Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef - Whitsunday Coast (Chapter)
This is the Whitsunday Coast chapter from Lonely Planet’s Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef guidebook.
In the calm waters of the Coral Sea, the beautiful Whitsunday Islands are one of Australia’s greatest natural tourist attractions; here you can camp in secluded bays, laze in a tropical island resort, snorkel, dive, or set sail and island-hop through the stunning archipelago.
- be dazzled by the bright-white silica sand at stunning Whitehaven Beach
- sail through the magnificent aquamarine waters of the Whitsunday Islands
- restaurants & accommodation
- camp under the stars, hike nature trails, and make like an island castaway in the Whitsunday Islands National Park
Coverage includes: Mackay & around, Mackay’s Northern Beaches, Pioneer Valley, Eungella, Stoney Creek, Eungella National Park, Brampton Island, Cumberland Islands, Cape Hillsborough National Park, Newry Island Group, the Whitsundays, Midge Point, Proserpine, Airlie Beach, Conway National Park, Long Island, Hook Island, Daydream Island, South Molle Island, Hamilton Island, Hayman Island, Lindeman Island, Whitsunday Island, Dingo Beach, Hydeaway Bay & Cape Gloucester and Bowen.
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