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Whitsundays travel tips

introduction

  • The Whitsunday Islands are a collection of continental islands of various sizes off the central coast of Queensland, Australia, situated between half way between Townsville and Mackay to its south, and is some 900km (560 mi) north of Brisbane.
  • the island group is centred on Whitsunday Island
  • the group's commercial centre is Hamilton Island which has it's own airport
  • the islands are a popular tourist destination for self-sail yachting holidays or island getaways in tropical Queensland on the Great Barrier Reef

local attractions

Hamilton Island

Conway National Park

Dryander National Park

other

  • Airlie Beach
  • Conway Beach
  • Proserpine
  • Bowen

west

Conway National Park

north

Cape Upstart National Park

Bowling Green Bay National Park

Townsville

  • Magnetic Island

Paluma Range National Park

south

Eungella National Park

Mackay

australia/whitsundays.txt · Last modified: 2015/09/05 04:12 by gary1