Huskisson

A beautiful town with a rich shipbuilding heritage, Huskisson is on the shores of the spectacular Jervis Bay Marine Park in the Shoalhaven region. The crystal-blue waters are home to abundant marine life, including bottlenose dolphins, fur seals, little penguins and weedy sea dragons.

Join tours such as Jervis Bay Wild and Dolphin Cruises Jervis Bay in Huskisson and get up close to the resident dolphins frolicking in the marine park. Cruise operators offer whale tours between May and November, when humpback and southern right whales migrate along the NSW South Coast.

Dolphin Watching Tour from Huskisson, on the NSW South Coast

You’ll find plenty more amazing things to do and see, from diving and snorkelling to sailing, kayaking and fishing. You can even relax on the some of the world’s whitest sands on beaches around Jervis Bay and drive to the heritage-listed ruins of Cape St George Lighthouse for breathtaking panoramas.

Dive Jervis Bay will take you on an underwater adventure to the best diving and snorkelling spots in the marine park. Paddle with Sea Kayak Jervis Bay and see dolphins and migrating whales. During the summer holidays, join Aboriginal guides with Murrawadeen Bush Tours for a bush tucker walk.

Huskisson Pictures Cinema - Jervis Bay and Shoalhaven

Discover the maritime history and seafaring artefacts at Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, which houses the Lady Denman, a timber ferry built in Huskisson that served on Sydney Harbour from 1911 to 1979. Browse authentic indigenous artworks at Laddie Timbery Bidjigal Aboriginal Art and Crafts.

Getting to Huskisson in Jervis Bay is easy, with the drive from Sydney or Canberra 2h 40 min. There are a range of places to stay and shopping opportunities, from surf gear to galleries. Enjoy the events calendar of festivals, markets and carnivals. You can also enjoy a movie at Huskisson Pictures, an intriguing old theatre.

THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO STAY

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  1. SeeChange Jervis Bay Arts Festival

    Saturday 26 May 2018 to Monday 11 June 2018 , Huskisson

    SeeChange is a vibrant winter festival celebrating the creativity, culture and cuisine of their beautiful area. Choose from a rich array of arts, cultural and culinary happenings taking place over three weekends and two weeks, each with its…

    26 May - 11 Jun
  2. Natural Print and Stencils Workshop

    Sunday 27 May 2018 , Huskisson

    Presented by Kate Gorringe-Smith. Join the curator of the Flyway Print Exchange, Kate Gorringe-Smith in this class where you will experiment with a simple but effective printmaking technique. Using a printing press and natural materials yo…

    27 May