Shoalhaven North

A Scenic Sensation

Shoalhaven North is a truly unique destination that offers visitors plenty to see and do. From Jervis Bay with its white sand beaches complimented with a range of cafes, restaurants & pubs. Bush walking, kayaking and fishing are a must in this scenic wonderland.

Here the beaches are famed for their white sands and wildlife, the towns for their cafes and old pubs, and the crystal clear waters for their fish, dolphins and migrating whales. The region of Shoalhaven North is a scenic sensation and a delight to any budding photographer.

Things to see and do

Fast Facts

Find a Holiday Park in the Shoalhaven North Region

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    Ingenia Holidays Shoalhaven Heads
    47 Shoalhaven Heads Road, Shoalhaven Heads
    Shoalhaven North
    Ingenia Holidays
    Holiday Haven Shoalhaven Heads
    49 McIntosh Street, Shoalhaven Heads
    Shoalhaven North
    Holiday Haven
    Jervis Bay Holiday Park
    785 Woollamia Road, Woollamia
    Shoalhaven North
    Riverside Caravan Park
    25 Sussex Road, Sussex Inlet
    Shoalhaven North
    Seacrest Caravan Park
    30 Sussex Road, Sussex Inlet
    Shoalhaven North
    Holiday Haven Swan Lake
    4 Goonawarra Drive, Cudmirrah
    Shoalhaven North
    Holiday Haven
    Holiday Haven White Sands
    2 Beach Street, Huskisson
    Shoalhaven North
    Holiday Haven
    Aloha Caravan Park
    79 Island Point Road, Saint Georges Basin
    Shoalhaven North
    Holiday Haven Huskisson Beach
    17a Beach Street, Huskisson
    Shoalhaven North
    Holiday Haven
    Gradys Riverside Retreat
    674 burrier road, Burrier
    Shoalhaven North
    Surfside Cudmirrah Beach
    54 Collier Drive, Cudmirrah
    Shoalhaven North
    Mountain View Resort
    14 Shoalhaven Heads Road, Shoalhaven Heads
    Shoalhaven North
    G'Day Parks
    Holiday Haven Currarong
    8 Cambewarra Road, Currarong
    Shoalhaven North
    Holiday Haven
    Coral Tree Lodge Tourist Park
    142 Greens Road, Greenwell Point
    Shoalhaven North
    G'Day Parks
    Tasman Holiday Parks – Myola
    123 Myola Road, Myola
    Shoalhaven North
    Tasman Holiday Parks
    Treehaven Tourist Park
    278 Princes Highway, Bomaderry
    Shoalhaven North
    Shoalhaven Caravan Village
    17 Terara Road, Nowra
    Shoalhaven North
    G'Day Parks
    Holiday Haven Culburra Beach
    2A Prince Edward Avenue, Culburra Beach
    Shoalhaven North
    Holiday Haven
    Bream Beach Caravan Park
    66 Wrights Beach Road, Erowal Bay
    Shoalhaven North
    Siesta Van Park
    165 River Road, Sussex Inlet
    Shoalhaven North

Major Destinations

The small village of Cudmirrah is located a short drive away from Sussex Inlet, just south of Nowra, and is ideally positioned to take advantage of the stunning coastline and both beach and lake activities.

Cudmirrah is at the end of a peninsula surrounded by ocean & state forests, and there is no through traffic with Sussex Inlet being the closest township in the Shoalhaven north region.

Things to See & Do

  • Beach
  • Scenic Walk

Culburra Beach is the regional centre for the coastal villages east of Nowra. A surfers delight, the town boasts the two closest surf beaches to Nowra and is home to the Culburra Beach and Nowra Surf Club whose clubhouse is located at the northern end of Warrain Beach.

Fisherman will also enjoy a stopover in Culburra & Greenway Point where a wide variety of fish species are caught on the beaches and from the adjacent rocky headlands.

Greenway Point is one of the leading seafood ports in the Shoalhaven. Holiday makers continue to be entertained by the resident squadron of pelicans which gather in the local park to the delight of youngsters and the young at heart.

Things to See & Do

  • Beaches
  • Pelicans

Wrapped around the vast blue playground of Jervis Bay Marine Park of Shoalhaven North.

Huskisson is a natural magnet for fans of water sports and classic Australian beach holidays. Fishing, diving, snorkelling and sailing all rank high here while the beaches are pristine, well protected and great for families. A bustling village with a rich history which traces back to the fishing and boat building industries, is a haven for holiday makers. Whether you want to soak up the sun, or enjoy the thriving shopping scene, this coastal village will satisfy your every recreational pursuit.

