10 Things to do With Children in Huskisson, Jervis Bay

Families at Moona Moona Creek near Huskisson

10 Things to Do With Children on Holidays in Huskisson, Jervis Bay

Holidays can be a special time for children as well as adults!  How can we ensure fun for all ages? Whilst staying on the NSW South Coast in our Huskisson holiday accommodation on the shores of Jervis Bay, here are 10 great ideas to do with your children:

Booderee National Park


Village Road, Jervis Bay

Phone 02 4443 0977

There are many lovely Jervis Bay beaches to explore, picnic facilities, walks, etc in Booderee National Park and Jervis Bay National Park. Three popular beaches are Huskisson Beach, Murrays Beach and Green Patch. You will really enjoy visiting here. Maps are available from the Visitor’s Centre at the entry to the Park.

Whale & Dolphin Watching

Jervis Bay Wild Cruises


58 Owen St, Huskisson

Phone 02 4441 7002

Children and adults commonly enjoy the close encounters with the dolphins and whales on these cruises. We have 20% discount vouchers for cruises with Jervis Bay Wild.

Bay and Basin Leisure Centre


Family friendly. Café there as well so you can swim then enjoy a cuppa or watch the children swim or use water slides and other water play equipment while you have a cuppa. There are several different pools of varying depths including a very shallow pool for mums and babies/toddlers to enjoy. They also have a gym. Good place to visit if it’s raining and you can’t go to the beach.

Picture Theatre

Husky Pictures

Cnr Sydney St & Owen St, Huskisson
Phone 02 4441 6343 recorded program
or 02 4441 5076 for cinema

http://www.huskipics.com.au/ - use the link to find out what is showing.

Quaint old building and lovely atmosphere. They often show children’s movies.

Around Jervis Bay Bike Hire and Tours

Mobile: 0410 335 015 or 0432436334
Link: http://www.jervisbaybikehire.com/

Hire a bike, scooter, tandem bike or trike (also available are chariots and baby seats) and explore one of the many cycle paths around the shores of Jervis Bay – Huskisson, Vincentia, Hyams Beach

Family Friendly Beaches

Hyams Beach & Moona Moona Creek near Huskisson Beach

  • Hyams Beach - advertised as the whitest sand in the world – well worth a visit, about 10-12 minutes’ drive away.There’s a nice café there as well (unfortunately it doesn’t have an ocean view! but everything else is good).
  • Moona Moona Creek is a lovely safe place for water play for all ages. It is tidal and looks more like a small river. There are sheltered areas, BBQs, toilet and shower facilities. Families canoe, kayak, use floating devices, build sand castles, older ones do stand-up paddle, fly kites, etc.

Other Leisure Activities

Putt Putt Golf – the mini golf course is located at the Huskisson Bowling Club – Club Husky, near the entry to Huskisson. From time to time it will be advertised on TV. Open every day except Christmas Day. One of the finest mini golf courses on the South Coast.

Ten Pin Bowling

Teens and family fun if the weather is wet. Does involve driving in to Nowra.

Shoalhaven City Lanes & Leisure Centre

Amusement Center

Address:LOT 5 Narang Rd, Bomaderry NSW 2541

Phone:(02) 4422 1200

Link: https://www.facebook.com/shoalcitytenpinbowl

Shoalhaven Zoo

Shoalhaven Zoo, formerly the Nowra Animal Park, is an animal park on the South Coast of New South Wales, Australia.

Address:23 Rock Hill Rd, North Nowra NSW 2541

Area:6 ha

Phone:(02) 4421 3949

Link: http://shoalhavenzoo.com.au/

Families with primary age children and overseas guests would enjoy this zoo as there are many Australian animals to enjoy. You can have your photo taken with the koalas. Some interaction with the animals eg feeding the kangaroos. And when you have ‘walked your feet off’, you can stop in at the Nowra Zoo’s café and gift shop. 

For your convenience and a great family holiday in our Jervis Bay accommodation book online at: www.62owen.com or phone us on: +61 429721809

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