- White sand beaches
- Snorkelling & diving
- Maritime history
- Whale watching in winter
In the heart of Jervis Bay, uncover a vibrant town rich in natural beauty and shipbuilding heritage. Surrounded by a marine park teeming with wildlife and unspoilt bushland, Huskisson is your launchpad for adventure. Go swimming at a white sand beach, join a wildlife cruise or try stand-up paddle boarding.
Things to do
Part of the Shoalhaven region of the NSW South Coast, Huskisson is popular for diving, snorkelling, sailing, kayaking and fishing. There’s also plenty of trendy restaurants, shopping options and events to enjoy. For breathtaking views, drive to the heritage-listed ruins of Cape St George Lighthouse.
Say hello to marine life
The crystal blue waters off Huskisson are home to abundant marine life, including bottlenose dolphins, fur seals, little penguins and weedy sea dragons. Join tours with Jervis Bay Wild and Dolphin Watch Cruises Jervis Bay to get up close to resident dolphins frolicking in Jervis Bay Marine Park.
Between May and November, join a whale watching tour to spot migrating humpback and southern right whales. Dive Jervis Bay will take you on an underwater adventure to the best diving and snorkelling spots in the marine park. Or you can paddle with Sea Kayak Jervis Bay to see dolphins and migrating whales.
Uncover fascinating history
Learn about Huskisson’s maritime heritage and see seafaring artefacts like the Lady Denman timber ferry at Jervis Bay Maritime Museum. Then explore the 1.4km Mangrove Boardwalk that winds through the grounds. Join Aboriginal guides from Djiriba Waagura Cultural Tours to learn about the ancient landscape.
Getting there & where to stay
Huskisson is a 2h 45min drive from Sydney via the spectacular Grand Pacific Drive. If you’re coming from Canberra, it’s a 2h 30min drive east. There’s a large range of accommodation available in Huskisson, from cabins, motels and caravan parks to holiday homes, apartments and beach villas.