Take the spectacular White Sands Walk from Greenfield Beach to Hyams Beach. The beach is surrounded by beautiful natural attractions that include Jervis Bay Marine Park, Booderee National Park, headlands with clifftop walking trails and native forests.
About Jervis Bay
Jervis Bay is a diverse and beautiful landscape filled with quiet beaches, towering cliffs and lush national parklands.
Jervis Bay’s white sandy shores and clear waters make it a popular destination for holidaymakers. Beaches such as Hyams and Seven Mile Beach are great for swimming, kayaking, fishing, stand up paddle boarding, boating and surfing. Follow the idyllic White Sands Walk past secluded bays and inlets and perhaps even spot a colourful rosella or native lorikeet along the way.
Jervis Bay is a popular spot for whale watching during migration season from May to November. Find a place on the headland overlooking the ocean or book a boat tour to catch a glimpse of these majestic creatures. Penguin Head at Culburra and the lookout at Booderee National Park are both great vantage points. Aside from humpback, southern right, minke and pilot whales, there’s also the possibility that you might see seals, penguins, albatross, and dolphins.
Jervis Bay National Park is rich in Aboriginal heritage and boasts a range of native plants and animals, forests, bays and beaches, all of which make the area a popular attraction for swimming, bushwalking and birdwatching. There are also several picnic spots within the park.
Several restaurants, cafes and pubs operate in the area, with family friendly, alfresco and budget conscious options. Enjoy a Thai meal at Jervis Bay's Wild Ginger, or travel to the nearby towns of Huskisson and Vincentia to sample the area’s famed local produce. Explore contemporary cuisine at Huskisson's Seagrass or enjoy a romatic meal at Paper Bark Creek's al-fresco Gunyah Restaurant.
Accommodation in Jervis Bay ranges from camping and caravan sites to secluded homesteads and luxury hotels for couples, families and large groups.
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Rest-up under the stars after a day exploring the area and pitch your tent at one of the campsites located within the Booderee National Park. Choose from the family-friendly Green Patch camping site, the Bristol Point camping site set within pristine bushland or the secluded beachside Cave Beach camping site.
Enjoy Jervis Bay’s native vegetation along the Green Patch and Telegraph Creek Walking Tracks or pass by beautiful beaches and clear blue waters as you follow the White Sands Walk. Learn of Booderee National Park’s cultural heritage along the Munyunga Waraga Dhugan walking trail.
Swim, snorkel and dive in pristine waters or laze on some of the world’s whitest sands at Hyams Beach. Make the most of the protected bay at Murrays Beach with a family day out at the beach. Greet the morning sun or farewell the last of the evening light along the unspoilt sands of Nelsons Beach.
Murrays beach at Jervis Bay, South Coast. Image Adam Taylor
Indigenous tours at Booderee National Park. Image James Pipino
Eco accommodation at Paperbark Camp in Jervis Bay. Image Ross Honeysett
Family exploring rockpools at Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay. Image James Pipino
Gunyah Restaurant at Paperbark Camp in Jervis Bay. Image James Pipino
Extreme Boat cruising around Jervis Bay Point and lighthouse. Image Dolphin Watch Cruises Jervis Bay
Jervis Bay seal colony viewed from the ocean. Image Dolphin Watch Cruises Jervis Bay
Wooden walkway to Greenpatch beach, Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay. Image Nick Rains
Inlet at Jervis Bay, Shoalhaven district. Image Nick Rains