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Whitsunday Islands

Encircled by the world famous Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, the Whitsunday Islands offer crystalline waters, white sands and exotic palm trees to create an idyllic and unspoilt paradise. Comprising of 74 islands in the beautiful Coral Sea, the Whitsundays is the largest group of offshore islands in Australia and offers relaxation and beauty on beaches which remain as pristine today as they did in 1770 when Captain Cook first sailed through them.

  • Hamilton Island Air seaplane by Whitehaven Beach, Whitsundays - Tourism Australia

  • Enjoying Coral Sea Resort in the Whitsundays - Tourism Australia

  • Snorkelling by a heliport in the Whitsundays, Queensland - Tourism Australia

  • Qualia Luxury Lodges of Australia - Hamilton Island

  • Ocean Rafting tour, Whitsundays - Tourism Australia

  • Helicopter tour in the Whitsundays - Tourism Australia

  • Sailing by Airlie Beach Queensland - Tourism and Events Queensland

  • Helibiz helicopter on the remote Hayman Island Beach in the Whitsundays - Tourism Australia

  • Ocean Rafting in Queensland's Whitsundays - Tourism Australia

  • Ocean Dreaming massage, Whitsundays - One and Only Hayman Island

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 29℃
  • 29℃
  • 28℃
  • 26℃
  • 24℃
  • 21℃
  • 21℃
  • 22℃
  • 24℃
  • 26℃
  • 28℃
  • 29℃
  • 11
  • 13
  • 15
  • 13
  • 11
  • 8
  • 5
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • 5
  • 8

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

RAINFALL

When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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