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Merimbula Getaway and Whale Watching

  • 9 Oct 2021
  • 8:30 AM
  • 10 Oct 2021
  • 5:00 PM
  • Calwell Shopping Centre Car Park



Come and join us on our second overnight event, staying at beautiful Merimbula via scenic backroads via Cooma, Bobundra, Jincumbilly, Bombala (morning tea), Cathcart, Wyndham, Pamula and Merimbula.  Meet for lunch at The Waterfront Cafe and then have a free afternoon to explore Merimbula and surrounding towns such as Tathra Beach, Bermagui and Eden which were all severely impact by the 2019/20 fires.

For those interested in Whale watching there will be two options being proposed being 1) 2hr cruise Saturday afternoon leaving from Merimbula (Ph 02 64951686) or 2) Sunday morning 3hr cruise leaving from Eden at 9.00am (Ph 0427 962 027).  Please manage your own bookings.  Depending on the level of interest and attendance of Whale watching, additional drives might be offered as an alternative activity.

Accommodation will be at the Sapphire Valley Caravan Park, 29 Sapphire Coast Drive Merimbula  (Ph 6495 1746).  Please make your own arrangements as there is a large range of accommodation options to suit all budgets.

Saturday night's dinner will be at the Merimbula RSL Club.

For those taking option (2) Whale watching at Eden, make your own breakfast arrangements.  For those land lovers, meet down at the Waterfront Cafe 8.30 after checking out.

For those not attending the morning Whale watching, explore the local area or just sit back and enjoy a coffee and good company or explore more back roads. Please be at Eden Visitors Information Centre on Weecoon St by midday.

Lunch venue in Eden to be confirmed, before we drive to Bombala (afternoon tea) via Narrabarba along Imlay Road, then via the back roads to Cooma.  Stopping at Cooma is an option on individuals that want to stretch their legs and have a brew or continue on home.

This is our last overnight trip for the year and will help inject welcome dollars into communities severely impacted by drought, fires and COVID-19.

This is an official BMW Car Club Canberra event and you must be a current financial member.  So come along and enjoy great roads, beautiful scenery, good food and great company.

Please ensure that appropriate COVID-19 requirements are strictly adhered too.

About us

BMW Car Club Canberra is made up of BMW enthusiasts brought together by one of the world’s greatest motoring companies. It is an official car club, fully insured and supported by BMW AG. Most of our drives take place in Canberra and the surrounding areas including the NW South Coast and Southern Tablelands. We’ve been active since 1985.

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Joining the BMW Club not only unlocks countless opportunities for you to get to know your car, but also for you to engage with other BMW enthusiasts, get some track action with your BMW and most of all have fun. You’ll also get access to the wealth of BMW knowledge held by other members, and discounts on BMW driver training, BMW parts & servicing.

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