Located in the heart of Jervis Bay, Huskisson has become a prime tourist spot for those looking to kick back, relax and enjoy life. Given its population of only 3620 people, Huskisson delivers an unmatched tranquility to help you unwind from big city life.
Whether you’re traveling for work or on holiday, there’s a lot you can do while in Huskisson and the surrounding Jervis Bay area. This article will give you the top 6 experiences to tick off your bucket list. Let’s take a closer look:
- Jervis Bay Dolphin Cruise
Jervis Bay beaches have numerous friendly dolphin species that circle the shores. Because of this you can now enjoy dolphin-watching aboard a catamaran which offers up to five viewing levels. This cruise ventures out across the Jervis Bay Marine Park where it gives you the opportunity to view all sorts of marine life, including whales from time to time. Along the way you’ll learn about the biology of the bottlenose dolphin, along with their behaviour. This cruise is great for the whole family to enjoy.
- Relax In Style
Huskisson is known for its great accommodation options. If you’re planning for a quiet and laid-back holiday, choosing the perfect Huskisson accommodation option for you and the family is important. Some things to consider when choosing accommodation include:
- How long do you plan to stay.
- How many people are staying with you.
- Your budget.
- Type of accommodation; holiday house, hotel, apartment etc.
- Proximity to food and sightseeing opportunities.
Being a renowned tourist hub, you’ll stumble on a vast array of accommodation dotted far and wide, so you’re spoilt for choice. You can find quality accommodation like the Oyster Catcher Huskisson holiday house which offers sustainable, family-friendly accommodation near the beach. Something like this can make your stay even more enjoyable after a day of sightseeing.
- Enjoy The White Sandy Beaches
Over 450,000 tourists visit the Huskisson/Jervis Bay area yearly because of its sandy beaches and hypnotizing scenic oceanic landscape. Nothing beats the beaches in this coastal area and their define sheer elegance. While in the area, Hyams Beach is a must-see destination boasting the whitest beach, as stipulated in the Guinness Book of Records. This specific beach is created by microscopic quartz particles which have an almost fluorescent quality about them. You can also visit other high-end adjacent beaches, including Green Patch and Cave, for adventure and sightseeing.
- Jervis Bay Maritime Museum
The Jervis Bay Maritime Museum features a collection of surveying and navigational instruments along with amazing maritime artefacts. When walking throughout this museum, you’ll experience Jervis Bay history and heritage through several drawings, paintings, photographs, models, and nautical equipment. You can also find out about the Lady Denman ferry history, along with other great vessels of the past. Located along Currambene Creek in Huskisson, this museum is a must see on your next holiday.
- Water Activities
You can indulge in epic water activities for a more immersive experience. The area has numerous schools for beginner swimmers, and you can learn to kayak and paddleboard. You can also enjoy snorkeling to see an incredibly healthy aquatic underwater world. Don’t forget your waterproof camera!
The glossy and crystal-clear waters can offer a unique picturesque scene to capture your best memories in this 7,456 hectares territory. If you’re a beginner at water activities, you can ask help from available trainers and experts in the areas who conduct tours and lessons.
- Jervis Bay Brewing Co.
For those who enjoy a drink with friends, the Jervis Bay Brewing Co. is the place to visit. This brewery features a beer garden where you can gather with friends or family, a variety of brews to choose and enjoy, and food trucks which visit daily for non-beer drinkers. Wine is also available! This brewery is even pet friendly and gives back to the community by supporting local charities and local clubs.
A trip to Huskisson is worth taking. Whether you love the water, just want to relax, or you want to catch up with friends and family, this tranquil and beautiful area is a great spot to visit. Don’t forget to explore the numerous cafes, shops and cinema while in town!
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