Jervis Bay is an outstanding beach destination on the South Coast of NSW, Australia. To experience a quintessential haven of white sand and clear turquoise waters, then Jervis Bay is a must. Whether you choose to get out and explore the marine life, relax on the beach or even discover the delights of the surrounding hinterland, a trip to Jervis Bay will always be a memorable one. And, with that, you’ll be wanting a memorable place to stay too. So, look no further, as glamping in Jervis Bay is sure to tick all of the boxes.
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Jervis Bay Glamping
Whether you’re coming from Sydney or Canberra, or just looking to escape the hustle and bustle of your regional town, you’ll find the laid-back culture of Jervis Bay the perfect antidote. In recent years, there have been some exceptional glamping sites pop up around Jervis Bay. And yes, I mean they bring the wow factor.
Gone are the days of sore backs from sleeping on the floor, having no escape from attacking mozzies at dawn and dusk and travelling what feels like an eternity to find a random tap to wash your pots. No, camping has had an upgrade, and glamping in Jervis Bay offers some of the finest options in NSW.
If you love the thought of camping and being immersed in nature, but still love your comforts, then glamping could be just the thing for you. So, with all this in mind, let’s take a look at the top 5 Jervis Bay glamping sites for a unique and memorable stay on the South Coast of NSW.
Quick Pick: The Best Jervis Bay Glamping
Don’t have enough time to read this entire article? No problems! Below, we’ve handpicked the standout glamping site in Jervis Bay for an incredible trip to this beautiful part of the South Coast of NSW.
Best Glamping in Jervis Bay: Paperbark Camp
- Luxurious, unique and memorable
- Treetop restaurant, bike hire and walking trails
- Beautiful safari tents with outdoor en suite and secluded
5 Best Glamping Sites in Jervis Bay
In this article, we’ll provide an overview of each of the 5 best glamping sites in Jervis Bay. That way, you can figure out which of the Jervis Bay glamping locations and facilities will work best for you.
There’s a mix of beachfronted glamping locations and ones nestled within the beautiful Aussie bush. Also, you’ll see some work well for couples and romantic getaways, whereas others are set up perfectly for groups and families. We’ve covered a range to hopefully help you find what you need. But, if you find any of these 5 glamping sites aren’t quite right, for your convenience we’ve also listed some other Jervis Bay accommodation options further down the page.
For information about each glamping site in Jervis Bay, including current prices for tents, availability and offers, a full list of amenities and facilities and to even read fellow traveller’s reviews and experiences, we recommend you head straight to Booking.com. Otherwise, read on to discover which Jervis Bay glamping is best for you.
1. The Cove Jervis Bay
The Cove Jervis Bay is one of the most spectacularly located glamping sites in Jervis Bay. Positioned on the beachfront at the southwestern corner of Booderee National Park, you’ll find The Cove to be a restful retreat full of nature, wildlife and a good time.
Nestled between Sussex Inlet and Bherwherre Beach, The Cove Jervis Bay glamping offers guests a spacious bell tent complete with a beautiful king-size bed, deck chairs, outdoor table and personal cutlery. Cooking can be done in the communal kitchen and outdoor BBQ area. Bathrooms are shared between guests, but be sure to try out the open-air bath, which is particularly wonderful at night under the canopy of a starry sky.
The Cove Jervis Bay provides a luxury experience for campers. Details are thoughtfully considered and the atmosphere as a whole is very relaxed and laid-back. If you can tear yourself away from the bell tent, then you’ll enjoy The Cove Jervis Bay’s private beach access as well as the use of their kayaks, snorkels and SUVs, free of charge.
And, should you want to upgrade from glamping and staying in a bell tent, The Cove Jervis Bay offers the most wonderful beach cabins to stay in too.
