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Whitehaven Beach

Whitsunday Island National Park, 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 9664
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Uninhabited Whitsunday Island is home to this beautiful beach, one of the world's most spectacular.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“white sand” (112 reviews)
“amazing beach” (34 reviews)
Whitsunday Island National Park, 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 9664
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Reviewed October 8, 2014

Beautiful white sand that has to be seen to be believed. Crystal clear aqua water and views to die for. Do take shoes as there are a lot of sticks on the path to the Eco toilets. There are no shops on this pristine beach...More

1  Thank ckriddle06
Reviewed October 7, 2014

My partner enjoyed a couple of lazy hours taking in the serenity of Whitehaven Beach as part of a Crusie Whitsundays day trip. Amazingly white sand which never gets hot under foot. Crystal clear waters to swim in. And then we enjoyed a relaxing wine...More

Thank Col N
Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is our best Australian Beach. The sand is so clean, you can make squeaks when you walk. The water was pristine. Not all trips incorporate the Hill Inlet and Walk so you better check before booking. We only visited the southern end and were...More

1  Thank Paul J
Reviewed September 27, 2014

What an amazing place. We sailed on a Whitsunday Cruiser and dropped of so close to the beach. We played volleyball on such white sand, it squeaked as your walked on it. Beautiful!

Thank BobandLouis
Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

Whitehaven is stunning, definitely one of the best beaches. Water is so clear and the sand is perfect, doesn't get hot as it reflects the heat away so your not tip toeing around! worth a visit for sure!

1  Thank maria2170
Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

The most stunning beach I have ever seen! Absolutely pristine! Could have laid there forever! Went here as part of the Whitehaven Xpress day trip around the Whitsundays. (Great trip by the way!)

3  Thank Annelise C
Reviewed September 24, 2014

With 99.99% silica sand, this beach is heavenly. The sand never gets hot on a hot summer day. The calm blue waters, the ruffles of the waves from the other side of the sea. This is a Bucket List must!

1  Thank Roger G
Reviewed September 24, 2014

Fabulous boat ride there, beautiful beach !!nothing not to like . Staff very helpful and knowledgable! One of top 10 beaches in the world, can see why!!!!

Thank Linda G
Reviewed September 22, 2014

Fifteen years ago someone described Whitehaven Beach to me as "nothing special" so I didn't go. Big mistake!!!! Whitehaven Beach is very special and very worthy of its world heritage listing. It is not only visually beautiful with its long, white, curving sand beach gently...More

1  Thank EvelynSydney
Reviewed September 22, 2014

This beach is stunning! The water is a beautiful blue/ turquoise, and the sand is like no sand you will see anywhere else! The whole experience of our 3 day cruise was great! We had a beautiful sunny day at Whitehaven! It was fantastic to...More

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Response from Mayke2 | Reviewed this property |
Indeed, we went there mid August and the sand is like powder snow.