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Local Links

This section is for links to webpages of local interest & blogs of local Eden people.  

If you would like to have your blog added, contact us.




People & blogs


Creative South East

Things to see & do


Buy, sell & swap




Eden Remembers on facebookEden Remembers

They lived and loved in Eden. They may have passed on but they will never be forgotten. They are a part of Eden legend and will be missed by the town forever. Now we can collect those memories and share them forever. If you have photos of Eden people who have passed on then upload them here for us all to share.


South Coast Time Traveller
A blog about local history


Towamba Valley History Website - Jimie Imlay

"Admiral of the Fleet – Twofold Bay"
The story of the beautifully inscribed metal breast plate which was presented to Jimie Imlay, or Nerrimbine, a full blood Aboriginal man of the Thaua Tribe who worked as a whaler in
the Twofold Bay area of New South Wales. ABC OpenJimmy Imlay

South East Cultural Heritage on facebookHotel Australiasia

Facebook group aimed at identifying aspects of historical heritage in the Bega Valley's south east region. The site was started by local historian Angela George in response to debate around heritage listing the iconic Hotel Australasia.


The Australasia Community Organization on facebook


Last drinks at the Hotel Australasia: a radio series on ABC Open which features great community made stories from around Australia.


Eden & Twofoldbay  Gregory Blaxell is an historian and author. He has been boating offshore and in the harbour for more than 25 years.

Part 1 Early beginnings

Part 2 Whaling

Part 3: Promises never quite realised


The Bundian Way  is a shared history pathway between Targangal (Kosciuszko) and Bilgalera (Fisheries Beach) that connects the highest part of the Australian continent and the coast. On its way to the coast the Bundian Way crosses the Snowy River and passes through some of the wildest, most rugged and yet beautiful country in Australia. In many parts the influence of the old land management is still obvious in its Aboriginal landscapes. Find out more



The Museum of the South East, or MoSE, is an online collection of significant historical artefacts from the museums and private collections of the Bega Valley, Eurobodalla and Snowy Monaro — in the south eastern region of New South Wales, Australia. Keep visiting this site as we add more museums and collection items from around the region.




People & Blogs

The Sapphire Coast's own Alex 'Chumpy' Pullin is a champion snowboarder who competed in the 2010 Winter Olympicsat Vancouver, Canada.

Check out his blog.

Chumpy Pullin

Eden Connects on facebook

Come along all you Ex Eden and locals and show us and talk about your past and what your doing today

Carol moved to Eden after falling in love with the place while on holidays. 

See Eden through her eyes hereCarol's blog
Twofold Aboriginal Corporation

Eden Primary School on facebook

Eden Marine High School on facebook

Sapphire Coast Business Networking

formally Sapphire Coast Business Women
A business social networking group which hold regular networking breakfasts in Eden

mGoals: Yuin & Monaro Eden Community

In collaboration with parents, educators, and communities, this project supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in achieving their goals and aspirations. 

Seniors Chatterbox

The Seniors Chatterbox is a free local community service forum for the over 50s living on the far south coast of NSW. It has been established to help those in our local communities who are in their 50s, thinking of retiring or have advice for those who are retired.



Creative South East

Arts, Crafts, music, writing & photography

LadyGhostEyes has lived in Eden several years. She is a keen amature photographer and displays her picture on the DeviantArt site

Ally Dalton grew up close to the ocean in Eden and Melanesia and developed a love for the grace of with which marine animals move. He combines this feeling with the anatomical understanding he learnt working in science to produce marine inspired ceramic sculptures.

Nethercote Music

Factory on Facebook

Live Local Acoustic on Facebook
A monthly gathering of acoustic musicians in the town of Wyndham held on the 4th Sunday of every month at 1pm at the pub.

Towamba Acoustic Sessions

Southern Valley Folk Club is based in the magical villages of Towamba in the south east corner of NSW just inland from beautiful Merimbula on the Sapphire Coast.

The club has regular get togethers which welcome all comers to join the fellowship that music offers. The SVFC also presents concerst and other events on a regular basis.

Seabeadz: seaglass of Eden
Creations using sea glass beads individually collected from the beautiful shores of Twofold Bay

Sapphire Coast Concert Band

Music Society webpage link

Writers of the Far South Coast

The Sapphire Coast Music Society on facebook

The Sapphire Coast Music Society is a not for profit organisation dedicated to presenting high-quality classical music to it's supporters in and around the Bega Valley.

Blue Dolphin Studios Craft
Kelly is a demonstrator for 'Stampin'Up!'(paper art products) based in Eden
Fire up your creative spirit. Creating cards, scrapbook pages, and gift items is about more than just stamps and ink—it's about sharing a part of yourself with the people you love.
Join a class or just browse Kelly's gallery for some crafty ideas

South East ArtsSouth East Arts
Find out whats  happening on the art scene around the region.
News, exhibitions, events, workshops, grants & prizes

Photographer's Guide:

Eden and surrounds by Darren Stones
Geencape Lighthouse

Things to See & Do

Eden Movie Night
The last Saturday of every month come to the Uniting Church Community Hall for Wood Fired Pizza and a movie.

To find out more join their open group on facebook.


The Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre


Eden Killer Whale Museum


Eden Visitors Information Centre


Sapphire Coast NSW on facebook


Eden Whale Festival  
Celebrated each year during the last weekend of October

Eden Whale Festival on Facebook



Far South Coast Birdwatchers




wild about whalesWild About Whales  

If you are wild about whales follow the epic adventure of Australia's whales as they make their next appearance along the Sapphire Coast


The Ben Boyd Wanderer Replica Project

Project's goal is to build and operate a full scale 25-metre replica of Benjamin Boyd's 1837  schooner "Wanderer", and its two tenders.


Eden Fitness Trail Group

A group devoted to developing a fitness trail in
Eden.  Join them on Facebook





Garden of Eden Project on facebook




The Sapphire Coast Science Hub

The Sapphire Coast Science Hub website, a great website for local nature lovers


Sign up and become a citizen Scientist - Atlas of Living Australia assist our nature-loving communities to record sightings of species and to contribute them to the greater pool of knowledge. Records which you contribute will be available to a wide range of scientists and researchers to help improve our understanding of biodiversity and how to better manage it, particularly as climatic and environmental conditions are changing.

Follow 'Atlas of Life in the Coastal
Wilderness' on facebook



Sapphire Coast Runners Inc.

Sapphire Coast Runners on


 Plastic Free South Coast NSW - Say no to plastic

Plastic Free South Coast NSW on facebook




Eden Cash Mob on Facebook

Stay Calm and Shop NowSupport local retailers as well as getting a chance to win a $20 voucher donated by Eden's Chamber of Commerce. Have $20 ready to spend in our mobbed shop, then join everyone for a coffee or morning tea after.

Buy Sell or Swap on facebook



Bega, Tura Beach, Pambula, Merimbula & Surrounds
- buy swap n sell 


For Sale, Merimbula, Pambula and Surrounding Areas


EDEN-BEGA PETS - Buy, Sell, Swap



Surrounding Communities

Towamba Valley History A local rural village and surrounding region with a very interesting history.
Nethercote Community Website The picturesque valley and village of Nethercote is just 11 km to the west of Eden and is well worth a visit, both the valley and the website.
Nimmitabel Community Website Nimmitabel is a quaint little town in the midst of Monaro sheep country.
The Kosciuszko Huts Association Website

The Kosciuszko Huts Association (KHA) is an organisation of concerned people who care about the preservation, maintenance and history of the huts in the Kosciuszko (NSW) and Namadgi (ACT) National Parks.