Coastal Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef - Whitsunday Coast (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Whitsunday Coast chapter from Lonely Planet’s East Coast Australia guidebook.

Many travellers to Australia head straight for the Whitsunday Islands and barely leave. Opal-jade waters and pure-white beaches fringe the forested isles; around them, tropical fish swarm through the world’s largest coral garden in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

  • camp under the stars and make like an island castaway in Whitsunday Islands National Park
  • maps
  • sail through magnificent aquamarine waters of the Whitsunday Islands
  • transport
  • wait patiently for a glimpse of a shy platypus and walk in the misty rainforest of Eungella National Park
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Mackay, Mackay’s Northern Beaches, Sarina, Sarina Beach, Eungella, Eungella National Park, Cumberland Islands, Cape Hillsborough National Park, The Whitsundays, Proserpine, Airlie Beach, Conway National Park, Long Island, Hook Is-land, South Molle Island, Daydream Island, Hamilton Island, Hayman Island, Lindeman Island, Whitsunday Islands, Bowen.

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