The Whitsundays

The Whitsundays are one of Australia’s most highly regarded travel destinations. Their natural beauty, fascinating surrounding environments, prime costal location and alluring majesty, is guaranteed to mesmerise every guest.

In relation to Australia, the Whitsunday Islands are situated at varying distances away from the Airlie Beach coastline, which is located approximately 1,125 kilometres north of Brisbane and 725 kilometres south of Cairns. Covered by lush National Parks, bordered by gorgeous beaches and surrounded by coral laden ocean waters, the Whitsundays offer visitors a great selection of activities, attractions and entertainment opportunities on the land, in the water and in the air. Just a few of the more popular amusement options include enticing Whitehaven beach picnics, wildlife discovery, fishing, boarding a sailing charter, Helicopter flights over the reef networks, or para-sailing.

From all the tempting Whitsunday Islands, there are eight islands which offer accommodation and dining options to international and national travellers, and depending on their advertised elusiveness, vary to suit all budgets. Guests of the islands will also find that travel options are numerous, property and employment information can readily be found on the mainland, essential services are distributed over the islands and surrounding coastal locations like Cannonvale, Mackay and Shute Harbour are also interesting places to discover.


The Whitsunday Islands are an exquisitely arranged assortment of 74 major islands located just off the Airlie Beach coastline, in Queensland. Renown for their stunning natural beauty and close proximity to the Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsunday Islands invite travelling families, groups of friends, individuals and couples to enjoy a piece of paradise.