Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Island

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If you could visit only one beach in the Whitsundays, it most likely would be Whitehaven Beach. One of the most photographed beaches in Australia, 7 km (4.35 mi) of soft white-silica sand on Whitsunday Island meet ocean water featuring every shade of blue. Head for Hill Inlet on the northern end to watch the tide mix sand and sea into large blue-and-white swirls. Get an overhead perspective from Tongue Point. You can join boat tours to the beach, fly above it on a seaplane or helicopter, or travel here on your own and camp for the night on the beach's southern end. Using our custom trip planner, Whitsunday Island attractions like Whitehaven Beach can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • wow this was the highlight of our trip we went to white haven beach and snorkled at hook island the beach has the whitest sand and bluest water I have ever seen and the snorkle we saw amazing fish... 
    wow this was the highlight of our trip we went to white haven beach and snorkled at hook island the beach has the whitest sand and bluest water I have ever seen and the snorkle we saw amazing fish...  more »
  • There's no doubt about it, Whitehaven Beach on a beautiful sunny day is simply stunning. The almost pure silica sands give off some incredible colours. It is, of course, very popular with many day... 
    There's no doubt about it, Whitehaven Beach on a beautiful sunny day is simply stunning. The almost pure silica sands give off some incredible colours. It is, of course, very popular with many day...  more »
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  • It’s even better when you look down from the sky.
  • An amazingly beautiful beach, feels like paradise.

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