The Sapphire Coast is a beautiful area with many natural attractions. Much of the shire is National Park or forest and all along the coast are wonderful beaches.

cafeTura Beach has a full service supermarket with speciality stores and a number of restaurants and clubs. Tura Beach adjoins Merimbula a vibrant township on the shore of the Merimbula Lake specialising in visitor facilities. A wide range of restaurants, clubs and pubs cater for every meal. Nearby towns Bega, Eden, Pambula and Tathra have historic and shopping attractions.

whaleWhales visit our coast line in October and November and can be easily seen from shore or on whale watching cruises – photo courtesy of Cat Balou Cruises.

Surfing, snorkelling and diving can be enjoyed all year – though you’ll need a wetsuit for comfort. You can try sailing, waveboarding, kitesurfing, kayaking and every water sport you can imagine.

golfOur pleasant temperatures makes it comfortable for golf, bushwalking, fishing, or beachcombing all year round. There are three golf courses within 10 minutes drive as well as courses in every other town on the Sapphire Coast!

Kids (big and little!) will have a great day at Magic Mountain for a roller coaster, water slides and a great taboggan run. Mandeni resort has watergolf, archery, paddleboats, mini golf, pitch and putt and a full size golf course for a very reasonable price and is only a kilometre away from Dolphin Cove.

There are also many indoor attractions such as the aquarium, galleries, museums, antique shops and restaurants which can be enjoyed all year on the Sapphire Coast.