Hyams Beach-Jervis Bay- NSW

Where is the whitest sand beach in Australia.

While many people say that the whitest sand beach they have seen in Australia is Whitehaven Beach in the Whitsundays Queensland or Lake Mackenzie on Fraser Island also in Queensland a lot of backpackers and of course locals around Jervis Bay will say that Hyams Beach has the whitest sand beach in Australia.  Is this true?

Alex the Seal was enjoying some rays last summer at Hyams beach. The water as you can see is also a lovely aqua turquoise colour. Hyams beach is located  in the City of Shoalhaven, New South Wales, Australia. It is located 180 km south of Sydney .

Whitest sand beach in the world

Alex the Seal has a fun fact for you. The Guinness Book of Records reports Hyams Beach actually does have the whitest sand in the world.

Alex the Seal stayed at Huskisson which is 10 km north of Hyams beach. You can find accommodation to stay at Hyams beach here if you want to be closer to the beach or an Airbnb might make you feel like you are staying in paradise all of your own.

In the background of this photo of Alex you can see the headlands north and south. The northern headland of Point Perpendicular  and the southern headlands encircle the beautiful crystal clear waters of Jervis Bay. There is a very natural feel to this area of NSW with walking tracks and bushland surrounding Hyams beach to be explored and appreciated by those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of Sydney and enjoy nature and beauty. Take a walk North on the White Sands Walk or head south to experience Jervis Bay National Park.  Some of this information is provided by the visitNSW.com website for Hyams Beach have a look if you want to investigate more exciting things to do in the area.

If you want to do any Snorkeling in the area check out this article by Snorkeling Australia Jervis Bay.