Hostel in Jervis Bay, Australia

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Get to know Jervis Bay (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Jervis Bay. To help you make friends with Jervis Bay before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Jervis Bay is a part of Booderee National Park, which was declared a territory after the New South Wales government surrendered the land to the Commonwealth of Australia. Hostels in Jervis Bay are in the national park; you will need a car not only to get to the park, but to get into the park to your hostel. Given that the accommodation is within the park, you will also need to pay national park fees to the gate at the front.

Directly to the left after entering the park is the tourist information center; you can get information about all of the spectacular beaches, geological formations of interest, whale watching, and shipwrecks around the area. It is also rich with native aboriginal history and many of the people who work in the park are of aboriginal descent, so ask them lots of questions -- they are happy to share the stories of their ancestors and how they used the land before the European settlers arrived in this area. They can also give you information on the best walks to do within the area, such as to the old abandoned lighthouse.

After entering Booderee National Park, the drive to Jervis Bay is approximately thirty minutes. The town of Jervis Bay itself has stores where you can get food, groceries, organized tours for the area, and most of your basic requirements for staying. The beach here is renowned for having some of the clearest waters and whitest sand in the world. There is such a large amount of activities here to do and places to explore that if you have the time to spare, spend at least a couple of days.

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FAQ about Jervis Bay Hostels

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There is exactly 1 Hostel in Jervis Bay, Australia. Hostelz.com compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site.
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Your Packing List for Jervis Bay

Your Packing List for Jervis Bay

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Jervis Bay Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Jervis Bay, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
Most Jervis Bay hostels are located in
Booderee National Park
8 Average rating of all hostels

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