The Superb ‘Scottish Rocks’ At Booderee Nationwide Park, Jervis Bay

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We walked down from our campsite at Inexperienced Patch Seaside within the Booderee Nationwide Park, Jervis Bay, only for a fast look.

We have been advised that Booderee was an important place to search out seclusion and your individual little hideaway, however we weren’t anticipating the sheer great thing about Scottish Rocks Seaside within the nationwide park.


Simply after we thought we noticed all of it. This was simply as spectacular, if not higher. Made much more so by the dearth of crowds and pristine pure atmosphere.

A girl standing on a beach

The Scottish Rocks Seaside was some of the superb seashores on the South Coast that we set foot on. However the place is it and the way do you get there? This quick information will inform you every part you have to learn about visiting the Scottish Rocks.

The place is Booderee Nationwide Park and Scottish Rocks Seaside?

man and child walking on Scottish Rocks, Booderee National Park

We’d not lengthy arrived, and after spending an excellent few days discovering Hyams seashore and the seashores of the Huskisson space, and have been excited to see what else this superb bay on the South Coast needed to supply.

Booderee Nationwide Park is positioned in Jervis Bay on the south coast of New South Wales, which is about three hour’s drive from Sydney.

The Scottish Rocks Seaside is nestled between Greenpatch Seaside and Murrays Seaside and is thought for its rock swimming pools and crystal clear waters.

It jogged my memory a whole lot of the beautiful Hazards Seaside on the Freycinet Peninsula in Tasmania.

Concerning the Scottish Rocks and Gap within the Wall

rocks leading down to water

The Scottish Rocks are onerous rock formations that sit on the water’s edge. They prolong alongside the Scottish Rocks Seaside in the direction of the Gap within the Wall, an enormous rock formation that additionally serves as a lookout spot.

We took a couple of photographs after which determined to hop up on the rocks on the right-hand finish of the seashore for a greater angle.

We walked a bit of additional round, after which a bit of additional and so engrossed we have been in our exploration.

The Scottish Rocks prolong for what felt like miles, however in actuality, it’s fairly small. The seashore is about 200 metres or so.

rocks on a beach

It’s an important place to do some snorkeling, or search for tiny fish and crabs within the shallow water of the rock swimming pools.

Pack up a picnic and sit on the gentle white sand while staring out on the waves. The landscapes listed below are superb.

Of in the event you discover the solar to be too sturdy, there’s a shady place in the back of the seashore the place you may sit and benefit from the views. Or you may paddle within the mild bays that lie between rock surfaces.

a beach wth gum trees at the edge

These superb rock formations hugged the cliff and jutted out into the bay. We couldn’t imagine our eyes.

Craig saved saying “how superb is that this place, that is nearly as good as you’d see wherever in Australia”.

Additional round we found new coves and inlets, realized how salt types from the swimming pools that have been accumulating on the rocks, and had a memorable household second.

a beach
people standing on a beach

The women had a ball. I adored watching them work together and Kalyra taking up the duty of educating Savannah scramble over the rocks safely.

Services at The Scottish Rocks

a little girl standing in sand

Scottish Rocks is a quiet seashore and the place you’ll find seclusion, however it’s fairly accessible. There’s a small parking space close by on the Bristol Level Tenting Floor, adopted by a brief stroll by way of bushland to the seashore.

a man holding a child while standing on rocks

You may stroll alongside the coast from Greenpatch Seaside (as we did) or observe the highway and down the Scottish Rocks entry observe.

Except for parking, there are not any different services. You may convey your individual kayak and it’s not a protracted or troublesome stroll from the entry observe to the seashore, however in the event you want bogs or showers, you have to to move to the campground.

girls making funny faces

Video of The Scottish Rocks

Watch this quick video of our impromptu afternoon on the Scottish Rocks…

Earlier than You Go to Booderee Nationwide Park

Earlier than you pack up your luggage and soar in your automobile, there are a couple of extra issues to notice about visiting Booderee.

First is that there’s an entrance price, which is between $13 to $76 relying on the dimensions of your automobile. Prices are per card, so verify on-line to see what the worth of your automobile shall be.

The nationwide park is open 24 hours and it’s potential to camp on the seashore or within the campgrounds. The customer centre nevertheless, is barely open from 9.30am till 3.00pm Monday – Thursday, so if you have to decide up data you have to be sure to go to between these hours.

There are additionally botanic gardens within the nationwide park that are open day by day from 9.00am – 5.00pm.

The place to remain in Jervis Bay

The close by city of Huskisson provides ample accommodation options for all budgets, plus a number of good cafes. We stayed in a cabin at Jervis Bay Caravan Park overlooking the river.

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The Scottish Rocks at Booderee National Park in Jervis Bay.