On the ground or up in the sky, the Whitsunday Islands will never fail to cater to your every holiday need. Take a breathtaking underwater journey at the Great Barrier Reef, or a spectacular fly around over the scenic reef and beaches. Maybe even a relaxing stroll down the sandy beaches of Whitehaven beach. Whatever it is, what have them at the ready. Take a look at the activities we’ve lined up for you.
GREAT BARRIER REEF
What to do on the Reef?
The reef is around 50 nautical miles from Airlie Beach in Queensland.
Scuba-diving on the Great Barrier Reef is one of the highlights on a visit to the Whitsundays and whether you are an experienced diver or a beginner, there is something for you to see the wonders of the underwater world.
The Great Barrier Reef has long been a top holiday destination in Australia and its appeal is never wavering, along with the fantastic snorkel spots (the world’s best in our opinion) the region also has many hidden fringing reefs around world renowned beaches & islands.
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Contact us for more information on staying at Mirage Whitsundays and our tours. Our resort is the height of opulence, Mirage is waiting for you, give yourself a touch of serenity.
BEACH ISLAND HOPPING
The Whitsunday Islands and coast all have fringing reefs of coral gardens, with abundant marine life to explore. At some beaches it is possible to walk straight off the beach to snorkel over stunning fringing reefs. If you can only visit one location in the Whitsundays, make it Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island. This beach is the most beautiful beach in all of Australia and is the most photographed. From the aqua blue waters of the Whitsundays, you can cruise, sail or jet ski and see some of the most
beautiful natural wonders in the world. Kayaking, snorkeling, swimming, and sightseeing from the deck of a luxury powerboat the Whitsundays has it all. An abundance of marine life and coral gardens brings the under-water world of the Whitsundays to life and is an experience not to be missed. There are so many different ways to see these lovely beaches and islands, contact our friendly front office staff to help you with any tour bookings.
The Whitsundays is best seen from above the water. Enjoy a scenic flight over Heart Reef, the Great Barrier Reef, Hill Inlet and Whitehaven Beach to complete your Whitsundays experience. With so many different ways to fly the great Whitsundays area; helicopters, fixed-wing planes and sea planes, call our friendly staff to tailor a flying package to suit you.
Explore the region either on a local tour or set out on your own. Take a walk through the Whitsunday Great Walk or visit the beautiful Cedar Creek Falls. Relax by the Airlie Beach Lagoon or take a drive to nearby towns Bowen for fresh seafood right off the boat or Proserpine for a day of shopping and history. Make sure to check out Hideaway bay and Dingo Beach. With so many different tours on offer in Airlie Beach and Whitsundays region, call our friendly staff to find a tour to suit your needs.