White Sands walk and Scribbly Gum track
Jervis Bay National Park
All the practical information you need to know about White Sands walk and Scribbly Gum track.
Grade 3Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
30min - 1hr 30min
Quality of markings
Short steep hills
Quality of path
No experience required
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
White Sands walk starts at Greenfield Beach picnic area. Pedestrian access to the picnic area opens directly off the cul-de-sac at the end of Elizabeth Drive, Vincentia.
- From the Princes Highway, take the Jervis Bay Road turn-off and follow signs to Vincentia
- Follow Elizabeth Drive to the cul-de-sac at its end – there are parking bays along the road
Park entry points
- Chinamans Beach access See on map
Parking is available on Elizabeth Drive, a short walk from Greenfield Beach picnic area.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you Jervis Bay National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Take advantage of spring weather and head to Hyams Beach. You can pick up some fish and chips from the nearby Hyams Beach Café to enjoy on the white sands of this iconic south coast beach. If you're feeling energetic after lunch, walk the easy Hyams Beach trail.
Swim, surf, snorkel and dive your way through the summer school holidays in this beach paradise.
Humpback whales can be spotted migrating northwards in the winter months. Keep an eye out for southern right whales and dolphins too. They're often seen around the park's coastline.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
17°C and 24°C
10°C and 17°C
April, May and June
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
Some of the waters around Jervis Bay National Park are protected areas within Jervis Bay Marine Park – fishing is prohibited in some areas. For more information, check the Marine Parks Authority website and the NSW Fisheries website.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- Nowra office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.
- 02 4428 6300
- 104 Flatrock Road, West Nowra NSW 2541