About St Georges Basin

St Georges Basin is a playground of unspoilt natural wonder situated on the South Coast. The largest town on the coastal lake, St Georges Basin is remarked for its calm, clear waters, nearby national parks and enchanting bushwalks.

Things to do

Are you an animal lover? Visit Jervis Bay Marine Park, located 15 minutes outside of town. Embark on a whale or dolphin-watching expedition, kayak down the shoreline, drop in your fishing line at a designated platform or go scuba diving.

When you’re hungry, head over to the Pelican Waterfront Cafe for delicious food and waterfront views. Photograph the basin before dining on delicious Eggs Benedict for breakfast or indulging in the hearty Big Pelican platter.

To get some exercise, rent a bicycle from Bikes at the Basin and cycle along the tracks to Jervis Bay. Take a horseback riding excursion with Valhalla Horse Riding and observe kangaroos and wallabies in their natural habitats.

Road trip over to Booderee National Park to participate in Booderee's Aboriginal interpretive program and learn about Koori culture and traditional foods. Take your surfboard out at Cave Beach or go for a swim in the calm waters at Green Patch Beach. For bird and whale-watching opportunities, head to Cape St George Lighthouse.

Getting around

St Georges Basin is about 200 kilometres south of Sydney and the easiest way to get around is by car. There are also taxi services that operate in the area.