Jervis Bay

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Jervis Bay

Embark 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 City

The 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 do

Experience 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 bars

Taste 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.


Jervis Bay is home to an exciting range of cultural and sporting events, with many towns hosting community festivals that showcase and celebrate local talent.


From 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.

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.