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Gorgeous beach

Glorious beach with clear water and mild waves. Plenty of activities to do off the beach - snorkel... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Brisbane Region, Australia
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This beach was most fun during low tide

We went during the Xmas week and the weather was not ideal. It was cloudy, windy with rain. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hong Kong, China
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Resort Drive, 4803, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Catseye Beach is unique in it's location. Surrounded with mountains and calm waters makes it an enjoyable experience. BUT the pebbes are annoying as you walk into the water, so be careful for the first few meters after which you can enjoy a nice swim...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wshuggi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Glorious beach with clear water and mild waves. Plenty of activities to do off the beach - snorkel, paddle board, catamaran. Lounges scattered along the beach. Beautiful tropical setting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank asmicallef1
Reviewed 6 days ago

Midway through our visit, this beach was closed due to a mother and a young girl being attacked by something. The National news reported it as a shark attack, while the official island line was that it was a territorial toadfish. Unfortunately, there was only...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kirssten
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went during the Xmas week and the weather was not ideal. It was cloudy, windy with rain. The water was rough at Catseye during high tide, definitely not like the beautiful pictures advertised by the resort operator. We understand its cyclone season this time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LaoK66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

stunning is the only way to describe it , warm water, nice sandy beach but NO LIFEGUARD , out of this world

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank garymD2150OC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely long clean sandy beach, some private areas for hotels, boat hire, paddle boards, canoes ect at one end of beach with a dory for rescue purposes, but beach is not patrolled with lifeguards and warning are in place regarding sharks and jellyfish. However in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sheila C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On high tide Catseye can be a fun beach to swim in or try one of the water sports like paddle boarding or hobie cats. On low tide it can be very good for snorkeling or turtle watching.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jimwilltravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Catseye has everything for families and older couples. Amazing accommodation options, plenty of public and private pools, resort Centre where daily activities are organized, catamaran, kayak and paddle board hire, snorkeling, tanning, lying about on free lounges.. Need I go on? I don't want to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank karenzmcbride
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

A really nice beach. Lots to do such as snorkelling, stand up paddle boarding, sailing etc (most are free if you stay in a select hotel on the island).

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Davowhytee
Reviewed 4 December 2018

this beach was stunning! it was very easy access from the hotels and had restaurants and pools all around. There are also lots of activities on the beach like kayaking, although you can only do those activities when it is high tide (which isn't that...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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11 March 2017|
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Response from sunnyside_judy | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just seen this, probably too late but for others We chartered a boat and swam off that not off the shore and just to warn everyone needed stinger suits. Pretty mandatory for when we were there in February.
5 July 2016|
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Response from RItraveler512 | Reviewed this property |
We did full day trip to Whitsunday Islands including Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet & walk to Outlook with lunch. It was very nice. Also we did Fly and Cruise to Reefworld platform. By Helicopter 30min flight & 3hrs snorkel on... More