Hire a canoe or Kayak and explore the numerous lakes and inlets around Merimbula or join an experienced guide for a sea kayaking adventure that will get you hooked.
Take a scenic flight that’s sure to take you breath away. Ride a stand-up paddle board in to look and feel like a local. Or get up close and personal with the rich marine life with a diving adventure
Merimbula Marina operates multiple cruises each day during September to November. We are a family owned and operated business and believe in responsible and respectful whale watching practices. We have a deep love of the ocean and all its amazing creatures and enjoy sharing this with our passengers.
We have been operating our vessel True Blue from Merimbula for over 10 years. She is a 16 metre Super Sea Cat with three unobstructed 360 degree viewing decks to whale watch from. She has both indoor and outdoor seating and onboard toilets. Live and informative whale commentary and morning or afternoon tea is provided. You are also likely to see other whales like Southern Rights, Minkes, Bryde’s, Blue and Orcas and marine life like dolphins, sea turtles, Australian Fur Seals, a bounty of sea birds and more from the boat.
Launched in May 2015 “Sensational” is the Sapphire Coast’s newest and fastest whale watching experience! She is a fast, economical eco-RIB. With real 360 degree water level viewing this vessel allows you to get up close and personal with the whales!
Check out our daily photos and whale reports on our facebook page www.facebook.com/Merimbulamarina. Like our page and download photos taken from your cruise for free!
Coastlife Adventures – Surfing Lessons, Stand Up Paddling & Ocean Kayak Tours
Get energised, have a laugh and learn a new skill in the sun with Coastlife Adventures. Join a learn to surf lesson, a stand up paddle session or an ocean kayak adventure with our qualified and experienced instructors. All equipment is provided for all our activities. Coastlife Adventures are also an Outdoor Education Company providing coastal camps and multi-day expeditions to school groups throughout the year.
02 6494 1122, 1300 762 993
Head Hunter Charters – Game Fish Merimbula
The Head Hunter was designed from the ground up to tackle big game fish, boasting fast cruise speeds and all the creature comforts of home to ensure you have the trip of a lie time! Based in Merimbula, with expeditions from Ulladulla to Eden and most ports in-between. your fishing experience with their personal touch. Head Hunter Charters love nothing more than chasing Marlin and Tuna and invite you to join them on the ultimate adventure! Half Day, Full Day. Live Aboard, Tournament & Packages available. Specialising in Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin, Bluefin, Albacore & Broadbill – all tackle provided
Sapphire Coast Turf Club
Sapphire Coast Turf Club is located on a picturesque 300 acre site on Sapphire Coast Drive at Kalaru, between Merimbula and Bega and Tathra. It is one of the newest and most modern country racecourses in NSW with great spectator facilities. Patrons can enjoy an unobstructed view of the racing action. We hold eleven race meetings during the season. Our new facilities include a Function Centre which is perfect for weddings as well as race day functions. The course offers visitors and members a variety of services including TAB, free buses to and from the track, local and interstate bookmakers, food and beverage services, and picnic and family friendly areas.
Merimbula Air Services
Be amazed and take 1 of 20 different scenic flight tours around the stunning Sapphire Coast. Prices start from just $45pp. Or you may wish to choose the Gabo Island Adventure which includes a guided walk and Lighthouse tour. Your experienced pilots can even take you on a LOW LEVEL beach patrol flight which gives you the opportunity to see dolphins, schools of fish and whales (during their migration). Gift Vouchers and Flight Certificates (for the kids) are also available. For your next adventure contact Merimbula Air Services. Specialists in charters and flight training.
Captain Sponges Magical Oyster Tours
Unique oyster experience, on the lake,pristine water, immersed in nature, world famous oysters, taste, tour , learn, laugh,relax…. Discover the secrets of beautiful Pambula Lake, learn about oyster farming, the river estuary and more aboard our oversized oyster punt.
