Potoroo Palace is a not for profit organisation whose aim is to improve the habitats and wellbeing of the native animals already in our care and to promote public awareness of their plight in the wild and to educate the community about the importance of the conservation of our unique Australian native animals and plants.
Take time out to relax and enjoy the picturesque surroundings at your own pace. A perfect place for a picnic or BBQ, or enjoy either lunch or maybe a Devonshire Tea served in the beautiful sandstone building or in the colourful gardens. Coaches and group bookings always welcome.
Plenty of activities for adults and children alike, a train ride around the Park, and a chance to get up close to native wildlife and feed them to.
We have native reptiles, birds and animals for you to enjoy - 47 species, some of which are endangered.
On the foreshore of Pambula Lake with views of oyster farms across the water. Broadwater Oysters is a working oyster shed where visitors can talk to the farmers about the local oyster industry. Oysters are processed for the public and restaurants on site, so visitors can watch as they shuck the oysters ready for sale. Enjoy freshly shucked Sydney Rock Oysters on the edge of Pambula Lake or take them home, shucked or unshucked, to have at your leisure. Oysters from Pambula Lake are highly acclaimed - treat yourself to some of the best.
The Merimbula Returned Services Leagues (RSL) Club, is the leading club in Merimbula. Their members and guests can enjoy a relaxed atmosphere, great food and magnificent views of Merimbula and the waterways. Their services include free entertainment, bingo and raffles three days a week. All this plus the best food in town at the Coral Sea restaurant. They also have free wireless internet, two snooker tables, bottle shop, TAB, free child minding, and corporate function facilities. Come along and see what makes them a favourite destination for members and guests.
Wheelers Oyster Farm Tours and Restaurant offers the opportunity to discover the complete oyster story with a tour of their state-of-the-art factory and their own video showing the complete history of oyster farming and the life cycle of oysters. Plus, of course, a delicious taste of the oysters, straight from the lake.
Overlooking the sparkling waters of the Pacific Ocean, Tura Beach's 18 hole championship golf course is a mainstay in the Top 100 public courses in Australia for its brilliant design and unparalleled scenery, and was Australia's first dedicated golf course community. Designed by Peter Thomson and Michael Wolveridge, Tura Beach Country Club is a true golf gem of the far south coast of New South Wales. The Club also boasts two of the best grass bowling greens in the region. The greens, the "million dollar views", and friendly people, make playing at Tura a very pleasant experience. So while staying in the area don't miss out on playing this unique and challenging course. Its reputation is growing every day, and with the clubhouse that is renowned for its "million dollar views" and Seaview Bistro open seven days, it's one of the most popular tourist destinations on the coast.
Based at Merimbula Airport, halfway between Sydney and Melbourne on the beautiful Sapphire Coast of NSW, Merimbula Air Services provide aircraft charter, scenic flights, flights to Gabo Island and aerial work in the south east region. They are also an agent for helicopter flights and sky diving in season. Flight training is available with our fully qualified instructor, with pilot accommodation available within walking distance of the airport. Merimbula Air Services can even arrange your own outback tour to destinations such as Broken Hill, White Cliffs, Birdsville and more.
Rotary Walk starts from Rotary Park (adjacent to Spencer Park). This walk guides you through the twists and turns of lush vegetation, down steps and along bridges until you arrive at Bar Beach. The walk is quite is secluded and hard to see from the road as it has been cut out of rock and takes you along the edge of the ocean.
Merimbula Divers Lodge offers scuba diving and snorkelling courses on the Sapphire Coast. Learn to scuba dive independently, enjoy a one day dive experience or a snorkelling adventure. Dive from shore or from boats over natural environments and the famous wrecks Empire Gladstone, Tasman Hauler and the Henry Bolte. Also available is gear hire, sales and budget accommodation.