Central to the Sapphire Coast is the Bega Valley. There are some fantastic beaches near here along the South Coast of New South Wales, including Tathra Beach.
From Bega, you can literally go surfing and skiing on the same day, central to the South Coast is Bega Valley, within range of a day’s drive to the Snowy Mountain Resorts and back down to the surf coast.
Bega Valley has been a rich agricultural area for a long time. You can enjoy some of the best cheese Australia produces at the Bega Cheese Heritage Centre.
Other places to visit are the Bega Pioneers’ Museum and the Bega Valley Regional Art Gallery.
History Buffs should visit the Bega Family Museum featuring historical displays, artefacts and memorabilia. Those keen on boating should head out to Brogo Dam, there you can find a haven for kingfishers and sea eagles but also for fishing, swimming and canoeing.
Near here are also the Biamanga National Park, Wadbilly NP and the South East Forests NP. Both are part of a network of parks that make the South Coast a beautiful place to visit any time of year. See more about the National Parks in NSW.
See Bega and the National Parks in the region on the map South Coast Tourist Map.
More historical townships are scattered along the Snowy Mountains Highway.
South Coast accommodation available includes a wide range of styles to suit almost any budget, you can also find plenty of accommodation choices in Bega Valley, at Cooma and the Snowy Mountains.
Near to Bega are resorts on the coast set in stunning locations, convenient hotels, bed & breakfasts, caravan parks, motels, serviced apartments, homesteads, farmstays and holiday lettings are just some of your options.
Main Photo: The Old Courthouse (1881) in the town of Bega, NSW.
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