Visit the Lady Denman Heritage Museum which has a great collection of maritime artefacts and an aboriginal arts centre, as well as a mangrove boardwalk and wildflower garden. The highlight is Lady Denman, a Huskisson- built timber ferry that once served on Sydney Harbour.
Wrapped around the vast blue playground of Jervis Bay Marine Park, Huskisson is a natural magnet for fans of water sports and classic Australian beach holidays. Fishing, diving, snorkelling and sailing all rank high here while the beaches are pristine, well protected and great for families.
Migrating whales are often sighted inside the bay between May and November while fur seals and dolphins can be seen from cruise vessels based in Huskisson. This is Australia's most northerly fur seal colony, as well as the only mainland colony.
At Huskisson, the Lady Denman Museum relates the fascinating history of Jervis Bay from the different persepectives of whalers, timber cutters and local Aboriginal people. You'll see shipwecks, lighthouses, some outstanding examples of the boatbuilder's craft and the history of the bay's naval base.
Saturday 28 February to Sunday 19 April 2015
Arthur Boyd: An Active Witness In conjunction with Bundanon Trust,
Huskisson is a prime whale watching destination. Its clear waters allow maximum visibility. Humpbacks and southern right whales are the most commonly sighted in these waters. Dolphins can also be spotted.
Explore nature and learn about Koori culture through Booderee Aboriginal interpretive program. Enjoy a wide range of walks, surf at Cave Beach or swim amongst the fish in the tranquil waters of Green Patch beach.
The Lady Denman Heritage Complex holds a monthly market with stalls selling a wide range of goods from fresh produce and plants, to clothes, toys and crafts. The Huskisson Running Festival is very popular amongst locals.
Jervis Bay Wild Cruises at The Docks. near Huskisson.
Couple preparing to go on a Dolphin Watch cruise. Image Hamilton Lund
Kayaking with Jervis Bay Kayak Co. Image James Pipino
Currambene Creek, Huskisson
River mouth Huskisson