- Authentic oyster farm experience
- Shuck and taste on the water
- Nature and cultural sights
- Morning and afternoon cruises
- Group charter by appointment
- Minimum 6 persons, max 23
Learn about oyster farming in the area, its’ history, modern techniques and biology. Sample the world renowned Pambula Lake Sydney Rock oyster as fresh as can be – straight from the waters of the lake. Get a crash course in oyster husbandry and inspect the native Angasi species of oyster which are also grown on the farm. Once the oysters are aboard then it is time to set sail downstream to the scenic meandering Pambula river where ancient aboriginal middens dot the steep tree-studded banks whilst White bellied sea eagles circle overhead. Geology of the area is also a fascinating feature of the tour. Another downstream stop to see how the catching of oysters is done before heading back to the jetty. Tours take approximately 1.5 hours. Sunscreen and hat are advised. Something warm to wear in case the wind picks up. Light refreshments available
Fishpen Charters Merimbula
Departing from Merimbula’s iconic Mitchie’s Jetty and offering the ultimate fishing adventure. We cater for the novice to the experienced fisher, specialising in reef and fun-filled family trips. Broadbill is a fully-surveyed stable vessel with experienced and friendly skippers. Your catch is cleaned and ready for the pan! Your enjoyment and safety is our priority, therefore, we DO NOT fish in rough weather. During Sept/Oct/Nov the annual migration of the mighty humpback whales takes place just off the coast of Merimbula, an encounter with these truly awesome creatures is an experience that will not be easily forgotten on board Broadbill. Trips depart from Mitchies Jetty on Fishpen Road.
Magic Mountain Merimbula
Enjoy a full day of rides, thrills and spills at Merimbula’s iconic family fun park. Conquer the Diamond Python Rollercoaster, Drive the Mini Grand Prix Cars, Slide down the Doom Tube and Black Hole Waterslides, Cruise down the Toboggan Mountain Slide, Play Mini Golf, Discover the Triassic Dinosaur Park, Push the Toddler Town Cars, Bounce on the Jumping Castle and Whooo Hooo down the Magic Carpet Slide! Sooo many choices and sooo much fun. Bring a picnic, use the BBQs or grab lunch and a cuppa from the old Melbourne Tram.
Rathlin II Fishing Charters
Game, Deep Sea & Reef Fishing. Rathlin II is a luxuriously appointed 41ft Steber with twin diesel and the latest technology in fish finding and navigation equipment. Locally owned and operated with a skipper that has 25 years international commercial fishing experience. Charter Fare includes: Bait & Tackle, Quality overhead and spinning reels and rods, professional quality game reels, both stand-up and chair rods, tea & coffee, snacks fish are cleaned, no fishing licence required.
Sapphire Coast Trike Tours
Sapphire Coast Trike Tours provides a range of scenic tours from 10 minutes to half hours, hourly and day tours. Can be hired for Birthday Parties, Christmas Parties, School formals, Weddings and Special Events. Tours can be booked anywhere on the Sapphire Coast, take a tour, pub crawl, morning tea somewhere special.
Prices and ideas for tours can be discussed with Murray by calling 0459 483 043.
Brogo Wilderness Canoes
See sheer cliffs, rock orchids and abundant wildlife from a perfect vantage point on the water. Go ashore and explore forest gullies or take a picnic to a secluded spot.
Our 2 or 3 person canoes are equipped with all safety gear.
Brogo Dam has an extensive catchment running back into the magnificent Brogo Wilderness area. The waterways are pristine, with gorges rising 180 feet high in Nelsons Creek. The backwaters are a haven for local native birdlife.
02 6492 7328
Kiah Wilderness Tours
Kiah Wilderness Tours offer 2 different ½ day tours for up to six (6) people (minimum 2) departing from – and returning to – our lovely grassed picnic area by the river. No experience required and we don’t rush so if you want to stop and take photos or to fish or for a swim – just tell us. The river is dotted with little sandy beaches so it’s easy to stop at your request.
We can go upriver – where the waters slowly become fresher and the azure kingfishers and other small birds are often seen. Gippsland water dragons can be spotted, basking on fallen trees soaking up the sun.
Or we can go downriver – where the water becomes clearer, and you might spot a stingray or a flathead as you paddle over their hideout in the sand. The river turns salty and widens as it gets closer to Twofold Bay.
Merimbula Stand Up Paddle Lessons and Tours
Feel inspired as you glide across the crystal-clear waters of the far south coast with Merimbula Stand Up Paddle Lessons and Tours. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of our waterways with breathtaking mountain backdrops or cruise the exquisite coastline and absorb life’s most inspirational offers.
We are SUP enthusiasts who are here to help you. Steve is our fully qualified ASI stand up paddle instructor focused on providing a relaxed and safe environment for you to enjoy. Bring the family along, it’s an uplifting experience you can enjoy together!
Enjoy your experience in a small intimate group or book a personal one on one lesson. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced paddler, we have a class tailored to your needs.
Light2Light Coastal Walks
Light 2 Light Coastal Walks Pty Ltd operates walking tours on the iconic 30 kilometre Light to Light Walk in Ben Boyd National Park on the Sapphire Coast of NSW. We provide three day self-guided tours and guided tours with accommodation at our camps along the track or in heritage accommodation at the Green Cape Light House. Our trips are fully catered and we take care of your overnight luggage. On the walk you only need to carry a light day pack with your essentials for the day. Our staff are knowledgeable and passionate about their local environment and are committed to providing a rewarding holiday experience.
