Local Produce & Seafood

Highlights

From exquisite Tathra oysters to famous Bega cheese, the Sapphire Coast of NSW offers many mouth-watering experiences. Join oyster tours, savour fresh seafood, dine at acclaimed Zanzibar, browse growers markets, enjoy wine tasting, and buy Twofold Bay mussels directly from a boat.

  • Mimosa Wines, Bermagui
  • Merimbula Beach, Sapphire Coast

Delicious delights on the Sapphire Coast

Savour the exquisite delights of the beautiful Sapphire Coast, from moreish oysters and fresh fish to world-famous cheese, tender beef, elegant wines and acclaimed restaurants. This delectable region on the far NSW South Coast is a feast for your sensors with many things to do, see and taste.

On Australia’s Oyster Coast, the food and wine experiences are enticing. In Bermagui, visit Bermagui Fishermen’s Wharf for takeaway fish and chips, restaurants serving locally caught seafood, a wine bar and a weekly local growers market. You can catch your own fish on one of the fishing charters.

Stony Creek Farm, South Coast

Fertile soils support farms and vineyards. Enjoy wine tasting at Mimosa Wines and Rusty Fig wines are available at restaurants and bars along the coast. In the verdant Bega Valley, 50 minutes’ drive from Bermagui, discover why Bega is on the world cheese map at the Bega Cheese Heritage Centre.

You can stay on a working farm just north of Bega - Stony Creek Farm is a lovely rural retreat. A short drive east of Bega is the seaside town of Tathra, home to the heritage-listed Tathra Wharf and Tathra Hotel, a pub which opened in 1888 and offers a menu that includes fresh local produce.

Tathra Oysters are prized. They are harvested in Nelsons Lake in Mimosa Rocks National Park. Only 20 minutes’ drive south in Merimbula, enjoy locally caught seafood at the acclaimed restaurant ZanzibarEat Merimbula is an annual celebration of the region’s best chefs and sustainable seafood.

Near Pambula taste freshly shucked oysters at Broadwater OystersWheeler’s Oyster Farm and on Captain Sponge’s Magical Oyster Tours. In Eden is the award-wining Eden Smokehouse. You can buy fresh Twofold Bay mussels at Snug Cove and local farm produce at Sprout Eden, a grocer and cafe. For a fascinating catch-and-eat tour, join Australia’s Coastal Wilderness Adventures’ Ocean to the Plate experience.

  1. Bega Cheese Heritage Centre

    At the Bega Cheese Heritage Centre experience and enjoy good old fashioned country hospitality.The Bega Cheese Heritage Centre is a faithful reconstruction of one of the first buildings on the Co-Op site ...

  2. Broadwater Oysters

    On the foreshore of Pambula Lake with views of oyster farms across the water. Broadwater Oysters is a working oyster shed where visitors can talk to the farmers about the local oyster industry. Oysters are processed...

  3. Camel Rock Brewery

    Camel Rock Brewery and Cafe was established in 2017 in Allowah House located in BIG4 Wallaga Lake Holiday Park. The first Micro-Brewery on the Sapphire Coast, first Brewery in a Holiday Park in Australia. Allowah...

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