Advertise Your Accommodation

Visitors to the Gourmet Coast are seeking a memorable stay.  They are discerning visitors who value quality experiences and seek out local knowledge. If you offer this to your customers, we’ll make great partners in promoting our beautiful stretch of coast as a unique gourmet destination.

Post and Telegraph B&B, Moruya
Post and Telegraph B&B, Moruya

Benefits of Advertising with the Gourmet Coast Trail

  • We connect and promote culinary delights and accommodations across council boundaries to build a critical mass that attracts tourists and encourages them to explore the region
  • We reach and attract adventurous, food-loving tourists from Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne by championing the finest gastronomic produce, products and experiences the Far South Coast has to offer
  • We maximise your online exposure through both geographic and thematic itineraries and map-based listings with links to your website
  • We extend your social media reach through our network of followers and members, partnerships with marketing agencies and paid advertising (In 2022-23 we will spend over $50,000 on SEO and paid digital placement for the Gourmet Coast Trail)

What you receive

  • An individual profile page on the Gourmet Coast Trail website with hyperlinks to your own website and social media
  • Inclusion on the Gourmet Coast Trail interactive map
  • Rotating listings on the profile pages of nearby nearby food businesses and our home page
  • Inclusion in social media campaigns to our followers and via our media partners
  • Use of visual assets that we create for collective marketing

Who can advertise?

To advertise your accommodation on the Gourmet Coast Trail website, your business must:

  • Provide an accommodation service
  • Be located within the geographic area of Batemans Bay – Victoria border – Nimmitabel.
  • Provide a service that supports the following Gourmet Coast brand values:
    • People: Welcoming, knowledgeable, intriguing
    • Place: Beautiful, unique, relaxed, uncrowded, open

Before your accommodation is listed on the website, you will need to: 

  • Provide the required information
  • Provide quality photos for the Gourmet Coast trail website
  • Pay the listing fee
  • Agree to our terms and conditions

Cost and period of listings and changes

Period of listing:
  • Financial year (1 July – 30 June)
Year-long listing:
  • One-off registration $88 + Annual fee $200 = $288 inc GST
  • Each listing includes one property at one location.  Chains and businesses with multiple locations are required to list each property separately.
  • We will send you a renewal notice each April
  • Annual fee $200 inc GST
  • We welcome new photos each year. We will upload these for free once annually.
  • We make one round of changes to your profile content each year for free.
  • Additional content changes cost $88 per round of editing

How to apply

Step 1: Type your details into the form below and attach up to four quality photos.

If you prefer, you can download the form, complete it and email it to us at eat@gourmetcoasttrail.com.au.

Step 2: Upon approval, we will email a tax invoice to you. 

Step 3: Upon payment, the Gourmet Coast Trail will edit and upload your profile to the website within four weeks (It’s usually much faster than that)

Queries: Email eat@gourmetcoasttrail.com.au or call Fiona 0448 453 422

Application Form – Accommodation Owners Only

Please complete this form, attach your photos and press ‘Submit’.  You will receive a success message.  We will contact you within one week.

By submitting this form, I accept the following terms and conditions:
1. I am an authorised representative of the business named on this form
2. The named business will uphold the brand values and collegial spirit of the collective marketing philosophy of the Gourmet Coast Trail Association Inc
3. This application is for the accommodation element of the named business at one location only (the application does not cover multiple properties or locations or any food businesses owned by or associated with the named business, including in-house meal options)
4. The Gourmet Coast Trail Association Inc is permitted to change or edit the supplied content at its discretion
5. The named business will maintain its owned online presence (website and social media)
6. The named business will notify the Gourmet Coast Trail Association Inc of any changes to its details
7. The named business owns the copyright or unrestricted licence of any images and content it supplies, and grants to the Gourmet Coast Trail an unlimited, unrestricted and royalty-free licence to use the images and content in perpetuity
8. The named business will display the Gourmet Coast Trail logo on its website for the period of advertising
9. The named business will ‘Like’ Gourmet Coast Trail social pages
10. The Gourmet Coast Trail Association Inc may promote the named business in any of its marketing activities, including with third parties
11. The period of advertising ends on 30 June of each year
12. Advertising fees are non-refundable
13. The named business will maintain appropriate insurances, approvals and certification to operate
14. The named business indemnifies the Gourmet Coast Trail Association Inc against any claim made in relation to the information, products and services provided by the named business
15. The named business accepts all responsibility for relationship management with its customers in regard to the advertised information, products and services
16. The Gourmet Coast Trail Association Inc may suspend the named business’ advertising on the Gourmet Coast Trail website without compensation if these conditions are breached, membership lapses, the business ceases to operate, or the named business does not uphold acceptable standards of service, hygiene or facilities.

Download Form (Word Document)

How To

Use the Trip Planner

First ensure you have created a free account by registering here, if you have already registered, log in.

Browse through the profiles of our member’s businesses in the region. You can use the controls below the map to filter out results you’re looking for.

At the bottom of each member profile there is a section that will allow you to either create a new trip and add that location to your new trip or add the current location to an existing trip.

Once you have added the businesses you are interested in visiting, go to My Trips to see the trips you have created and view those trips on a map with a suggested route.