On 10 October 1880, five men left Bermagui for the Montreal Goldfield, in an eight-metre-long green boat. They were never seen again. The boat and some of their belongings were found on rocks, at what was locally known as Mutton Fish Point, 15km north of Montreal. No trace of the men, nor any clues as to their whereabouts were ever found. This bizarre incident is how Mystery Bay got its name and locals are still trying to unravel the clues over 130 years later…..

For a more detailed account, you can go to http://www.geomaps.com.au/scripts/mysterybay.php

Our 4 day, 3 night Sapphire Coast Tour departs Canberra, and visits the beautiful and peaceful Mystery Bay.

fur seals sunning themselves on rocks

Some of the friendly locals!

 

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