A Guide To Exploring The Whitsundays & Great Barrier Reef
To simplify this for you we have identified some “must see” hotspots:
Great Barrier Reef
The World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef in the Whitsundays is an awe-inspiring natural attraction, teeming with an abundance of water life, some of which can only be found in these sparkling azure waters. Renowned internationally as the Seventh Wonder of the Natural World, experiencing the Great Barrier Reef firsthand is a magical experience you will never forget.
A popular snorkelling destination in the Great Barrier Reef system, Hardy Reef is home to some unique species of fish life, such as the Giant Queensland Groper and Maori Wrasse, as well as a myriad of other fish species Trevally, Snapper, Reef Sharks, Barracuda and the striking Coral Trout. On a clear day you will also be lucky enough to see turtles pootling in the pristine waters.
An ideal Whitsundays destination for diving enthusiasts, Fairey Reef has a number of premiere dive spots including: The Shoals, Henry’s Bommie, Tina’s Arm and the ever popular Little Fairey Inlet. Offering diving visibility of up to 20-metres, the abundance of fish and marine life that can be viewed in the brilliant depths of Fairey Reef are a feast for the eyes and tonic for the soul.
Stretching over 7 kilometres, Whitehaven Beach is the largest jewel in the crown of the 74 islands making up the spectacular natural attraction that is the Whitsundays. Perfect for camping, bushwalking, boating, or just to relax and indulge in some of the most striking scenery you will ever lay eyes on, it is well worth sinking your toes into the warm golden sand and refreshingly pure waters that surround this breathtaking paradise.
If you would like to visit these amazing destinations there are many Whitsundays charter operators that can assist you in getting there, whether your preference is by land or by sea.
Wherever in the Whitsundays or Airlie Beach you’d like to fly, Heli Taxi has you covered. With daily helicopter flights to many of the 74 islands that comprise the stunning Whitsundays, and bases in two convenient locations, the charter company can tailor their services to suit your needs. Heli Taxi regularly services:
- The Great Barrier Reef
- Airlie Beach
- Whitehaven Beach
For further information on the charter services available check out Heli Taxi’s LocalSearch Profile Page today!
Offering safe and convenient private charters and island camping transfers throughout the Whitsundays, Scamper Island Camping – Water Taxi will take you to some of the most beautiful beaches the Whitsundays has to offer. This tour and charter operator also supplies camping and snorkelling gear and stinger suits for rent. Scamper Island Camping – Water Taxi specialises in charters to:
- Whitsundays Island
- South Molle Island
- Hook Island
If you would like to know more about this business visit the Scamper Island Camping – Water Taxi LocalSearch Profile Page online!
To find out more on what’s on in the Whitsundays, check out the following blogs on the Whitsunday Reef Festival and Twilight Sailing Through The Whitsundays.
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