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Heart of the Sapphire Coast

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

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There's lots to see and do in and around Merimbula.  Surrounded by stunning beaches and National Parks, it's the ideal place to get away from it all and reconnect with nature.

If shops & restaurants are more your thing, you won't be disappointed with lots of gorgeous little stores tucked away, along with several cafes, bars and eateries to keep you fully satisfied.

Some of our feature events are EAT Merimbula, our annual locavore festival, Merimbula Jazz Festival, the Malibu Surf Comp and the Merimbula Classic - Wavesailing and Kite Boarding Comp.

Today's Fishing

The best facilities, ever changing lakes & oceans rich in sea life.   If whales dine in these waters, there must be plenty on offer!  Read on for local conditions, fishing...

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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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Best Mates with Whales? Ladies only!

Female Humpbacks - Bestie's who seek out each other's companyUsing photographic techniques, The Mingan Island Cetacean Study group have been studying humpback whales for the last 16 years. They discovered that...

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What's On in Merimbula

Jul 19

Barefoot Bowls @ Bermagui Country Club

4th July, 2019 - 25th July, 2019

Bring your family, friends, work mates — no skill required — bowls supplied Every Thursday evening from 5pm $50 voucher to be won $10 includes supply of bowls and BBQ ... View more

Jul 19

Get Fit in Eden

1st March, 2019 - 21st December, 2019

Tarryn Lucas Fitness runs weekly classes in Eden, Pambula & Merimbula Eden’s schedule is   Mondays – 6pm Tuesdays  –  6.15am Wednesdays  –  6pm Thursdays – 9.30am   For more information and bookings regarding any of the classes contact Tarryn –  0421 989 433 –   ... View more

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Must See and Do

A local’s guide to Bermagui’s coastal walks this winter

Bermagui, a small coastal village at the northern end of the unspoilt Sapphire Coast, enjoys clear, crisp weather during autumn and winter. Ideal for stretching your legs, Bermagui’s coastal walks to the north and south are both easy to medium grade with several rest areas along the way. When you set out, wear a hat... view

Bermagui Blue Pool

Bermagui Blue Pool is a large natural rock pool at the base of a dramatic rocky cliff. The pool, which is washed clean by the clear waters of the Tasman Sea, is great for swimming and snorkelling. A viewing platform allows magnificent coastal views and is ideal for shore based whale watching. It is a lovely picnic spot with... view

Montreal Goldfield

Montreal Goldfield … Bermagui’s hidden treasure. Discover the mysteries and anecdotes of times gone by at Australia’s only seaside goldfield. Admission to the site, 7km north of Bermagui on Wallaga Lake Road, is by guided tour only. The tour operates daily at 2pm (or by appointment for large groups) and takes about 1¼ hours. The... view

Upcoming Regional Events

Sep 01

Whale Watching Season

1st September, 2019 - 30th November, 2019

The Humpback Highway. The Sapphire Coast has been named Australia’s premier whale watching destination by Australian Geographic and spring is the best time to see these majestic creatures as they nurse and rest on their annual migration to Antarctica, often with their calves in tow.  If you haven’t ticked whale watching... View more

Sep 07

Bega Valley Motorcycle Expo

Saturday 7th September, 2019

The Bega Valley Motorcycle Expo started life in 2010 & over the years has developed into the huge event it is today.  A great day out for all the family, the 2019 Expo will feature a show-and-shine, trade expo, live music, food vendors and more. The Expo is held at the... View more

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