Whether you are looking for the ideal location for your next getaway or even a sea change in life, Merimbula is certainly a place for consideration. Surrounded by forested hills, boasting an perfect year round climate, glorious sandy beaches fringing the coastline and perfectly located so Sydney is only 6 hours to the south, Merimbula has it all.
The lush tropical destination on the south coast of New South Wales is the ideal place for family holidays or even a place where just the two of your can escape to and forget about the outside world for awhile. Breakaway from the rat race for a few days and surround yourself in luxury, serenity and ambience as you relax and unwind is a coastal town that offers everything from water activities through to leisurely walks through pristine National Parks.
Located just over 7 hours from Melbourne and 6 hours south of Sydney, Merimbula is easily accessible by all means of transportation being rail, road, coach and air. With the roads providing a very scenic route for anyone who opts to self drive or travel via bus, it always proves to be the most rewarding as you take in the sights along the way.
Merimbula offers so much, so when planning your holiday you must always factor in activities like, swimming, surfing, kite-boarding, scuba diving, reef and deep sea fishing, whale watching, dolphin cruises, hiking, bush walking or purely just lazing on one of the sun drenched beaches or reading a book in the shade in one of the foreshore parklands. Pelicans and wading birds are always prominent around the ocean waters and lakes as they search for food as well as plenty of other wildlife that is waiting to be discovered, so if you are bird lover or nature lover in general you will fall in love with Merimbula. There are dolphins, whales and seals all calling these waters home and with plenty of day trips out on the water to get up close and personal to these amazing creatures, you can spend a wonderful day on the ocean seas.
Merimbula is also home to a variety of different other attractions such as Magic Mountain, art galleries, Sunday markets, golf courses, bowls clubs, the Aquarium and many interesting craft shops, boutiques and other shops to browse through. A visitor has plenty of chances to wander the streets and see what interesting buys they can find while they are here. And after all of the browsing and shopping you will certainly work up an appetite, so why not check out the array of restaurants in the town. From a simply meal at the golf club to a delicious meal for two overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the choice is all up to you.
With many tours to take your pick from, whether it is on water or on land, you can spend your days visiting many of the main attractions that draw so many people to Merimbula each year. Let someone guide you around to all of the sights and delights in a small coach or 4WD. Merimbula is the jewel of the Sapphire Coast, once known as the Gold Coast for the Victorian visitor, it has everything to offer like the big cities but without the hustle and bustle of it all. Kick back and relax in tranquillity, let the kids run free and enjoy a holiday like never before. From fishing in the deep ocean seas through to scuba diving the nearby reefs and coral gardens or taking a tour through the pristine National Parks and rainforests that engulf Merimbula your holiday here will start and end on a good note. Book yourself into one of the great accommodation establishments within Merimbula and forget about the stresses of everyday life.