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Jervis BayEmbark on a journey to Jervis Bay, a stunning location on the untouched NSW South Coast. Admire the pristine white sands and crystal-clear waters of the marine park, inhabited by dolphins and seals. Watch in wonder as whales migrate along the coast. Take a stroll through the enchanting national parks filled with native wildlife and rich Aboriginal heritage. Indulge in water activities like kayaking, boating, fishing, diving, and surfing. This magnificent area offers the perfect mix of relaxation and breathtaking scenery, allowing you to choose your level of activity.
The CityThe main town of the beautiful Jervis Bay area is Huskisson, where you can join dolphin-watching cruises throughout the year and whale-watching cruises between May and November. Enjoy casual waterside meals and browse through the town's boutiques. The natural unspoilt beauty of Jervis Bay is enchanting. At its southern end, Jervis Bay is enclosed by Booderee National Park, a magnificent wilderness. One of the best ways to enjoy the natural beauty of Jervis Bay is on foot. The White Sands Walk is an easy, hour-long walk across some of the whitest sands in the world.
Top things to doExperience nature up close in the unspoilt region of Jervis Bay. Explore Booderee National Park on a bushwalk, go stand-up paddleboarding or kayaking with resident dolphins in the sparkling waters of the marine park, or enjoy whale watching from a coastal lookout.
Cafe, restaurants and barsTaste delicious cuisine, from modern Australian to Thai and Mexican, or enjoy a memorable experience dining among the treetops at The Gunyah Restaurant. You'll also find fresh fish and chips at charming bayside towns.
EventsJervis Bay is home to an exciting range of cultural and sporting events, with many towns hosting community festivals that showcase and celebrate local talent.
AccommodationFrom camping grounds to waterfront cottages, the beautiful Jervis Bay area enjoys accommodation options to suit a range of budgets and holiday experiences. Camp on the beach in national parks, stay in a luxury tent, or indulge in boutique B&Bs. www.visitnsw.com/destinations/south-coast/jervis-bay-and-shoalhaven/jervis-bay/accommodation
Do & See
Discover Jervis Bay's cultural heritage in its museums, historical sites and along scenic walks in the beautiful national parks and on uncrowded beaches. Wriggle your toes in the fine sands at Hyams Beach, famous for its brilliant white sands. Enjoy dolphin- and whale-watching tours in this paradise on the majestic NSW South Coast.
Shoalhaven Zoo is the largest zoo on the New South Wales South Coast, bringing together over 100 species of native and exotic mammals, birds, and reptiles. Set in 16 acres of native bushland and resting on the banks of the beautiful Shoalhaven River, you'll find plenty to see and do during your visit. After spending…
Dolphin Watch Cruises Jervis Bay
Dolphin Watch Cruises - the most experienced cruise company in Jervis Bay, operating for over 25 years, who have now won more then 25 tourism awards. Jervis Bay is home to 120 resident bottlenose dolphins who live inside Jervis Bay all year round. The average sighting rate for dolphins is 99 per cent. Dolphin cruises…
Sea Kayak Jervis Bay
Sea Kayak Jervis Bay (SKJB) is a fully accredited Outdoor Adventure Tour Operator with over 20 years of full time operation in the Jervis Bay region of the South Coast of NSW. The Jervis Bay Marine Park, 2.5 hours south of Sydney, offers world class bay, sea, river and mangrove paddling experiences in crystal clear…
Trees Adventure Nowra Park
Trees Adventure is an eco-adventure experience. The park features exciting and challenging courses high in the tree canopy, that will have you swinging, leaping, climbing and flying through the forest. The course lets you experience Australia's unique landscape, allowing thrill seekers and nature enthusiasts to experience the trees like never before. Flying foxes zip between…
Cambewarra Estate Winery
Cambewarra Estate Winery lies at the foothills of the majestic Cambewarra Mountain in the Shoalhaven Coast wine region - only 2.5 hours South from Sydney. A 2nd generation family run winery, with a focus on quality over quantity. Cambewarra Estate Winery offer a diverse range of premium, award winning wines, with something to suit everyone.…
Two Figs Winery
Two Figs is a boutique winery and vineyard located 12 kilometres from Berry. Its spectacular position offers panoramic 360 degree views from the beaches of Shoalhaven Heads along the expanse of the Shoalhaven River and beyond. Two Figs vineyard was planted in 2003. The winery is now producing wines including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Chambourcin and…
Fleet Air Arm Museum
The Royal Australian Navy invites you, your family and friends to visit the Fleet Air Arm Museum at HMAS Albatross Nowra. Explore and experience the story of naval aviation from its beginnings to the present day. The current exhibition "Wings over Water" tells the story of naval aviation in Australia, with aircraft from the 20th…
The historic Jindyandy Mill is one of the most popular one stop shopping destinations on the South Coast, just five minutes off the highway from Nowra. The Mill itself was built in 1830 and was the first convict built brick building south of Sydney. Set in a picturesque parkland with relaxing views across the paddocks…
Booderee Botanic Gardens
Booderee Botanic Gardens are owned by the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community and are the only Aboriginal owned botanic gardens in Australia. Learn about bush tucker, the medicinal uses of plants and the long association that Koori people have had with the area. A range of facilities and services are available to help visitors explore the…
Cape St George Lighthouse
The heritage-listed Cape St George Lighthouse ruins are perched on the edge of spectacular cliffs in Booderee National Park. The lighthouse lookout offers stunning sea and cliff views - a fantastic place to watch whale migrations between May and November.
