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Tathra NSW. It’s in our nature.

Set like a gem into shades of green and blue, Tathra surrounds itself in the natural beauty of Mimosa Rocks National Park to the north, and Bournda National Park to the south.

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Visit Tathra and Explore the Sapphire Coast

The Tathra region is bouncing back from the March 2018 bushfire and remains a destination of choice for your next holiday and beyond. Explore Tathra’s pristine beaches and national parks, the historic wharf, surrounding estuaries, famous family fishing spots and much, much more.

The coastal town of Tathra is rich in history and traditions of the sea. Tathra Wharf is still a centre of activity today, its historic timbers standing proud and creating a focus for visitors and those wanting to cast a line. It is the only remaining sea wharf on the East Coast and watches over the main beach as it meanders 3km around the shoreline. Tathra Beach is patrolled in summer and protected from southerly winds making it great for surf, board riding and sailboarding.

While the Tathra Wharf stands proud above the waters, below is a wonderland for scuba divers and snorkelers. Fur seals and Fairy Penguins from the colony on Montague Island sometimes frequent the waters around the Tathra Wharf and are quite willing to let you be a part of their underwater world. Dolphins are also common visitors to this area and they can be seen off most beach areas in Tathra.

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Tathra: Open

The Tathra region is bouncing back from the recent bushfire and remains a destination of choice for your next holiday, and beyond. Explore Tathra’s pristine beaches and national parks, the historic wharf, surrounding estuaries, famous family fishing spots and much, much more.

What's On in Tathra

Mar 01

Cobargo Folk Festival

1st March, 2019 - 3rd March, 2019

This three day event is widely described as the best little folk festival in the country. Over 200 performers and thousands of fans from all over Australia converge on the picturesque village of Cobargo to celebrate and share a love of music & performance. Camping and amenities are provided for ticket... View more

Mar 08

Sculpture Bermagui

8th March, 2019 - 17th March, 2019

artwork Jen Mallinson Excellence in sculpture on the Sapphire Coast. Stroll amongst the unique and inspiring outdoor sculptures on Dickinson Point headland and foreshore whilst the imaginative indoor works are curated in the nearby Bermagui Community Centre, to enable their appreciation out of the elements. Travel the Trail of Light and Sound from... View more

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Must See and Do

Get on your bike and cycle Tathra!

The Sapphire Coast is well known for its beaches and forests but it’s also one of the premier mountain biking destinations in NSW. For an adrenalin filled adventure, race your mates and soak up the coastal bush on 50 kilometres of single tracks that snake through the hills and gullies of Tathra.  Some trails begin just... view

First timers: What you need to know

Almost smack bang in between Sydney and Melbourne on the Princes Highway and only 3 hours from Canberra, the Sapphire Coast is an unspoilt stretch of coastal wilderness. It’s easy to immerse yourself in nature-based adventures but there’s plenty of opportunity to get amongst it with the locals too. See Tathra’s attractions here. Our forte is... view

Beach lovers will adore Nelson’s coastal quartet

There’s a magic coastal quartet to be discovered at Mimosa Rocks National Park, just north of Tathra Beach on Nelson Lake Road. Nelson’s Lagoon & Beach, Moon Bay and Wajurda Point are so close to each other you can visit them all in around an hour, and they are a couple of kilometres north of... view

Upcoming Regional Events

Mar 01

Cobargo Folk Festival

1st March, 2019 - 3rd March, 2019

Image by Ben Marden. The three day event is widely described as the best little folk festival in the country. Over 200 performers and thousands of fans from all over Australia converge on the picturesque village of Cobargo to celebrate and share a love of music & performance. Camping and amenities are... View more

Mar 02

Eden Amateur Fishing Competition

2nd March, 2019 - 9th March, 2019

An annual week-long Eden fishing competition that has been running for over 40 years! In 2018 the prize pool was a whopping $45,000, including a brand new trailer boat as a lucky door prize. There are four categories – open, ladies, boys and girls – for both marine and estuarine species. Enter... View more

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