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Uninhabited Whitsunday Island is home to this beautiful beach, one of the world's most spectacular.
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4802, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent a half day here. Fabulous beach like I have never seen. Fish, iguanas, prestine beach! Bring snacks and water. Opportunity for a hike. Water is clear, beach was not crowded. Worth the boat ride from Airlie or Hamilton Island.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jilc2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing view, very wide and wast. Not crowded, ample space for picnic with kids , love the place. One can find the space to stay and get enjoyed in car-wan and hotels at seashore. A bunch of complete happiness with nature.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Yogearya
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Totally breathtaking. From the snow white sand, the warm breeze, to the absolutely amazing view from the platform at Hill Inlet. Dont forget your sunscreen, there is no shade. Swimming in the aqua water and feeding the fish were also highlights. If you're going to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Carol M
Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

Amazing place to spend a few hours! The beach looks exactly as it does in photos... White sand, clear water and gorgeous views from the bush walks. We went with Ocean Rafting (Northern Exposure) and it was a fantastic way to check it out!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kiirdy
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Spent the whole day on this beautiful beach! The sand is so pretty and does not get hot on your feet! The water is beautiful! Definitely put this beach on your to do list~

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mskttycatc
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

What can I say!! The excursion was fantastic. We had a good 1.5 hours on the beautiful white beach - soaked it up. You are warned of jelly fish and there are wet suits to be safe / but we just laid on the beach...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

Whitehaven Beach is amazing! You definitely need to visit this place when you are in Australia. We had a nice day with the Thunder Cat from Red Cat Adventures. It was a good combination for the whole day. Snorkling and seeing this amazing beach.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jillsgu
Reviewed March 9, 2019

What is not to love about Whitehaven Beach. Hands down one of the most beautiful spots I have ever been to. Loved white silica sand and the amazing blue water. The best part of the beach is hands down the sand. Water was very calm...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PhatPatW
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

A must do when visiting Whitsunday area as once in a life time memories and the whitest sand ever. Has toilets and shaded covers to sit under

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Darrin R
Reviewed February 19, 2019

Came over to Whitehaven on a boat trip, we did some snorkeling in the waters around the boat and saw lots of fish which was great. The sand was very white and although there were a lot of visitors there was plenty of space to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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mummywarren
June 20, 2018|
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Response from marcedriang2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there, plenty of cruise options to Whitehaven beach
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MrsJEngelbrecht
January 4, 2018|
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Response from kazzy52 | Reviewed this property |
The Beach Club at Hamilton Island is adults only. There is no accomodation at Whitehaven Beach.
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Livingthelife55
November 5, 2017|
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Response from Kath F |
We are cruusinv with P and O in February. What time do thd ferries run from Hamilton to Whitehaven beach ?
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