1. Do a sailing or boat trip to explore
With such a vast range of overnight and day trips to choose from, there is an option to suit everyone.
2. Snorkel or dive the Great Barrier Reef
Or explore the inner reef around the Whitsunday Islands which have plenty to offer.
3. Visit an island
With 74 islands there is a lot of options, from resort islands to national parks, you can even camp overnight.
4. Visit Hill Inlet lookout to see the stunning swirling sand formation
A breathtaking view from above to see the white silica sand formations formed over thousands of years.
5. Feel the sand between your toes on Whitehaven Beach
Rated one of the best beaches in the world, the pristine sand and clear water won’t fail to impress you.
6. Find Nemo
There are 12 different species of clownfish that live in the Whitsundays, see if you can find one – they like to hide!
7. Swim with turtles
A very special experience, 6 of the 7 species of marine turtles in the world are found right here, often living up to 80 years old.
8. See the Whitsundays from above, take a scenic flight or do a skydive
Not for the faint hearted, a unique look at the islands that make up the Whitsundays.
9. Meet the locals
Proserpine River has the second largest crocodile population in Queensland, after the Daintree and you can see them by doing the Crocodile Safari. Otherwise visit Bredl's wild farm to meet crocodiles, snakes, kangaroos and much more.
10. Relax with a drink and watch the sunset
This is a favourite pastime for locals, for a magical sunset try Sorrento’s at Abell Point Marina.