Nimmitabel - Cobargo – Bega – Candelo

This inland journey takes you from the top of Brown Mountain through to the beautiful dairy farmland of the Bega Valley, discovering quaint villages with an arty soul. 

Nimmitabel is a quaint township on the Monaro Plains boasting a friendly community and stunning landscapes. Visitors can explore historic sites like Geldmacher House and St Andrew’s Catholic Church, fish at Lake Williams, and enjoy local culinary food. The town hosts the Steampunk at Altitude festival every first weekend of May, offering fun for the whole family. 

Visit Cobargo, a historic village brimming with creativity. Discover workshops and galleries showcasing woodcrafts, pottery, and fine art. Enjoy the annual Cobargo Folk Festival, a three-day event featuring music, markets, and more. Celebrate the charm of Cobargo where history, art, and gourmet delights meet. As you journey south towards Bega you’ll find a gin school and cellar door where some of Australia’s most awarded gins can be enjoyed. 

Welcome to Bega, surrounded by green hills and dairy farms. Explore galleries, cafés, and shops. Visit the Bega Cheese Factory and SECCA. Enjoy the Bega River, Kisses Lagoon, and Glebe Park. Discover history at the Bega Pioneers Museum, and visit the Friday Farmers Market. 

Visit Candelo, a quaint village in the Bega River valley. Explore monthly markets, music festivals, and historical sites. Enjoy nature with bushwalks and picnics in the South East Forests National Park. Candelo offers rich cultural experiences and serene outdoor adventures. 

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Bega Cheese Heritage Centre

The Bega Cheese Heritage Centre is a great place to explore the business world of Bega Cheese. Visitors can try world-famous cheeses, learn about the history of dairying and Bega Cheese in the Bega Valley, and sample and purchase a selection of Bega Cheese, farm-themed giftware, local jams & honey.

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Royal Arms Nimmitabel

The Royal Arms in Nimmitabel is a beautiful old building that was built in 1859. It’s the perfect place to relax, take in the scenery and enjoy the hospitality of the staff. Proudly offering high tea on the first Saturday of every month from 10am to 4pm. High Tea includes

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Mountain View – The Tomato Guys

Have you forgotten what a luscious, sweet, real tomato tastes like?  Come to Bermagui to find the true taste of summer.  This boutique family farm grows a premium range of delicious tomatoes – including a colourful selection of heirlooms – and big, bold basil.  The tomato guys Greg and Andy

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Gulaga Gold black Perigord truffles
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Gulaga Gold Truffiere

Food lovers agree that a truffle hunt is on their list of ‘Top Ten Things to Do.’ In the shadows of Gulaga Mountain, along the edges of rainforest gullies shrouded in mountain mist and mysteries, a small grove of oak and hazel trees flourish. Saplings planted a decade ago, tended

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Picnic at Breakfast Creek Vineyard
Cellar Door, Breweries & Bars

Breakfast Creek Vineyard

Cattlemen of old drove their herds along the stock routes between Cobargo and Bermagui in search of new pasture and would stop at the creek in Coolagolite to breakfast.  Breakfast Creek wines now express the unique terroir between the pure country air of Cobargo and the salty sea breezes of

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Cobargo General Store

This is the home of the renowned Cobargo Home Made Ice Cream.  Store owners Alfred and Jane have been making their ice cream in the Bega Valley since 2007. The secret family recipe includes seasonal flavours made from local fruits, nuts and honey, all gluten free, all with no artificial

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Bega Valley Eggs

If you’ve never eaten an egg from a hen raised on sunshine, bugs and grass, then you are in for quite a treat! Deep yellow or orange, gooey yolks stand up tall within their thick, milky whites and have a rich creamy flavor unlike any store-bought egg you’ve ever tasted.

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North of Eden 4 bottles of Gin: The Admiral Gin, The Classic Gin, Oyster Shell Gin, and Connoisseur Gin
Cellar Door, Breweries & Bars

North of Eden Distillery

North of Eden is a tiny artisan distillery nestled in the rolling green hills of the Sapphire Coast. It is the region’s most awarded and internationally recognised distillery, and its iconic Oyster Shell Gin was named Best Australian Gin of 2021. Visitors to the cellar door are guaranteed a unique

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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.