The Whitsundays Visitor Guide | Tourism Whitsundays QLD - The Whitsundays QLD
The Whitsundays, Queensland.
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The Whitsundays, the Heart of the Great Barrier Reef

A World Heritage-listed natural wonder that stretches 2,300 kilometres along Queensland’s coastline.

The Whitsundays offers the very best Great Barrier Reef experience you can find, with countless options including diving, snorkelling, sailing and flying over the reef. The Great Barrier Reef surrounds the 74 Whitsunday islands and the mainland, creating a safe and calm aquatic playground in which visitors can swim, snorkel, dive and sail.

In addition to all this, The Whitsundays is home to two of the most stunningly beautiful natural attractions Australia has, with Heart Reef – a natural coral reef in the shape of a heart that is only visible from the air in The Whitsundays – and world-famous Whitehaven Beach, with its 7kms of dazzling white silica sand, disappearing into the swirling turquoise waters of Hill Inlet. The Whitsundays offers a great diversity of attractions, activities and experiences.

The Whitsundays is a truly diverse destination. The Heritage Heart of The Whitsundays is Proserpine, rich with Indigenous and pioneer history through to Collinsville, The Whitsundays The Heart of the Outback. Bowen is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the Whitsunday region, its most famous beach Horseshoe Bay, which is regularly seen on Australia’s best beaches lists, famed for its huge granite boulder outcrops.

The Whitsundays is not just diverse in scenery – it’s also diverse in experience, whether you’re looking for a luxurious romantic break or relaxing family-friendly getaway or an action-packed adventure, in The Whitsundays you’ll find the right holiday no matter what you’re after.

We truly hope you enjoy this Visitor Guide which is designed to showcase all that’s on offer in this spectacular region.

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