Whitsundays

Overview

Nestled in the heart of the world-famous Great Barrier Reef lie the Whitsundays - 74 tropical islands fringed with pure white sands that seemingly float in the crystalline warm waters of the Coral Sea. Offering a bounty of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, this exotic and easily accessible north-east Australian paradise presents the perfect reward for top-performers or a differentiated conference program for your delegates.

Key Facts

Region:

Queensland

Population:

33,126

Getting there:

Hamilton Island Airport and Whitsunday Coast Airport both service the Whitsunday Islands.

 

 

Local food:

Ocean fresh seafood barbequed on the beach and enjoyed with views out to the horizon.

 

 

Fun facts:

The Whitsundays encompasses 74 tropical islands. The sand of Whitehaven Beach is so pure that only NASA is allowed to remove it for use in satellite dish reflectors.

Gallery

  • Whitsundays Dreamtime Video
  • Yoga, Boathaven Beach
  • Sunset, Whitsundays
  • Sailing, Hamilton Island

Average Temperatures

The Whitsundays has a tropical climate. Average maximum temperature:
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature °C 31° 30° 30° 28° 26° 23° 23° 24° 26° 28° 30° 30°
Temperature °F 88° 86° 86° 82° 79° 73° 73° 75° 79° 82° 86° 86°

 

Featured venues

Hayman Island

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Hayman sets a world standard for service and hospitality, with uniquely Australian luxury, relaxation and Great Barrier Reef adventures.

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Hayman Island

Hayman Island

Hayman sets a world standard for service and hospitality, in a uniquely Australian manner with luxury, relaxation and fascinating Great Barrier Reef adventures.

T: +61 7 4940 1838 F: +61 2 8272 7008

qualia

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qualia on Hamilton Island has a relaxed aspect and mesmerising calmness, where time seems to stretch forever.

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qualia

qualia

qualia on Hamilton Island has a relaxed aspect and mesmerising calmness, where time seems to stretch forever.

T: +61 2 9433 3333  F: +61 2 9433 0488

Featured activities

Mini Beach Olympics

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Compete in a Whitsundays style Olympics on Daydream Island with kayak racing, beach volleyball and jetski time trials.

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Paddleboarding Hamilton Island

Mini Beach Olympics

Compete in a Whitsundays style Olympics on Daydream Island with kayak racing, beach volleyball and jetski time trials.

Sailing Races

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Learn to sail then race your colleagues around the islands.

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Sailing races

Sailing Races

Sunsail

Learn to sail then race your colleagues with Sunsail on Hamilton Island

T: +61 7 4948 9509 F: +61 7 4948 9514