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 - Huskisson - 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. Harmony Day

    Wednesday 21 March 2018 , Glen Innes

    At the Town Square of Glen Innes there will be a lunch held at 12pm for everyone to be able to experience culturally diverse food, you can bring along your food to share or to sell. Dress up is encouraged for the versatility of cultures. …

    21 Mar
  2. The Midwife

    Wednesday 21 March 2018 , Lismore

    Gifted midwife Claire (Frot) has led a quiet, focused life, dedicated to her profession and to the raising of her son as a single mother. But change is in the air; the local community maternity ward where she has worked for decades is to be…

    21 Mar
  3. Autumn Adventure Quest: Aboriginal Adventure

    Thursday 22 March 2018 to Thursday 31 May 2018 , Katoomba Area

    Go on a walkabout through the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden – can you find the five adventure stops? Find out how Aboriginal people use plants for food, shelter, medicine and more. Look and listen to spot the birds and animals living in the…

    22 Mar - 31 May
  4. The G A P Exhibition

    Thursday 22 March 2018 to Wednesday 04 April 2018 , Young

    The G A P exhibition stands for: Glass with guest artist Bernice Fathers; Art with small paintings by the Young Society of Artists Inc and Photography by the Young Camera Club. Come along and enjoy the exhibition.…

    22 Mar - 04 Apr
  5. Caricatures You Have Known

    Thursday 22 March 2018 to Sunday 25 March 2018 , Coffs Harbour

    Coffs Harbour's Bunker Cartoon Gallery's exhibition Caricatures You Have Known is especially selected from the Bunker's own collection, where you can revisit some familiar faces and meet a few new ones.…

    22 Mar - 25 Mar