Continent
Australia
Country
Australia
Next Big City
Hamilton Island
Next Town
Hamilton, Whitsunday Island
 
Type:
Ocean, Lagoon
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
None

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Warm crystal clear water. Very beautiful.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

Whitehaven Beach is one of Australia's most pristine beaches, with something like 98% white silica sand. The Whitehaven beach is in the list of top ten international beaches because its really beautiful place in Australia. At the northern end of Whitehaven Beach is the gateway Hill, a beautiful entrance, where the tide moves the sand and water to create a fusion of attractive colors. Many people claim Hill inlet and Whitehaven Beach are the most beautiful places you have never seen.

Weather

Spring:
Shorts
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts
Winter:
Shorts

Climate conditions: Summer temperatures are warm to hot, with some rain fall. Winter temperatures are superb with little rain. Water temperatures range between 23-27┬░C. Don't forget your sunscreen! The Australian sun burns. A rash vest with UV protection is a good idea for hours on the water.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, April, May, June, December
Wind Type:
No information
Best Direction:
E, ESE, SE, SSE, S
Main Direction:
E, ESE, SE, SSE, S

From December to June the predominant winds are E, SE to S. The pick of this period is March to June with good reliable winds. The wind regularly reaches 25 knts.



How to get there

Transport
Boat
Access
No walk

Only accessible by boat. Best: Fly in from Sydney to Hamilton Island 2 hour flight then ferry (40min) to Shute Harbour, mainland and Airlie Beach (Party Town). Fly in from Brisbane to Proserpine 1 hour flight (mainland). Or drive, rental car's are available or you can catch a bus from Brisbane (it's a long drive but there are some great kitesurfing destinations along the way). You either have to do a day trip here on a boat, or charter a yacht to get here.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

No nightlife.