5 Reasons the Whitsunday Islands are the Best Location for your Snorkelling Holiday

The Great Barrier Reef

The Whitsunday Islands are a group of islands off the coast of Queensland, Australia. This popular holiday destination is the perfect location for a snorkelling holiday because it is located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. There are plenty of opportunities to go snorkelling with tour groups that will help you find the best snorkelling sights, where you will discover the beauty of this natural wonder. The Great Barrier Reef is home to literally thousands of species of fish, as well as Dugongs, turtles, Maori Wrasse and more. Make friends with the dolphins as you dive through the crystal blue waters of the Great Barrier Reef.

Beginner Fun

Scuba diving is a great way to explore this beautiful area, but snorkelling is a great way for beginner reef explorers to still get the most out of their Great Barrier Reef holiday. Just ask the friendly staff at Wings to help you get started. They will take you to the best beginner snorkelling sights and help you make the most of your experience. Always make sure you have the right equipment and be safe in the water. If in doubt, check with your tour crew and they will help you out.

Award Winning Locations

The Great Barrier Reef is already a great motivation to go snorkelling in the Whitsundays, but this area also has other reasons that it should be included in your snorkelling holiday. Locations such as Whitehaven Beach are must-see stops on a Whitsunday Island holiday. Located on Whitsunday Island, this beach has incredible white silica sand that has to be seen to be believed, and it has won a number of ecotourism awards. There are also other magical stops that you must see, including the beautiful Butterfly Bay on Hook Island.

Snorkel with Friends

The Whitsunday Islands are a social holiday location. There are plenty of like-minded people ready to get in the water with you and discover the magic that the Great Barrier Reef has to offer. Make friends with the others on your tour and explore the beauty of this underwater world on a snorkelling holiday in the Whitsunday Islands.

Whitsunday Sailing Trips

Wings offers award winning sailing trips that are the best way to make the most of your snorkelling holiday in the Whitsunday Islands. On purpose built catamarans, the Wings crew will take you to amazing snorkelling locations in the company of friends who are ready to explore the Great Barrier Reef with you.

Book your snorkelling holiday with Wings today and discover the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Islands.