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Whitehaven Beach

Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
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It lives up to its images

Possibly the most photographed beach in the world! We arrived here on a low tide with a day trip... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
annettelaurie
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
World class beach

Best beach in the world - a must see if you're out on the reef. Nice safe swimming area and clean... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JennyC5050
,
Canberra, Australia
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  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“white sand” (8 reviews)
“turquoise sea” (2 reviews)
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Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
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"hamilton island"
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"white sand"
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"turquoise sea"
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"great beach"
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"best beach in the world"
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"bucket list"
in 7 reviews
"stinger suits"
in 8 reviews
"sunny day"
in 4 reviews
"picnic lunch"
in 3 reviews
"lemon sharks"
in 4 reviews
"clear water"
in 3 reviews
"half day tour"
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"salt water"
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"white haven"
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"high tide"
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"fish"
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"hill inlet lookout"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Possibly the most photographed beach in the world! We arrived here on a low tide with a day trip out with ocean rafting . There are only two operators that are allowed in close to the ever changing and shifting sands. The beach is beautiful...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best beach in the world - a must see if you're out on the reef. Nice safe swimming area and clean white beaches!

Thank JennyC5050
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Beach is unbelievable. Unfortunately you can only reach it by booking a tour. It is absolutely worthwhile.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful beaches definitely worth spending a day there to walk over Hill Inlet to see the swirling sands.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just stunning expanses of the softest white sand for you to laze on, explore and generally love life :) If you decide to swim then check if it's jellyfish season or not - they are only the size of your thumbnail so you won't see...More

Thank Nancy B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've visited so many pretty islands, beaches, but this beach is something special. Looks like the most beautiful painting, art.

Thank Tennis011
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

If you're staying for half a day take water a few snacks and maybe beer wine. Not much shade so if you have a compact lightweight beach shack worth taking.

Thank Bernard L
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Went with Cruise Whitsundays. As per previous trips with them, they provided an excellent day out. We had a swim and the company provided water, shade tents, and helpful staff.

Thank moonpea
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

best beach i have ever set foot on, and the viewpoints from above are out of this world, out of this world

Thank lucasScott87
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

We did the tour on Camira catamaran. The trip was excellent well worth the money. White-haven beach is spectacular. White soft sand and crystal clear water. Great swimming.

Thank wazzab
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John C
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Response from winmac01 | Reviewed this property |
it can be done but you will have to plan your day well the ferry has a web site and all details of packages do the morning one I think it ends at 4pm plenty of providers in town who will organise pickup and drop off though... More
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