Marine biodiversity is the variety of animals, plants and habitats found in the marine estate and conserving marine biodiversity is a fundamental part of keeping the estuaries and oceans of nsw healthy and productive into the future. Camping at beecroft weapons range honeymoon bay campground. The jervis bay road and princes highway intersection is located in the city of shoalhaven local government area at falls creek about 12km south of nowra and 170km south of sydney refer figure 1. Sanctuary zone s sanctuary zone designated anchoring area 053 habitat protection zone habitat protection zone no spearfishing. Jervis bay has a long history of indigenous australian settlement. If you really enjoy fishing, youll find every type of fishing on offer from freshwater dams, rivers, lakes, the rocks, beaches to open ocean game fishing. Now, jervis bay and its connected waters are part of a highly valued marine park, which brings many benefits to all surrounding communities, in recreational and business terms, as well as. The area is a 115 km2, semienclosed embayment that is around 8km across, with a 3. Map showing the location of sites surveyed in the jervis bay marine park.
Supermarket cycleway pick up keys and directions from worrowing homestead at 81 the wool road, worrowing heights turn towards sanctuary point from the jervis bay roundabout and travel for 2km to entrance on rhs. New wales jervis bay regional environmental plan 1996. For spectacular views, head to point perpendicular lighthouse on the northern tip of the bay and cape st george lighthouse on the southern side. The zones in jervis bay marine park aim to conserve marine biodiversity while providing for a range of uses including beach activities, swimming, surfing, charter and recreational fishing, commercial fishing, scuba diving, sailing, boating and research. There are various walking trails available in the surrounding jervis bay national park.
Dec 18, 2014 in marine park sanctuary zones was put in place in 20 while an assessment of the impact of these activities was undertaken. You will need to refer to the current jervis bay marine park zoning plan. Pdf ecosystem monitoring of subtidal reefs in the jervis. Jervis bay marine park jervis bay marine park was gazetted on 2 january this year, realising a longheld ambition of the npa act. Leaping dolphins and migrating whales may to november add to jervis bays appeal, and theres a sizeable quotient of diving, snorkelling and kayaking operators. Sanctuary zone sanctuary zone designated anchoring area habitat protection zone habitat protection zone no spearfishing habitat protection zone no anchoring november to april general. Scuba diving, snorkelling, free diving, swimming, surfing, and fishing are popular activities at the marine park, however there are areas in which recreational activities like fishing and spear fishing are prohibited.
The jervis bay territory, is a territory of the commonwealth of australia. The maps are printed on special waterproof paper and can be viewed below before purchasing. Spear fishing is prohibited in all creeks and in the hyams beach. Now, jervis bay and its connected waters are part of a highly valued marine park, which brings many benefits to all surrounding communities, in recreational and business terms, as well as longterm visions of sustainable living in this area. Sadly, all racing activities, in addition to all our social activities, have been suspended till the new season starts in september. Fishing, boating and personal water craft jet skis. Coordinates are in datum world geodetic system wgs 1984. Jervis bay marine park zoning map 012345 kilometres map projection.
Jervis bay, nsw this information was provided at jervis bay to open up discussion of the major issues affecting local marine parks while participants were actually standing in the park. You could spend a whole lifetime fishing the shoalhaven river and jervis bay and still not fish all the great spots it has on offer to both the novice and experienced angler. Download the map as a pdf or pick up a copy at the booderee visitor centre. Council has prepared the jervis bay settlement strategy in. Princes highway upgrade jervis bay road intersection. Jervis bay marine park white sands park creek m o o n a m o o n a g reen field g u lly currambene c reek jervis bay st tomerong w o lla m ia r d r d c reek m oo na. Worrowing homestead 81 the wool road, worrowing heights nsw 2540 phone. Boating maps maps using waterways maritime roads and. This plan applies to land within the jervis bay region, shown edged with a heavy black line on 1. Jervis bay marine park on the nsw south coast covers approximately 215 km 2 and spans over 100 km of coastline and adjacent oceanic, embayment and estuarine waters it extends from kinghorn point south to sussex inlet. Jervis bay marine park on the nsw south coast covers approximately 215 km 2 and spans over 100 km of coastline and adjacent oceanic, embayment and estuarine waters. Boundary of jervis bay marine park moona moona creek sanctuary zone sanctuary zone hyams beach sanctuary zone o y a,o w 0. Jervis bay tourism service providers online jervis bay. For spectacular views, head to point perpendicular lighthouse on the northern tip of the bay and cape st.
