Sapphire Coast, New South Wales
Guide to the Sapphire Coast
- Getting to the Sapphire Coast
- When to visit
Escape to the Sapphire Coast and you’ll find glittering beaches hemmed in by emerald-green hills, sparkling lakes, caves and national parks.
White-sand beaches and aquamarine waters hug the Sapphire Coast, creating countless opportunities to take panoramic photos of this dazzling New South Wales coastline. The region is perfect for everyone from surfers to hikers, and world-class seafood makes it an ideal destination for foodies, too. In short, it’s a close-to-nature experience with all the creature comforts.
The Sapphire Coast stretches from Bermagui in the north to Eden in the south, a coastline of about 90km (56mi). There are several seaside villages in between, so driving is the best way to explore the region.
- Bermagui is located a five-hour drive south of Sydney
- Eden is located a six-hour drive south of Sydney
Make a road trip of it on this six-day Sydney to Sapphire Coast itinerary.
The Sapphire Coast experiences a temperate climate that makes enjoying nature possible all year long. Spring is a beautiful time to visit; the weather is great for outdoor adventures and whales begin to migrate past the coast between August and November.
- High season: Summer (December to February)
- Low season: Winter (June to August)