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Coastal Wilderness on the Sapphire Coast

Perched on the edge of magnificent Twofold Bay – the third deepest natural harbour in the southern hemisphere – is it any wonder Eden was once considered as a site for Australia’s national capital?

Autumn in Eden is stunning. Our sapphire blue waters are still warm, the weather is agreeable and our secluded coastal wilderness is yours to explore. This is also the time of year that fishing is at its best. Located halfway between Sydney and Melbourne and just a few hours from Canberra Eden is a perfect spot for your getaway!

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Killer Whale Trail

Take a day trip back in time. When boats were made of wood and men were made of steel!

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The heart and soul of Eden – and its history – is Twofold Bay. It was home to shore-based whaling stations and Old Tom, the legendary killer whale whose story can be learned at the Eden Killer Whale Museum or by taking the self guided Killer Whale Trail. Be sure to be in town October 30th to November 1st for the Eden Whale Festival.

Eden is still is a working port, so drive down in the early morning to scenic Snug Cove and watch the boats bring home their catch. Chances are you will see your dinner before it meets your plate! You’ll probably never eat fresher.

If you hanker for even more tranquillity than offered by Eden, Wonboyn could be is the answer. Tucked between Ben Boyd National Park and Nadgee Nature Reserve, it empties into the stunning Disaster Bay.

Nearby Nadgee Nature Reserve is one of a handful of truly natural world wilderness areas. If you have children with you, the National Parks and Wildlife Service offer a range of school holidays so they can learn to appreciate how special it is.

Eden on the Sapphire Coast, it's beautifully uncivilised.

Plan Your 2017 Whale Adventure Here!

We had what was reported to be the best whale watching season in 2016. Visitors were delighted as they were surrounded by dozens of whales at times, we gained international recognition with...

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Sapphire Coast NSW - The FilmWe had a lot of fun making this video, we hope you enjoy watching it! (3:04) #sapphirecoast #newsouthwales #seeaustralia Visit NSW #whaleonPosted by Sapphire Coast NSW on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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What's On in Eden

Jan 27

Nethercote Produce Market

Saturday 27th January, 2018

Go along to the Nethercote Produce Market  –   All fruit and vegetables are produced by local growers whose gardens range from single beds to flourishing orchards and whose supply can be half a bucket of lemons and three sprigs of mint or 300 avocados. Gardeners pick their produce the night before... View more

Mar 03

Eden Fishing Competition- $40,000 in prizes!

3rd March, 2018 - 10th March, 2018

Catch a prize at the Eden Amateur Fishing Competition in March.    Running annually since 1979, the Eden Amateur Fishing Club Inc. hosts this competition March 3rd – 10th 2018. In 2015 there will be $40,000 in prizes and draws. Competitors from across Australia travel to the area to fish this great comp. Entries... View more

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Must See and Do

Put the Eden Whale Festival on your to-do list!

Planning for the 2017 festival is well under way with festivities over the weekend of 3rd November to 5th November. The Street Parade will kick off the Saturday, then entertainment, food, music and much more during the day ending the evening with fireworks.   Sunday Show N Shine by over 50 Hot Rods, exhibitions and more.  ... view

Take The Whale Trail

Learn the fascinating stories of Twofold Bay’s unique relationship with wild killer whales and whales on the  Whale Trail. Click here to download the new app! It’s a trail rich with whales and tales of adventure. This self-drive day tour takes you to five historical sites set in breathtaking natural surrounds around Eden on the... view

Plan Your 2017 Whale Adventure Here!

We had what was reported to be the best whale watching season in 2016. Visitors were delighted as they were surrounded by dozens of whales at times, we gained international recognition with Robyn Malcolm’s photo of a seal riding on a whale and whale watching experts were stunned by observing never before seen feeding patterns in Eden.... view

Upcoming Regional Events

Dec 15

Justene Williams: The curtain breathed deeply

2nd December, 2017 - 17th February, 2018

The Curtain Breathed Deeply presents an immersive collection of video and sculptural work by artist Justene Williams. Her largest and most ambitious undertaking to date, Williams uses found objects and waste materials to create dazzling theatrical environments, seducing visitors through a variety of hypnotizing sets and ‘performative’ video installations. Developed by Artspace,... View more

Dec 16

Carols in the Pavillion

Saturday 16th December, 2017

Four Winds Soundshell Pavillion & natural amphitheater near Bermagui. Experience a moment of calm and musical beauty this Christmas. Meet at Four Winds Pavillion at 8pm to hear the Choir of St James’, one of Sydney’s finest professional choirs, will present a concert of choral music. Come along to the hour long... View more

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