Walawaani Njindiwan Njin Booderee welcome everyone, this is Booderee
Welcome to Booderee National Park. This is a significant place for Koori people. Booderee means bay of plenty or plenty of fish in one of our languages, the Dhurga language. Booderee is owned by the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community and we are proud to share our culture and country with you.
Come to this place of ours, where the sea eagles fly and the whales swim by our historic lighthouse. Learn about our culture, swim in crystal clear waters, camp near our beautiful beaches, meet Australia's iconic birds and animals, take a boat and discover our rich marine life. It's all here, waiting and we welcome you.
Jevis Bay is renowned as having the whitest sands in the world and offers some of the best diving on the planet. Our double boat dives are very affordable and great value at $95.00 (includes Dive Guide and snacks).
Jervis Bay Dive Charters is owned and operated by Stephen Colyer.
We are able to provide dive charters to Jervis Bay throughout the week and at weekends.
To book contact Steve or simply drop us an email.
Our 7mtr Marlin boardbill can accommodate up to 8 divers. A Divemaster can also be provided upon request, free of charge should you require (which then limits the number of divers to 7). We also provide a hot drinks and snacks during the surface interval. The unique geography of Jervis Bay provides protection from most weather conditions and we can always find a safe haven to enjoy our cuppa!
Our Divemasters offer personalised tours of the dive sites with environmental conservation and awareness our top priorities.
Dive Jervis Bay today and enjoy the diversity of a number of dive sites available from both inside and outside the Bay.
It looks so hard yet this sport is remarkably easy on flat water, particularly if you are shown the correct techniques and are on the right board. We are confident that all of our clients will be successfully stand up paddling by the end of their first lesson.
This sport works every single muscle in your body the whole time you are balancing on the board and yet you don't feel like you are doing anything at all. As a bonus the paddling motion builds core strength and helps turn that keg back into a six-pack!
Jervis Bay Stand Up Paddle offers quality instruction in an encouraging and supportive environment. We have a fleet of quality boards and offer lessons, tours and equipment hire.
All of our instructors are qualified with the Academy of Surfing Instructors (ASI). We are an ASI Accredited school and abide by the high international standards for Stand Up Paddle school operations. Our main instructor is a late bloomer in water sports and has particular empathy for other women wanting to experience a new and exciting activity.
Jervis Bay and Sussex Inlet Surf School is owned and operated by Jerry Brown. Jerry grew up in the area and has over 22 years surfing experience and plenty of local knowledge.
Jerry is teacher trained and also a Lifeguard Supervisor holding the high level Gold, Silver and Bronze medallions, Advanced Resuscitation, Senior First Aid, Defibrillation and Spinal Management certificates making your experiences all the more safe. All our instructors are accredited, licensed and insured.
Jervis Bay and Sussex Inlet Surf School offers:
We can also design a custom made package to suit your needs.
Jerry and his team of qualified instructors can almost guarantee you will be standing up and riding the waves on your first lesson, so why not give it a go?
Plan your next holiday down on the South Coast - whether you are here for: fun and relaxtion; with family or friends; business or leisure; bucks or hens; backpacking and camping; road trip or just a pleasant relaxing getaway.
Our mission is to educate visitors, helping them to discover the natural wonders of Jervis Bay Marine Park, whilst enhancing the protection of the Bays' marine inhabitants. We are commited to providing quality life experiences and unrivalled service to our customers through responsible and sustainable, nature based tourism, protecting Jervis Bay's treasures for today and for the future.
Dolphin Watch Cruises was one of the first Dolphin and Whale Watching companies to begin operations in Australia and has now been cruising the Bay for over 20 years!
Our commitment to, and experience in, responsible and sustainable dolphin and whale watching has been rewarded with over 20 local and state tourism awards and has earned us our dual Advanced ECO accreditation.
We are the Bay's largest and most experienced cruise company offering, in additioin to our dolphin and whale watching cruises.
