The stunningly beautiful Whitsunday Islands in Australia are located 630 kilometres South of Cairns and about 1120 kilometres North of Brisbane and are not only a fantastic diving destination but also include many fun activities that can be enjoyed by all the family such as taking a sailing cruise around the archipelago, a snorkelling day trip on the Great Barrier Reef, playing Golf on Hamilton Island, fishing tours, Whale Watching tours or simply relaxing on the pristine beaches including the spectacular Whitehaven Beach.

The Whitsundays are made up of 74 islands (most of these are uninhabited), the main tourist destinations are Daydream Island, Hamilton Island, Hayman Island, Hook Island, Lindeman Island, Long Island and South Molle Island.

Accommodation here is mostly located on the Hamilton Islands where you will find numerous options, from backpackers’ hostels to comfortable hotels and luxurious resorts however there are also isolated resorts on several islands of the Whitsundays that offer luxurious, high quality services, camping on the islands is also possible.

To find out the best time to visit Cairns and to speak to someone that knows the area please call Anne our Australian luxury holiday specialist: 01923 289 100