Stay at The Cove Jervis Bay
- Secluded location with private beachfront
- Stylish and well-equipped bell tents
- Good for couples and friends
2. Bay and Bush Glamping
Close to Huskisson is the wonderful Bay and Bush Jervis Bay. Known for their rustic cottages, they also offer a fantastic glamping experience within an incredible bush setting. This glamping site in Jervis Bay might lack the beachfront setting, but waking up to the sound of Aussie wildlife and being greeted by a kangaroo or two is an experience hard to forget.
The bell tents at Bay and Bush in Jervis Bay feature one queen and one single bed. You’ll share amenities like a camp kitchen and toilets, whilst being provided with a tasty breakfast each morning. Perfect to enjoy out on your deck enjoying the garden views.
Glamping at Bay and Bush Jervis Bay is a wonderfully wild yet comfortable experience. Grab your mates and book a few bell tents together, you’re guaranteed an awesome trip.
Stay at Bay and Bush Jervis Bay
- Rustic and peaceful bush location
- Breakfast included
- Good for couples, families, groups
3. Paperbark Camp
If you didn’t think luxury camping existed, then prepare to be proven wrong. Paperbark Camp is the premier glamping site in Jervis Bay, if not the whole of New South Wales. Certainly, this glamping site in Jervis Bay will blow you away. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Jervis Bay, they’re still close enough to Huskisson and Vincentia should you want to venture out. Certainly, the incredible safari tents here provide a truly unique stay, thoughtfully positioned within the Australian bush, and surrounded by eucalyptus trees and of course, paperbarks.
Located just north of Woollamia along the Currambene Creek, Paperbark Camp glamping feels like a retreat far more remote than its position suggests. Guests can enjoy eating in the treetop dining room (The Gunyah) before retreating to the privacy, and seclusion of their accommodation. Here, you’ll find a private outdoor en suite, verandah, large bed and general sumptuous surroundings.
Bikes are available to hire, there are also numerous walking tracks through the bush surrounding the camp and you can even canoe to Huskisson and back (nicknamed The Paperbark Challenge).
Paperbark Camp is big on sustainability and has been awarded Advanced Eco Accreditation. As such, you won’t find air conditioning, a mini-fridge or plug sockets in abundance. But, hey, when this is your location, you’ll simply be enthralled by nature the whole time, and too busy to think about any mod cons. Also, Paperbark Camp offers a 10% discount for those who book their Jervis Bay glamping six months in advance!
Stay at Paperbark Camp
- Unique and luxurious stay
- Remote and hidden location
- Good for romantic getaways
4. The Woods Farm
The beautiful boho-style bell tents at The Woods Farm are the epitome of laid-back beach glamping. Located a short drive from Vincentia and Hyams Beach, The Woods Farm is the perfect place to head back to relax after a day exploring the delights of Jervis Bay.
Each bell tent comes with a king-size bed, a table, and two deck chairs. All the bell tents share communal bathrooms with accessible showers and toilets. A stand-out feature is the food truck which has been converted into a camp kitchen! Here, you’ll find all the useful amenities such as chopping boards, cooking appliances, cutlery, etc. There are also BBQs and a pizza oven to make use of.
For a chilled-out stay in Jervis Bay, consider glamping at The Woods Farm. Additionally, they offer a selection of three-bedroom self-contained holiday houses to stay in. They’re also wonderful.
Stay at The Woods Farm
- Relaxed environment
- Outdoor swimming pool
- Good for families and groups
5. Jervis Bay Holiday Park
Jervis Bay Holiday Park is a popular vacation stop for many heading to Jervis Bay. With camping, caravanning and cabin facilities, there are plenty of accommodation options here. But, one thing Jervis Bay Holiday Park has been doing well, is glamping.
Although the glamping accommodation at Jervis Bay Holiday Park is more basic than the previous options, it’s still a wonderful experience, especially working well for groups and families. The safari tents can sleep up to six and include a private bathroom and a small kitchen. The shaded verandah is perfect for some outdoor dining and, should the weather take a turn in Jervis Bay, these glamping safari tents also come with a TV.
