Take a stroll around town and try to imagine Greenwell Point as the 2nd busiest port in NSW! Take in some of the historic buildings such as the school (1883), church (1890), or some of the original houses. The motel is situated where Greenwell Point House once sat.
The Jervis Bay Maritime Museum features a world renowned collection of maritime artefacts and navigational and surveying instruments. The Museum exhibits a range of nautical equipment, models, photographs, paintings, drawings and objects relating to the history and heritage of the Jervis Bay area.Find out more
Beecroft Weapons Range is a spectacular and secluded area. There are great panoramic views from the 100m high cliffs at Point Perpendicular, to beautiful beaches at Honeymoon Bay and Long Beach. Also, great bushwalks and fishing. Opening times vary (usually weekends and school holidays) with opening times on their Facebook page.Find out more
Fishing is one of the local industries, and there are great catches to be had with flathead, bream, and blackfish in the river. There are some great places to fish from shore, or you can hire a tinnie. Check with reception for further details.
With the Crookhaven River surrounding Greenwell Point, a kayak is a great way to explore the area. Check with reception for further details.
If you need to cool off, there are a couple of places over the road in the River. Alternatively, there are surf beaches at Culburra and Callala (both about 10 minutes drive).
The Shoalhaven is a great area for birds, and watchers, with two areas close to the motel. Comerong Island is across the Crookhaven River from the motel, and accessible by vehicular ferry, and Lake Wollumboola is a 15min drive.
Anchor Bay Motel is a great place to stay if you are golfing in the area. Try playing at Shoalhaven Ex-Services Club, Callala, Nowra, Shoalhaven Heads or Kangaroo Valley. Golfing groups welcome. http://www.exservos.com.au/golf
Located 2kms away on the Crookhaven River the Greenwell Point Bowling Club has a Bistro and Chinese Restaurant. If you are keen for a roll, casual visits are available.
Bistro open 6 days (closed Tuesday). Chinese restaurant open 6 days (closed Monday).
Jervis Bay Wild offer a range of breathtaking Whale Watching & Dolphin Cruises, available to enjoy all year-round. Whale Watching and Dolphin Watching Cruises are a fantastic way to experience the excitement of nature like never before, also a brilliant way to view the spectacular Jervis Bay. Jervis Bay Wild also offer other awesome activities throughout the year, checkout the website to find out about all they have to offer.Find out more
We have spent my partner and me a night at Anchor Bay Motel. We were on a kind of short road trip around. And I found it on TripAdvisor just close by we have stopped. I was so amazed with comments about the service and value that we both were excited to try it. And we have not been disappointed....5 / 5 stars
On a three week holiday through NSW, the Anchor Bay Motel was the best value accommodation encountered in this price range on the whole trip. I stayed 3 nights. The room was bright, clean, and fresh, with natural light from two directions, and had an inviting verandah to sit outside.5 / 5 stars
What a lovely place Greenwell Point is! Very peaceful with stunning views over the water within seconds of this accomodation. (Nice view from room also) The host could not have been more pleasant or helpful, and was willing to do anything to ensure we had a good stay. The choice of eateries in winter seem limited so we knocked something up in our room, using the adequate kitchenete facilities. Very comfortable room and a very enjoyable stay.5 / 5 stars
We were made extremely welcome by the Hosts. The accommodation is in a superb position with easy waterside walks. The nearby (a car is necessary) Greenwell Point Bowling and Sports Club caters for all tastes. It was a delight to have the Australian Flag flying at the Anchor Bay Motel. Will stay longer next time.5 / 5 stars
We found this motel to be quiet and peaceful within easy walking distance to the hotel, wharf and cafes. The room was very clean with plenty of space and a view to the water. The manager was friendly and helpful, suggesting things to see and do in the area and places to eat. We would throughly recommend this motel and will stay there next time we are in the Nowra area.5 / 5 stars