Important COVID-19 update
Booderee National Park has re-opened for day visitors from the Shoalhaven LGA only. Camping at Booderee National Park will recommence from 1 November 2021 with bookings now open.
There are no restrictions on making a camping booking and from 1 November we anticipate being able to welcome campers from across NSW as travel restriction ease.
Please check COVID-19 restrictions in your areas relating to the Jervis Bay Territory before planning a trip or making a booking to stay at Booderee National Park.
You’ll see lots of native animals at Booderee, from sharing the shores with seals, to catching a glimpse of a swamp wallaby while out walking. Whale-watching is one of our most popular activities – head to the Cape St George Lighthouse for the best view.
Follow these handy hints to increase your chances of seeing Booderee’s abundant wildlife (while keeping yourself safe):
- Early morning and sunset are good times to see wildlife.
- Use a torch to look for nocturnal animals at night. Be careful not to shine strong spotlights onto sleeping birds.
- Look for clues showing where animals have been, especially tracks, droppings and scratchings.
- Animals are often heard before they are seen. Walk quietly, listen and watch for movement.
- Use binoculars to get a closer look.
- Look out for animals crossing roads, including lizards and snakes.
- Do not approach, disturb or feed wildlife.
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