Destination guide

Outdoor fun at Huskisson holiday homes to rent

A picturesque town with a rich shipbuilding heritage, Huskisson is a seaside retreat on the shores of the spectacular Jervis Bay in the Shoalhaven region of Australia. With its crystal-blue waters, colourful marine life and diverse landscape, Huskisson is a natural playground for adventure enthusiasts. Holiday homes to rent can be found near the top beaches and nature areas in Huskisson, offering endless opportunities for adventure.

Things to do

Things to do near Huskisson holiday homes

Huskisson is filled with beautiful natural areas and unique attractions for all ages. Holiday homes can be found near such sites as the Jervis Bay National Park, a protected park with rich marine life, serene beaches and recreational water activities, and the Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, a gallery of historical displays and artefacts surrounded by gardens. Huskisson Beach, a picturesque beach with clear waters, a soft sandbar and nearby amenities, is ideal for families looking for a day near the water. Jervis Bay, an oceanic bay with white-sand beaches and calm waters, is a great place to watch for whales and dolphins.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Huskisson

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Huskisson a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Huskisson RSL (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Vincentia Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Saint Georges Basin Country Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Nowra Golf Course (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Two Figs Winery (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Coolangatta Estate (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
Outdoor activities

Must-try activities near Huskisson holiday homes

Whether you enjoy thrilling water sports, land-based adventures or relaxing nature activities, Huskisson holiday homes put you in the heart of the environment for boundless outdoor fun and adventure. The bottlenose dolphins, seals, whales, penguins and sea dragons that frequent the region make it a popular spot for snorkelling, kayaking, scuba diving and swimming. On land, travellers enjoy hiking, biking, nature walks and bushwalking through the dense wilderness, hoping to catch a glimpse of kangaroos, wallabies or wombats. Thrill seekers may also want to try stand-up paddle boarding, skydiving, windsurfing, kitesurfing and other adrenaline-fueled activities.

Weather

Seasonal weather in Huskisson

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, November, December, January and February are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Huskisson

Travellers love Huskisson for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Huskisson is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jervis Bay Marine Park (0.2 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Collingwood Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Callala Beach (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Nelsons Beach (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Hyams Beach (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Booderee National Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
Beaches

Best beaches near Huskisson holiday rentals

With its white-sand shoreline, turquoise waters and tranquil atmosphere, Huskisson holiday homes offer endless seaside enjoyment. Collingwood Beach, a serene beach with calm surf suitable for young children, and Moona Moona Beach Park, a lively beach area for water sports and adventure, are two of the top spots. Shark Net Beach, a relaxing beach with traditional seaside shops and amenities, and Hyams Beach, a secluded beach location with shallow waters and a tropical backdrop, are also great spots for families and couples. Woollamia Nature Reserve, a beachside nature reserve with native wildlife and exotic plants, is a lovely beach to spend a day spotting stingrays and fishing.

How to get there

Transport to and around Huskisson

Fly into Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional), the closest airport, located 33.9 mi (54.5 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Getting to Huskisson holiday rentals

Huskisson may feel off the beaten path, but it’s quick and convenient to get there from major cities like Sydney and Canberra. Driving is the most convenient options, though buses and trains also service the area. Once at your holiday accommodation, you can easily walk or bike to nearby beaches or destinations in the area. Taxis and ride-hailing services are also available for transport.

Food & drink 

Sample Huskisson delicacies

Huskisson has a thriving food culture, with an emphasis on local produce, fresh seafood, pub fare and gourmet coffee, all reflecting the unique cultures that settled in the region. From treehouse-style eateries with international fare, to safari-style tents with rotating menus and quick bites before an outdoor adventure, you’ll find a range of unique recipes and ingredients in Huskisson restaurants, all within reach of your holiday accommodation.

Where to stay near Huskisson?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,311 holiday rentals near Huskisson. From 1,046 Houses to 122 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Huskisson is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Huskisson?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Huskisson. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Jervis Bay Maritime Museum: 1,693 holiday rentals
  • Point Perpendicular Lighthouse: 1,426 holiday rentals
  • Huskisson RSL: 1,673 holiday rentals
  • Callala Beach: 1,726 holiday rentals
  • Collingwood Beach: 1,639 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Huskisson listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Huskisson?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,046 Houses in Huskisson. Our other popular types of Huskisson holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 122 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 63 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 63 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Huskisson?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 73 holiday homes with pool available in Huskisson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.