Hill Inlet, Whitsunday Island

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Pure-white sands and vibrant blue waters make Hill Inlet one of the most visited tourist spots in the area. The inlet is located at the northern end of Whitehaven Beach, part of the Whitsunday Islands National Park. Best viewed from the lookout at Tongue Point, the inlet's white sands and blue waters blend seamlessly to create a sight most visitors describe as nothing short of breathtaking. You can take a boat to Tongue Bay and then make the short uphill walk to the point's lookout, but try to be there when the tide is low to experience this unusual fusion of colors. For those preferring a view from high above, helicopter and seaplane tours are also available. Put Hill Inlet into our Whitsunday Island vacation builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • August 2, 2017
    We went to Hill Inlet as part of a boat excursion. First we went to the lookout point and then to beautiful Whitehaven beach. A wonderful view!  more »
  • July 30, 2017
    This place is a hidden gem - a must see if you're going to the whitsundays. It's the part of Whitehaven beach with the swirling white sands. Spectacular. We went with a company called explore who took...  more »
  • July 7, 2017
    Hill Inlet is about 15-20 minutes walk from Whitehaven beach. A bit of uphill but it well worth it. On the top is a stunning view of Whitehaven. If you ever book a tour to see Whitehaven remember to b...  more »

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