Published: 01 March 2017 by: Kate Webster
0
0
0
s2smodern

Whitehaven Beach

TripAdvisor has ranked the best beaches in Australia and once again, Whitehaven Beach in the Whitsundays has been named the best beach in Australia by discerning travellers.

This is the fourth year running that the 7kms of pure white 98% silica sand that is Whitehaven Beach, located on Hamilton Island, has topped the list.

TripAdvisor has analysed millions of reviews to release its best beaches in Australia list for its 2017 Travellers’ Choice Awards. Award-winning beaches were determined based on the quantity and quality of traveller reviews and ratings for beaches on TripAdvisor, gathered over a 12-month period 

Home to some of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the world, it is not surprising that Queensland beaches dominating the Top 10 list.

Tourism Whitsundays CEO Craig Turner said this made the win even more special.

“We know Queensland has stunning beaches so Whitehaven Beach being voted number one out of all of them really does say it all. I think Whitehaven Beach stands out because it is completely natural – just sand, sea and sunshine. As one TripAdvisor reviewer put it - “Best beach, purest white sand, and bluest water I have ever seen,” Turner said.

Visitors to Whitehaven Beach are often blown away by its pristine beauty and, not surprisingly, it is one of the most photographed beaches in the world.

 

 

View All Travel News
SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER

If you have an appetite for regular, bite-sized travel content we invite you join our online VIP community and sign up to receive your FREE Holidays for Couples Weekly Edition.

Holidays Shortbreaks
+

Favourites

No favourites yet!

Explore More

5 of the Best Dive Destinations in Asia

Consider yourselves keen divers? Looking for an extraordinary advent

Chasing the Sun: A Winter Escape to Airlie Beach

Portofino springs to mind, as our boat nudges its way through jade-g

Room For Two: Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas

Hidden away on the secluded Pai Plong Bay coastline, Centara Grand B

Add comment

     


Security code
Refresh