 2014

Plan some pampering, exhilarating outdoor fun and new challenges into your Spring. ReBoot in Bermagui is two days of health science, natural therapies and family friendly outdoor activities. There are three programs to explore ReActivate, ReJuvenate or ReEnergise in Bermagui. ReActivate Sunday 28 For the adults – Camel to Club (7km): Camel Rock... View more

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