The Whitsundays

The Whitsunday region of tropical North Queensland is one of the most spectacular holiday destinations you will ever find. Airlie Beach lies in the heart of this unique playground, surrounded by National Parks, Marine Parks, uninhabited islands and luxury island resorts and of course the Great Barrier Reef.

The Whitsundays is the heart of the Great Barrier Reef and renowned as one of the world's most spectacular aquatic playgrounds, encompassing a group of 74 tropical islands amongst the pristine turquoise waters and amazing coral formations of the Great Barrier Reef.

The Whitsundays offers something for everyone. Whether you are seeking some relaxing time away from the everyday, a romantic getaway or an adventure holiday, you will find it all at the Whitsundays.

The Whitsundays region offers one of the world's best sailing locations for both amateurs and professionals alike, with many safe havens nestled amongst the islands and bays. The Great Barrier Reef also offers some of the most pristine and oldest coral formations in the world with enough coral fringes to explore a different one every day.


The Whitsundays provide a comfortable tropical climate all year round, with average temperatures ranging just over 23 degrees Celsius during the winter months of June and July, and up to around 30 degrees in January. The water temperatures of the Whitsundays remain a welcoming 25 degrees all year round.

Average Whitsundays Climate

  Jan Feb Mar April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Min. 24.8 24.9 24.1 22.7 20.4 17.1 16.6 17.4 19.2 21.3 23.4 24.5
Max. 30.5 30.2 29.6 28.1 26 23.4 23.1 24.3 27.5 27.5 29.5 30.4


Boathaven Spa Resort have friendly and experienced Tour Desk staff with invaluable local knowledge. Allow them to help you plan and book your outings to ensure that you will have an unforgettable Whitsunday experience.

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