Currarong is a tourist haven boasting a beautiful stretch of beach and is ideal for families wanting a summer escape with Currarong Creek offering safe and calm waters for swimming. Fishing is a much loved past time in and the lobsters are an absolute speciality of the area not to be missed.

Migrating whales are often sighted inside the bay between May and November while fur seals and dolphins can be seen from cruise vessels based in Huskisson. This is Australia’s most northerly fur seal colony, as well as the only mainland colony.

Things to See & Ddo

  • Abrahams Bosom Reserve
  • Beecroft Head Lookout and Lighthouse
  • Cape St George Lighthouse
  • Jervis Bay Marine Park
  • Jervis Bay National Park
  • Lady Denman Heritage Complex
  • Point Perpendicular Lighthouse

This riverside centre is the commercial hub of the Shoalhaven North.

Taking its name from the Aboriginal word meaning ‘camping place’, it is the ideal place to stop at a caravan or holiday park to use as your base to explore the surrounding region. The distinctive bridge and elevated helicopter will welcome you as you enter the township and the attractive landscaped gardens and parks offer a wonderful backdrop for a stroll through the streets or to relax with friends at the local restaurants and cafes.

Surprising to many is the growing list of local wines, which may be complemented by the renowned local seafood available in town.

Things to See & Do

  • Bens Walk
  • Hanging Rock Lookout
  • Werninck Craft Cottage
  • Fleet Air Arm Museum
  • Meroogal Museum

Shoalhaven Heads is a tranquil beach resort town in an idyllic location where the Shoalhaven River flows into the ocean. The meeting of river and sea provides it with a wide array of water sports such as fishing, surfing and boating. You can even go for a leisurely river cruise. Shoalhaven Heads is an excellent base from which to explore the local area.

Take a long hike along Seven Mile Beach where you’ll pass beach fishermen, families playing on the sand and kids flying kites. The beach is part of Seven Mile Beach National Park and has several good picnic spots, walkway and viewing platform.

Things to See & Do

  • Seven Mile Beach National Park
  • Coolangatta Estate
  • South Coast Provedores
  • Berry Historic Museum

Situated on the southern side of the beautiful waterways at the neck of St Georges Basin. The area also caters for nature lovers with a wide variety of reserves and bush and beach walks to ensure you get a taste of the beauty and serenity of the unspoilt natural environment.

Much of the town is built around a system of tidal canals, offering water panoramas and easy access for boating enthusiasts. There are ocean beaches just to the south and the broad expanse of St George’s Basin to the north, while Jervis Bay is just a few kilometres away.

At its southern end, Jervis Bay is enclosed by Booderee National Park, a pristine coastal wilderness. From Wreck Bay village on Summercloud Bay in the park’s south, a walking trail circles the peninsula to St Georges Head, passing a succession of quiet beaches, cliffs and forests.

Things to See & Do

  • Hyams Beach
  • Booderee National Park
  • NSW Jervis Bay National Park
  • Booderee National Park Botanic Garden
  • Green Patch and Telegraph Creek
  • Walking Tracks

The Basin is made up of number of townships:

  • The idyllic setting of St Georges Basin has made the township one of the fastest growing towns in the Shoalhaven North in recent years. The protected waters of the basin allows for swimming, family picnics, water-skiing, canoeing and more. This peaceful spot is perfect for the whole family to enjoy sailing, swimming, water-skiing, kayaking and snorkelling.
  • Sanctuary Point is a quiet and attractive township on the shores of Jervis Bay. Enjoy a peaceful retreat and the quiet natural surrounds of this hideaway place on the south coast of NSW.
  • Erowal Bay is a small and quiet township.

Don’t miss Booderee National Park Botanic Garden which is a short drive from Sanctuary Point and well worth a visit. The scenic 40-minute Basin Walk follows the shoreline from Palm Beach Reserve to Paradise Beach Reserve. Conjola National Park has forests surrounding beautiful lakes and estuaries, and large areas of woodland and heath which become a mass of wildflowers in spring. The park is ideal for walking, bird watching, swimming, fishing and canoeing.

Things to See & Do

  • Booderee National Park
  • Booderee National Park Botanic Garden
  • Boyd Lookout
  • The Candle Shack

Touring Routes

76km drive, from Albion Park to Bombaderry via Robertson and Kangaroo Valley. Highlights include Historic towns, Lookouts, Waterfalls and bushwalks.