THE Chinese New Year is about to be celebrated in a unique way on Whitehaven Beach thanks to a special partnership between Cruise Whitsundays and Hamilton Island, from January 31-February 6.
THE Chinese New Year is about to be celebrated in a unique way on Whitehaven Beach thanks to a special partnership between Cruise Whitsundays and Hamilton Island, from January 31-February 6.

Whitehaven is Number 1

WHITEHAVEN Beach on Whitsunday Island has been named the number one eco-friendly beach in the world by CNN.com.

Tourism Whitsundays submitted Whitehaven Beach for consideration for this honour as it believed the local beach deserved the recognition.

Tourism Whitsundays chief executive Peter O'Reilly said he was immensely proud of the efforts of Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, Whitsunday Regional Council, local tour operators and the community to keep Whitehaven so pristine.

“This is a huge honour and one which everyone in the Whitsundays and Australia should be proud of,” he said.

Whitehaven Beach was the only Australian beach to be honoured on the list and was described as being “breathtaking”.

The list was also replicated on leading travel site, Viaggi Republica in Italy.


Island burn-off warning

Island burn-off warning

The burns will commenced on Monday and will continue until July 30

Baldies donate for prevention

Baldies donate for prevention

WSPN chair Ron Petterson said this was a great step forward

LNP to fund the greening of the Whitsundays

LNP to fund the greening of the Whitsundays

LNP going green in the Whitsundays.

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