Whitehaven Beach – located in Whitsunday Island, Australia is said to be the whitest beach in the world. The sand shows the beautiful white color due to the silica in the sand. The sand is one of the purest that NASA has even used it to make special telescope lenses. Whitehaven beach has a length of about over 7 km (4 miles) along the largest of the Whitsunday Islands. Multiple times a day, trips have been arranged you can even go in a 2nd one, once you missed the 1st trip. Tourist will find is easy to stay as variety of accommodation is available on Whitsunday Island. One stunning nearby place to visit is Outer Great Barrier Reef that has been recognized as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.