A charming seaside town, Vincentia is on the shores of the spectacular Jervis Bay Marine Park in the Shoalhaven region. The sparkling waters of the bay gently lap on to some of the whitest sands in the world. You’ll find plenty of places to stay, including beachside holiday houses and cottages.
Beautiful beaches stretch along the 6.5 km Vincentia foreshore, to Huskisson in the north and Hyams Beach in the south. A great way to experience the splendour is on the White Sands Walk, which begins at the boardwalk on Greenfield Beach. This memorable trail takes you to Hyams Beach.
The return route is via the Scribbly Gum Track. Greenfield Beach is lined by old growth forest and a lovely park and picnic area. Blenheim Beach is a great snorkelling spot and there’s a nearby reserve with a playground and a picnic ground. Orion Beach is one of Vincentia’s best-kept secrets.
For adventure, try the thrill of kiteboarding withor explore the amazing underwater world with . You’ll discover a wonderland of bottlenose dolphins, little penguins, fur seals, sea dragons, colourful fish and migrating whales. Sailing is popular, too.
You can rent a bicycle from Jervis Bay Bike Hire and explore natural attractions along the foreshore on the many bike paths. Golfers will marvel at the views from , which also has a restaurant. At the Bay and Basin Leisure Centre there is an indoor water slide perfect for kids.
Getting to Vincentia on the NSW South Coast is easy, with the drive from Sydney or Canberra about 2h 40 min. Other things to do and see in Jervis Bay include dolphin and whale tours from Huskisson, a short drive north of Vincentia. The enchanting is a short drive south.