Considered one of Australia’s most stunning national parks, Booderee National Park is located at Jervis Bay and only a short driving distance from Nowra.
It’s where crystal-clear waters meet beautiful white sand beaches, and high cliffs and historic relics overlook the majestic Pacific Ocean.
Visit the Cape St George Lighthouse with its fascinating but grisly history with many tales of death and disaster. Learn how Humpback Whales were almost hunted to extinction. See over 200 species of birds, 30 different native mammals, including 10 species of bats, 37 reptiles, 17 amphibians and at least 180 species of fish.
You can also learn about the plants and objects of Booderee that have many traditional uses by the indigenous Koori people. Join Booderee’s traditional owners on a guided tour, weaving workshop or campfire yarn through Galamban Aboriginal Tours.
Visit Australia’s only Aboriginal-owned botanic gardens. Learn about bush tucker and medicinal uses of plants. Take a hike on one of Booderee National Park’s walking trails and take in the beauty of the area.
Otherwise enjoy a wide array of water activities, including snorkelling, diving, swimming, kayaking, boating and fishing in the pristine waters of Jervis Bay.
For more information on what to do and see in Booderee National Park and to download maps visit Discover Booderee.