A beautiful Sapphire Coast town, Bermagui is famous for deep-sea game fishing. With the continental shelf only 20 km offshore, discover the thrill of game fishing in the deep blue waters for black marlin and yellowfin tuna on fishing charters that depart from Bermagui Harbour.
The pretty harbour is home to Bermagui Fishermen’s Wharf, where you’ll find delicious takeaway fish and chips and restaurants serving locally caught seafood, a wine bar and gift shops. Every Thursday afternoon browse local produce at the growers market on the harbour foreshore.
The rich soils in the region support farms and vineyards. Mimosa Wines and Rusty Fig Wines are near Bermagui. You can visit the cellar door at Mimosa Wines and its Drystone Restaurant uses fresh locally sourced produce. Rusty Fig wines are available at restaurants and bars in Bermagui.
Plenty of adventure tours are available, from fishing to sea kayaking. Places to stay in this beautiful region suit various budgets, including holiday homes, motels, glamping and lakeside camping. Check out the events calendar for festivals, such as Bermagui Seaside Fair and Sculpture Bermagui.
Natural attractions abound around Bermagui, from Cuttagee Beach and Mimosa Rocks National Park to Blue Pool and Camel Rock. Enjoy coastal walks with breathtaking views. Wallaga Lake is popular for fishing and boating and holds special significance for local Aboriginal people. Nearby is the fascinating , a well-preserved example of alluvial diggings from the 1880s.
From Sydney, the drive to Bermagui along the spectacular NSW South Coast is a little over five hours. The drive from Canberra is 3h 20min. You can also fly from Sydney or Melbourne to Merimbula Airport and rent a car for the 70 minutes’ drive to Bermagui, just north of Mimosa Wines.