Jervis Bay Marine Park
The Jervis Bay Marine Park is home to dolphins, seals, penguins, seabirds and many other animals. Scuba diving, snorkelling, swimming, surfing and fishing are popular activities in the crystal clear waters. Explore various walking trails available in the surrounding Jervis Bay National Park and see whales swim through these waters during their annual migration along…
Jervis Bay National Park
With white sands, crystal clear waters, forests, woodlands and wetlands, this beautiful South Coast national park is a popular destination. Its Aboriginal heritage dates back thousands of years and local Aboriginal people have strong connections with the land and waters. Explore the incredible White Sands Walk and Scribbly Gum Track, relax on uncrowded beaches, and…
Jervis Bay Maritime Museum
Discover the history of Jervis Bay at this fascinating museum. The centrepiece is the Lady Denman, a wooden Sydney Harbour ferry built in Huskisson in 1911 and retired in 1979. She was returned home in 1980 and now rests in a purpose-built building. At a waterfront location on Currambene Creek, the museum is in a…
White Sands Walk and Scribbly Gum Track
The White Sands Walk and the Scribbly Gum Track are interconnected walking trails that create a delightful – and easy – loop within Jervis Bay National Park. Start the White Sands Walk at Greenfield Beach picnic area, or begin farther north at Plantation Point to enjoy a longer route. You’ll be treated to incredible water…
Discover exquisite Aboriginal craftmanship and artworks in Jervis Bay and find treasures in the region's many arts and crafts markets, and browse for beach fashions and local handmade jewellery in boutiques.
Marine Rescue Ulladulla Wharf Markets
The Ulladulla Harbour Markets are run by the volunteer members of the local unit of Marine Rescue NSW and have become an institution in this pretty South Coast town. Usually held on the second Sunday of each month, the craft, produce and speciality stalls attract visitors from near and far.
Clayridge Honey supply locally produced pure, raw and unprocessed honey. They also make creamed honey, honey energy drinks, honey popcorn and honey lollies. Honey is harvested straight from their own beehives ensuring fresh and high quality produce every time, and is chemical free. Their honey is cold extracted and is neither heat treated nor pasteurised.
Jervis Bay is easy to reach from Sydney by driving or catching public transport.
Transport NSW provides rail services from Sydney Central Station to Bomaderry in Nowra, a scenic three-hour train ride along the NSW South Coast. The coach journey from Nowra to Jervis Bay with Nowra Coaches runs on Tuesday and Fridays and takes just over two hours. Check the Nowra Coaches website at www.nowracoaches.com.au for days and…
Culburra Taxi & Car Hire • Cullburra Shops, Prince Edward Avenue, Cullburra • Phone: +61 2 4447 3123 Nowra Radio Taxi Co-Operative • 62 North Street, Nowra • Phone: 13 10 08 St Georges Basin & Jervis Bay Taxis • Phone: +61 412 429 439 Sussex Inlet Taxi Service • 2 Coral Court, Sussex Inlet…
Callala Bay Pharmacy • Shop 2, 55 Emmett Street, Callala Bay • Phone: +61 2 4446 4251 Hopes Pharmacy • 18 Burton Street, Vincentia • Phone: +61 2 4441 5777 Huskisson Pharmacy • Shop 1, 56 Owen Street, Huskisson • Phone: +61 2 4441 5104 Sanctuary Point Pharmacy • 195 Kerry Street, Sanctuary Point •…