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Location & Activities

Christian's Minde is a heritage-listed retreat with a fascinating history. On the shores of beautiful Sussex Inlet, it is surrounded by Booderee National Park.

Visitors to the area can enjoy:

  • Boating 

  • Relaxing 

  • Fishing 

  • Canoeing 

  • Reading 

  • Wildlife Observation 

  • Swimming 

  • Photography 

  • Bushwalking 

  • Bike Riding 

  • Diving 

Currently, new owners are restoring the property so new visitors may enjoy the area. 

Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay is famous for its National Parks and the Marine Park.

Everyone is sure to find an activity to suit here.

If you enjoy the water, you can surf, dive, fish or mess around in boats. Keen campers and bushwalkers will find it a delight. The Booderee National Park has several popular out-of-the-way camping spots, such as Green Patch and Caves Beach. There are some excellent bushwalking tracks.

Hyams Beach is a 'don't miss', with its reputation for the whitest sand in the world. Come and see for yourself!

Jervis Bay Marine Park is one of only three marine parks in NSW.

Sussex Inlet

You'll find the town of Sussex Inlet on the west bank of Sussex Inlet, a narrow inlet connecting Wreck Bay to St Georges Basin. On the east bank of the Inlet is the Booderee National Park - and, of course, Christian's Minde! 

Sussex Inlet is home to about 3,000 people who love their relaxed lifestyle on the water, and it's also a magnet for avid fishermen or those who enjoy boating. The township has a local cinema, two licensed clubs, a supermarket and a range of specialty shops. 

The satellite picture below shows the location of Christian's Minde (situated at No. 1 Ellmoos Road, Booderee National Park) and also, across the water in Sussex Inlet, the street and reserve named in honour of the Ellmoos pioneering family: Ellmoos Avenue and Ellmoos Reserve. (Don't get confused if you're trying to find Christian's Minde! Your GPS needs to know that it is at No. 1 Ellmoos ROAD in Booderee National Park. See the map at the bottom of this page.) 


Fish off the jetty or take your boat out and throw in a line. Try your hand at catching flounder, flathead, bream, blackfish and many other species.

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