Natural environment

Landscapes, habitats and geology

Booderee is home to a great diversity of species thanks to its geology and the vast range of habitats found in the area - coastal cliffs and heaths, sandy beaches and rock platforms, mangroves and ocean, swamps, lakes and forests.


The average annual rainfall of Jervis Bay is 1240 mm, most of which falls in autumn and winter. The wettest month is May and the driest is September. The temperatures range between an average maximum of 24 degrees Celsius in February and an average minimum of 9.2 degrees Celsius in July.