Vincentia is a seaside town, located on stunning Jervis Bay.
The population of Vincentia is 2,802 and is comprised of approximately 52.2% females and 47.8% males. Vincentia has a population of 90 (3.2%) indigenous people and a median age of 51.
Vincentia is located 27 km (28 min drive) from the regional centre of Nowra, and nearly 200 km (2 hr 50 min drive) from Sydney or Canberra.
Jervis Bay’s famous white-sand beaches and clear turquoise waters are amongst the safest and most beautiful in the world.
There are no public airports in the Shoalhaven region, the closest airports are either Sydney or Canberra. Both are serviced by a variety of carriers offering domestic and international destinations.
There are regular City Rail services from Central Station, 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 from Nowra. Nowra Coaches run a bus service between Nowra and Jervis Bay.
The main industries people from Vincentia work in are:
- Public administration and safety
- Health care and social assistance
- Education and training
- Accommodation and food services
- Retail trade
Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital in Nowra is a busy acute care facility which provides which provides emergency care, medical, surgical and orthopaedic services to around 22,000 patients each year. 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).
Nowra is the closest ambulance service.
There are four medical practices in the Jervis Bay region
Vincentia Medical Centre
There are 13 public schools in the Jervis Bay region. To search for a school click here.
Private schools are available in nearby Nowra.
There are 25 preschool and day care services in the Jervis Bay region. For more information on child care options click here.
Supermarkets in the Jervis Bay region include the Jervis Bay Supermarket, Coles in Vincentia, Huskisson Supermarket, IGA in Vincentia and Aldi in nearby Nowra. Huskisson is home to some interesting boutique stores and Nowra has a number of large retail stores such as Kmart and Target and the Stockland Shopping Centre.
There are a number of places of worship in Jervis Bay including Catholic, Anglican, Jehovah’s Witness, Baptist, Uniting, and Greek Orthodox. The nearest Buddhist Temple (Nan Tien) is in Berkeley (1 hour from Jervis Bay) and the closest Muslim Mosque (Omar Mosque) is in Gwynneville (1 hour from Jervis Bay).
Vincentia Rugby Club
Huskisson/Vincentia Football Club
Shoalhaven District Tennis Association
Shoalhaven Basketball Association
Shoalhaven Netball Association
Nowra-Bomaderry Rugby League Football Club
Nowra AFL Club
Walking Group Nowra
Nowra Cricket Club
Nowra Golf and Recreation Club
Nowra Aquatic Park
Social Media Groups
Sanctuary Point/Vincentia Area Buy and Sell
Points of Interest
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 and Seven Mile Beach are great for swimming, kayaking, fishing, stand-up paddle boarding, boating and surfing.
Whale and dolphin watching are popular activities in Jervis Bay. There are also some great restaurants, a licensed club and the famous Husky Pub to enjoy a meal out.