Board the luxury, all terrain touring vehicle and discover the best of the Sapphire Coast in these day tours.
Your hosts Paul and Liz and Pincini have been escorting guests to amazing destinations for over 30 years and have developed these day trips with a local’s insight. Tours range from $45 for the Pambula Merimbula Explorer, to $110 for the Green Cape Explorer.
Pambula Lake Explorer Join Captain Sponge’s Magical Oyster Tours on Pambula Lake, with morning tea at Haycock Point and explore the Pinnacles.
Gourmet Farmer Explorer Explore Tilba Village and Bermagui while you sample wines, cheeses, oysters and beautiful scenery.
Pambula Merimbula Explorer Tour local beaches and historical points of interest, with a visit to Merimbula Aquarium & Wharf Restaurant.
Sapphire Coast Golf School
Some people love the challenge of competition golf and others are happy to go out and play socially with friends, or go away on golfing holidays. Whatever your choice is, it’s more fun if you play better!
We teach people from all walks of life, from the age of three upwards. Not everyone swings the same way, while basic swing fundamentals remain the same, we work with YOUR natural movements to create a consistent swing for YOU.
Collaborating with physiotherapists has proven invaluable in helping our clients’ individual requirements, as we now understand that any existing injury or disability you may have could be affecting the way you swing.
If you’d like to learn how to play golf (man, woman or child), or you just feel like you’re not achieving your full potential, we can help you!
SCGS will create an individual program specifically for you, so you can achieve your golfing goals.
02 6496 1054
Headland Fishing Charters
Going fishing with Headland Charters is a real adventure for young and old, if you have never fished before or you are a pro, we will take good care of you.
You’ll be fishing on the best boat in town with personal service guaranteed. Jadele II, in full maritime survey for 12 passengers and 2 crew. Available for share charters or exclusive hire. Reef, game, shark, king fishing and whale watching (in season). Also scenic coastal cruises.
On-board toilet. BYO food and drink. No fishing licence is required. All fishing gear and bait supplied and all fish are cleaned for you. Personal service guaranteed
South Coast Skirmish Paintball
South Coast Skirmish Paintball is a great idea for group functions such as bucks parties, birthdays and team building exercises for people of all ages and fitness levels. Your day with us will involve multiple scenarios on a variety of fields with varying terrain.
Our fields are located at Wolumla, 10 minutes drive north of Merimbula and 15 minutes south of Bega.
We offer full day or half day packages and we are more than happy to work with you to meet your requirements.
0407 066 975
Wolumla Horse Riding Adventures
Whether its a riding lesson in the round yard, brushing up on skills in the arena or going on a trail ride, you will get a 360 degree view of the Bega Valley when you come for a ride at Wolumla Horse Riding Adventures.We are located in the middle of the beautiful Bega Valley at 292 Towridgee Lane between the picturesque village of Candelo and the old goldmining village of Wolumla.We offer a wide range of riding activities… lessons for children and adults tailored to suit you needs, saddle day camps for kids aged 6 and up , pony rides for the littlies under 6, arena classes, trail rides, overnight camp outs and scheduled trips to the Snowy Mountains where you can spot brumbies.
Narooma Tours and Charter Fish Narooma offer fully catered trips ranging from 2 to 9 hours wether fishing, diving, snorkelling, whale watching, Montague Island Guided Tours, Lighthouse Tours, Evening Penguin tours or a mix of all our options.
Playstation is a 9.8 metre purpose built fishing and tour boat, with toilet and cooking facilities.
Narooma Tours and Charter Fish Narooma uses the latest top quality gear available from our fishing tackle, lures to electronics.
Cycle & Surf
We hire bikes for all types including Tagalong/Baby Seat bikes. Helmets and locks are included and we also sell new bicycles, spares and accessories. We specialise in bicycle repairs and are your one stop shop for hiring Boogie Boards / Wet Suits and Surf Boards.
Mandeni Family Fun Park
Has it All Set on 600acres, this unique bush parkland setting is the perfect spot to bring the family and spend the day.* Water driving range *18 hole Mini Golf * 9 Hole Pitch and Putt * 9 Hole Golf Course * Club Hire and Lessons * group or private lessons *School Holiday Golf Clinics for kids and Lots more!! $25.00 a family ALL DAY bike or Golf!!!!
0403 706 692