Whitsundays Area Highlights & Essential Things To Do
Discover Your Local Whitsundays Area
Warm waters, warm weather, white sand and tropical surrounds – welcome to the Whitsundays. The Whitsundays includes seventy-four islands in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef in northern Queensland. The islands where you will find accommodation are Daydream Island, Hamilton Island, Hayman Island, Hook Island, Long Island, South Molle Island and Lindeman Island.
Get ready for your dream holiday. The Whitsundays is the most romantic, relaxing place for couples and is a popular spot for weddings and honeymoons. The islands are also perfect for families as there are so many activities and attractions for both kids and adults. Snorkel, dive, windsurf, parasail or kayak – take your pick! Hamilton Island is the best family friendly island with the most budget friendly hotel options available. Hamilton Island offers an ample amount of water sports and activities to choose from. Hamilton Island also hosts regular events including the annual Great Whitehaven Beach Run and annual Race Week.
If lounging around by a private pool in a luxury retreat with a cocktail in hand is more your style, you will love Hayman and Lindeman Island. These islands have exclusive, luxury resorts, perfect for an intimate getaway with your loved one.
The most obvious attraction in the Whitsundays is The Great Barrier Reef. Take a three hour unforgettable cruise out to the heart of the reef. Jump off the back of the boat and float in the shallow, warm waters. Be amazed at all the brightly coloured coral, and keep a lookout for seahorses and Nemo! Watch out for the big groper, he’s inquisitive and likes to come up close. Reef tours are accessible by all Whitsunday Islands.
Another must do tour is a trip out to the most beautiful beach attraction in the Whitsundays, Whitehaven Beach. The sand is so pure and white that you may need sunglasses just to look at it! Sit in the shallow, calm turquoise waters and see for yourself why this place attracts so many people from all over the world.
Who needs to go to Hawaii when we have our very own beautiful tropical paradise in our backyard? Take one visit to the tropical paradise of the Whitsundays and you will never want to leave.
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