When you’re planning your Whitsunday Islands getaway, you want to make sure you have your itinerary complete with all the best activities the Whitsunday Islands have to offer. To help you out, here’s five of our top things to do in the Whitsunday Islands.
Visit Whitehaven Beach
Whitehaven Beach is an iconic tourist site, stretching for seven kilometres along Whitsunday Island. Known for its pure white sand and crystal blue waters, Whitehaven Beach is a must-see location on any Whitsunday Islands getaway. Accessible by boat from Airlie Beach, Whitehaven Beach was named the Top Eco Friendly Beach in the world by CNN in 2010.
Discover the Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system. It is a world heritage site and one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The Great Barrier Reef can be seen from outer space, but its real beauty can only be seen by exploring it up close. Discover the thirty species of whales, dolphins and porpoises, as well as the 1,500 species of fish, as part of your Whitsunday Islands getaway on an adventure sailing tour. Experience the huge diversity of life supported by this incredible reef system by putting on your snorkelling gear and hopping in the water!
Learn to Scuba Dive
The best way to experience the first hand beauty and sea life of the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef is to venture under the sea depths. There’s nothing like scuba diving with the Dugongs or meeting your first sea turtle in its natural habitat. If you’ve never been scuba diving before, there are lessons available for beginners, teaching the basics and taking you on your first scuba diving adventure.
With exciting opportunities for beginner and advanced divers, there’s something for everyone on a Whitsunday Islands getaway.
Experience a 4WD Adventure
Back on land there’s still plenty to do in the Whitsunday Islands. Fuel your adrenaline with a 4WD adventure tour. Travel the scenic trails through grasslands, marshlands and wetlands. On a 4WD adventure you can show off your driving skills, conquer an obstacle course, and get wet and muddy with your friends. Get your heart racing!
Have Fun in the Sun
Whatever you do in the Whitsundays, you can guarantee you’ll be having fun in the sun. Book an adventure tour or holiday cruise to make sure you get the most out of your time in the Whitsunday Islands.