Hyams Beach Weather: Best Time to Enjoy Your Trip

Hyams Beach Weather: Best Time to Enjoy Your Trip

Hyams Beach is one of the most popular beaches not just in Australia but in the world, thanks to its stunning natural beauty and crystal-clear waters. This little-known beach on the shores of Jervis Bay holds the Guinness World Record for the whitest sand in the world. If you plan to visit Hyams Beach, we have discussed the region’s weather patterns and what to expect during your travel.

Summer (December - February)

In the months of December, January and February, Hyams Beach and the neighbouring localities see huge traffic of tourists. During these peak months, you should expect the beach to be crowded, especially on long weekends and school holidays. There’s also the potential that the accommodation prices will be slightly higher due to high demand. Most guest houses will have a minimum length of stay or minimum occupancy rate to maximise revenue. It’s therefore prudent to conduct prior research and check all the booking rules to avoid inconveniences. The good news is that the weather is quite favourable during this period and you will surely enjoy sunny days, warm temperatures and lots of fun outdoor activities. Hyams Beach in the summer

Autumn (March-May)

From March through May, Hyams Beach experiences less traffic. This could be the perfect time to visit with family or a partner and enjoy the beach life without the rush and hustle of the peak season. The weather is mild during this period and could be ideal for beach walks, hiking, and selected water sports. Due to the lower demand compared to the peak season, the accommodation prices will be more affordable with many more options.

Winter (June - August)

This is one of the seasons with the least number of tourists visiting Hyams Beach. Unlike autumn, winter is colder, with temperatures ranging from 12°C to 18°C. The water temperatures may also be chilly, making certain activities like swimming less popular. While Hyams Beach experiences an Oceanic climate throughout the year, weather anomalies like winter storms or strong winds may occasionally occur. That said, humpback whale migration often begins in June, and a boat tour would be the ideal way to spot this amazing wildlife. If you are visiting the region at this time of the year and plan on partaking in any outdoor activity, you should first consult your weather app. Hyams Beach in the winter

Spring (September - November)

Hyams Beach and the neighbouring regions often experience mild temperatures and pleasant weather during spring, especially from late September onwards. This weather invites nature enthusiasts to explore the outdoors, particularly the beautiful wildflower blooms. If you can plan a bushwalk or hike during this time, you will surely appreciate Mother Nature.

November is also an excellent month for marathon lovers. The annual Husky Running Festival is often held on the first week of November on the scenic shores of Jervis Bay. In addition to the full marathon and half marathon races, the organisers are rolling out 2 km, 5km, and 10 km races to ensure the event is more of a family affair.

The Best Time to Visit Hyams Beach

If it’s your first time visiting this part of New South Wales, you should schedule your travel anytime from January through May or September through December. This way, you will maximise the more conducive weather patterns and have a chance to explore all that this region has to offer.

That said, the best time to visit Hyams Beach depends on what you want to do and the experience you wish to have. For instance, if you want to go snorkelling and have the chance to see rare fish species like Rockfish and Blue Gropers, summer would be your ideal season. Similarly, if your priority is to spot penguins, dolphins and humpback whales, June to November would be a better time.

Plan Your Trip: Book Holiday Accommodation Directly With Us!

Now that you know what to expect with the weather patterns in and around Hyams Beach, let’s explore the various accommodation options in the area. Typically, you want to choose an accommodation home near the beach. This means you will enjoy the best views from your stay and even have the option to stroll to the beach instead of taking a ride.

Whether visiting the Shoalhaven region for a day, weekend or an extended holiday, you will always find the best accommodation home to suit your needs. All you need to do is conduct thorough research before your visit. At The Holidays Collection, we make this easier for you. Regardless of your accommodation needs, whether you are visiting solo, with your partner, or with the entire family (even with your pets), we have you covered. On our site is a list of guest houses at different strategic locations near Hyams Beach. Most of these stays are beach houses located within walking distance from the beach. They include:

  • Akora House. This pet-friendly, spacious, stylish beach house is on the main access road to Hyams Beach. It is a two-storey home with two living areas, five bedrooms, and a large open-plan kitchen. The property accommodates 12 guests and offers many amenities, including free Wi-Fi and a smart TV.
Akora House
  • Seascape Cottage. Located on the beach side of Cyrus Street, Seascape Cottage is a beach house with fantastic beach views. This property is an ideal stay for a small family looking for a quiet and serene guest house not far from the beach.
  • Cottage 7. This property is one of the series of cottages located along Cyrus Street. It is set in a beautiful block amongst lovely trees and gardens. The buildings date back to the early 1900s but have been fully modernised and refurbished and are ideal for couples or single travellers only.
Cottage 7

The above accommodation homes are just a few examples of our many options. Contact us today, and we’ll help you pick the ideal guest house. When you book directly with us, you skip the middlemen like booking.com, stayz, and Airbnb, saving 15-20%.

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