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. Bombala Show

    Saturday 18 March 2017 to Saturday 17 March 2018 , Bombala

    The Bombala Show is a traditional country show that offers a unique experience for people of all ages and showcases the local regions produce and country hospitality. This wonderful day and night event is jam-packed with attractions includ…

    18 Mar - 17 Mar
  2. Abikhair's Emporium Exhibition

    Saturday 06 January 2018 to Saturday 17 March 2018 , Albury Wodonga

    This exhibition showcases items from AlburyCity’s wonderful collection from the former Abikhair’s department store, which operated in Albury from 1928 to 1995. Original merchandise and advertising material from previous decades connect the …

    06 Jan - 17 Mar
  3. Fire: An Installation by Kevina-Jo Smith

    Saturday 20 January 2018 to Saturday 17 March 2018 , Katoomba Area

    Fire is a site-specific installation by artist Kevina-Jo Smith at the Woodford Academy, the Blue Mountains oldest building. Smith’s installation engages with concerns of climate change and the bushfire season in the Blue Mountains. The inst…

    20 Jan - 17 Mar
  4. Sheffield Shield: NSW Blues Vs QLD Bulls

    Wednesday 14 March 2018 to Saturday 17 March 2018 , Wollongong

    The New South Wales Blues will be taking on the Queensland Bulls at North Dalton Park, Fairy Meadow from Wednesday 14 to Saturday 17 March. Play will be from 10.30am to 5.30pm daily. Both sides will have a number of Australian test, and cu…

    14 Mar - 17 Mar
  5. Gloucester AH and P District Show

    Friday 16 March 2018 to Saturday 17 March 2018 , Gloucester

    There’s nothing like a country show to see the true Aussie spirit of hard working farmers, food growers and skilled residents of a small country town. So don’t miss this annual Gloucester Show extravaganza with all your favourite highlights…

    16 Mar - 17 Mar