If swimming and sunbathing in the nude is your preference, Armands Beach was declared legally clothes optional by Bega Valley Shire Council in November 1993.From Bermagui, drive south 9.5 kilometres along...
Unwind on the gorgeous beaches of the sparkling Sapphire Coast of NSW. From uncrowded beaches in the Mimosa Rocks and Ben Boyd national parks to the powdery sands of Tathra Beach, Merimbula Main Beach and Pambula Beach, discover wonderful seaside holidays on the far NSW South Coast.
Stunning Sapphire Coast beaches
Relax on the beautiful beaches of the Sapphire Coast, the perfect seaside escape with soft sands and crystal-clear waters. You’ll be delighted with the many wonderful things to do and see in this jewel of the far NSW South Coast, including swimming, snorkelling, surfing, sea kayaking and beach fishing.
Discover uncrowded beaches in enchanting national parks, with Mimosa Rocks National Park in the north near Bermagui and Ben Boyd National Park in the south near Eden. At Bittangabee Bay, south of Eden, is a rocky bay and sandy beach great for swimming, kayaking, fishing and whale watching.
You can learn to surf with Coastline Adventures, go kayaking with Ocean Wilderness Sea Kayaking and try stand-up paddleboarding with Merimbula Stand Up Paddle Lessons and Tours. For wonderful snorkelling tours to see the coastal marine life, check out Australia’s Coastal Wilderness Adventures.
Bermagui is famous for game fishing for black marlin. Just south of Bermagui is Cuttagee Beach and Lake, great for swimming, surfing and fishing. One of the Sapphire Coast’s iconic timber bridges straddles the pretty lake. A short drive away is Armands Beach, an official nudist beach since 1993.
The delightful village of Tathra is south of Bermagui and part of Australia’s Oyster Coast. Unwind on gorgeous Tathra Beach. A short drive south is Merimbula and five enticing beaches. Merimbula Main Beach is splendid and the sandbank near the northern end creates a lovely wave for surfers.
Near the historic village of Pambula is Pambula Beach, a fine sandy shore with rolling waves and azure sea. On the southern side of Pambula River is pretty Severs Beach, in the northern section of Ben Boyd. Barmouth Beach is at the river mouth. A charming family beach in Eden is Aislings Beach.