Jervis Bay National Park

Jervis Bay National Park[1], formerly known as Jervis Bay National Park (NSW), consists of several protected areas on the western and northern foreshores of Jervis Bay, on the south coast of New South Wales. The park is close to the town of Huskisson and includes Hyams Beach, renowned for its white sand, whale watching and fishing opportunities[2].

Jervis Bay National Park
New South Wales
IUCN category II (national park)
Jervis Bay National Park
Coordinates34°59′14″S 150°45′23″E
Established15 March 1995 (1995-03-15)
Area48.57 km2 (18.8 sq mi)
Managing authoritiesNational Parks and Wildlife Service (New South Wales)
See alsoProtected areas of
New South Wales

Visitor facilities are provided in the Greenfield Beach[3] section of the park, including toilets, showers and walking tracks.

The park was gazetted in 1995 as "Jervis Bay National Park (NSW)" to avoid confusion with nearby Booderee National Park in the Jervis Bay Territory, then known by the same name. Part of Jervis Bay itself is reserved as Jervis Bay Marine Park.

Jervis Bay National Park is 48.57 km² in size and is managed by the New South Wales Department of Environment and Climate Change.

References

  1. "Jervis Bay National Park | Visitor info | NSW National Parks". NSW National Parks. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
  2. "Jervis Bay National Park | NSW National Parks". NSW National Parks. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
  3. "Greenfield Beach picnic area | NSW National Parks". NSW National Parks. Retrieved 14 March 2018.


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