Basin View and Sanctuary Point are located on the shores of beautiful St Georges Basin.
The population of Basin View-St Georges Basin-Sanctuary Point is more than 10,000 people, the median age is 48 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up 6.7% of the population.
Basin View and Sanctuary Point are located 26 km (25 min drive) from Nowra, 195 km (2 hr 45 min) from Sydney and 188 km (2 hr 30 min) from Canberra.
St Georges Basin is a popular recreational fishing haven, it is also a popular holiday destination.
There are no public airports in the Nowra area, the closest airports are in Sydney and Canberra. Connecting shuttles are available.
There are regular City Rail services from Central Sydney that head south passing through Wollongong and arriving in northern Shoalhaven. Alternatively, the CountryLink rail service connects Canberra to Nowra, via Albion Park.
Premier Transport and Murrays Coaches both offer several coach services between Sydney and Canberra to the south coast arriving in Nowra. Nowra Coaches run a bus service between Nowra and Jervis Bay.
The main industries people from Basin View-Sanctuary Point work in are:
- Health care and social assistance
- Retail trade
- Public administration and safety
- Education and training
Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital in Nowra (25 min drive) is a busy acute care facility which provides which provides emergency care, medical, surgical and orthopaedic services. The hospital has an intensive care unit that incorporates high dependency and coronary care beds. As well as these clinical services, the hospital has a busy obstetric unit and children’s ward. Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital is affiliated with the University of Wollongong and the University of NSW. This hospital is fully accredited by the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS).
There is an Ambulance Service of NSW station at Huskisson (17 minutes away).
Sanctuary Point Medical Centre
There are public primary schools in Basin View, St Georges Basin and Sanctuary Point and a public high school in nearby Vincentia. Private schools are available in Nowra.
There are a range of preschool and day care services in the Basin View, St Georges Basin, Sanctuary Point area.
Supermarkets in the area include a IGA at Basin View and Sanctuary Point, and a Coles in Vincentia. A range of specialty and boutique stores can be found in Huskisson and Vincentia.
Nowra has a number of large retail stores such as Woolworths, Aldi, Kmart and Target.
There are a number of places of worship in close proximity including Catholic, Anglican, Jehovah’s Witness, Baptist, Uniting, and Greek Orthodox churches. The nearest Buddhist temple (Nan Tien) is in Berkeley (80 min drive) and the closest mosque (Omar Mosque) is in Gwynneville (85 min drive).
Social Media Groups
Sanctuary Point/Vincentia Area Buy and Sell
Points of Interest
Nearby Jervis Bay is a diverse and beautiful landscape filled with quiet beaches, towering cliffs and lush national parklands. Jervis Bay’s famous white-sand beaches and clear turquoise waters are amongst the safest and most beautiful in the world. Beaches such as Hyams Beach are great for swimming, kayaking, fishing, stand-up paddle boarding, boating and surfing.