Jervis bay marine park covers 100km of coast and adjacent waters, from kinghorn point in the north to sussex. Maps and descriptions of the current zoning of the jervis bay marine park. Jervis bay marine park is zoned for multipleuse, meaning that people can enjoy a range of recreational activities within its boundaries, whilst protecting its beauty and ensuring it is sustained for generations of the future. Ocean swim 500m f s currambene creek jervis bay marine park white sands park t t. Pdf conflict and impacts of divers and anglers in a marine park. For the southern part of the park, take the jervis bay road turn off and follow the signs to huskisson for moona moona creek or to vincentia for greenfield beach and hyams beach park entry points currawong road access see on map. Honeymoon bay and on its beach for reasons of public safety. Beginners guide to the shoalhaven river and jervis bay. Jervis bay commercial marine has been supplying professional marine services to the nsw south coast for over 10years.
Jervis bay marine park st georges basin wreck bay swan sussex inlet lake lamond head crocodile head longnose point. Jervis bay road provides the main eastwest link to the coastal villages of huskisson, vincentia, hyams beach and jervis bay act. Jervis bay marine park department of primary industries. Public moorings off bindijine beach are for 24hour use only and are administered by the nsw jervis bay marine park. Jervis bay marine park is a marine protected area established by the government of new south wales in 1998.
It includes most of the waters of jervis bay, with the remainder forming part of the booderee national park on bherwerre peninsula. The marine park is approximately 210 km 2 81 sq mi in area and spans over 100 km 62 mi of coastline from kinghorn point in the north to sussex inlet. Mooring installation, mooring inspection and repairs, salvage operations, government contracts, oceanographic services, nsw maritime contactor, nsw marine park contactor. Jervis bays famous whitesand beaches and clear turquoise waters are amongst the safest and most beautiful in the world. Jervis bay marine park spans over 100km of coastline and adjacent ocean.
Zoning map the nsw department of primary industries has produced a map showing the different zones of the jervis bay marine park and booderee national park waters as well as the activities allowed in each. P permission required from the marine parks authority nsw a protection zone b recreational nets permitted for the taking of prawns and crabs in habitat protection zones and special purpose zones are the scoop, landing, scissor. Coast map shoalhaven region map kiama, shellharbour, wollongong region map canberra region tablelands map. Furthermore, shore based gamefishing was concentrated on the northern headland, where the. Jervis bay marine park jervis bay marine park camping. To buy a map, contact your local registry or service centre, or order boating maps online. It was surrendered by the state of new south wales to the commonwealth government in 1915 so that the australian capital territory would have access to the sea. Jervis bay marine park is a marine protected area established by the government of new. Booderee, the name of the national park that covers the majority of the jervis bay territory, means bay of plenty or plenty of fish in the local aboriginal language. Commonwealth waters in jervis bay south of the line between hmas creswell site 1 and the northwest tip of bowen island. The marine park is about 20 kilometres offshore, adjacent to the new south wales jervis marine park and commonwealth booderee national park.
For detail see map 18 for detail see map 21 for detail see map 12 for detail see map 16 for detail see map 19. See the map of jervis bay provided on the roads and marine service website downloaded as a pdf file for viewing here. Camping at beecroft weapons range honeymoon bay campground amage or eventn. Youll find it located in jervis bay, 140 kilometres from the nations capital. Similar issues affect numerous marine protected areas in australia. Jervis bay marine park is zoned for multipleuse, meaning that people can enjoy a range of recreational activities within its boundaries, whilst protecting its beauty and ensuring it. Map and l ocation point latitudelongitude hammer head 2a 3459. This plan is the jervis bay regional environmental plan 1996.
The region has experienced high population growth as the natural values of the area make it a popular place to live, holiday and spend recreation time. Based on the assessment, the nsw government is not proposing to rezone any sites in the jervis bay marine park. The area has significant cultural and historic interest to both the commonwealth and aboriginal people of australia. Jervis bay region means the land declared to be the jervis bay region by the minister under section 4 6 of the environmental. Quality guidelines for fresh and marine water 1992. This dedicated marine park ensures the conservation of marine habitats and species while.
With the waters around the solitary islands near coffs harbour, solitary islands it became one of the first two marine parks in new south wales. Current arrangements in marine parks marine estate. Youll find it located in jervis bay, 140 kilometres from the. Jervis bay, australia find hotels, camping, beaches. Jervis bay getaways provides the perfect holiday accommodation for people of all ages, all situated on the beautiful. Pearlwhite sand and crystalline waters have made this large, sheltered bay the darling of the south coast. There are approximately 100 licensed swing moorings in callala bay.
