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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?

Eden is simply stunning. Our sapphire blue waters are 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 1st to 3rd November for this year's 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.

Explore Ben Boyd National Park both north and south of Eden along with the State Forests that surround the town.    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 2019 Whale Adventure Here

We had what was reported to be the best whale watching season in 2018. Visitors were delighted as they were surrounded by dozens of whales at times, we gained international recognition...

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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

Jul 23

Get Fit in Eden

1st March, 2019 - 21st December, 2019

Tarryn Lucas Fitness runs weekly classes in Eden, Pambula & Merimbula Eden’s schedule is    Mondays – 6pm Tuesdays  –  6.15am Wednesdays  –  6pm Thursdays – 9.30am   For more information and bookings regarding any of the classes contact Tarryn –  0421 989 433 –   ... View more

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14th March, 2019 - 1st July, 2020

Yoga with Beth in Eden, Nethercote & Wonboyn Tuesdays at Wonboyn Lake Resort, Wednesday and  Saturdays at the Uniting Church Hall, Eden Tuesday & Thursday evenings at Nethercote hall. Private lessons can be organised. Call into the Visitors centre for more details or contact Beth on 0400 115 017   ... View more

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Must See and Do

Plan your Autum escape to Eden

Take Time Out to visit Eden.    Even though it is getting cooler now there are plenty of things to see and do in Eden.     The Eden Killer Whale Museum is always a place to visit year round, with exhibitions changing regularly.    Plenty of fishing to be done.   With a 4 boat ramp... view

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

Planning for the 2019 festival is about to start with the 2018 festival being a huge success.   Next year’s festivities will be over the weekend of 1st November to 3rd November. The ever popular Street Parade will kick off the Saturday, then entertainment, food, music and much more during the day ending the evening with fireworks.  ... 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

Upcoming Regional Events

Sep 01

Whale Watching Season

1st September, 2019 - 30th November, 2019

The Humpback Highway. The Sapphire Coast has been named Australia’s premier whale watching destination by Australian Geographic and spring is the best time to see these majestic creatures as they nurse and rest on their annual migration to Antarctica, often with their calves in tow.  If you haven’t ticked whale watching... View more

Sep 07

Bega Valley Motorcycle Expo

Saturday 7th September, 2019

The Bega Valley Motorcycle Expo started life in 2010 & over the years has developed into the huge event it is today.  A great day out for all the family, the 2019 Expo will feature a show-and-shine, trade expo, live music, food vendors and more. The Expo is held at the... View more

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