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Sanctuary PointAustralia

If fishing, swimming, boating, hiking or wildlife are among your ingredients for a dream vacation, head straight to this lovely coastal town. 

Stay in Sanctuary Point and make the most of its scenic location on the shores of St. Georges Basin, an inland body of salt water that offers an ideal location for a wide range of watersports. When you want to exchange one astonishingly beautiful view for another, drive to nearby Jervis Bay, a coastal area known for its gorgeous white-sand beaches and diversity of land and marine wildlife.

Sanctuary Point is fairly small, with a population that fluctuates in size but remains well under the 10,000 mark. Despite this, it is well served by tourist accommodations, malls and stores and other amenities. Explore the beautiful local landscapes during the day, then spend your evenings enjoying the laid-back small-town vibe at one of the restaurants in town or at St. Georges Basin Country Club, which also has an 18-hole golf course.

Get to know the town and the surrounding countryside by walking or biking its roads, following them out onto the trails that lead to the beach. Take to the waters of St. Georges Basin in a sailboat, canoe or kayak, or take things up a level by windsurfing. This is also a favorite spot with anglers. Rent tackle in town or join a guided tour that will lead you to the very best spots.

Drive to Jervis Bay in less than an hour. This striking area of New South Wales is home to beaches that must be seen to be believed. These include beautiful Hyams Beach, which holds the Guinness world record for the world’s whitest sand. Head south to Booderee National Park, a beautiful protected area that is home to a wealth of animals, including echidnas, humpback whales, fur seals and a huge array of birds.

Rent a car and drive along the coast from Sydney to reach Sanctuary Point in 3 hours. Alternately, fly into nearby Jervis Bay Airport. Pick from a wide range of accommodations, but remember that you won’t be spending much time in your room, given how beautiful the world outside is in this part of New South Wales.

Top Hotels in Sanctuary Point

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Dungowan Waterfront Apartments
Dungowan Waterfront Apartments
3 out of 5
99 Naval Parade, Erowal Bay, NSW
The price is $157 per night from Sep 24 to Sep 25

Offering direct access to the beach, this Erowal Bay apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Jervis Bay, Hyams Beach, and Booderee National Park. Collingwood ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (148 reviews)

"What a wonderful experience. Beautifully located and kind and nice staff. Highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2020

Dungowan Waterfront Apartments
Bay and Basin
Bay and Basin
3 out of 5
4 Paradise Beach Road, Sanctuary Point, NSW
The price is $92 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1

Situated in Sanctuary Point, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Saint Georges Basin Country Club and Paradise Beach Reserve. Vincentia Marketplace and ...

4/5Very Good! (30 reviews)
Great Overnight Stay

"We visited Sanctuary Point for family reasons. Bay and Basin Lodge was a terrific place for us with proximity to country club for a meal, shops, coffee and family. There was only one staff member at the time who was friendly and helpful. It has a relaxed vibe, is clean and we would definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Bay and Basin
The Edgewater Bed & Breakfast
The Edgewater Bed & Breakfast
4 out of 5
144 Greville Ave, Sanctuary Point, NSW

Situated on a lake, this bed & breakfast is within 1 mi (2 km) of Paradise Beach Reserve and Saint Georges Basin Country Club. Vincentia Marketplace and Vincentia ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (105 reviews)

"Highly recommend the Edgewater for a quiet getaway for couples. Great service, food, location and lovely property!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

The Edgewater Bed & Breakfast

Popular places to visit in Sanctuary Point

Paradise Beach Reserve
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Paradise Beach Reserve

5/5(1 review)

Explore the great outdoors at Paradise Beach Reserve, a lovely green space in Sanctuary Point. Wander the beautiful beaches in this relaxing area.

Hyams Beach
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Hyams Beach

4.5/5(7 reviews)

If a restful vacation is part of your travel plans, Hyams Beach might be the perfect place to seek out during your trip to Jervis Bay.

Jervis Bay
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Jervis Bay

5/5(1 review)

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Jervis Bay during your travels in Jervis Bay.

Murrays Beach
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Murrays Beach

5/5(2 reviews)

If a restful vacation is part of your travel plans, Murrays Beach might be the perfect place to seek out during your trip to Jervis Bay. While you're in the area, wander around the natural setting.

Jervis Bay National Park
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Jervis Bay National Park

5/5(5 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Jervis Bay National Park, a lovely green space in Jervis Bay. While you're in the area, stroll along the beaches.

Greenpatch Beach
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Greenpatch Beach

4.5/5(3 reviews)

If a restful vacation is part of your travel plans, Greenpatch Beach might be the perfect place to seek out during your trip to Jervis Bay. While you're in the area, wander around the natural setting.

Top things to do in Sanctuary Point

Jervis Bay Dolphin Cruise- 1.5 hr
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Jervis Bay Dolphin Cruise- 1.5 hr

$24
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Southern Highlands Private Tour (Wildlife, Waves and Wines)
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Southern Highlands Private Tour (Wildlife, Waves and Wines)

$626
Per adult
Harley Tour of New South Wales South Coast
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Harley Tour of New South Wales South Coast

$348
Per adult

Cities near Sanctuary Point

Huskisson showing general coastal views and a beach as well as a small group of people

Huskisson

Collingwood Beach featuring a bay or harbor and a beach as well as a small group of people

Vincentia

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St. Georges Basin