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. Huskisson Carnival

    Wednesday 26 December 2018 to Sunday 27 January 2019 , Huskisson

    The Huskisson Carnival is an annual event running from Boxing Day through to the end of January. The Husky Carnival, now in its 46th year, started out with a Ferris Wheel and several simple rides, and has grown into a sizeable event. For…

    26 Dec - 27 Jan
  2. Jervis Bay Maritime Museum Twilight Market

    Saturday 05 January 2019 to Saturday 06 April 2019 , Huskisson

    The monthly Jervis Bay Maritime Museum Twilight Market is held on the first Saturday of each month 3pm - 7pm. Ease into your Saturday night with family and friends in the relaxed atmosphere of the beautiful Jervis Bay Maritime Museum…

    05 Jan - 06 Apr
  3. A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Friday 11 January 2019 , Huskisson

    This summer, The Jervis Bay Maritime Museum proudly presents Essential Theatre’s performance of Shakespeare’s magical comedy – A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The cast of eight professional actors will take you on a spell binding ride, as the…

    11 Jan