Discover the beauty of Merimbula. Known as the heart of the Sapphire Coast, this is a place where you can get fresh seafood straight off the fishing trawlers, walk along pristine beaches, taste delicious food, and watch migrating whales off the coastline. With many outdoor activities to do, Merimbula is a top spot to visit.View our Merimbula travel guide
Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Merimbula (MIM)
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Visiting from Melbourne to Merimbula
Melbourne to Merimbula flight information
The approximate flight time for direct flights from Melbourne to Merimbula is 1 hour and 20 minutes.
When to visit
Visit Merimbula at any time of the year and you won’t be short of things to do. Summer is mostly sunny and an ideal time to explore the beautiful beaches and unique wildlife in and around the coastal town. Summer days are regularly around 30°C with average temperatures between 16°C and 24°C. Winter is typically sunny days and chilly nights where temperatures range between an average minimum of 7°C and 17°C. The perfect time to enjoy activities such as hiking and mountain biking.
What is the main airport called?
Merimbula Airport (MIM)Opens external site in a new window is located 2km from the city centre and a taxi rank is available at the airport terminal, which is a convenient choice if you're staying in Merimbula.
Arriving in Merimbula
The welcoming staff at Merimbula Airport will be waiting to greet you when you land. Once you collect your bag, there are several transport options available to get you to the town centre.
Getting into Merimbula from Merimbula Airport
The easiest way to reach the seaside town of Merimbula is via taxi available at the terminal to make the short trip north. Alternatively, rent a car from the hire services available at the airport and explore the region at your leisure. Merimbula Airport is located 2km from Merimbula’s town centre.
Getting around Merimbula
Merimbula is easy to navigate on foot or bicycle to take in the panoramic views along the coastline and walking tracks. For longer journeys hire a car to discover the hinterland, food and wine trails. For a budget friendly way to get around, Sapphire Coast Buslines run daily services, plus they can take you on a bus tour of the wonderful region.
Fly from Melbourne
Once you’ve got your tickets from Melbourne, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your flight.
What is the main airport called?
Melbourne Airport.Opens external site in a new window Located 20 km (12.5 miles) from the city centre, Melbourne Domestic Airport (MEL), also known as Tullamarine Airport, is the main airport serving the state of Victoria. Qantas operates from two terminals in Melbourne T1 - domestic and T2 - international.
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