south coast nsw

Jervis Bay




Jervis Bay is one of the true gems of the NSW south east region and its value to Australia has been recognised by its National Park status.

map of jervis bay

It's breathtaking beauty, rich cultural and natural significance have long been recognised and appreciated by locals and by domestic and overseas visitors.

Clearest waters & whitest sands

Jervis Bay is reputed to have the clearest waters and whitest sands in not only this country but also in the world.

These beautiful blue waters are home to many dolphins and the opportunity to sight these graceful locals is one of the major features that make this area a magnet for lovers of nature.

Whale sighting is also frequent in Jervis Bay and the choices of water sports here are wide.

Many people come to dive, fish and explore these famous waters. None go home disappointed.

The shores of the bay offer a wealth of attractions for visitors.

Land on the southern point of the bay is owned by the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community.



Also famous at Jervis Bay is the Australian Naval College, HMAS Creswell. This officer training college was established in 1915 and has a rich collection of its history and of model sailing ships.

Booderee National Park and Botanic Gardens is also waiting for you to explore and fall in love with.

The National Park includes Green Patch Beach and other notable beauty spots such as Hole in the Wall, Bristol Point and Scottish Rocks.

Also available are a Visitors Centre, many bushwalking trails, boat ramps, picnic and barbeque equipment and camping areas.


A ruined lighthouse on the southern side of Jervis Bay is also well worth exploring.

Towns and villages situated around Jervis Bay include; Culburra Beach, Currarong, Callala Bay and Beach, Myola, Huskisson, Vincentia, Hyams Beach, Green Patch and of course the small township of Jervis Bay itself.

There is a large range of accommodation and shopping available amongst these small picturesque townships.