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Uninhabited Whitsunday Island is home to this beautiful beach, one of the world's most spectacular.
4802, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We received a complimentary half day trip to Whitehaven as a bonus to booking a full day trip to The Great Barrier Reef. Despite being overcast and windy we enjoyed our time here. The sand is as soft as reported and the beach long enough...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank murrayd745
Reviewed 1 week ago

The sand is an intriguing fine pure white silica.The beach is unique in that no other beach on the islands in the area is this appearance.My wife who has ambulatory issues, and I travelled here on reefstar cruises out of Airlie beach.They were very helpful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roving12310753114
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The sand was soft and white like flour and the sea water so clear. The beach wasn’t crowded at all as it appears they arrange tours to arrive at different times throughout the day to prevent over crowding. There were sting rays in the sea...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pollyf945
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful white sand beach reached by cruise boat from Hamilton island. Well worth a visit. Nice views from the hill.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TR4prez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The natural beauty of this place cannot adequately be described in words. We went straight to the beach while everyone else from all the boats was up at the viewpoint. We had the place to ourselves for about 30 minutes before other people started coming...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank WindowSeatWorld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful white silica sand. Shines and cleans your jewellery Half day stay was plenty of time to explore this island. A must to see. Well looked after by the Whitsunday crew.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sue S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic views great place must do . Put it on your bucket list. Whithaven / snorkeling / hill inlet

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank oliverg714
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

White heaven beach is the jewel of Whitsundays (comprising 84 islands). 98% natural silica sand along with turquoise water with scenic view of green mountains like islands with beautiful coloured fish wandering around on the shore in big number with clear visibility. WHAT ELSE IS...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 385aurangz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whitehaven Beach Cruise Including Hill Inlet Walk one day tour cost $558 for two, the cruise divided locals and foreigners, the cruise thought they were by appearances, the cruise sent the locals to the Hill Inlet Walk by small boat, left the second group, foreigners,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank flyhorse501
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful stretch of beach with crystal waters a pure white sand. Very bright with the sun bouncing off the white sand but beautiful. A little bit of shaded seating is available or bring a beach tent. To get the best out of the area...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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20 June 2018|
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Response from marcedriang2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there, plenty of cruise options to Whitehaven beach
5 January 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.
6 November 2017|
Response from Kath F |
We are cruusinv with P and O in February. What time do thd ferries run from Hamilton to Whitehaven beach ?