At Dolphin Wild Cruises we proudly provide world-class customer service. Your enjoyment and safety are our top priority. Our crew all share a deep love of Jervis Bay and its nearby coast.
They'll make sure you enjoy every moment of your cruise. We are dedicated to excellence and to setting new standards in cruising.
Dolphin Wild Cruises offers an exceptional opportunity never before available to visitors of Jervis Bay. Our cruise vessel "Wild Essence of Jervis Bay" has been specially designed with unique underwater viewing windows, allowing passengers the opportunity to view Jervis Bay and all its wildlife Above, Below and eyond. Wild Essence is the most loved vessel by the Dolphins in Jervis Bay, as they race for hundreds of meters to play on its bow. Get up close and personal with Jervis Bay's Residential Bottlenose Dolphins ! Come and enjoy Jervis Bay's most fun and exciting wildlife experience today !
Dolphin Wild Cruises is a local family-run business with over 30 years knowledge of Jervis Bay and its secrets. We will ensure that your experience is one you will never forget ! This is a unique cruise not to be missed!
When visiting the Shoalhaven Region, please come into " Jervis Bay Kayak Company ",our location at Huskisson - the Gateway to Jervis Bay. You will find one of the Largest range of kayaks in Australia and a selection of premium quality accessories to compliment your paddling needs. You'll also have access to a range of Kayaking and Stand Up Paddleboarding activities as varied as the local environment. Our Heritage is in Sea Kayaking Established in 1995, JBK is established in every facet of the Paddlesports Industry, leading the way in Manufacturing, Tour Operations, Outdoor Education, Kayak Training, Expedition Travel, and Sales of Kayaks and Outdoor Accessories.
Jervis Bay Kayak Co is an authorised National Training Provider NTP for Australian Canoeing offering a range of Programs from Basic Skills to Sea Instructor and beyond. Our Courses and Experience Programs have received both Regional and State wide Recognition at the highest level winning the Sth Coast Regional Tourism Awards in May 2003, and achieving Runner up Status in the Adventure Tourism Category in the NSW Tourism Awards for Business Excellence in November 2003.
As a visitor to Jervis Bay you will have access to up to date weather reports and local conditions at our Professional Kayaking Service Ctr. Staff members are Qualified Instructors and Guides and experienced paddlers that are able to advise on destinations or safe paddling options based on current weather forecasts. So if you're in the area feel free to drop in and get up to date prior to your day on the water.
Pebbles and Pods - art and craft items celebrating the natural environment of Jervis Bay in all its little details. Delicate, petite watercolour paintings of local bird species, native plant details, shells, feathers and pebbles, reflect a love of nature, and encourage observation of the beautiful natural world around us. Alongside are crafted items like hand-cut paper cards and artworks, bird-themed mobiles, and sun-catchers, elegant and handmade. Pebbles and Pods is the project of Graphic Designer/Illustrator Lisa Friebel who lives in the Shoalhaven with her partner - an environmentalist and keen bird-watcher, and her two children. Her goal is to create relevant, reasonably priced, locally-made gifts that celebrates the true beauty and delicate nature of the environment and allows you to bring it indoors, to the city, or wherever you go. Lisa's artwork is available at the Shoalhaven Visitors Centre, or through her web site
18 Hole Mini Golf - Club Husky is based between the magnificent crystal waters of Jervis Bay and the untouched beauty of the natural bush land. Some of the features at the course include: picnic area located between the gumtrees and the course, bowling club with ATM, Chinese takeaway and toilet facilities. Open during all weather, fun for all, great for social and work outings.
The Lady Denman Maritime Museum and Gallery is located on 10 hectares and houses a Museum with significant maritime history, Laddie Timbery's Aboriginal Arts and Crafts, the Museum shop and a vast outdoor recreation space including a boardwalk, fish feeding harbour, and historic buildings. The centrepiece is the Lady Denman - a wooden Inner Harbour Sydney ferry built in Huskisson in 1911 and retired in 1979. She was returned home in 1980, and now rests in a purpose built building to receive her many visitors. Other museum exhibits include: Koori Coast - the story of the Shoalhaven Aboriginal people; Jervis Bay - the history of Jervis Bay from 1800 to 1939; The Vera Hatton Gallery which hosts travelling exhibitions from far and wide; shipbuilding, shipwrecks and lighthouses as well as the magnificent Halloran Collection housing rare and beautiful surveying/navigational instruments; weapons, artworks and historic maritime artefacts of world significance.
