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White Haven Beach, Whit Sunday, Arlie Beach And Other Common Misspellings

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White Haven Beach

Correctly spelt it’s Whitehaven Beach.  

Whitehaven Beach is the very famous, beautiful stip of pure white sand in The Whitsundays.  You can find out more information by clicking the button below.


Whit Sunday Islands

Correctly spelt it’s Whitsunday Islands.

The Whitsunday Islands are a group of Islands just offshore from the North Queensland Coast.  While The Whitsundays technically stretches quite a long way, the best access point is Airlie Beach.


Arlie Beach

Correctly spelt it’s Airlie Beach.

There is a cheeky extra I hidden in there behind the first A.  Airlie Beach is a fun little town with the perfect mix of party and chill.  It’s also where all of the Whitsunday Islands tours depart from.

Tonge Bay

Correctly spelt it’s Tongue Bay.

Tongue Bay is the sheltered bay just over the hill from Whitehaven Beach.  Most of the overnight sailing tours will drop anchor here and sleep for one of their two nights in order to wake up at Whitehaven Beach.


Snorkelling or Snorkeling

Correct spelling is actually both of them.

The US dictionary tells us that snorkeling is correct and the English dictionary tells us that snorkelling is correct.  So it really depends on your computer settings.  Fun fact though, the word snorkelling comes from the German word Schnorchel, which is a name for an air shaft on a submarine. 


We will add more common misspellings to this as we hear them.