White Sands Walk

When you think of Jervis Bay on the NSW South Coast you no doubt think of white sand beaches and aqua blue waters. This is the magical scene that awaits on the 2.5km White Sands Walk as you weave through the picturesque Jervis Bay National Park. Stop for a swim, and spot dolphins, birds and echidnas.

Chinamans Beach, Jervis Bay & Shoalhaven, South Coast

Start in Vincentia

The 90min return walk begins at Greenfield Beach picnic area in Vincentia and takes you through peaceful coastal forest, past stunning ocean views. Alternatively, start at Plantation Point for a longer walk that includes Blenheim Beach. Stop for a swim at Chinamans Beach, a remote spot that boasts some of the purest sands in the world.

Scenic coastal views showing the white sand of Hyams Beach in Jervis Bay, South Coast

Along the way, stop to read signage explaining the native flora and fauna, and keep an eye out for resident bottlenose dolphins. Jervis Bay Marine Park is also a haven for seals, penguins and humpback and southern right whales during their annual migration. In Huskisson, you can join a dolphin or whale-watching cruise.

Scenic coastal views showing the white sand of Hyams Beach in Jervis Bay, South Coast

Finish at Hyams Beach

The White Sands Walk finishes at the incredible Hyams Beach. You can return to Greenfield Beach picnic area via the Scribbly Gum track, which takes you away from the coastline through tall forest and woodland. If you’re lucky, you might even spot kangaroos and other native animals in the national park.

Steamers Beach at Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay & Shoalhaven

Other nearby walks

Discover more enjoyable walks in Jervis Bay National Park such as the Hare Point walking track. Or there’s the Munyunga Waraga Dhugan loop walk and the Telegraph Creek Nature Trail in Booderee National Park.