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Whitsunday Islands

Whitsunday Islands is as close to heaven on earth as you can get. Enjoying a fantastic climate this collection of 74 islands is just 55km off the Queensland coast from Airlie Beach and part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Part of your East Coast Stray Tour includes a trip around the Whitsunday Islands. You can explore the island trails through the bush, swim in the clear, azure waters and snorkel around the coral reefs that fringe the islands. 

Population: 2,320

Vibe: tropical paradise

Known for: white, sandy beaches and turquoise water 


STRAY AUS Whitsundays View

Hill Inlet and Whitehaven Beach
A must-do activity is the walk up to Hill Inlet at the north end of Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island, the largest of the islands. From there you'll enjoy one of the best views of the beach. See the amazing swirling colours as the white sand merges into the shimmering blue water - an incredible natural spectacle not to be missed.
Swimming and snorkelling
The Whitsunday Islands are perfect for swimming and snorkelling. The water is calm and stays above 25 degrees most of the year. Imagine strolling into the blue water from the white beach or diving from your yacht/boat to cool off. The Islands are surrounded by coral reefs that are home to a huge variety of marine life. 
Watch the sun go down while living on a yacht 
Our Adventure Tours include a 2 night stay onboard a yacht where you get to kick back on the deck after a "hard" day on the beach, drink in hand watching one of the world's most natural spectacular shows - the sun slowly setting in the west. And after you've chilled out - let's get this party started!


Adventure Tours: Onboard a Maxi Sailing Yacht (either Broomstick, Condor or Hammer)

Head down to the marina at Airlie Beach to board one of Prosail Whitsundays majestic maxi ocean sailing yachts (ranging from 73-79 feet). Meet the crew then it's time to cast off and set sail for the Whitsunday islands - and the adventure of a lifetime!
Coral Sea Marina, Airlie Beach - then several locations around the Whitsunday Islands!
Broomstick Whitsunday Highlight AU
Our Select Tours include a full day trip with Ocean Rafting on a fast boat around the Islands visiting Whitehaven Beach and a magical snorkelling location. Returning to Airlie Beach in the afternoon for a comfortable nights stay in our central motel accommodation.


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