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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.
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Whitsunday Island National Park, 4802, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Seen & heard lots about this beach & quality of the talcum powder white sands ... So I was pleased to be able to visit when I was in Queensland. It was as good as they say; crystal clear warm waters & pure white sand...More

Thank delboy99
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For a few hours you can say that you have seen it. It is 7.2 kilometers long and the sand is like silicon.

Thank Chuck K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You just can’t visit Australia without a trip to Whitehaven Beach. It just has to be experienced to be believed and the photos just don’t do it justice. While you are there you must also do the walk up to the lookout above Hill Inlet....More

Thank Lostefarian
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely loved the beach and water. Although stinger suits are recommended we had a great swim without the stinger suit as there was nothing in the water. The water was so clear and lovely and the sand so nice and soft. It's definitely a place...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Crystal clear water, but stinger suits are advised. We were able to spot a small ray fish. However, you may stop bigger ones if you go a little inside the water for a swim. Try to be amongst the first ones to reach in morning...More

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Thank g_praful
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes - OK, it’s gorgeous but with so many trips going there daily, the beach is nowhere near as white and clean as some of the beaches we saw south of Sydney! Hyams Beach at Jervis Bay near Shoalhaven was so much more stunning. The...More

Thank SarahB1957
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing beach and such clear water. Really looks like a postcard photo. We were advised to wear the complimentary stinger suits and although we felt stupid it was preferable to being airlifted off to hospital because of a jellyfish sting! Lots of people chose not...More

Thank Loraine D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a visit when you're going around whitsundays! Clear water and a good area to relax and enjoy a sunny day.

Thank liisve
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did the half day cruise to Whitehaven Beach from Hamilton Island. The boat ride there was a little choppy (if you get sea sick), but the way back was fine. Apart from that, the 7km of silica sand and unbelievable blue ocean is something...More

Thank BrownEyedGirl11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting the Whitsundays, Whitehaven should be on your list. This beach is absolutely amazing with 80 degree Fahrenheit water and extremely soft sand.

Thank Justin F
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Hamilton Island Golf Club Restaurant and Bar
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Beaver Bar & Cafe
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Nearby Attractions
Hill Inlet
774 reviews
1.80 miles away
Whitehaven Beach Picnic Adventure
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1.03 miles away
Hamilton Island Air
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.17 miles away
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Response from Astrid R | Reviewed this property |
Hi there..goodness so many must does! Unfortunately this is a very big country and things are very spread out! my list is; Uluru ..Central Australia..nothing like it on earth. Great Barrier Reef ..lots choices there..but... More