A beautiful Sapphire Coast town with lovely beaches and coastal walks, 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.

Bermagui Fishermans Wharf - Merimbula and Sapphire Coast - South Coast

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 game and reef fishing to sea kayaking. The tours cater for all levels of skill, from beginners to experienced anglers and kayakers. In the deep blue ocean off Bermagui coast is a huge variety of fish, including morwong, kingfish, snapper, yellowfin and marlin.

Wallaga Lake - Merimbula and Sapphire Coast

Places to stay in this spectacular region on the far NSW South Coast 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. Both of these festivals are held in March.

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. The tranquil Wallaga Lake is a popular destination for fishing and boating and holds special cultural significance for local Aboriginal people.

Nearby is the fascinating Montreal Goldfield, a well-preserved example of colonial alluvial diggings. The goldfield is 7km from Bermagui, which is a little over five hours’ drive from Sydney and 3h 20min from Canberra. You can fly from Sydney or Melbourne to Merimbula Airport and rent a car for the scenic drive to Bermagui.


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