With the Crookhaven River surrounding Greenwell Point, a kayak is a great way to explore the area. Check with reception for further details.
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.
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.
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.
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
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).
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
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
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).
Enjoy a stroll around the foreshore at Greenwell Point, watching the pelican’s gather , the cormorant’s fish or the dolphins playing. Keep your eyes peeled under the wharf and you might spot the huge sting-rays.
I have stayed at the Anchor Bay twice now, it is convenient and away from suburbia of Nowra and is right on the water at Greenwell Point. The rooms are always tidy, smelling fresh with very clean linen and blankets (I liked the low setting on the electric blanket - just enough for my aching back) and the coffee tea facilities well appointed. It is a must to walk along the walkway from the jetty to the end and back before breakfast. The fresh sea breeze and brisk walk does you the world of good. The manager is always polite, courteous and ever helpful with our needs. The jetty and boat ramp are great for pictures and looking back on Coolongata Mountain at Shoalhaven. The free picnic BBQ and tables are an added bonus across the road with a great Fish & Chip shop on the corner. We will be back again, for sure.5 / 5 stars
A lovely location and friendly welcome, rooms are nice and clean, very comfortable with thoughtful touches. Stayed twice and enjoyed both visits. I was travelling without my husband and this place was perfect.5 / 5 stars
Very neat and comfortable room and room facilities. Excellent service. Great views of the river and marina. Surrounding garden very neat and pretty. Great for a short break or business stay. Lovely walks and fishing opportunities. Will definitely return to this place.5 / 5 stars
Highly recommended. The rooms are spotless, the service friendly. I can't fault it. Highly recommended! My family and I will be visiting g again! Clean rooms, lots of nice added touched in the bathroom.. The owner even booked a restaurant for us for dinner.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