Cruises around the Whitsundays
Situated just off the coast of tropical North Queensland are 74 beautiful islands that make up the famed Whitsundays. Home to the Great Barrier Reef, this magnificent region of Queensland is an idyllic paradise. Cruise through the islands and make your way to Blue Pearl Bay for an afternoon of snorkelling or frolic on the silky white silica sand of Whitehaven Beach. The stunning combination of lush rainforest, pristine beaches and warm balmy weather make the Whitsunday Islands perfect for a cruising adventure.
Popular Destinations around the Whitsundays
There are a number of fantastic destinations you can discover on your cruise through the Whitsundays. The vibrant turquoise waters and stark white silica sand of Whitehaven Beach are a popular attraction. Stretching out over seven kilometres, you can wander along this beautiful beach to find Hill Inlet, a stunning cove hidden on the beach’s northern end. Enjoy a snorkelling adventure in the Great Barrier Reef with a cruise to Hardy Reef or Knuckle Reef Lagoon.
You will have the opportunity to explore attractive coral, colourful fish and unique marine life at popular diving spots such as Hayman Island’s Blue Pearl Bay and Manta Ray Bay. Use your cruise as an opportunity to island hop around the Whitsundays. Take a day trip to Daydream Island for some family fun with their amazing outdoor aquarium or hike through the lush rainforests found on Long Island. Visit Hamilton Island to relax on Catseye Beach, stroll along the Marina Village main street or check out the island’s family friendly activities including ten pin bowling, mini golf or go karting.
Cruises through the Whitsundays will feature small ships that can easily manoeuvre through the islands. These ships will often anchor at the designated island or close by and can disembark at a range of locations including Airlie Beach, Hamilton Island and Daydream Island to name a few.