Huskisson, NSW

Huskisson is on Princes Highway (A1)



Huskisson Attractions

Abraham's Bosom Reserve

This reserve is regarded as one of the most unique areas in the Shoalhaven and is steeped in Aboriginal and European history.There is a 2.5 kilometre return walking track (Wreck Walk) that takes you to the site of the wreck of the S.S. Merimbula which ran aground in 1928 which is and a 9 kilometre return walking track (Coomies Walk) which continues past the Merimbula wreck to a Trig Station. The walking tracks, which starts after you cross the wooden bridge at the car parking area, has several spots ideal for fishing, picnicking and snorkelling.

Turn east off the Princes Highway, 8 kilometres south of the Shoalhaven River Bridge at Nowra and 50 kilometres north of Sussex Inlet Road (4.5 kilometres north of Jervis Bay Road), onto Forest Road (signposted to Callala Bay and Currarong). Follow the signs to Currarong for 25 kilometres then turn left immediately after crossing the small bridge after the caravan park onto Walton Way. Travel 600 metres, turn right at the T-intersection onto Piscator Avenue, take the first left onto Weber Avenue then first right onto Beecroft Parade. Follow this road to the end where there is a car park, toilets and picnic tables.

Booderee National Park Botanic Garden

This Botanic Garden is the only Aboriginal-owned botanic garden in Australia. It showcases the use of plants and the coastal flora of south-eastern Australia. Visitors can learn about bush tucker and medicinal uses of plants, the long association that Aboriginal people have had with the area and the plants. There are a range of facilities and services available to help visitors appreciate and explore the gardens, including formed paths, self-guided and guided walks, interpretive displays and picnic areas. Entrance to the gardens is free but there is a National Park entrance fee which is payable at the entrance gate.

Turn east off the Princes Highway, 10 kilometres south of Jervis Bay Road and 10 kilometres north of the Sussex Inlet Road (3 kilometres north of The Wool Road), onto Island Point Road. Go straight through the 1st roundabout, follow the signs to Jervis Bay for 9 kilometres then turn right at the roundabout towards Erowal Bay and Hyams Beach. Travel 6.5 kilometres then turn right onto Caves Beach Road (not well signposted so keep your eyes peeled). After 2 kilometres turn right into the entrance of the gardens.

www.parksaustralia.gov.au/booderee/people/botanic-gardens.html

Huskisson Mini Golf

This 18 hole mini golf course in located within the grounds of Huskisson Bowling Club and is a big favourite with locals and visitors to the area. The course is adjacent to the Bowling Club car park. If no-one is in attendance, enquire at the Club.

Turn east off the Princes Highway at Falls Creek onto Jervis Bay Road. Travel for 7.5 kilometres then turn left onto Huskisson Road. Travel 3.5 kilometres and the Bowling Club entrance is on the right hand side.

www.clubhusky.com.au

Hyams Beach

Hyams Beach is a small seaside hamlet and is renowned for having the whitest sand in the world. This fact is listed in the "Guinness Book of Records" as such.

Turn east off the Princes Highway, 10 kilometres south of Jervis Bay Road and 10 kilometres north of the Sussex Inlet Road, onto Island Point Road. Go straight through the 1st roundabout, follow the signs to Jervis Bay for 9 kilometres then turn right at the roundabout towards Erowal Bay and Hyams Beach. Travel 3.5 kilometres then turn left onto Booderee Avenue. At the end of this street, turn right at the T-intersection onto Cyrus Street, After 200 metres you will come to a car parking area on the left, and the beach is a very short walk from the car park.

Jervis Bay Maritime Museum Complex

This museum is situated on the banks of the Currambene Creek. It features a world renowned collection of maritime artefacts and navigational and surveying instruments which include a range of nautical equipment, models, photographs, paintings, drawings and objects relating to the history and heritage of the Jervis Bay area. It is also home to the historic Lady Denman ferry and other historic vessels. The complex includes a large recreation area with native gardens, a 1.4 kilometre mangrove boardwalk, fish feeding pond, boathouse and historic buildings and the Visitor Information Centre.

Turn east off the Princes Highway onto Jervis Bay Road (signposted to Jervis Bay and Huskisson). Travel 7.5 kilometres then turn left onto Huskisson Road. Travel 3.5 kilometres and the Information Centre is on the corner of Huskisson Road and Dent Street (100 metres past Woollamia Road). The Museum can be accessed from Woollamia Road or Dent Street with off-street parking at both entrances.

www.jervisbaymaritimemuseum.asn.au

Jervis Bay Wild

Take a cruise on the Port Venture, a spacious 18.5 metre catamaran with five viewing levels, which has been specifically designed to suit everyone, including those who are in wheelchairs or have a physical disability. Cruises include the Dolphin Eco Tour which runs every day of the year, Whale Watching Tour from mid-May to mid-November, Twilight Tour from December to April and the Seal Colony Tour every day of the year but dependent on wind and sea conditions.

Turn east off the Princes Highway, 14 kilometres south of the Shoalhaven River Bridge at Nowra and 20 kilometres north of Sussex Inlet Road, onto Jervis Bay Road. Travel 7.5 kilometres then turn left towards Huskisson. Travel 4 kilometres, then turn left onto Owen Street (signposted to Huskisson). The office is 200 metres on the right at 58 Owen Street, 400 metres past the Information Centre.

www.jervisbaywild.com.au

This page last reviewed on 3 Dec 2016