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Whitehaven Beach

1,851 Reviews

Whitehaven Beach

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Pack the best of the Whitsunday Islands into one adventure-filled day, without the hassles of itinerary planning, on this thrilling combo tour, complete with convenient hotel transfers. Soak up views of the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef from a window seat on a scenic flight; hike from Whitehaven Beach, voted Australia’s best, to Hill Inlet; cruise to a top-secret snorkel location; and try your hand at stand-up paddleboarding.
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GClife wrote a review Nov 2020
Gold Coast, Australia1,380 contributions520 helpful votes
Whitehaven Beach has been on my bucket list for years. I know it’s popular but you still have this image in your mind of an uncluttered beach. Instead you find a beach full of beach tents, lunch spreads, clutter and lots and lots of people. Yes, the water is clear and the sand divine, but I must admit I found swimming at Chalkies, opposite Whitehaven, less crowded, just as serene and the water was a gorgeous marine blue.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Donella P wrote a review Oct 2020
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We went with Whitehaven express to Whitehaven beach and I could not recommend it more highly. Such a lovely day and the BBQ was tops. Good Aussie food. Staff was great .Could not have a better day. The stuff of dreams. top day Donella & Bruce
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Date of experience: October 2020
Juan Toofree wrote a review Oct 2020
19 contributions38 helpful votes
This place is even better looking than the photos. My wife and me couldn't get over how beautiful the sand and water are. Which brings me to my point. Why on earth haven't they developed this? It is perfect for golf courses, high rises( the sunsets from the balcony would be amazing), cinemas, malls, and great restaurants. If this was the USA we would have had this developed years ago so people could actually enjoy it! As it is, you have to walk along the beach. there are no golf carts to rent(another great business opportunity by the way), in fact my wife and me both got a blister from walking. Can anyone tell me why there is not at the very least some fast food there. We would have loved to have sat and eaten a nice hamburger sitting out on some chairs at a table and then could have really enjoyed it. Speaking of which, embarrassingly, my wife had not been to the bathroom in the morning and as she suffers from digestive problems from time to time, had nowhere to 'do her business'. She was extremely uncomfortable and, not to get too particular, ruined her new white shorts. It was a very embarrassing ride back to the resort on the tour boat. We won't be back.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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gardeniagam wrote a review Oct 2020
Brisbane, Australia15 contributions4 helpful votes
WOW what a beach. I have never seen such beautiful sand. The walk up to the lookout is a bit tough as there are so many stairs, but once up top it was worth it. We stayed at Airlie Beach and did a day trip to the Island. When are back this way next year, I will not hesitate to go to Whitehaven again. Do yourself a favour and visit this mannificent beach and experience the white sand.
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Date of experience: October 2020
Gillian M wrote a review Oct 2020
22 contributions1 helpful vote
Tip..if booking agents say they're full, ring GSL direct. Pick up from central office in Airlie Beach Very friendly pilot, Chris found us a beautiful spot on the beach put the umbrella up & let us just chill with our hamper. First chopper ride & would definitely do it again
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Date of experience: September 2020