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Jervis Bay National Park

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Overview

Explore the natural beauty of Jervis Bay National Park on NSW's sparkling South Coast, near Nowra. Discover Aboriginal heritage, visit Hyams Beach, renowned for its white sand, whale watching and water activities.

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With its powder-white sands, crystal clear waters, forests, woodlands and wetlands, Jervis Bay National Park is an ideal getaway. Its rich Aboriginal heritage goes back thousands of years and local Aboriginal people maintain strong connections with the land.

The park’s natural riches are the ideal backdrop for a daytrip or a weekend getaway in the great outdoors. Try the incredible White Sands walk and Scribbly Gum track, go swimming, fishing or snorkelling, or relax with a picnic and a throw of the frisbee.

Discover an array of birdlife, spot whales and dolphins and feel at one with nature in this very special part of the world.

 

Get Wild About Whales in Jervis Bay and Shoalhaven

NSW national parks around Jervis Bay and Shoalhaven have the best vantage points to see whales during their annual migration, which takes place from May to November. Plan your next coastal adventure on the Wild About Whales website.

Greenfields Beach in Jervis Bay National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

 

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The free NSW National Parks app lets you download maps and explore parks, things to do and places to stay—all without mobile reception.

Hand holding a phone with NSW National Parks app on screen. Photo: Branden Bodman/DPIE

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