Merimbula Beach, Merimbula, New South Wales © Dee Kramer Photography
Guide to the Sapphire Coast
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 the New South Wales coastline from Bermagui in the north to Eden in the South. The region has remote bays and tidal pools, is a playground for surfers, sailors, fisherfolk, kite boarders, kayakers and hikers and has stretches of sand protected from major swells and perfect for swimming. It’s also home to exceptional eateries, has world-class seafood, top spots for whale watching and swimming with seals and villages with stunning sea views. In short, it’s a close-to-nature experience with all the creature comforts.