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Top 8 must-do day tours on the Sapphire Coast

If you’re searching for exciting day tours on the Sapphire Coast, you can count on Sapphire Coast Buslines to help you find interesting attractions and enlightening experiences. From Paint & Sip to culinary country escapes, our team has the inside scoop on what do see and do while exploring this corner of the world. It doesn’t matter whether you’re travelling alone, with your significant other, or ashore while on a cruise ship holiday with family and friends, your ultimate day tour on the Sapphire Coast is just a few clicks away.

1. Paint & Sip tour on the Sapphire Coast

The Paint & Sip Sapphire Coast day tour combines painting and wine-tasting, offering visitors the opportunity to create their own masterpiece while enjoying local wines. Suited to all levels of artistic ability, the experienced instructors guide participants through the painting process step by step, making it an enjoyable experience. Participants will embark on a lovely drive with a knowledgeable commentary driver to the centre of the Sapphire Coast. When you arrive at Merimbula Wharf and Aquarium, you’ll have a breathtaking 180-degree view of the water which will inspire your inner artist. Savour delectable locally made canapes and a glass of champagne or a mocktail before making your own Sapphire Coast souvenir.

2. The Wool Shed – a taste of country life

Are you planning an autumn escape? Sapphire Coast Buslines offers visitors the chance to escape to the country through the glorious haze of autumn for a garden visit and seasonal lunch at The Wool Shed. The day tour will start with a nibble in the Wool Shed and a warm welcome, followed by a leisurely walk through the seasonal vegetable, orchard and ornamental gardens that put on a show through autumn with shades of golden brown, red, orange and yellow. Expect an interesting history lesson mixed with farming, flowers, food and fun. The Wool Shed tour culminates in a light lunch featuring produce sourced directly from the gardens.

3 Bundian Way Story Trail  – Experience the Bundian Way on a guided cultural walk while admiring the expansive coastal vistas and learning about the history of the people who have travelled this route for thousands of years. From Cocora Beach to Quarantine Bay along the 1.8-kilometer Story Trail in Eden, New South Wales, retrace the historic steps of the Bundian Way.

4. Experience the fun of tennis / lawn bowls at The Tura Beach Country Club

Featuring breathtaking coastal views, The Tura Beach Country Club offers lawn bowls and tennis for visitors to enjoy. The lawn bowls facilities offer a fun and relaxed atmosphere for those who prefer a less physically demanding activity. The Tura Beach Country Club also offers first-class tennis facilities and a bistro with ocean views as far as the eye can see.

5. Ryefield Hops Beer Tour and North of Eden Gin Distillery

Ryefield Hops is a family owned business dedicated to producing sustainable hops grown using regenerative agricultural principles for the Australian craft beer market. Perfect for beer lovers or just those wanting to get out and explore the Bega Valley, this tour is available on request and can be incorporated with a visit to the multi award-winning North of Eden Gin Distillery.

6. Bega Cheese Heritage Centre

The Bega Cheese Heritage Centre tour offers visitors the opportunity to learn about the history of cheese-making in the region as well as the production process. The Bega Cheese Heritage Centre is home to a variety of cheeses, making it a great place to taste and purchase local produce.

7. Tathra Headland Walk

The 300-meter Tathra Headland Walk is short but immensely lovely, taking in several of the Sapphire Coast’s most enduring features. Like those magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean.  Catch a glimpse of the local sea life from the Tathra Wharf and visit the Wharf

Museum featuring local history and artifacts.  Combine the experience with a sit-down lunch and the stunning ocean views at Tathra Hotel.

8. Bermagui Blue Pool

This stunning natural swimming hole is a must-visit for those seeking a refreshing dip on a hot day. The Blue Pool is surrounded by lush bushland, making it a peaceful and tranquil spot to relax and take in the beauty of the Sapphire Coast. Note: Bermagui Blue Pool does not cater for people with access needs.


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