The Sapphire Coast and/or far South Coast NSW are used interchangeably to describe the same destination that is located approximately halfway between Melbourne and Sydney, on the coast of New South Wales.
It is only a 3 hour drive from Canberra via Cooma or a 6-7 hour drive from either Melbourne or Sydney. Flights operate between Merimbula, Sydney & Melbourne.
With striking coastal scenery, pristine waterways, national parks and native wildlife, the Sapphire Coast on the far NSW South Coast is one of the state’s undiscovered gems. Visitors will see plenty of wildlife and marine life, with many walks to showcase the region’s natural beauty.
Merimbula Airport offers flights to Sydney and Melbourne, with regular services by Regional Express and Qantas Link. Merimbula Airport has excellent facilities including a cafe, parking, car rental and taxi services.
Only 3 hours drive from Canberra and 6-7 from Sydney and Melbourne, why not break away from the city and reconnect with nature on the Sapphire Coast.
Car hire options include: