Whitsundays Activities & Attractions
The activities that are available for holiday makers in the Whitsundays region are fantastic. This is the one place in Australia where you can go sailing on a maxi yacht, hire a bareboat charter boat, visit the Great Barrier Reef, play golf, go skydiving, go fishing, go diving, get married, stay in luxury accommodation, relax beside a fantastic swimming pool, eat in sensational restaurants and many many others. There really is no place like it for the range of activities that are right on your doorstep. You will never be bored on a Whitsundays holiday.
The only island resort with a championship golf course in the Whitsundays region is Hamilton Island. When you stay here you can include an unforgettable round of golf on the sensational new Dent Island layout or take an excursion to Whitehaven Beach aboard the beautiful sailing catamaran "On the Edge". Daily tours to Reefworld is also high on the agenda as everyone wants to see the Great Barrier Reef. A Mackay fishing charter will fill your icebox with some of the finest table fish available. It is common to catch such sought after species as Coral trout, Red Emperor and Sweetlip. A visit to the Eungella National Park in the Mackay hinterland will get you close to Australia’s least seen creature, the Playpus and patient tourists will almost certainly see one. Airlie Beach is the holiday sailing capital of Australia. Every day, dozens of fabulous maxi yachts depart from Able Point marina to visit some idyllic bay or cove on one of the 74 islands that make up the islands of the Whitsunday passage. These trips specialise in snorkelling and diving.
Other island resorts like Hayman Island, Daydream Island, Brampton Island and Long Island all have a myriad activities all laid out to entertain their guests. These islands are popular for their weddings and receptions as well as conferences. Dining out is a fantastic pastime in the Whitsundays. It doesn’t matter where you go, you will find a range of fantastic restaurants and cafes just waiting to tempt you with their special menus.
So Come to the Whitsundays region for your holiday and enjoy all of the local cruises and activities.