Introduction to the Whitsundays

CATEGORIES: THE WHITSUNDAYS | By: David Colfelt

The Whitsundays are a group of more than 150 islands and islets off the sub-tropical central Queensland coast of Australia between approximately 20° and 21° south latitude. Among the world’s best cruising grounds, the islands offer an abundance of yacht anchorages each within easy sailing distance from the next. Most of the islands are unspoilt national parks; at this time, five have

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A Swim at the Famous Whitehaven Beach

CATEGORIES: CAMPING , RESEARCH TRIPS , THE WHITSUNDAYS , WALKING | By: Emma Colfelt

Whitehaven Beach is the renowned for being the most beautiful beach in Queensland, and certainly the most photographed. With crystal clear waters and pristine sand, Whitehaven Beach stretches over seven kilometres along Whitsunday Island - the largest of the 74 islands in the Whitsundays. Given it's reputation the beach can be 'busy' with visiting yachts, backpacker day trips and the like but

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