Whitsunday Island is the largest in the group of the same name. Here you will be enchanted by powdery white beaches, such as the world famous Whitehaven beach, rich marine life and beautiful coral reefs.
Hayman Island is the northern most of the Whitsundays and near the Great Barrier Reef. The small island is privately owned but open to the public with several amenities including golf, tennis, a kids’ club and several swimming pools. Additionally, there are many other activities including snorkelling, scuba diving, water skiing, fishing, tube rides, helicopter rides to view the Reef, or just walking around enjoying the scenic beauty. The resort has several dining areas each with its own style of food.
Hook Island is part of the Whitsundays and is almost completely uninhabited. The island has fjord-like inlets, secluded beaches, sheltered bays, moorings and anchorages. It offers ideal sailing and kayaking conditions and opportunities to sea a variety of wildlife including raptors like sea eagles and ospreys, dolphins, manta rays, turtles, reef fish and humpback whales between June and September. The fringing reefs encourage snorkelling, scuba diving and underwater photography.
Hamilton Island is one of the Whitsundays near the Great Barrier Reef. As a destination in its own right, the island hosts whale watching, sailing, scuba diving, snorkelling, and tours by air or sea. Available food ranges from bistro to fine dining.
Long Island is the closest island in the Whitsundays to the mainland. It is ideal for visitors looking for peace and tranquillity. Surrounded by beaches, bays and reefs, it is perfect for snorkelling, beachcombing, walking, kayaking, swimming and fishing. The resorts have al fresco dining, a bar and a store for self catering.
Daydream Island, nicknamed the “Jewel of the Whitsundays,” is one of the Molle Group’s seven islands off the coast of Airlie Beach. Take a walk to Lover’s Cove, which features the Living Reef, a man-made outdoor aquarium, and Sun Lover’s Beach. With over 40 marine fish species and 50 different types of coral, it’s no surprise that scuba divers and snorkelers love it here. There’s also the choice of going on a walk through the thick jungle to the island’s highest point. Keep an eye out for parrots and small sunbirds on the way.