The Whitsunday Islands, located at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, will provide travellers with a relaxing and stress free holiday experience. Only a short distance from Airlie Beach, each of the Islands has it's own unique exciting activities to enjoy and beautiful scenery to take in.
Hamilton Island is the largest of the Whitsundays. Get up close and personal with Australian wildlife at the Wild Life Hamilton Island Zoo. Head over to Daydream Island and check out their spectacular living reef, one of the worlds largest man-made living coral reef lagoons. After you have played with baby sharks and been bedazzled by the 50 species of coral, head over to Long Island and do some snorkelling in the Coral Sea, where you will be captivated by dozens of different tropical fish. Finally, pay a visit to Lindeman Island and join Club Med's circus school. Juggle, try the flying trapeze and learn all sorts of other fun tricks to keep you entertained all summer long.
Any of Whitsunday's 74 Islands are perfect for snorkelling and scuba diving, where you can get lost amongst the bright coral and beautiful fish. If you are more of a thrill seeker, skydiving is a very popular activity for visitors. When you are finished enjoying the natural beauty of the Great Barrier Reef, enjoy some of the exquisite food on offer at the various resorts around the Whitsunday Islands.
The Whitsundays has many luxury resorts and hotels for travellers who are looking to experience a lavish holiday. There are also numerous self contained apartments for families and romantic bed and breakfasts for couples. For those looking for some more affordable options, there are backpacking and budget options available, as well as affordable hotel and motel options.