What is the typical weather for Jervis Bay mid April, Easter this year? Warm enough to lay by the beach, go on boat tours, swim? Thanks
Yes to all - in fact Easter is great for sea temperatures. Mid April is Easter so will be very busy and it could always rain.
Whereabouts in JB were you thinking of staying or are you not that far into it yet? This may help:
I reckoned it will be busy but that is when my husband has time off from work for a long weekend. Haven't looked at lodging yet but would like to walk to town for dinner and walk to one of the beautiful beaches. I wanted to make sure that in April weather wasn't getting too cold. Any suggestions are helpful - never been. We like to walk but are not big hikers. Would like to stay close enough to the water to hear the waves if possible.
April weather is lovely, I think many perceive it as cold so they don't bother. Days are of course much shorter than high summer.
Jervis Bay doesn't have surf beaches (as in big waves) but nearby Culburra Beach does. You can certainly hear the waves from this little village and it's a 10 minute drive to Jervis Bay's northern side that is less crowded with tourists. Some info is here:
I would look at Air BnB as Jervis Bay is light on stylish hotels, although the recently refurbished Husky Pub could be an option however you can't hear the water. It is, however, located close to restaurants and shops.
I noticed the lack of traditional lodging availability and it's pricey (Dolphin Sands). Any recommendations on airbnb or bnb style lodging for 2 adults? Not sure if we want to stay right at the pub. Might want refrigerator/efficiency style place. Thx
Definitely try Air BnB as the motels are overpriced (even in the off season) and are very humdrum.
Search in Huskisson if that town appeals. I like the look of this one and it has great reviews.
It's a 4 minute walk to the shops and restaurants and 15 min to the beach.
I own two award winning properties at Jervis Bay - see www.sunbaker.com.au. Both very reasonably priced. April is a great time to visit - avoid school holidays for better rates. Definitely visit though - it's amazing!
Autumn (fall) is much more pleasant than spring because too often these is too much wind in spring. I live 20km away, even there, away from the coast, we do not have temperatures at night below freezing. I have a banana flowering at the moment.
The properties in 7 are in an area distant from most attractions and basic things like restaurants and better shopping..
We can't guarantee weather but there are east facing beaches and north facing beaches to choose depending on weather. You would be arriving at the end of a hot summer, which may mean warmer water temperatures.
This is an airbnb search for Huskisson.
Drag the map south, to Vincentia, not north, to continue searching. I would not recommend anything north of Currumbene Creek. ... as with those other properties above, distant from most attractions and basic things like restaurants and better shopping..
I put some (very incomplete) info about things to do in two other threads just now
It's a friendly, gentle area to come to. What drew you to this location... I'm thinking that that may help offer advice.
You would need a car, best place to rent is Sydney airport.
You can eat fairly well in Huskisson and Vincentia. In Nowra, on the way there, half hour before arrival, there is, apart from large supermarkets, a meat and fish market, also fruit, vegetable and delicatessen, good quality. Small shops in Huskisson, larger supermarkets etc in Vincentia.