Merimbula, located on NSW's beautiful Sapphire Coast has it all, whales, dolphins, fishing , surfing and boating, any wonder it is one of the coast's most popular tourist destination. Located between Australia's two largest capital cities, 9 hours drive north of Melbourne and 9 hours south of Sydney.
NSW coastline offers some of the best beaches in Australia and Merimbula's are great for swimming, surfing , body boarding, wind surfing and for just lazing on. Main Beach is the most popular for swimming and surfing. There is also Lake Beach, Bar Beach and Middle Beach.
This Aquarium can be found in the historic cargo sheds of the Merimbula Wharf. There are displays of local tropical fish as well as hundreds of other varieties of sea life. Lake Street (02 6495 3227).
Merimbula's Magic Mountain
A fun place for families as it has roller coasters, water slides, putt-putt golf, mirror room plus lots more fun rides and activities for everyone. There are also facilities here to have a picnic lunch or cook up a BBQ. Sapphire Coast Drive. Merimbula (02 6495 2299)
This very busy Marina offers a large range of fishing charters, lunch and dinner cruising of the bay and Dolphin and Whale Watching expeditions. The Merimbula Princess is a glass bottom boat that offers great views of ocean life. (02 6493 2057).
A sister village with good fishing and beach.
A hugely popular thing to do in Merimbula between September and November. Many cruise boats leave from the Marina for whale watching tours.
Yellow Pinch Wildlife Park
Located 9km west of the township, this park has native wildlife, children's rides, picnic area and a cafe. (02 6494 9225).
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