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Whitsunday Island, Whitehaven Beach, Queensland, Australia

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Whitsunday Island

Queensland, Australia

A collection of 74 islands nestled between the northeast coast of Queensland, Australia, and the Great Barrier Reef, the mostly uninhabited Whitsunday Islands are known for their dense forests and wide beaches. Arrive in style at the largest of the islands — the chain’s namesake — aboard a catamaran to discover of one the world's best shorelines, Whitehaven Beach. Or take a spacious pontoon boat out to the Great Barrier Reef to moor at Reefworld for an iconic holiday experience.


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