Surfing Jervis Bay


The coastal town of Jervis Bay on the NSW Southern Coast is one of the most unique surf destinations and home to the "Aussie Pipe".

Updated: Jun 6 2022

Jervis Bay Surf Spots

While the bay itself only gets surf when there are huge swells, the unique geography of the area usually means there you can find an ocean facing beach which is offshore.

The surf breaks located in the Boderee National Park in Jervis Bay are characterised by pristine clear waters and pristine natural surroundings. Summercloud Shipwrecks Bay, nicknamed the "Aussie Pipe" is the prime break, an a-frame breaking over a shallow reef with a powerful hollow right hander made for getting shacked. Surfers have to be competent before attempting this wave as you need to nail the take off and pull into the barrel. The other factor is other surfers who will travel from far and wide to to experience the Pipe breaking at its finest. Steamers beach is another option. Its a long 2+ km bush walk from the car park and down a steep flight of stairs, but the rewards are a chance to be by yourself in beautiful amphitheatre surroundings. The beach is home to a seal colony and the large fish that it attracts may be another reason why people don't venture this way. Further West in the park, Cave Beach is another great spot with beach breaks and a right hander breaking off the rocks. Bherwerre beach, next to Cave beach is an 8km long South facing beach which is offshore in Summer months.

On the Beecroft Peninsula, Windy Gully at Currarong is a beginner friendly spots which is protected from large South Swells and South wind combo. In bigger swells, there are reef breaks around worth checking out.

Bherwerre Beach
beach,surf spot
Bherwerre Beach, Booderee Natinonal Park, NSW
Aussie Pipe
surf spot
Summercloud Bay Rd, Jervis Bay, NSW
Currarong Beach
beach,surf spot
Currarong NSW
Cave Beach
beach,surf spot
Caves Beach Rd, Jervis Bay NSW 2540, Australia
Steamers Beach
beach,surf spot
Steamers Track, Booderee national Park, Jervis Bay
Perfect Aussie Pipe

Luke Duce

Huge Jervis Bay Swell

Iden Wilson

Aussie Pipe Aerial Footage

Piggo Vision

Cave Beach Surf Sessions

Erin Vandenberg


Jervis Bay Surf Lessons / Schools

A number of surf schools have lessons at Jervis Bay and Currarong.

Jervis Bay Surf School
surf school
Jervis Bay, NSW
Currarong Surf School
surf school
Warrain Cres, Currarong NSW 2540, Australia
Jervis Bay Stand Up Paddle
surf school,surf hire
1/2 Erina Rd, Huskisson NSW 2540, Australia

Jervis Bay Surf Shops

There are surf shops located around the bay.

Aquatique Huskisson
surf shop
55 Owen St, Huskisson NSW 2540, Australia
Ocean & Earth Sussex Inlet
surf shop
12 The Springs Rd, Sussex Inlet NSW 2540, Australia
Busted Surf Co.
surf shop
2/171 Prince Edward Ave, Culburra Beach NSW 2540, Australia

Jervis Bay Surf Hire / Rentals

BYO surfboards. You can rent SUPs in Huskisson.

Jervis Bay Stand Up Paddle
surf school,surf hire
1/2 Erina Rd, Huskisson NSW 2540, Australia

Apres Surf

Most of the food and drink options are located in Huskisson town centre. The Huskisson Hotel is the place to wind down with Happy Hour drinks fuelling the vibe and a terrace with sweeping views of the bay. For healthy options, check out Tuna Tail for healthy poke bowls and the vegetarian meals at Pilgrims. You can pick up breakfast and pre surf coffees at 5 Little Pigs and the Huskisson Bakery.

5 Little Pigs
cafe,restaurant
Huskisson NSW 2540, Australia
Pilgrims Huskisson
cafe,restaurant
4,5,6, 57 Owen St, Huskisson NSW 2540, Australia
Pilgrims Milton
restaurant
The Settlement Shop 8/9, 97 Princes Hwy, Milton NSW 2538, Australia
Tuna Tail Poké
cafe,restaurant
Shop 2/12 Currambene St, Huskisson NSW 2540, Australia
Huskisson Hotel
cafe,restaurant
75 Owen St, Huskisson NSW 2540, Australia
Huskisson Bakery & Cafe
cafe,bakery
11 Currambene St, Huskisson NSW 2540, Australia


Where to Surf in Sydney

A small protected beach where Australians were first introduced to surfing by Duke Kahanamoku in the year 1914.
Surfing Bondi - Sydney's most iconic beach is a must do on a surf trip to Australia.
A 3 hour drive South of Sydney, Mollymook is a quiet surf town in the Shoalhaven region of the Southern NSW coast.
Dee Why is well known for its famous point break, uncrowded beachies and The Strand.
Manly is one of Sydney's best destinations for surfers of all levels with a variety of breaks along the 3km beach from Shelly Beach and South Steyne at the Southern end through to Queenscliff at the North end.
A long beach on the NSW Central Coast suitable for beginner and younger surfers.