Add these to your Whitsunday Islands bucket list!

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If you want to spend your holiday on a tropical island in Australia then, the idyllic Whitsunday Islands should definitely be added to your bucket list. You don’t want to miss the chance to enjoy this part of the Great Barrier Reef. It is one of the loveliest destinations in Australia.

Whitehaven Beach at the Whitsunday Islands

You will be happy to know that the warm and less ruffled water is perfect for sailing. There are so many resorts where you can stay and eat. Apart from this, you will get various sleeping and eating choices. If you are a party animal then, you can have a hard party there.

The island is lying off the coast of central Queensland. It is the perfect place for nature lovers. Here are some exciting and eminent places in this island that you should have in your bucket list.

Whitehaven Beach

It is one of the most beautiful and clean beaches in Australia. It is an amazing and popular spot for day tours and picnics. You can explore the whole beach absolutely free of cost. This is the best thing to do in whitsundays.

You can also head out to the walking trails. Hill Inlet is the nice cove at the northern end of the beach. You can see the aqua sea water and bright white sand. From the top view, it will look like a watercolor painting.

You can see there in Hill Inlet the breathtaking scenic views. You can see the traditional home of the traditional owner of the island, Ngaro people. Apart from the exciting views, you can see the magic of changing colours of the sea with the shifting of tides.

You can also watch the bird eye view from a helicopter. Tongue Bay is the eminent anchorage for bareboats. But if you want to stay on this island then, camping is only allowed in the southern part of the beach. But most travellers come here in luxurious yachts, powerboats, ferries for a day tour.

Sailing trips in the Whitsundays

Sailing trips are perfect to explore the beauty of this Australian island. You can see more than one island on a day trip. This island is a collection of 74 different islands. You can go on your own or bareboating.

You can stop and be calm while listening to the sound of crashing water against the boat. You will for sure pack your back for the sea and escape from your daily routine after visiting this place.

It will be a criminal offence if you visit this island but not go for sailing. This Sidhant you are going there. You can head towards Hamilton island and there you browse the boutiques, enjoy your amazing experience with Aussie animals, hike trails and all.

Soak up at Airlie beach:

Airlie Beach is a hub for exciting and enthusiastic backpackers. If you want to enjoy the beach thoroughly then, walking along the 4km Bicentennial walkway is the best free thing to do here. You may stop for a drink or a cup of coffee as there are many restaurants and cafes on your walkway.

You can also visit the beach market every Saturday from 7am to 1pm. You will get fresh produced items, gifts, crafts and souvenirs.

Airlie Beach coastline on a beautiful sunny day

See the living reef

Daydream Island is the tiny island in this group. You can get there so many attractive resorts with spa facilities, lagoon style pools, kids clubs and all. You can do so many water sports there as well.

You can also get a chance to walk in the rainforest, coral viewing tours and reef fishing. Living reef is the most beautiful attraction of this island. You can see there more than 100 species of fish, 80 species of coral, beautiful and mesmerising marine life. You can view these species at an underwater observatory – the Living Reef, a must for your bucket list.

living reef on Daydream Island

Above all, you can book a scenic flight to observe the whole island from the top. The bird’s view is so exciting and marvelous. From a different perspective, you can see the reef and the whole island. Heart reef is the best spot for flying over. You can also take amazing photos of this unique style lagoon from the top.

Overall, this island is full of excitement and activities. The more you can do, the more you can explore.

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