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Whitehaven Beach

Whitsunday Island National Park, 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 9664
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Whitehaven Beach Half-Day Cruises
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Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island Cruise
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Whitehaven Beach and Dumbbell Island Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise
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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
+61 7 4946 9664
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Reviewed 6 days ago

You can walk on this sand all day and your feet will never get hot. It's a beautiful white sand beach that is only eclipsed by the crystal clear blue water. An uninhabited island in the Whitsundays it is visited by boat or seaplane. We...More

Thank MaxHall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiance and I went here courtesy of Whitsunday Cruises. They advised borrowing a full-body swim suite because there's potential to be stung by jelly fish. It was a beautiful, hot day. I'm not sure if people pumped it up for us, but although the...More

Thank Rayndroplet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must see! Beautiful crystal clear water and the whitest sand Ive ever seen. And stringrays galore. A memorable experience.

1  Thank Chez B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never seen a beach with sand as white as this one. We were lucky to see a big stingray and a lemon shark when we visited this beach. The water is completely clear and it is absolutely stunning!

1  Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good to make a day out of it. Stunning views from the bush walk. We saw a group of rays when on the view point and a turtle on the other side of the island.

Thank Kerrie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is just stunning. Fantastic for kids as the sand does not heat up. Cheap camping and the facilities are always clean. The outlook and water and second to none!

Thank AmandaLStokes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with cruise Whitsunday. Sea was super rough but was ok for fun experience. Bit disappointed when we arrive the beach. Sure not as nice as some beaches we have been. Expectation too high. If you take afternoon cruise. Pls pack some lunch or eat...More

Thank Xiaofen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is gorgeous. I think it’s best to visit early as the tide is out and you an see the water markings more clearly. You’ll find Sting Rays and lemon Sharks in the waters here and plenty of small fishes. Great day out. No...More

Thank -Global-Galivanter-
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Whitehaven Beach on a half day morning trip with Cruise Whitsundays. It is just beautiful! The photos really don’t do it justice - the sand is so white & the sea turquoise! We had an extremely relaxing morning, there is not a great...More

Thank JayAndZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must go if you're in Queensland, Australia. The waters were cystal blue, and the sand is the softest thing you'll ever feel. Although the damages from Cyclone Debbie are still apparent, the views are still breathtaking.

Thank hazeypeach
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Jeanette W
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 ?
4 November 2017|
Response from Jill T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Josefina, When I was searching around trying to find information before my trip, I googled a lot and found the main website for hamilton island to be the best go-to. (it won't let me write the website address) I know it... More