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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!

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 #whaleon Posted by Sapphire Coast NSW on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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 #whaleon Posted by Sapphire Coast NSW on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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What's On in Eden

Oct 14

Eden Whale Festival Golf Day

Saturday 14th October, 2017

Come along and join in for the annual Eden Whale Festival Golf Day.   This is a fundraiser for the festival. Cost is $20 per person – teams of 4 for a 4 person Ambrose event.  Shot gun start.    Prizes awarded for the winning team and snacks provided at the... View more

Oct 21

Eden and District Open Gardens

21st October, 2017 - 22nd October, 2017

Visit the dream gardens of Eden and surrounds over the weekend of 21st & 22nd October. The Eden Lioness Club have created a spectacular program, the gardens will be open from 10am to 4pm  for everyone to enjoy. Each garden is different in its theme and layout and could provide many ideas for... 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

Aug 20

Treasures of Australian Art 1880 to 1940

13th July, 2017 - 30th September, 2017

ELIOTH GRUNER. 1918. ‘The Beach’ Oil on Canvas. Howard Hinton Collection. The Howard Hinton Collection, in the sheer breadth of its cover of Australian art from the 1880 to the 1940, is the only collection of its kind in regional Australia. Howard Hinton, an avid collector of art and visitor of artists’... View more

Sep 07

Anh Do – The Happiest Refugee Live

Thursday 7th September, 2017

Anh Do’s bestselling book The Happiest Refugee has made readers laugh and cry, and was described by Russell Crowe as “the most surprising and inspiring read I have had in years.” Anh’s stage show takes it a step further, combining stand-up comedy with real life stories, photos and filmed pieces... View more

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