Merimbula has a mild climate with sunshine all year round, and offers a magnificent variety of natural attractions with 9 magnificent lake and surf beaches, plus the rivers, national parks and mountain scenery. Merimbula has a deserved reputation as the delightful holiday destination with its superb golden beaches and clean waters, making it the perfect place for a family vacation. Merimbula is surrounded by tree clad hills, sheltered in a shallow valley which opens to the Pacific Ocean with the abundance of wildlife and birdlife.
Penguin Mews Merimbula has prepared a list of Merimbula Attractions that might interest our guests. No matter what your interests, you'll find Merimbula is an extremely beautiful and interesting place to visit and for sight seeings.
If you'd like a leisurely boat cruise, you'll find 3 several at your disposal. Dolphin and Whale Watching cruises operate from Merimbula and Eden and you can also cruise the Pambula Lake.
Located in the historic cargo sheds of the Merimbula Wharf, get your cameras ready to get shots of the extensive range of fish and invertebrates which live on or visiting the south coast. Merimbula Aquarium is a fabulous 27 tank aquarium, plus a fantastic ocean tank and it also showcases tropical fish which travel down on the warm currents each year.
Learn to scuba dive independently, enjoy a one day dive experience or a snorkelling adventure at Merimbula Divers Lodge which offers scuba diving and snorkelling courses on the Sapphire Coast. Go for a shore dive or go for the famous wrecks Empire Gladstone, Tasman Hauler and the Henry Bolte.
Enjoy a wonderful day at the Potoroo Palace, a native animal wildlife park where you can get up close and pat a koala, wander amongst the kangaroos, touch a snake, go for a ride on the mini train or have lunch and a great coffee at the Blue Wren Cafe.
Short Point Merimbula has some of the best coastal views on the whole Sapphire Coast, popular for divers, windsurfers or just relaxing overlooking the beach Sun Deck chairs cater for a lay back coastal feel. A short walk down the cliff from the car park gives quick access to the beach. Whale watching currently in season ,offers a great vantage point for passing whales in season. (October-November) makes for a great land based whale-watching location.
Merimbula Main Beach located on the fish pen in Merimbula has a coastline that inspires activity. Swim, surf, sailboard, dive or canoe the sparkling waters, fish till your heart's content.
Merimbula's Family Recreation Park Magic Mountain offers hours of fun and relaxation for all age groups. Set in a beautiful parkland setting, where care has been taken to preserve the natural beauty of the native flora and fauna. The park provides many interesting bush-walking tracks children's playground is available and barbecues are provided in the beautiful picnic areas. Waterslides, Roller Coaster, Mini Grand Prix cars are just some of the attractions available.
The Ben Boyd National Park covers a 9000ha area from the Pambula River to Green Cape Lighthouse. There are many superb bush walks and beautiful beaches within the park. It's here that you'll see the spectacular rock formation known as 'The Pinnacles'. very much a favourite with photographers and painters alike. The National Parks and Wildlife Service has provided many parking bays and picnic areas within the Park.
Toad Hall was established as a craft shop in 1971 and is well known for its fascinating collection of handmade crafts and gifts. It has a magnificent display of local crafts, pottery, paintings, ceramics, porcelain dolls, knitting, woodturning and jewellery and much more.
In Eden, the Killer Whale Museum is worth a visit. The Museum houses a range of Maritime relics from the days when the whaling industry flourished in Twofold Bay. The highlight of the Museum is the complete skeleton of Tom the killer whale believed to be one of the 2 killer whale skeletons in the world.
The Merimbula Area offers many delightful scenic drives and day trips can be organised to visit such places as Bournda Island and Lagoon, Wallagoot Lake, a first-class waterskiing and sailing venue, Dr. George and Myrtle Mountains, and the Wyndham and Rocky Hall areas.
Scenic trail rides to the Pambula River. 1 or 1.5 hour rides (longer by Appointment). Riverside BBQ rides for groups and families.
Penguin Mews Merimbula Holiday Townhouses are very spacious, split level accommodation and are self contained with full cooking facilities, dishwasher, washing machine and reverse cycle heating/air-conditioning. Enjoy the use of your very own private balcony with beautiful lake and ocean views. 3 of our Merimbula Holiday Townhouses units have a queen bed in main bedroom and a double, a single and trundle bed in the 2nd. 2 of these units have a queen bed in the main bedroom and 2 singles plus a trundle in 2nd bedroom. DVD, Austar (free) and wireless broadband access (fees apply).More Info Book Online Check Availability
Penguin Mews Merimbula offers spacious and airy Holiday Accommodation in Merimbula with lake views. The fully self contained apartments have full cooking facilities and reverse cycle heating/air-conditioning. All have a private courtyard or balcony. Queen bed in master bedroom, 2 singles plus a trundle bed in 2nd bedroom. DVD, Austar (free) and wireless broadband access (fees apply).More Info Book Online Check Availability
The Penguin Mews 1 Bedroom Apartment is on the 2nd floor (32 stairs) and has beautiful views out over the lake, the beach and the ocean. It is fully self contained with reverse cycle heating/air-conditioning, cooking facilities and a queen bed. There is a balcony out the front with a table and chairs and it has under cover parking. DVD, Austar (free) and wireless broadband access (fees apply). Book your stay in Penguin Mews Merimbula Holiday Apartments now!More Info Book Online Check Availability