Sapphire Coast

Explore all that the Sapphire Coast has to offer during your stay at Currajong Retreat.

Located 45 minutes from the beaches of Merimbula and Pambula, Currajong Retreat is the perfect mix of country and coast. Immerse yourself in crystal clear waters, wander along the unspoilt coastline, visit historic wharves, tuck into local produce including the famous Sydney Rock Oyster or explore the area with the locals on a guided tour.


Whale Watching

Visit during whale watching season and experience the ‘Humpback Highway’ as hordes of whales swim along the Sapphire Coast. Head out on a whale watching cruise for some up-close encounters.

Rivers and Beaches

The Sapphire Coast is the best place to paddle with endless rivers and beaches to explore by SUP, kayak and canoe. Why not take a tour with one of the local companies who can show you the best spots?

Local Produce

Try delicious local produce straight to your plate, from land and sea. Visit local cafés, markets, enjoy fine dining, or try a tide to table experience with the farmers themselves.

Sydney Rock Oysters

Try the famous Sydney Rock Oyster from the unspoilt estuaries of the Sapphire Coast. Fresh and local these are not to be missed, whether it’s straight from the oyster farm or in one of the local eateries.

Places to Explore

From short walks to long hikes, there are so many places to explore along the Sapphire Coast. Rainforests, beaches, rugged coastal peaks, or a gentle stroll along our coastal boardwalks are all great options.

Local Experiences

Unique local experiences from micro-breweries to distilleries to cellar doors. Explore passionately crafted beers, spirits and wines made right here on the Sapphire Coast.

Explore the Sapphire Coast with a guided tour from our locals

Cat Balou Cruises

See majestic humpback whales migrating south on Cat Balous whale watching cruises departing daily from late August until early November.

Navigate Expeditions

Explore the wild Sapphire Coast with nature-based guided kayak and hiking day tours. Why not combine the two best experiences on the Sapphire coast; kayaking and oysters?

Captain Sponges Oyster Tours

Join Captain Sponge as he takes you on a tour of his oyster farms right on Pambula Lake. Get a look at the life of an oyster farmer and learn the secret to ‘shucking’ an oyster.

Light to Light Tours

Enjoy a guided walking tour along the iconic Light to Light Walk, or the historic Wharf to Wharf Walk. With spectacular views these trips cater for all fitness levels.

Explore the Sapphire Coast on your own with our top picks

Blue Pools Bermagui

Bermagui’s famous Blue Pool is a natural rock pool and a wonderful swimming and snorkelling spot. Rated in the top 10 per cent of worldwide attractions it is a must see.

Pristine Beaches

With pristine beaches and uncrowded surf, there is plenty to see along the Sapphire Coast with 150 beaches to choose from. Enjoy a surf, stand up paddle board or just a swim.

Light to Light Walk

Hugging the coastline of Beowa National Park, this iconic walk features stunning views from heathland to forest, tea tree groves to banksia woodlands.

Tathra Bike Tracks

Enjoy mountain biking for all levels in this unique location along the coast. For seasoned riders choose from 50km of single track or opt for a little less effort and hire an E-bike.

Enjoy the crystal clear waters of the Sapphire Coast

The Pinnacles, Eden

The southern end of Long Beach, aka Terrace Beach, boasts colourful cliffs known as the Pinnacles. Multiple layers of sand, clay and sediment are revealed in this eroding gully.

Bar Beach, Merimbula

A small, protected beach overlooking the entrance to Merimbula Lake has gentle waves perfect for kayaking or paddle boarding. Grab a coffee or lunch from the café and enjoy the view.

Pambula River Mouth

A peaceful location with the occasional perfect river waves lapping gently along the edge of the beach, this spot showcases the crystal clear waters of the Sapphire Coast.

Short Point, Merimbula

This classic, spacious South Coast surf beach is overlooked at the southern end by a large foreshore park with a lovely headland walk; just one of many vantage points for whale watching.

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