The Whitsundays is the best place to holiday with your kids. There are so many different types of holidays that kids will love. The island resorts have heaps of organised activities and attractions to keep the kids busy and special deals are usually available for families. Sailing trips and Bare boat charter is another fantastic holiday to take the kids on as the can go fishing, snorkelling, swimming and snorkelling, swimming or just play in the dingy or sunbake on the beach. Many tours are available that the kids will love like the trip to Reefworld on the Great Barrier Reef or a day out sailing on a great maxi yacht. The Whitsundays is also easy to access and for families on a road trip access is from Airlie beach. If you are flying in, most people come to the airport at Hamilton Island, however you can also come to Proserpine airport and a shuttle service is available to Airlie Beach.
Hamilton Island is one of the best places in the Whitsundays to holiday with kids. There is plenty of self catering or self contained apartments in places like the Whitsunday Holiday apartments and there are also plenty of holiday homes on the island to choose from. Kids stay, play and eat free on Hamilton Island. There are several fantastic swimming pools and all non motorised watercraft like canoes, kayaks, windsurfers and catamarans are also free. You can do your own catering however there is a choice of restaurants ranging from full A La Carte fine dining right through to fish and chips shop, pizza parlour or you can even dine at the local tavern which is very reasonably priced.
Daydream Island and Long Island resort are both set up to cater for families with kids. They have similar offers to Hamilton Island however you may find cheaper offers here depending on the time of year. Ferry transfers from Hamilton Island are available from both. There are a number of companies that specialize in hiring bareboats in the Whitsundays. Sunsail operates from Hamilton Island and Whitsunday Rent a Yacht from Shute Harbour. In Airlie Beach Queensland Yacht charters and Charter yachts Australia both have large fleets. Arrangements can be made to pick these boats up from Hamilton Island if required.
If you are currently arranging a family holiday to take the kids to the Whitsundays, we can help you with all the arrangements.