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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  • The lagoon is beautiful, the water warm, the walk up to Hill Inlet and back takes about 30mins tiring on a very hot day. Great views on arrival at the lookout across the beautiful turquoise seas of th...  more »
  • The blue aqua water is so clear and the sand so white great for snorkelling or just going for a dip and plenty of trees for shade  more »
  • Our boat moored in Tongue Bay so we went to Whitehaven Beach via the rain forest and Hill Inlet. From the bay it was around 10 minutes walk, not strenuous but it's hot and humid and we've all emerged ...  more »