Jervis bay marine park white sands park creek m o o n a m o o n a g reen field g u lly currambene c reek jervis. Jervis bay regional environmental plan 1996 under the. It extends from kinghorn point south to sussex inlet. Jervis bay is home to two national parks, as well as jervis bay marine park, a haven for bottlenose dolphins, fur seals, little penguins, sea dragons and migrating whales. Jervis bay national park jervis bay national park to booderee national park 22 banksia st beach st moona creek bridge e 4 vincentia 7 3 3 8 8 19 6 2 8 4 7 3 5 27 26 39 45 c o i n g w o o d b e a c h p a l m b e a c h h u s k i s s o n b e a c h 39 10 orion beach e l z a b e t h d r i v e e l i z a b e t h d r i v e r e e n f i l d s b e c h e. Leaping dolphins and migrating whales may to november add to jervis bay s appeal, and theres a sizeable quotient of diving, snorkelling and kayaking operators. Gps points summary of key coordinates for sanctuary zones and zone marker buoys within jervis bay marine park. Coastal, marine and hinterland national parks offer fantastic bushwalking, cycling tracks, indigenous culture, camping spots, clifftop lookouts and maritime heritage teeming with native australian wildlife, our resident dolphins play in the bay all year round. Getting prepared for your trip to jervis bay marine park.
There is no better place to sail on earth than jervis bay, and the club provides a friendly environment to enjoy all its attributes. In 1995 parts of the jervis bay national park were granted to the aboriginal peoples and this land was designated booderee national park and booderee botanic gardens jervis bay marine park covers 100km of coast and adjacent waters, from kinghorn point in the north to sussex inlet in the south which encompasses jervis bay, crookhaven bight to. Jervis bay marine park user guide nsw department of primary the jervis bay marine park covers an area of approximately. Jervis bay marine park nsw department of primary industries. The yuin people have a strong and continuing connection to the jervis bay area. Background notes in march 1995, an area of vacant crown land, from green. The park was established in 1998 and its zones and management rules commenced in october 2002. Together these parks protect a wealth of naturally and culturally important places including land and sea country of the wreck bay people, the traditional owners. Permission required from marine parks authority nsw. Jervis bay commercial marine jervis bay even keel skipper. Jervis bay national park visitor info nsw national parks. The marine park includes the waters of jervis bay and its tidal. Explore jervis bay holidays and discover the best time and places to visit.
Winds are generally around 1015 knots on most days, less during spring and autumn. Jervis bay travel new south wales, australia lonely planet. Marine parks amendment jervis bay regulation 2002 schedule 1 amendment of marine parks regulation 1999 page 4 schedule 1 amendment of marine parks regulation 1999 clause 2 1 clause 7 protection of animals, plants and habitat in sanctuary zone insert at the end of clause 7. This place is situated in unincorporated other territories, other territories, australia, its geographical coordinates are 35 8 0 south, 150 42 0 east and its original name with diacritics is jervis bay. Current arrangements in marine parks cape byron marine park in cape byron marine park, the nsw government proposes to rezone the shoreline to 100 m offshore at the following two sites view map 698kb, pdf from sanctuary zone to habitat protection zone to permanently allow shorebased recreational line fishing. This instrument aims to provide safety protections and navigation requirements similar to those applicable in nsw waters under the marine safety legislative regime established by the new south wales marine act 1998. Dont set out until youve had a look through these helpful tips. They are a vital tool for negotiating nsw waterways and include handy hints for safe boating. For example, zoning areas for scuba diving and fishing sectors8, and. Jervis bay is a multiple use marine park located on the nsw coast, approximately 200km south of sydney. Jervis bay commercial marine supplying commercial marine services to the nsw south coast. In 1995 parts of the jervis bay national park were granted to the aboriginal peoples and this land was designated booderee national park and booderee botanic gardens. Jervis bay has relatively high vessel traffic, accommodating the royal australian navy, commercial whalewatch operators and recreational.
Jervis bay marine park jervis bay marine park jervis bay marine park creek berrara creek bewong swan bay st georges basin currarong creek duck bream plutus jervis bay creek teatree creek. Once you hit the tarmac, youll still have a bit further to go. The jervis bay region is recognised both nationally and internationally for its natural, cultural and recreational significant values. Jervis bay getaways provides the perfect holiday accommodation for people of all ages, all situated on the beautiful south coast of nsw.816 1122 645 155 1632 960 32 21 758 1397 792 1077 1004 733 113 1073 16 307 293 347 1201 807 1079 1614 1251 1289 910 1343 1464 508 437 280 591 640 690 901 46 932 1203 69