Jervis Bay

A natural wonderland, Jervis Bay on the NSW South Coast is a perfect seaside escape. From the crystal-blue waters and resident dolphins to splendid beaches and fun water sports, this coastal paradise in the Shoalhaven region will delight you with many memorable experiences.

Explore two national parks bordering the Jervis Bay Marine Park, a haven for bottlenose dolphins, fur seals, little penguins, sea dragons and migrating whales. Discover spectacular views from Point Perpendicular Lighthouse on the northern tip and from Cape St George Lighthouse on the southern side.

Greenpatch - Jervis Bay

Relax on white sandy beaches rimmed around the pristine waters. There are charming seaside towns and villages. Callala Bay is on the northern shore, Huskisson, Vincentia and Hyams Beach on the western shore and Jervis Bay Village is the southern gateway to Booderee National Park.

You’ll find plenty of amazing things to do and see in Jervis Bay, which is less than three hours’ drive from Sydney and Canberra. Dolphin and whale-watching cruises depart from Huskisson. Stroll on some of the whitest sands in the world on the White Sands Walk, which begins in Vincentia.

Greenfield Beach picnic area - Vincentia

Explore the underwater world with Dive Jervis Bay and Crest Diving. Join kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, sailing and fishing tours. You can spot kangaroos on walking trails in Jervis Bay National Park on the northern and western shores and in Booderee, where Aboriginal rangers lead tours in the Booderee Botanic Gardens.

In the southern area of Jervis Bay, accommodation options include seaside cottages and beachside campgrounds at Greenpatch, Bristol Point and Cave Beach. Murrays Beach is another southern jewel, perfect for relaxing, swimming and snorkelling. There is a boat ramp at Murrays Beach.

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