Aquatique surf shop is a family run business that has been operating three stores on the south coast of New South Wales since 1987. Excellent service and huge ranges of stock has firmly established Aquatique as a leading provider of surf wear and equipment on the South Coast. Situated in Huskisson, on the shores of the beautiful Jervis Bay with its pristine beaches, white sand, incredibly clear water and fantastic surf, you will find one of the oldest surf shops on the south coast. Always stocked with a huge range of the latest mens and ladies fashions by brands. Whether you are a local or just visiting, make sure you see Jervis Bay in all its beauty with a Dolphin or Whale watching cruise. Enjoy the laid back atmosphere of Huskisson, soak up the great views, dine at the great cafes and restaurants and recharge the batteries.
Pure, raw, unprocessed honey, locally produced honey in various size jars. Also creamed honey, honey energy drinks, honey popcorn and honey lollies. Clayridge Honey is a family owned and run beekeeping business in Basin View, Jervis Bay, NSW. All of their honey is 100 per cent pure, raw and completely natural. They harvest straight from their own beehives ensuring fresh and high quality produce every time. Clayridge Honey does not have anything artificial added to it and is chemical free. Their honey is cold extracted, unprocessed and is neither heat treated nor pasteurised.
Set amongst the picturesque setting of the Jervis Bay National Park, Greenfields Beach offers much more than crystal clear waters and soft white sands. It's the perfect location for a beach side barbecue, bird watching and bushwalking. The surrounding picnic area offer free electric barbecue, clean drinking water, cold showers, flush toilets, sheltered eating areas, and wheelchair access. Take a walk along one of the two walking tracks and discover an abundance of wildlife. This family friendly beach is the perfect location to explore for the day.
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. Greenfield Beach has visitor facilities including wheelchair access to the beach. From here you can follow the information signs on the White Sands Walk along the coast to Hyams Beach and return by the Scribbly Gum Track. On the northern side of the bay, Hammerhead Point and Red Point have picnic areas. Camping is not permitted in the park.
At the Chatham Gallery you are welcome to drop in and browse our collection, choose a painting in the gallery or commission a painting or sculpture of your choice.
Join in the ongoing classes or book a holiday class and create your own works of art.
Classes are for adults and children and they run for approximately three hours with all equipment supplied for your convenience.
Members of the Timbery family regularly produce the artwork and artefacts sold in the shop. Paintings, both traditional and contemporary, are on offer as is Laddie's artwork. Laddie's specialty is burning-in - a technique for burning designs into wood. Other family members are highly regarded for their shell art. There are many other artefacts sold including boomerangs, didgeridoos and bullroarers; many are beautifully decorated and all are authentically sourced from Aboriginal artists in regional New South Wales and around Australia. Laddie is in the shop most days and is always happy to demonstrate boomerang throwing or talk with you about the history of the artwork, what the artefacts are used for and of course, Aboriginal culture, history and Dreamtime legend. On any day there is someone at the shop to "yarn" with on these topics.
Have a game of friendly, easy golf at the Callala Beach RSL Country Golf Club. Your choice of 9 or 18 holes. The course is great for learners and there is lots of wildlife such as kangaroos around the course. It is a top spot for social groups as there is a large undercover barbecue area and a bistro on the premises to purchase lunch or dinner.
