Hammerhead Point picnic area
Jervis Bay National Park
All the practical information you need to know about the Hammerhead Point picnic area.
Getting there and parking
Hammerhead Point is located off Currarong Road, about 9km east of Callala Bay and a few kilometres west of Currarong village. From the Princes Highway:
- Take Forest Road off the highway, then follow the signs towards Currarong
- You’ll find the picnic area a couple of hundred metres along the unsealed road
While the unsealed access road is solid, please take care if you’re driving a 2WD, there are some large pot holes and gravel.
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available at Hammerhead Point picnic area.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you Jervis Bay National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
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.
Swim, surf, snorkel and dive your way through the summer school holidays in this beach paradise.
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.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
17°C and 24°C
10°C and 17°C
April, May and June
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
There are no rubbish bins here – please take your rubbish with you.
- Non-flush toilets
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - hard
Fishing is not permitted in this area. The water around Hammerhead Point is within a sanctuary zone of Jervis Bay Marine Park. For more information, check the Marine Parks Authority website and the NSW Fisheries website.
Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- Nowra office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.
- 02 4428 6300
- 104 Flatrock Road, Mundamia NSW 2540
- 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.