Grab your togs, boards, buckets and spades and experience the crystal waters and
squeaky clean sands for yourself. The Shoalhaven coast is edged by miles and miles
of pristine beaches.
If you’re looking for a safe, sheltered spot for young children to have a paddle and try
out their first snorkelling gear, discover gentle coves such as the famed Honeymoon
Bay on the northern side of Jervis Bay. Around the bay are the sheltered waters of
Callala Bay and Callala Beach. Ever popular with families on the southern side of
Jervis Bay are Greenfields and Blenheim beaches and the sands of Hyams Beach,
reputed to be the whitest in the world. Greenpatch Beach in Booderee National Park
has been a long-time family favourite for generation after generation.
The region has some of the country’s best surfing waves to suit all styles and abilities.
You’ll find a fun local surf culture with lots of waves to be caught all-year round.
Don’t be surprised to find yourself sharing the water with a pod of playful dolphins
who are known to enjoy catching the odd wave or two.
Notable surf breaks include Comerong Island, Culburra Beach, Windy Gully at
Currarong, Summercloud Bay in Booderee National Park, Green Island and Dum-Dums
at Lake Tabourie.
Ocean water temperatures in summer are a warm 22°C and around 15°C during
BOODEREE NATIONAL PARK:
ST GEORGES BASIN:
Palm Beach (family)
Paradise Beach (family)
Blenheim Beach (family)
Greenfields Beach (family