Winter, spring, summer, autumn, there’s always heaps to do with the family down at Jervis Bay, just three hours south of Sydney.
If you’re heading down to Jervis Bay, here’s my collection of great places to visit with kids.
I’m not saying this is my absolutely definitive list… but it’s what I’ve detailed here on the blog so far… there are many other top spots and I’ll be putting more ideas up as we cover them.
Our family spends a lot of time down at Jervis Bay because we’ve got a beach house down there at Vincentia. Too lucky.
Where To Stay At Jervis Bay With Kids here is a new post just up on this blog here.
Anyway, there’s SO much to do around Jervis Bay with the kids… even if it rains… so grab a cuppa, sit yourself down and have a look through these posts for some Jervis Bay family holiday inspiration.
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Jervis Bay’s Beautiful Beaches
Moona Moona Creek A fantastic spot for families with young children, this estuary is so beautiful and there’s even a bridge to jump off… a new council sign says not to but…. check out info and photos at:
Jervis Bay Family-Friendly Cafes
Some of our favourite places to go with our four children are:
Walks For Kids At Jervis Bay
Here are two shortish and absolutely beautiful walks to do with the whole family:
Longer walks to do with older kids include:
A Great Little Book Shop
We love to cycle to Husky, have an ice cream and then pay a visit to:
Family Friendly Movies
Here’s a gorgeous old-fashioned and very reasonable cinema right in the heart of Huskisson:
Two Terrific Swimming Pools at Jervis Bay
A visit to each of these is a regular part of our holidays. The Bay and Basin is indoors and great for a rainy day or a boiling hot one:
Playgrounds With Beautiful Views of Jervis Bay
Our kids are old enough to cycle along by themselves to these two playgrounds. We meet them there with a takeaway coffee. Joy!
The Jervis Bay Maritime Museum
You’ll spend hours looking around at the ships and marine artifacts at this large and well laid out museum. Lots to read about the maritime history of the local area plus other exhibitions.
11 Dent Street Huskisson
Open daily: 10am – 4pm
Boat Trips On Jervis Bay
Jervis Bay is famous for its dolphin cruises, check out these posts:
Snorkel Trip By Boat on Jervis Bay
Most recently the whole family went aboard a boat and had two terrific snorkelling sessions on the north side of the bay, and swam through a cave!!
Trees Adventure, Nowra
Kids from aged four and over can try out the many courses on this high ropes and cliff climbing centre.
Things To Do In Winter
We spent a week at Jervis Bay in July this year and had good fun. Here’s my post:
Huskisson Carnival January
All the fun of the Fair, dodgems, the lot!
The Huskisson Bay Triathlon – February
A terrific weekend each February, no need to run myself but I did enjoy a swim:
Things To Do At Jervis Bay When It’s Raining
I’ve just written a post with our family’s personal recommendations, find it here.
Here are a couple of posts I’ve written, a wee bit of advice and a couple of dashes of nostalgia.
Do you love Jervis Bay too?
What’s your favourite places down there?