Huskisson Gallery and Picture Framing displays local artists and photographers work. Huskisson Gallery and Picture Framing also offers a framing service that compliments any art or photographic piece. Their experienced staff can help you turn your favourite photograph into a focal point in your home. If you are looking for advice on how to enhance the uniqueness of your picture, their passionate team can help you choose the most suitable framing, moulding and printing size. A large range of locally produced Indigenous artwork, from the Dharawl people, as well as artefacts are available for sale. Beautiful photographic cards of scenic Jervis Bay images, and hand made jewellery from a local artisan are made exclusively for the gallery.
The Hyams Beach Store and Cafe is back in the safe and sure hands of the Alison family. Sue and Chris Alison and their daughter Phoebe, who established the highly regarded, iconic seaside cafe are restocking the store, delicatessen and liquor sections. The cafe is producing all the old favourites and a few new surprises. The commitment to excellent coffee continues with Toby's Estate Woolloomooloo blend. Where possible all food is sourced locally and produced in house. Fresh local fish, smoked bacon, seasonal fruit and vegetables are from the surrounding area and even the Alison's own garden. Sauces, marinades, jams, specialty breads, cakes, biscuits and pastry are made on the premises. A welcome with humour and warmth combined with a commitment to provide the best and freshest possible make Hyams Beach the premier cafe of the Jervis Bay area once more.
Bay and Basin Leisure Centre has something for everyone. There are four heated pools including a relaxing spa, 25 metre lap pool and an exciting 40 metre water slide. There is a fully equipped gym to keep you in shape with classes, equipment and personal training. There is the Whale Tail cafe/kiosk serving great coffee, some hot food and snacks and selling Speedo swimwear and accessories. Facilities include: 25 metre indoor heated pool, heated leisure pool with beach entry, heated toddler pool, spa, 40 metre water slide, fitness gymnasium, Les Mills Classes, RPM/Spin room, cafe, creche and sports shop. Please call the centre for more details.
Known as the jewel in the Booderee National Park, Murrays Beach offers swimmers and snorkelers alike, pristine clear waters and pearly white sand. Perfect for families, Murrays Beach is situated in a protected bay which is sheltered by Bowen Island. Accessed via Jervis Bay Road through Booderee National Park, there are many self-guided walks around Murrays Beach from which to explore. From the Munyunga waraga dhugan (loop walk) to the various low tide walks, you are sure to leave with breathtaking views and sightings of Booderee's plants, animals, culture and history. Car parking is in a large car park with a short walk to the beach via a bush track. Entry fees apply to all areas of Booderee National Park.
Stonegrill offers a unique interactive dining experience where diners' meals are served cooking at the table on super-heated natural volcanic stones. These specially selected stones, chosen for their high heat retention, are heated to 400 degrees Celsius / 752 degrees Fahrenheit in their purpose-built Stonegrill oven. Meals are presented within a protective ceramic serving tray, sided by vegetables and condiments. Come along and try it now! Offering Stonegrill menu and Al a carte.
Bonsai at the Bay is a bonsai nursery with a collection of over 1000 bonsai. They aim to provide a unique bonsai service with magnificent choice of quality pot and field grown bonsai. The growth, styling and quality is one of the best in Australia. Set amongst a stunning garden and surrounded by tall spotted gums, you can enjoy looking at the bonsai for as long as you like in a relaxed, no-pressure environment.
White Sands Walk starts at a boardwalk on Greenfields Beach, just south of Vincentia, crosses a creek and winds south along the bay. Interpretive signs along the track point out significant features of the bay. The walk ends at the small village of Hyams Beach. At the end of the walk, you can either return the same way or make this into a circuit walk by taking the Scribbly Gum Track back to Greenfields Beach.
Make Your Mark Art Supplies and Studio Gallery specialise in quality art supplies such as paints, starter kits, brushes, canvases, mediums, folk art supplies, drawing, papers, pads and accessories. Specialising in moulding, casting resins and coatings. Realise your skills and talent today. Join their regular weekly art classes, holiday workshops or children's classes. There is a beautiful workshop and gallery space available. Enjoy the interesting works of art by local artists in this beautiful coastal area of Huskisson on the waters of Jervis Bay.