Jervis Bay Marine Park Snorkeling
The MOST popular snorkel dive spot in New South Wales.
Thursday 7 July 2016 06:49 GMT
South of Sydney, the snorkeling at Jervis Bay is known for its sandy beach with rocky borders along with the chance to see dolphins. There are numerous cove-like beaches surrounding the bay with clear waters when the water is calm. The protective coves with the sea grass among sand flats are good for families to snorkel. During a Jervis Bay snorkeling dive, you may encounter dolphins, seals, nurse sharks, hammerheads, whales, yellow tails, blue grouper, pipefish, cuttlefish, octopus and port jackson sharks.
The most popular destinations for snorkeling in Jervis Bay Marine Park include Honeymoon Bay, Murrays Beach, Bristol Point, Plantation Point, Greenfields Beach, Blenheim Beach, Hyams Beach, and Stoney Creek Watering Hole.
Jervis Bay is located about 200km south of Sydney and 200km east of Canberra. While you could fly into Sydney or Canberra and drive across, there is also small airport nearby called the Jervis Bay Airport.
Overall, Jervis Bay Marine Park is the 1st most popular snorkel dive spot of all 6 snorkeling dives in New South Wales. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Jervis Bay Marine Park including Clovelly Beach, Brush Island and Shelly Beach.