Do you know where is the beach with the whitest sand in the world?
Yes, In Australia! Hyams Beach is officially 'the whitest sand in the world's and thus contained in the Guinness Book of Records. Certainly the turquoise water also helps to be considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
It is sheltered from Jervis Bay in New South Wales, just two hours from Sydney, and besides its whiteness has another peculiarity, and it sounds when you walk, It seems a singing beach!
The title of the whitest beach owes what happened here thousands of years ago. As glaciers were retreating from the mainland to the sea, the soil was eroded and exposed the high quartz content area, until reduced to fine bright white sand covering Hyams Beach today.
Scientists say that the noises that occur when the treads are due to all grains of sand are almost identical: tiny, perfectly rounded, the same size and very clean, so very creaky and make funny noises to rub together.
The Hyams Beach that perfect for swimming, snorkel, diving… and occasionally even make ripples.
The area is also worth visiting the Jervis Bay National Park and Booderee National Park if you want to fully enjoy the unspoilt nature of NSW.
And what no one will take to build castles whitest sand in the world!