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Whitehaven Beach

Whitsunday Island National Park, 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 9664
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USD 79.25*
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Whitehaven Beach Half-Day Cruises
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USD 143.28*
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Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island Cruise
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USD 135.28*
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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 yesterday

We took a Whitsunday Cruise package from Port Airlie to Hamilton then onto Whitehaven beach. The overall trip was a wonderful experience; the crew on board the boat were well organized, professional, helpful and friendly and always smiling. Airlie to Hamilton trip was 40 minutes....More

Thank Victor H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our family group spent a couple of hours on Whitehaven Beach as part of a cruise. This is a beautiful beach with clean, white sand and gently lapping waves backed by thick, scrubby trees (and inhabited by large lizards!). Note that you’d be wise to...More

Thank 0undleman
Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing trip out. Stayed overnight for 2 nights on a boat. this was the highlight of the whole trip. The beach was like something from a dream- not a lot of shade but it was perfect for a sun-lover like me. Crystal clear waters and...More

Thank Hollielouisesmith
Reviewed 1 week ago

Half day excursion from nearby Hamilton Island. White sand of beach most impressive but a hot day and very little shade clost to the beach - vegetation still recovering from recent cyclone - inland not quite as badly damaged. Took a walk (might have been...More

Thank WorldTraveller0101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently spent a few hours on Whitehaven Beach and although beautiful the sand wasn’t as “powdery” as expected. In comparison to most beaches around the area, it was finer and nicer to walk & sit on, but it was no better than many beaches...More

Thank basilbarton90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Witehaven beach is simply beautiful. The beach starts in the North with the famous Hill inlet and stretches for many km’s to the South. In the South most boat tours stop for a swimming break. You’ll find there a small picnic area and public toilettes....More

Thank ThRued
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most beautiful beach I have ever seen! I went there with my wife, we really enjoyed there. The sand is so soft,clean and white!!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We camped on Whitehaven with the company Scamper who provided us with all camping equipment and transfers (we just needed to bring our own food!). Whitehaven is a beautiful place, however it has recently been battered by a cyclone so there is a lot of...More

Thank Marley-Ray
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is an amazing beach. The best beach I have ever visited in my life. If you have the time and money, please visit Whitehaven, you will not regret!

Thank Laura_Turra
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We visited Whitehaven beach as a stop in a boat tour. It is truely magnificent! To see the best view it is a short walk up a hill to a lookout.

Thank Peter F
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29 August 2017|
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Response from Mayke2 | Reviewed this property |
Indeed, we went there mid August and the sand is like powder snow.