Snug Cove

Capture the action of a working port at Snug Cove where three wharves unite at one of the most stunning coastal vistas of NSW.

Sunset kayak at Snug Cove


Eden is renowned for its excellent deep-sea fishing with a fleet of fishing Trawlers at Snug Covetrawlers operating daily from Snug Cove.

Get up close to visiting yachts, tug boats and fishing vessels at Snug Cove. Wander along the wharves and catch a glimpse of local fishermen unloading their catch before preparing it for Sydney and Melbourne markets. Observe as they clean mussels, mend their nets and sort through tons of fresh fish.


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Savour the tastes of Eden and buy fresh mussels and prawns straight off the boat. Visit Hooked on Seafood for wholesale local fish, oysters, mussels and prawns.

A perfect atmosphere for a seaside meal, there are a number of restaurants and cafes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between. In the mood for Fish and Chips? You will find the freshest on the coast at Snug Cove.


SEALS at Snug Cove

This region is where warm waters meet colder waters that provide unique habitats for a variety of marine fauna and flora.Visit the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre to learn about the oceans, coasts and marine life of Snug Cove and environs.

Snorkelling at Snug Cove is accessible and diverse. The Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre offers snorkelling tours during school holidays.

Take a cruise to see the dolphins, seals and whales in Twofold Bay or go beyond the bay on a deep sea fishing experience to bring in your own catch.


Photo Glenn Brunette

Photo Glenn Brunette

There is a growing number of visiting overseas and domestic cruise liners with passengers eager to experience Australia’s Coastal Wilderness.

During the cruise season from October to March, you may get the opportunity to see one of these majestic ships in port and meet passengers from around the globe.

Check out our accommodation page for places to stay near Snug Cove. We also have a number of properties that provide stunning views of the picturesque port.