Australia’s premier sailing destination and also the step off point for some great diving, Whitsundays is indulgently luxurious and stunningly beautiful! Situated midway along the Queensland Coast of Australia, the area consists of some 74 picturesque islands rising from warm, sparkling blue waters, white sand beaches and an abundance of incredible marine and wild life.
It is considered as the heart of the Great Barrier Reef and one of the world’s most spectacular aquatic playgrounds. Smooth water, spectacular reefs, rainforest paired with deep water anchorages and five-star resorts; Whitsundays has everything to attract the yachting elite. Whitsundays is blessed with a pleasant climate year-round. The best time to visit is June, August and September because in these months the weather is cool and calm and it is best suited for an island cruise.
One can experience the wonders of Whitsunday in a numerous way. Diving, swimming, snorkeling, whale watching and fishing are all there to be enjoyed by the travelers. As the sea is very clear and calm, it’s very common to come face to face with turtles, sea eagles and ospreys during your journey.
There are multitude islands and places to see here which gives a good combination of natural sights and modern indulgence like Whitehaven, Airlie beach and Hamilton island. Hamilton Island which is one of the most popular Whitsunday islands offers an idyllic island experience. It offers host of activities and luxurious accommodation options according to the taste of the traveler. One can explore sea-kayaking, game fishing, scenic helicopter flights.
Considered as the jewel of the Whitsundays, Whitehaven is recognized as one of the most beautiful beach in the world. From world class island resorts to the cosmopolitan resort village of Airlie Beach on the coast; the Whitsundays has something for everyone, from honeymooners to families to backpackers. Cruise out through the islands, and sail to some of the most beautiful waters in the world.
Compiled by Vishwaja Salian
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