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Address: Whitsunday Island National Park, Australia
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Description: Uninhabited Whitsunday Island is home to this beautiful beach, one of the...
Uninhabited Whitsunday Island is home to this beautiful beach, one of the world's most spectacular.
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Amazing so beautiful cant wait to go back. the sand is so white and the water is so blue and crystal clear.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

There isn't much to do on Whitehaven Beach, unless you're on a longer tour that includes a walk to the lookout. Basically you get dropped off on a nice fine-sand beach where you either swim in the clear water or try to find shade under the limited number of trees. The crew advises against wandering away from the beach as... More 

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Yeppoon, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

Amazing so beautiful cant wait to go back. the sand is so white and the water is so blue and crystal clear.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The whitest sand, the clearest water and the most beautiful views. This beach is just simply amazing. The only downside is that you need to bring all food and drink with with you as there are no places to purchase things when you aware there, however that is also one of charms. There are also lots of large lizards on... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The sand is incredibly white and soft... the water is so blue and clear. We went at the end of the stinger season and our tour (through Explore) provided stinger suits, which kind of takes away from the feel of the water on your skin, but we were impressed with the beauty. Definitely go to the lookout (it is only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Whitehaven beach is absolutely stunning, when you are there it is not hard to see why it is one of the most photographed beaches in Australia. White silica sands and crystal clear waters, there is also a chance you'll see stingrays and sharks. Well worth the visit.

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Lancaster, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

the sand was almost 98% silica. it was gorgeous and cool to the feel. Even though several boats go every day it is totally unspoilt.

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Alstonville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

It is so worth going on a reef tour and including Whitehaven beach. It is so beautiful and even though stinger suits were provided here, we choose not to wear them at this location as the water is so clear and we stayed by the shore. Our boat had a professional photographer on board and we made sure he took... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

It is a truly gorgeous beach and the water is so clear. There are some animals and you can definitely see through the water. It is perfect for a walk on the beach or even swim. But the sun can get brutal and will reflect from the fine sands as well. So it is better to apply suncream throughly before.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Went to Whitehaven twice last week. Once with Helitaxi for our wedding - had about 800m of beach in either direction to ourselves for over an hour. Amazing spot for the occasion and for photos. The other visit was with the Solway Lass. I have been to the Hill Inlet end a couple of times before, still fantastic. Make sure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

While on our cruise around Australia and New Zealand we had the opportunity to visit Whithaven Beach. We were docked in Airlie and then did the Southern Lights Tour by Ocean Rafting. The beach with silica sand was absolutely beautiful, the ocean warm to swim in. We booked the tour ourselves and I was a bit nervous to be back... More 

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