The halfway point in your Sydney-Melboure Journey rewards you with endless unspoiled beaches, inspiring trails through ancient forests and friendly locals who love to share their history and lifestyle.
From old whaling towns and goldfields, to private coastal campsites shrouded in sea mist, abundant with kangaroos, platypus and rare native life, the Sapphire Coast offers you the beauty of nature and all its bounty too.
Fertile granite plains are the food basket of the region along with world-class oysters and seafood. Friendly locals who love to make you feel welcome are just waiting to share their produce, art, crafts and show you hidden places of breathtaking geological, historical and natural significance.
Trek for hours or days where the waters run clean and the forest runs wild - through Ben Boyd National Park. Surf uncrowded breaks, kayak peaceful rivers, pause to marvel at monuments, lighthouses, ruins and sites of deep indigenous cultural and historical significance.
This is as far as you can be from both Melbourne and Sydney, so explore the rugged coast, watch for whales and smile at the friendly faces in the seaside villages of the Sapphire Coast.
Sydney to Melbourne Coastal Drive and the Sydney to Melbourne Heritage Drive are among Australia's most extraordinary road trips driving between Australia's two major cities, including Canberra and Jervis Bay