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. Kurt Brereton: Report From the Littoral Zone

    Thursday 22 November 2018 to Sunday 25 November 2018 , Huskisson

    An immersive exhibition that explores the littoral zones, mangroves and endangered shorebird environments of the Shoalhaven. This multi-media installation includes paintings, fire art, sculpture and video by South Coast visual and digital…

    22 Nov - 25 Nov
  2. Jervis Bay Maritime Museum Twilight Market

    Saturday 01 December 2018 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…

    01 Dec - 06 Apr
  3. Huskisson Market

    Sunday 09 December 2018 to Sunday 10 March 2019 , Huskisson

    The Huskisson Market is a monthly market with something for everyone, right in the heart of the seaside town. They are held on the sporting ground adjacent to the Huskisson Bowling Club, on the second Sunday of each month. You'll find…

    09 Dec - 10 Mar