Tathra WharfLike no other place on earth - the unique coastline offers deserted beaches, tranquil rainforests, serene rivers and lakes, and picturesque mountain backdrops.
A land of natural beauty, abundant wildlife, cultural diversity, and great food and wine; explore and discover your ultimate year-round escape just an easy two hour drive south of Queanbeyan.
Take the Snowy Mountains Highway south to Cooma then continue south down the Brown Mountain into the Bega Valley.
- Bega Cheese Heritage Centre
- Ben Boyd National Park
- Sapphire Coast Visitor Information Centre
- Gulaga National Park
- Tathra Wharf
- Land of rivers, mountains and beaches
- Famous for its fishing, whales and cheese
- Six hours’ drive south of Sydney
Why go there
Sparkling beaches, bays, lakes, cliffs, caves and national parks – all accessible via excellent walking tracks and coastal drives. Go deep-sea fishing off Bermagui, whale watching at Eden, sample award-winning cheeses at Bega and a rich Aboriginal cultural heritage around Wallaga Lake.
Things to do
- Visit the cheese-making town of Bega, where historic buildings are surrounded by lush dairy country.
- Fish off historic Tathra Wharf, the last steamer wharf on the east coast.
- Explore the cliffs, sea caves and rock stacks at the coastal Mimosa Rocks National Park.
- Follow the food, wine and art trail along the Tathra–Bermagui road
- Check out the spectacular views from Boyd’s Tower, in Ben Boyd National Park.
Visit the Sapphire Coast website