Head to Merimbula on the NSW South Coast for an unforgettable seaside holiday. The town’s name comes from a local Aboriginal word meaning ‘two waters’. Merimbula is known for its great fishing, watersport and bushwalking opportunities, and for its string of great beaches and picturesque lakes. Popular activities in this region range from learning to surf to sitting back and sampling the Sapphire Coast’s delicious local oysters. From May to November, it’s also a great place to spot migrating whales.
Merimbula offers an array of events to take part in during your holiday. With local markets, travelling art shows, festivals like Merimbula Winter Wonderland, gardening events (such as the Sapphire Coast Orchid Club Winter Orchid Show) and racing events, there’s truly something for everyone. Throughout the year, there's also a host of sporting and musical events, One highlight is the Merimbula Jazz Festival’s ‘Jazz Picnic’ –– bring your own lunch and relax as local and international musicians serenade you on the lawns of the Sapphire Coast Turf Club.