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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 2nd, 3rd & 4th 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 2018 Whale Adventure Here

We had what was reported to be the best whale watching season in 2017. 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 #whaleonPosted by Sapphire Coast NSW on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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What's On in Eden

Dec 14

Entertainment

1st September, 2018 - 28th February, 2019

Eden Fishermen’s Recreation Club entertainment  :-    Contact the Club for more details   ... View more

Dec 15

Eden Market

Saturday 15th December, 2018

Eden Local Produce Market- Chandos Street from 10am to 2pm at the Uniting Church hall and grounds ... View more

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Must See and Do

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

Plan Your 2018 Whale Adventure Here

We had what was reported to be the best whale watching season in 2017. Visitors were delighted as they were surrounded by dozens of whales at times, we gained international recognition  whale watching experts that were stunned by observing never before seen feeding patterns in Eden. It all starts again in August. All you need to plan... view

Upcoming Regional Events

Dec 26

Boxing Day Races

Wednesday 26th December, 2018

Our biggest social race day! Sapphire Coast Turf Club is set on a picturesque 300 acre site on Sapphire Coast Drive at Kalaru, between Merimbula and Bega and Tathra. Take advantage of the free buses and view the racing action from the large, banked lawn, members reserve or function centre. There’s also refreshments, TAB,... View more

Jan 02

Tathra Cup Race Day

Wednesday 2nd January, 2019

If you go down to the woods today, you’re in for a big surprise! Tathra Cup Family Day includes the Teddy Bears Picnic and free entry and entertainment for the kids. There is a free jumping castle, and critter touch tank, craft table and of course prizes for the best bear. Sapphire... View more

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