Greenfield Beach, South Coast, NSW © Destination NSW

Greenfield Beach, South Coast, New South Wales © Destination NSW

Sydney to the Sapphire Coast: a 6-day road trip

Sydney to the Sapphire Coast: a 6-day road trip

Bannisters by the Sea, Mollymook, NSW © Destination NSW

Bannisters by the Sea, Mollymook, New South Wales © Destination NSW

Top tip

Grab a coffee and baked goods from Berry Sourdough Café (Milkwood Bakery) on the drive. In Jervis Bay, lunch at trusty Huskisson HotelPilgrims or Wild Ginger for superb sustenance.

Blue Pool, Bermagui, NSW © Destination NSW

Blue Pool, Bermagui, New South Wales © Destination NSW

Essential

Stroll to tranquil Fishermen’s Wharf for a cumquat or brandy-cream treat from Bermagui Gelati Clinic.

Merimbula Bar Beach, Merimbula, NSW © Destination NSW

Merimbula Bar Beach, Merimbula, New South Wales © Destination NSW

Towamba River, Kiah, NSW © Destination NSW

Towamba River, Kiah, New South Wales © Destination NSW

Top tip

The popular 30-kilometre (19-mile) Light to Light walk from Boyds Tower to Green Cape Lighthouse takes two to three days, but Light to Light Camps’ ‘quickie’ itinerary offers a fully supported taster.

Tathra Beach, Tathra, NSW © Destination NSW

Tathra beach, Tathra, New South Wales © Destination NSW

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Sea Cliff Bridge, South Coast, NSW © Dee Kramer

Sea Cliff Bridge, South Coast, New South Wales © Dee Kramer

For more information about road trips in New South Wales, go to visitnsw.com.