The Whitsundays, an Island Paradise
The Whitsunday Islands are a part of the Queensland tropics which have become a top tourist destination over the last 20 years. With the spectacular scenery of the islands, beautiful Whitehaven Beach and surrounds, fantastic snorkelling & sailing, all of this along with its proximity to the great Barrier reef, it is now rated as one of the best holiday locations in the world.
The islands have long been a favourite place to visit - from the earliest of visitors, the native aboriginals who would come for hunting and fishing, to European explorers and seafarers who sought shelter while passing through, to the first settlers who endeavoured to live and farm on the islands, to modern day explorers - back packers and visitors from Australia and all around the world.
The Whitsundays are truly remarkable – 74 islands of character, beauty and charm nestled in a World Heritage listed area – Come and see for yourself.