Jervis Bay & Shoalhaven Attractions

Jervis Bay and Shoalhaven attractions are as many and varied as the region itself, boasting everything from picturesque hinterland to stunning coastline, beautiful beaches and sheltered bays. There are charming country towns, national parks, museums, art galleries, antique shops and best of all, some fantastic food and wine. The beaches are always a popular attraction, best explored swimming, surfing, fishing and even snorkelling and scuba diving in some areas.

Jervis Bay National Park is a popular attraction that is surrounded by the ocean, St Georges Basin and Jervis Bay. A must see on any visit to the Shoalhaven region, the national park covers 4,854 hectares and is home to some spectacular natural attractions including the White Sands Walk, Greenfield Beach and Hyams Beach. An important wetland habitat, the preserved animal and plant life is as significant to the area as the rich Aboriginal heritage that is also found here. A wonderful spot to explore the natural environment, the park is home to forests, bays, beaches and walking tracks and is a popular recreational reserve ideal for swimming, bird watching, bushwalking, picnicking and relaxing.

No visit to Jervis Bay and Shoalhaven would be complete without sampling the fresh, locally caught seafood, gourmet produce and fine wine. The areas surrounding Shoalhaven are home to a number of vineyards which produce well-known wines including The Silos, Crooked River, Coolangatta Estate and Cambewarra. The surrounding areas of Jervis Bay and Shoalhaven are attractions within themselves, offering a number of vibrant little towns.

Bawley Point is a surfing hotspot, while the beachside haven of Culburra Beach and Currarong offers excellent fishing, surfing and scuba diving. Callala Bay is known for its spectacular beaches while Hyams Beach is an all-round holiday hotspot and Mollymook Beach is one of the most popular on the south coast. Close to the beautiful beaches, Milton is an agricultural town steeped in history while Berry is known for its rich dairy country. Historic Nowra is the commercial hub of Shoalhaven while Sussex Inlet is a quieter yet spirited town. Ulludulla offers easy access to a number of national parks and picturesque Lake Conjola is just north of Ulladulla.