Jaw-dropping campsites & caravan parks in Jervis Bay

From its national parks to its white sandy beaches, Jervis Bay is a magnet for those who love nature. Needless to say, camping in Jervis Bay is the ultimate way to experience a slice of the South Coast region’s assets.

Destination NSW

Destination NSW

Nov 2023 -
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Best for exclusivity: Honeymoon Bay Campground 

The sheltered Honeymoon Bay truly deserves its name – it really is the epitome of seclusion and romance thanks, in no small part, that it’s only open on Friday and Saturday nights, and there’s no booking process; you’re here on a first come, first served basis. Bush camping here is totally off-grid, and you need to bring all your water and gas-operated cooking equipment. There are, however, portable toilets as well as garbage bins.   

Dolphin watching at Honeymoon Bay, Jervis Bay

Honeymoon Bay, Jervis Bay

Best for surfers: Cave Beach Camping Ground 

Within Aboriginal-owned and -managed Booderee National Park, this is an idyllic camping ground set among tea trees. You’re steps from the sand and waves of Cave Beach and Bherwherre Beach, both popular surfing spots, and within easy walking distance of Sussex Inlet and Ryans Swamp, a magnet for waterbirds. You need to carry in all equipment (around 300m), but when you arrive you have access to fresh water, public toilets, cold-water showers and barbecues.  

Family exploring Cave Beach - Jervis Bay - South Coast

Cave Beach, Jervis Bay 

Best for wildlife: Bristol Point Camping Ground 

Also within Booderee National Park, set among gloriously fragrant mature bushland, Bristol Point offers walk-in campsites only. But the effort (it’s really quite minimal) is worth it: when you arrive, you’re in a faunal wonderland, with wallabies, echidnas and possums all a common sight around the space where you pitch your tent – walk to Bristol Point and you’ll also likely spot dolphins. There are camp sites suitable for small and large groups, and you have access to toilets, hot and cold showers, fresh water, barbecues and wood fireplaces.    

Scenic view of Bristol Point Beach, Jervis Bay

Bristol Point Beach, Jervis Bay - Credit: Andy Hutchinson

Best for sandy adventures: Green Patch Campsite 

One of the most popular (and scenic) beaches in Booderee National Park, Green Patch is a long swathe of powdery sand with access to some seriously stunning walking trails. The namesake campsite can be accessed via car or on foot, with sites available for small or large groups. There are plenty of facilities, including toilets, fresh water, barbecues and hot showers. But the real reason to come here is for the peace and quiet – once day-trippers leave, the only company you’ll have are the wallabies.  

Family camping holiday at Booderee National Park: Green Patch Camping Area, Jervis Bay

Booderee National Park: Green Patch Camping Area, Jervis Bay - Credit: Jon Harris

Best for water babies: Holiday Haven Huskisson Beach 

Just steps from gorgeous white sand and with uninterrupted views over Jervis Bay, this Holiday Haven is a winner for beach lovers. There are a range of accommodation options on offer, from fully equipped cabins to powered ensuite sites and cool, shady camp sites. Grab some kayaks and take to the bay for a leisurely paddle or cool off in the park’s pool – there’s also a playground and Spider Park for kids. Bonus: it’s pet friendly.    

Couple enjoying a day ay Huskisson Beach, Jervis Bay

Huskisson, Jervis Bay - Credit: Dee Kramer Photography

Best for beach lovers: Holiday Haven White Sands 

With direct access to Huskisson Beach, this Holiday Haven certainly makes you feel pretty special. There’s plenty of space for campers, caravans and RVs, while on-site cabins and glamping tents are fully equipped with everything you need for a fun getaway. Make the most of the on-site barbecue facilities, or stroll the 10 minutes into town for cafes, restaurants and classic country pubs.    

Safari tents at Holiday Haven White Sands, Huskisson

Holiday Haven White Sands, Huskisson - Credit: Peter Izzard

Best for families: Jervis Bay Holiday Park 

This immaculate holiday park sits on a crystal-clear waterway accessing Jervis Bay and comes replete with its own boat ramp and floating pontoon. The facilities are extensive, including a pool and splash zone, kayak and SUP hire, a communal firepit, barbecue facilities and even an 1979 food van where you can pick up snacks and drinks. There’s space to camp and set up your van, or you can check in to villas – three welcome your four-legged friends.   

Aerial shot of Jervis Bay Holiday Park, Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay Holiday Park, Jervis Bay - Credit: Jervis Bay Holiday Park

Best for serenity: Hidden Creek Campsite 

You’re just five kilometres from Huskisson at Hidden Creek, but you’ll feel like you’ve found your own patch of paradise when you pitch your tent. Wake up to the call of native birds greeting the sun, then end the day beside your own campfire with a glass of wine. The property is set on two hectares of bushland, and there are plenty of secluded sites, both powered and unpowered. There are also cabins, if you prefer creature comforts. Look out for the glamping tents, coming soon.  

Inside of Iluka at Hidden Creek Campsite, Huskisson

Hidden Creek Campsite, Huskisson - Credit: Hidden Creek Campsite

Best for explorers: Holiday Haven Currarong 

On the northern edge of Jervis Bay Marine Park, this is the ideal base to explore some of the region’s top natural wonders, including Jervis Bay itself, the Beecroft Peninsula, Point Perpendicular Lighthouse and Honeymoon Bay. Set up camp or check in to a cabin, the head off for watery adventures – you have direct access to Currarong Beach and Creek, as well as the general store and fish ‘n’ chip chop.   

Aerial of Holiday Haven Currarong, Jervis Bay

Holiday Haven Currarong, Jervis Bay - Credit: Holiday Haven Currarong

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