There is much to do when you visit Queensland islands, and among the top of the list is visiting the Great Barrier Reef. Whitsundays has exciting adventures that will fit almost ever lifestyle. From scuba diving to a boat ride that offers a glass bottom, for a beautiful underwater view of the reef itself. You can also enjoy a night time stay at on of the most fabulous place, Fantasea’s Reefworld pontoon.
A favorite adventure filled way to explore the Reef is snorkeling, and of course another is scuba diving. You can begin your snorkeling and scuba diving adventure from many of the beaches around, so of the more know locations are Lizard, Double, Green, Fitzroy, Heron, Wilson and Lady Elliot Islands. The later three are more popular for the scuba diving lovers.
The Queensland Islands, full of lush rainforests, breath taking national parks and a variety of marine, bird and wildlife, is the place to go if you are a nature lover at heart and are looking to observe some of Australians native animals. Here you get to experience herons, sea turtles and dugongs in their natural habitat.
Depending on what you enjoy and what you are expecting from you holiday, there is an island that is sure to have what you are looking for. To visit the world largest sand island, a great place to explore is Fraser Island. To experience the thrill of hand feeding a wild whale, then you would want to visit the Tangalooma IslandResort. You can also observe nesting turtles from the months of November to May, on Lady Elliot, Heron or Wilson Islands. If your visit is taking place during the months of June to November, then you can experience the migrating of whales along the coastline of Queensland.
For all sorts of fun in the sun there’s a range of activities to get your adrenalin pumping. Enjoy the exciting range of water sports on offer including water skiing, Jet Ski tours, catamaran sailing and windsurfing. Explore the beauty of Fraser Island on a four wheel driving adventure; plummet down the spectacular sand dunes or quad bike at Tangalooma Resort. For a change of pace, enjoy a relaxing sail through the Whitsunday Passage to the pure white silica sand of Whitehaven beach- a must for any Whitsunday Holiday.
As you see, the Queensland Islands and Whitsundays is a great place for families to visit. They have activities for all ages, and many resorts offer Kids Club facilities, to keep the children entertained, while you enjoy some free relaxing time.