Dining options are obviously more flexible than those at the resorts, and hikers enjoy easy access to the hinterland as well as the islands.Airlie Beach also moors the largest sailing fleet in the southern hemisphere.Honestly, the Whitsundays are the kind of destination that offers as much or as little to do as you’d like.
Whitehaven Beach draws a perfect line between the island’s green hinterland and the flawless turquoise water.
A half-day excursion from Airlie Beach, Whitehaven has been named the world’s best beach multiple times for its soft white silica sands.
The Whitsundays cover a surprisingly long stretch of Queensland’s coast.
And of course, you can relax on the beach, swim, or enjoy watersports (in designated areas).
But sailing is a particularly popular activity, given the natural shelter the islands offer the surrounding waters.