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 ...
From exquisite Tathra oysters to famous Bega cheese, the Sapphire Coast of NSW offers many mouth-watering experiences. Join oyster tours, savour fresh seafood, browse growers markets, enjoy wine tasting, and buy Twofold Bay mussels directly from a boat.
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.
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. Near Pambula you can also taste freshly shucked oysters at Broadwater Oysters, Wheeler’s Oyster Farm and on Captain Sponge’s Magical Oyster Tours.
Visit the award-wining Eden Smokehouse in Eden, buy fresh Twofold Bay mussels at Snug Cove or find 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.
For another memorable and delicious experience don't miss Eat Merimbula, an annual celebration of the region’s best chefs and sustainable seafood.