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. Plan to visit Hill Inlet during your Whitsunday Island vacation using our convenient Whitsunday Island road trip website.
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  • The lookout point/viewing platform above the beach and inlet is well worth the steep climb. The views of the clean white sand were absolutely stunning and even better than I expected. A walk along...  more »
  • this is a must visit when you visit whiteheaven, its white sand and dreamy outlook bears more whiteheaven characteristics than the whiteheaven beach  more »
  • The outlook is worth the 15 plus minute walk up steps to the lookout. Not only do you have a postcard view of Whitehaven Beach, you can also see the shift silica sand in the inlet. Breathtaking.  more »
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  • Took a chartered flight from Hamilton Island. Such beautiful scenery. the whitest sand in the world, and the most amazing blue tones ever
  • Magnificent views of this place. Watching this scenic beautiful place gives a great feeling which cannot be appropriately described in words. Green pastures and the river water flowing downstream is just amazing.
  • This is one of the best looking places I've seen in my entire life! Truly incredible scenery you have to see to believe, the photos I've uploaded do not do it justice. I recommend this to anyone travelling through the Whitsundays😁🙌💯
  • Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet- OMG!! Ahhh mazing 🍃🏝 Named as the second best beach IN THE WORLD and Australia’s third most photographed location! And it’s easy to see why!!! I didn’t think water this clear existed or sand this soft and cool could be real 💖 Did you know that the sand on Whitehaven never exceeds more than 26degrees! Even on the hottest of days!!! The ever changing swirl of colours seen from Hill Inlet are amazing and as the tide changes the blues change too!! It’s easy to see why so many people make sure this place is on their bucket lists!! 💦🏝☀️ A big thanks to the guys from Ocean Rafting for making our day so memorable 💖
  • The most beautiful beach in the world. The views are spectacular.

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