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Whitehaven Beach

Whitsunday Island National Park, 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 9664
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US$ 96.93*
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Half Day Cruise to Whitehaven Beach Including BBQ Lunch
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US$ 144.58*
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Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island Cruise
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US$ 79.96*
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Whitehaven Beach Half-Day Cruises
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Uninhabited Whitsunday Island is home to this beautiful beach, one of the world's most spectacular.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“white sand” (110 reviews)
“amazing beach” (34 reviews)
Whitsunday Island National Park, 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 9664
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Most beautiful place I've ever been to! White sand everywhere and cleanest water to swim in, just awesome. We did a tour with Tongarra to the Whitehaven Beach and I recomend it absolutely.

Thank saili93
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic trip on a comfortable boat with an informative but not boring commentary. We enjoyed ample time on the beautiful pristine beach to have a swim, walk along the beach and sunbake. Great afternoon tea was served after leaving beach with plenty of fresh muffins,...More

Thank Astrid R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whitehaven beach, a must do. However if there's a high tide, be wary you will not see the beautiful swirling sands that they are famous for. I went when there was a high tide, and I wanted to get to the north side of the...More

Thank Kari D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whitehaven beach is on my top list to see in Airlie Beach. Booked a day trip with Oceanrafting. Whitehaven is beautiful. The sand is so fine and white. The water is crystal clear. I saw a huge starfish, a small sting gray. The view of...More

Thank Monica N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a full day here, shortly after Cyclone Debbie. It had fared remarkably well considering how destructive the cyclone had been. There was still beautiful white sand and incredibly blue water, although the trees took a hit. The hike up the hill was nice...More

Thank travelbuddies39
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a half day trip with Whitsunday Tours to this beach and despite the overcast weather, this trip and the destination were simply stunning. There is a reason his ranks as one of the best beaches in the world.. amazingly clear water, stunning sands...More

Thank travellingnick1717
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked into the Half day Hamilton Island / half day Whitehaven Beach tour. We also booked the bus transfers through Cruise Whitsundays so we were picked up from our hotel first thing in the morning and dropped back at the end of the day....More

1  Thank Alison K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whitehaven Beach is a long beautiful beach, and the location and lack of people selling things brings a nice serenity to the visit. Dive into the beautiful waters and enjoy!

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No argument when it comes to how breathtaking the beach is when you get closer and closer. Beautiful white sand, clear ocean blue water. It might take some organizing to get to it, but well worth it. We booked a "picnic at Whitehaven" which gave...More

Thank Stepher76
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited just prior to Cyclone Debbie and absolutely loved our trip. The Beach is so pristine and looks virtually untouched by people, kept in beautiful condition for tourists. The water is incredibly crystal blue and the sand is white, yet not hot. Can't wait...More

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Nearby Attractions
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.28 km away
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yuri c
31 May 2017|
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Response from Julie W | Reviewed this property |
Sydney to hamilton island is about a two hour flight time. Whitehaven beach is a 45 min trip by boat. I recommend Cruise Whitsundays full day tour, so you get to see Hill inlet on the northern end of Whitehaven beach. Please... More
25 May 2017|
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Response from 430amanda | Reviewed this property |
The trip we done was through Cruise Whitsundays and they leave from Airlie, stop at Daydream and onto Hamilton before arriving at Whitehaven; I've always stayed on Hamilton as it's more central so have no recommendations for... More
10 April 2017|
Response from courtneymehmet | Reviewed this property |
Whitehaven and Hamilton should be fine by then. I believe it will only be Hayman island that will remain closed until next year. Have an amazing time, it's a truly beautiful place