Jervis Bay National Park
With its glistening turquoise waters and clear white sand, Chinamans Beach in Jervis Bay National Park provides a spectacular backdrop to any beach wedding and is an ideal venue hire option for events.
- Venue is suitable for
- Wedding ceremonies
- Maximum people: 80
Venue hire fee is $265 per ceremony.
- Venue not available for exclusive hire
- Bookings are required. To make a booking or for more information contact the Nowra office.
Chinamans Beach in Jervis Bay National Park is one of the NSW South Coast’s hidden gems. Located 3 hours' drive from Sydney, this idyllic spot adjoins the popular Hyams Beach, Greenfield Beach and Jervis Bay Marine Park.
With its glistening turquoise waters and clear white sand, Chinamans Beach is a pristine paradise for a memorable beach wedding. The beach is secluded so you'll feel worlds away, but you'll still be only a short walk from all your necessities.
Say your vows to the sound of the rolling surf before taking your wedding photos with the outstanding natural beauty of the ocean as your backdrop. After your ceremony, your guests can kick off their shoes and go a stroll along the water's edge or enjoy a refreshing swim.
Take a virtual tour of Chinamans Beach captured with Google Street View Trekker.
Greenfield Beach picnic area in Jervis Bay National Park is perfect for a barbecue. After a tasty lunch, go for a walk or head down to the beach for a swim or snorkel.
Greenfield Beach and lawn is a stunning location for your wedding day. Say your vows with your feet in soft white sand and eyes filled with shimmering Jervis Bay views.
Starting at Greenfield Beach picnic area, this short walk passes white sandy beaches and coastal forest by the shores of Jervis Bay. Stop for a swim, spot birds and dolphins, or extend your walk to Hyams Beach.
For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/venues/chinamans-beach/local-alerts
- 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.
All the practical information you need to know about Chinamans Beach.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Chinamans Beach is in a secluded location with no facilities. There are council-maintained toilets on Cyrus Street towards Hyams Beach, just a short walk away.
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - medium
Medium access presents some minor difficulties, such as a grassy surface. You may require a little assistance to get around in some areas.
Food and drink
- Commercial catering is limited to plates or platters of cold food such as sandwiches, antipasto, canapés, salads and cakes. Small plates are permitted.
- You may bring 1 bottle of wine or champagne for every 4 guests, and 1 case (24 cans or bottles) of beer or premixed drinks (375ml maximum) for every 20 guests.
Structures, staging, furniture and amusements
- 1 small table for signing a wedding certificate
- Up to 20 chairs with rail-style legs
Commercial filming and photography
- 1 photographer, 1 photographer's assistant, 1 videographer and 1 videographer's assistant.
- Commercial photography and video, including drone use, may be permitted on application. You'll need a small scale photography license.
Power, lighting and amplified sounds
- 1 single speaker portable PA system or music player with an amplifier no greater than 50 watts
- Volume must be kept at a level that does not interfere with neighbours or the public
Balloons, plant materials and animals are not permitted, including:
- Decorations consisting of flowers or plant materials
- Throwing of rice or petals is not permitted
- Horse-drawn carriages
Tents, marquees and banners are not permitted. Please do not put up signage or cordon off structures or areas at Chinamans Beach.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.