Right in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef lays 74 tropical islands collectively known as the Whitsundays. With a majority of the islands being uninhabited and boasting dense rainforest alongside white sandy beaches there’s plenty of unspoilt beauty to behold.
Island hop on one of the many boat trips offering this incredible experience and drop anchor for a snorkel or dive amongst the magnificent corals and abundance of marine life.
As you cruise through the islands take in the spectacular natural landscapes surrounding you and enjoy the breathtaking views of the sun rising and setting over the still ocean.
Two of the most popular points of interest here are Whitehaven Beach where stunning turquoise waters meet pure white silica sand and Hill Inlet where you’ll view jaw dropping views of of the two swirling together to create stunning fusions of colours.
Take a hike through the hillsides of the National Park trails, relax on pristine white sand surrounded by beauty and swim amongst the fishes in the glistening waters.
With a variety of trips offering this incredible experience you’ll be sure to find one that will guarantee you a trip of a lifetime!
Airlie Beach is the main gateway to the Whitsundays with heaps of day trips and overnight cruises departing from here daily.
With plenty to offer, Airlie is the perfect place to base yourself before you head off on your adventure to discover the beautiful islands.
Located in the Conway National Park, Airlie is surrounded by lush rainforest waiting to be explored. Take a walk through the hinterland trails to discover spectacular lookouts and secluded beaches, and enjoy a scenic drive to Cedar Creeks Falls, a stunning waterhole with flowing waterfall in wet season (January-March).
In the centre of Airlie, surrounded by beautiful parkland and overlooking the glistening Coral Sea, is a large lagoon with sandy beach and grassy areas. This picturesque setting is the perfect place to soak up some sun, cool off in the pool or meet friends for a BBQ.
Airlie’s main street is lined with a great selection of shops, restaurants and lively bars come evening, so there’s an excellent choice of things to do to ensure everyone has a great time!
Whitehaven beach has been voted Australia’s number 1 beach and once you’ve made the unmissable trip there you’ll understand why!
Pure white sands stretching over 7 kilometers meet with stunning aqua blue waters to create breath taking scenery.
The pristine silica sand is so fine it doesn’t retain heat like normal sand, making it comfortable and soft to walk on, and also great for polishing jewellery back to perfection!
This stunning beach is located on Whitsunday Island, the largest of the 74 islands that make up the National Park, and as it can only be accessed by boat it means it’s rarely overcrowded making it a perfect place for relaxation and escape.
A breathtaking remote inlet situated at the Northern end of Whitehaven beach, this is one of the most picturesque views you could ever experience.
Watch as the tide shifts and the swirling turquoise waters seamlessly blend with the sweeping white sands to create captivating patterns.
You’ll be absolutely mesmerised by the ever changing stunning fusions of colours. This really is a magical and unique natural wonder to behold!
One of the most popular stops for the many boat trips that can take you round the Whitsunday islands. Langford Island features a long sand spit during low tide perfect for picnics, sunbathing, swimming and snorkeling.
This spot is great for all levels as you can snorkel straight off the beach with the best areas to explore being closest to shore.
Immerse yourself in the warm crystal clear waters and discover the fascinating underwater gardens, home to an abundance of small species fish and soft and hard coral of all colours, shapes and sizes.