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Greenfield Beach picnic area

Jervis Bay National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about the Greenfield Beach picnic area.

Getting there and parking

Pedestrian access to the Greenfield Beach picnic area opens directly off the cul-de-sac at the end of Elizabeth Drive, Vincentia.

  • From the Princes Highway, take the Jervis Bay Road turn off and follow signs to Vincentia
  • Follow Elizabeth Drive to the cul-de-sac at its end – there are parking bays along the road

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

  • Parking is available on Elizabeth Drive, a short walk from Greenfield Beach picnic area.
  • It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you Jervis Bay National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

Spring

Take advantage of spring weather and head to Hyams Beach. You can pick up some fish and chips from the nearby Hyams Beach Café to enjoy on the white sands of this iconic south coast beach. If you're feeling energetic after lunch, walk the easy Hyams Beach trail.

Summer

Swim, surf, snorkel and dive your way through the summer school holidays in this beach paradise.

Winter

Humpback whales can be spotted migrating northwards in the winter months. Keep an eye out for southern right whales and dolphins too. They're often seen around the park's coastline.

Facilities

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Drinking water

Showers

  • Cold showers

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Beach safety

Beaches in this park are not patrolled, and can sometimes have strong rips and currents. These beach safety tips will help you and your family stay safe in the water.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Accessibility

Disability access level - medium

  • Greenfield Beach is the most wheelchair accessible beach in Jervis Bay National Park
  • The picnic area is flat and grassy
  • Access to the beach is via a short boardwalk  

Prohibited

Please be aware that it's a legal offence to possess or consume alcohol at Greenfield beach and picnic area between the hours of 9pm to 9am. 

Fishing

The water around Greenfield Beach is within a sanctuary zone of Jervis Bay Marine Park. Fishing is not permitted in this area. For more information, check the Marine Parks Authority website and the NSW Fisheries website.

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the OEH pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Greenfield Beach picnic area

Park info

  • in Jervis Bay National Park in the South Coast region
  • Jervis Bay National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • Nowra
      (02) 4423 2170
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • 55 Graham Street, Nowra NSW
    • Fax: (02) 4422 7041
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Greenfield Beach, Jervis Bay National Park. Photo: David Finnegan/NSW Government