It won’t be easy to get there… but the journey will be worth it
WHITEHAVEN BEACH, AUSTRALIA
This is the remote Whitsunday Island –largest of the 74 islands in the Whitsundays situated off the northeast coat of Australia. And what makes it remarkable is the sand … composed of 98% silica, it’s among the whitest anywhere on earth with a fine, powder-like consistency.
THE HARD BIT
To get there you’ll need take a boat ride or a short flight in a seaplane.
By plane airwhitsunday.com.au
By boat cruisewhitsundays.com
SAA flies direct to Perth daily from Johannesburg. From there, catch a connecting flight with codeshare partner Virgin Australia to Proserpine on the Whitsunday coast.