Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Island

If you could visit only one beach in the Whitsundays, it most likely would be Whitehaven Beach. One of the most photographed beaches in Australia, 7 km (4.35 mi) of soft white-silica sand on Whitsunday Island meet ocean water featuring every shade of blue. Head for Hill Inlet on the northern end to watch the tide mix sand and sea into large blue-and-white swirls. Get an overhead perspective from Tongue Point. You can join boat tours to the beach, fly above it on a seaplane or helicopter, or travel here on your own and camp for the night on the beach's southern end. Using our custom trip planner, Whitsunday Island attractions like Whitehaven Beach can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Whitehaven nestled amongst the Whitsunday group of Islands with its majestic Corel, Marine Life, Island both habited and uninhabited. Whitehaven Beach is an area that is best seen to appreciate the be...  more »
  • On Sunday April 23, 2017, from Arlie Beach my wife and I took an RCI shore excursion, namely the Whitehaven Beach and Aussie BBQ. Whitehaven Beach is a 7 km stretch along Whitsunday Island, Australia ...  more »
  • We were in the context of a day trip at Whitehaven beach. To advertise many beaches with white sand and crystal clear water. Experience shows that it is always exaggerated. Exception: Whitehaven Beach! Most beautiful beach which I've ever seen, like in paradise. The sand is so fine that he also then is never warmer than 20 degrees, not when he was warmed by the Sun all day. On the beach there is a hiking trail through the forest with observation decks. The views are overwhelming, such as painted. Connectedness to nature there is no localities or other hype here. Can only recommend everyone, to visit the beach.
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  • Beautiful place to vist. The water and sand is just amazing! Day tour was well worth it with a funny and organized crew, they really made the day.
  • Visited on the half day tour with cruise Whitsundays. The beach was great and relatively unspoilt considering how big of a tourist attraction it is. The sand is extremely fine meaning that in be used for exfoliation, also it gets everywhere. A very beautiful beach with excellent views and photo opportunities. Swimming in a stinger suit is recommended to avoid being stung by a jellyfish. Also ensure you bring you own food because unsurprisingly there are no shops and cafes on the beach.
  • Best place ever ever! You can arrive there just with a boat, big beach, the sands is one of the most whitest in all Australia. For swim there is not necessary any cover for the body.. I think.
  • White Heaven is nothing special if you have visit Greece, Albanian and Croatia! Just Australia has a good advertising for the tourism! With that money I spent for travel East Coast Sydney-Cairns i could visit all Europe. The adventure is ok but not the place I visit
  • It's a pretty nice beach! There's nothing going on here though. We arrived, enjoyed the white sand and swam a bit, then left. Not really worth any effort in my books, but my partner found it pretty.

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