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Mackay and Whitsunday Life

White On Whitehaven – You’re Invited!

The bucket-list item on many a locals’ list, the annual St. Bebida White on Whitehaven by Fish D’vine Catering is the only long lunch of its kind open to the public on Whitehaven Beach.

This extravagant, decadent and opulent affair invites guests to indulge in a full day on Whitehaven Beach, where you are whisked away to a paradise, that is just a short distance from your home.

Starting your day aboard an air-conditioned ferry, the party begins as soon as you join the sea of stunning white outfits that form the dress-code for the day.

The vibrant chatter on the scenic ferry ride over to Whitsunday Island soon abates when the white silica sands of Whitehaven Beach appear on the horizon.

Guests walk from the boat directly onto the beach and are immediately greeted by a glass of chilled French Champagne and the bluesy beats of the nationally acclaimed six-piece band, The Natural Culture.

The long white tables stretch out along the delicate sands and everyone is invited to sit and enjoy the views while feasting on freshly shucked oysters and sashimi.

The event is proudly created by Fish D’vine Co-Owner, Kev Collins, who is the mastermind behind the delicious menu and a passionate advocate for promoting fresh local produce.  

Highlighting the freshest local seafood, fine cuts of grass-fed meats, topped with divine sauces and salads, guests are able to watch as the food is cooked on the BBQ and interact with Kev and his team of chefs.

Kev said he is thrilled to host the ultimate Queensland luncheon experience again and urged people to secure their tickets as they are already selling fast. 
“We're expecting the 2024 White on Whitehaven Long Lunch to be another huge success, drawing in over 700 guests from across the country to enjoy three days of beautiful Whitsundays spring weather,” he expressed.

“St. Bebida’s White on Whitehaven is already generating excitement, with many guests rebooking for this year. Don't miss out – Saturday is already 75% booked.”

Proudly sponsoring the event is St. Bebida, showcasing their exciting new range of products, including Sparkling Rosé, Flamenco Sangria, and ‘Chello’ Limoncello Spritz, adding a refreshing twist to the event.  

Matt McLean, Director at St. Bebida said he is thrilled to partner with the event this year.

"We are absolutely delighted to be part of the White on Whitehaven event this year, and ecstatic to have acquired the naming rights along with it too. This event perfectly aligns with our brand, and we can't wait to be serving everyone fresh from the taps for the three days," he shared. 
“It’s been a big first year of business for us at St. Bebida with constant growth and reach spanning across the country, and this is just the icing on the cake for us.” 

Tourism Whitsundays Chief Executive Officer, Rick Hamilton believes this year’s White on Whitehaven Long Lunch by Fish D’vine will be another great success for Fish D’vine and The Whitsundays. 
“The White on Whitehaven Long Lunch by Fish D’vine is a highly anticipated event, drawing visitors year after year from Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne to experience its charm,” he said.

WHAT: White On Whitehaven
WHERE: Whitehaven Beach
WHEN: 6-8 September  

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