Reached by boat from Airlie Beach. 12 hrs North of Brissy, 11 hrs South of Cooktown. Whitehaven Beach is known for its powder-fine sand. The sand consists of pure silica which gives it a bright white color.
the bioluminescent noctiluca scintillans — an algae known otherwise as sea sparkle — of australia’s jervis bay. photos by (click pic) andy hutchinson, joanne paquette and naomi paquette. see also: more bioluminescence posts)by joanne paquette
Brightly colored bathing boxes line the sand at Brighton Beach. Victorian morality created the huts, situated close to the shoreline so women could slip into their bathing costumes and race to the water discretely.