Additionally, there’s plenty to keep you entertained at Jervis Bay Holiday Park. Try some water sports, rent a bike and let the kids loose on the playground. Then, cook up a feast at the BBQ facilities and relax in the outdoor seating areas. Oh, and don’t forget to fit in a swim in the large outdoor pool. Certainly, it’s the perfect family holiday location.
Stay at Jervis Bay Holiday Park
- Waterfront location close to Huskisson
- Plenty to entertain children
- Good for families and groups
Other Jervis Bay Accommodation
There are loads of other types of accommodation in Jervis Bay. So, if staying in one of the above glamping sites isn’t for you, feel free to check out some of our other Jervis Bay accommodation guides below, where we’ll look at camping and campsites in Jervis Bay, holiday parks and unique cabin options.
Top 3 Jervis Bay Accommodation
- Top 8 Jervis Bay Cabins For A Unique and Memorable Stay
- Camping Jervis Bay: 7 Stunning Coastal Campsites
- A Quick Guide To Booderee National Park Camping
Things to Do in Jervis Bay
Well now you know where you’re glamping in Jervis Bay, what will you do once you’re down there? Below are some of our top recommendations.
- White Sands Walk: beginning or ending at Hyams Beach, take the White Sands Walk and Scribbly Gum Track for a truly breathtaking coastal walk.
- Visit Huskisson: Jervis Bay’s main hub has plenty to keep you occupied. From great coffee and bakeries to the marine park, dolphin cruises and a museum. Also, you can finish the day off at the Jervis Bay Brewing Co. or with a drink at The Husky.
- Granite Falls: a beautiful but lesser-known waterfall lies a short distance from Jervis Bay with a quick bush walk to get to.
- Tianjara Falls: a short walk from the car park to outstanding views of Tianjara Falls.
- Booderee National Park: discover the outstanding beauty of this national park at the southern end of Jervis Bay.
- Gosangs Tunnel: head to the incredible Gosangs Tunnel and Mermaid Inlet on the Beecroft Peninsula for a stunning coastal walk.
- Honeymoon Bay: if you visit the Beecroft Peninsula at the weekend, be sure to head to Honeymoon Bay.
- Jervis Bay Beaches: you can’t visit Jervis Bay without stopping at a handful of its best beaches. They’ll surely blow you away.
How to Get to Jervis Bay
Jervis Bay lies 200km south of Sydney along the South Coast of NSW, Australia. The easiest way to visit is by driving there.
From Sydney, it’s a very straightforward drive that takes just 2–3 hours. You’ll follow the M1 south down to Bomaderry, before picking up the A1 Jervis Bay Road. Follow this towards Huskisson, Vincentia and Booderee National Park.
If you don’t have your own car, you should hire one using Discover Cars. Personally, we use Discover Cars and highly recommend them for finding your ideal car hire at an affordable price. Booking online is super easy and the free cancellation policy is great.
If you want to break up the journey and make a longer trip itinerary out of heading down to Jervis Bay, then we recommend stopping at Killalea Regional Park and Kiama. You can find out more about a road trip from Sydney to Jervis Bay in the guide below.
Read more: How To Get From Sydney To Jervis Bay
If you don’t have your own vehicle and don’t want to hire one, then it’s possible to take public transport to Jervis Bay from Sydney. But, with a total journey time of just over five hours and three changes to get from Sydney to Jervis Bay, it’s not a quick trip. Still, if you’re planning to make a weekend trip or holiday out of Jervis Bay, then it’s certainly doable.
You’ll first take the train from Sydney to Kiama. At Kiama, you’ll take the bus to Bomaderry. Then, from Bomaderry, take the #103 bus to Hyams Beach or #102 bus to Huskisson. These two places make the most sense to head to as they’re popular hubs in Jervis Bay.
You can check public transport options at TransportNSW.
Have you been glamping in Jervis Bay? Let us know in the comments below.
We acknowledge and respect the First Nations people as the Traditional Custodians of the land/water that we visited and recognise that sovereignty was never ceded.