The Whitsundays is by far one of the most visited holiday destinations in Australia! This beautiful passage and its islands that dot the Queensland coastline, just off shore from Airlie Beach holds so many amazing delights and wonderful attractions that it just has to be seen to be believed.
There are seventy four islands that make up The Whitsundays with eight of them being inhabited by luxury island resorts are open all year round. From Hamilton Island, Peppers Palm Bay, Hayman Island, Daydream Island, South Molle Island, Long Island and Brampton Island you can choose from a secluded private bungalow with up to around 42 guests at any one time on an island or a luxury resort with everything from golf, horse riding, go karting, water sports galore and scenic flights.... The choice is yours! On Hamilton Island you will find the widest range of resorts and Hamilton Island accommodation is enouned for its high standards.
The Whitsundays present perfect tropical weather all year round so expect warm azure waters and clear blue skies that just beckon you to experience a sailing adventure, diving or snorkelling trip or a fishing charter that is great for the whole family. It is all waiting for you to enjoy in the Whitsundays, with everything for a romantic holiday for two through to a family holiday with a difference.
The Great Barrier Reef is famous for its stunning coral gardens, array of underwater marine life and interlocking reef formations that go on for as far as the eye can see. You can spend weeks diving the thousands of amazing dive sites on the Great Barrier Reef and you still will not come close to having dived most of this World Heritage Listed site.
The Whitsunday Islands is now recognised worldwide as a sailing paradise, with icons such as Whitehaven Beach which is consistently named as 'one of the ten top beaches of the world' as well as MantaRay Bay being one of Australia's best dive sites and, of course The Great Barrier Reef at your doorstep. The Whitsundays have many ways for you to experience it many delights such as maxi sailing yachts, cruising catamarans, powerful rigid inflatable boats, scenic flights or exhilarating helicopter rides. Airlie Beach is the main gateway to The Whitsundays and with daily and extended trips leaving every day, weather permitting, you can select from a huge array of tours that will suit you and your needs.
You may also like to skipper your own vessel for a holiday with a difference, as you meander your way through the islands that dot the coastline and stopping off at night time in a secluded bay or inlet. Take the whole family or just the two of you for a holiday to remember that will be filled with everything from island hopping, snorkelling, diving, fishing, bushwalking, hiking and visiting beautiful National Parks along the way.
If you are after a holiday location that presents beautiful ocean waters, island hopping, National Parks, diving, snorkelling and much more, you need this Whitsundays travel guide!
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