Activities around Jervis Bay
Jervis Bay measures about 15km from north to south and about 10km across. The main town is Huskisson, where you can join dolphin-watch cruises, fishing trips and boats, but it's the natural beauty of the area that seduces. At its southern end, Jervis Bay is enclosed by Booderee National Park, a pristine coastal wilderness. From Wreck Bay village on Summercloud Bay in the park's south, a walking trail circles the peninsula to St Georges Head, passing a succession of quiet beaches, cliffs and forests. Nearby, Shoalhaven is well worth a visit during holidays.
Located on the southern shores of Jervis Bay, Hyams Beach is a popular holiday spot on the South Coast. The beach is surrounded by beautiful natural attractions that include Jervis Bay Marine Park, Booderee National Park, headlands with clifftop walking trails and native forests. It's also wedged in between some of the most beautiful beaches anywhere in Australia such as Murrays Beach and Greenpatch.
There are plenty of ways to enjoy this pristine environment that holds a Guinness World Record
Fishing in St Georges Basin
In what is an Australian first, Bay and Basin Sportsfishing is now able to offer a truly eco-friendly calm water kayak fishing and touring experience aboard our small fleet of Hobie Pro-Angler and Sport model pedal kayaks. Designed for groups of 1-5 people, Experience the amazing fishing and sight seeing opportunities of St George’s Basin and the upper Shoalhaven River as you either cruise or target species such as Bream, Flathead, Snapper and Bass to name a few. Enquire about an overnight tour
Booderee National Park - Jervis Bay
Booderee National Park is a place of outstanding natural beauty located at Jervis Bay on the NSW South Coast.&
#39;Booderee' is an Aboriginal word from the Dhurga language meaning 'bay of plenty' or 'plenty of fish'. Booderee is owned by the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community and has always been a significant place for Koori people. Please care for the land and waters as this is a very special place.
Booderee offers a wide range of activities. Learn about Koori culture and traditional foods throug
White Sands Walk
One of the best ways to savour 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, past unspoilt and secluded bays and beaches. The clear, blue waters of Jervis Bay Marine Park will entice you for a swim at any number of beautiful spots.
Along the way, you may be lucky enough to see the native birds that inhabit the dense bushland behind the beaches - colourful rosellas, lorikeets and parrots - as well as ka
NSW Jervis Bay National Park - Jervi
NSW Jervis Bay National Park lies on 4,854 hectares. Sections of the park fringe Jervis Bay, St George Basin and ocean beaches. The area is rich in Aboriginal heritage, including important wetlands and preserves a flourishing diversity of plants and animals. The park lies next to the Commonwealth-managed Jervis Bay National Park which is now called Booderee National Park.
The forests, bays and beaches are great for swimming, bushwalking, birdwatching or enjoying the tranquillity.
Cape St George Lighthouse
The ruined Cape St George Lighthouse is perched on the edge of spectacular cliffs between Booderee National Park and the sea.
The lighthouse look-out offers stunning sea and cliff views and is a fantastic place to watch whale migrations (June-July and September-November). The ruin is heritage-listed and is the most significant European historic site in Booderee National Park.
In the 19th century, shipwrecks were numerous along the Wreck Bay coast. Unfortunately, the Cape St George Lighthouse
Point Perpendicular Lighthouse
Drive through natural scrub and beautiful spring wildflowers to Point Perpendicular Lighthouse and the spectacular escarpment at Jervis Bay. There is no access to the inside of the Lighthouse. The view from the grounds of the Lighthouse makes this drive worthwhile.
The light station was a major coastal light in a network of navigational aids operated and maintained by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority. It has now been replaced by a new lighthouse, but the building remains and is of histo
Jervis bay Dolphin watch
Spirit of Jervis Bay is a 17 metre catamaran boasting 5 separate viewing platforms, including a 360 degree sundeck.
It is specifically designed for our dolphin and whale watching operations.
It is equipped with video monitors, hydrophone, professional commentary, licenced bar and tea and coffee facilities.
'Spirit' is the Bay's largest cruise vessel, ensuring safety and comfort in all cruising conditions.
Discover is the newest addition to the Dolphin Watch fleet.
Discover is a brand new, awar
All year round, in almost all weather conditions, Jervis Bay is the perfect location to take a journey to another world with Crest Diving. Your journey of discovery begins on the beach, where white sands offer a preview into the watery world beyond. The shallow temperate waters and rocky reefs are home to a vast number of aquatic animals. Many protected and endangered species seek haven in these pristine waters, while seasonal changes invite new species to take up temporary residence.