Located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsundays are made up of 74 islands surrounded by warm sapphire blue water. Read our pick of the top things to do in the Whitsundays with kids.
For families looking for fun in the sun and activities galore, The Whitsundays fits the bill. Firstly, family-friendly accommodation options are endless on any budget. Then there are so many activities on offer – both free and for a fee. Therefore it is worth coming up with a shortlist before you leave. Read on to explore the best things to do in the Whitsundays with kids.
Temperatures are around 23 degrees in June and July, up to 30 in the middle of summer. The water temperature is 25 degrees year-round. To get there you can drive to the mainland or fly into Hamilton Island airport or Whitsunday Coast Airport at Proserpine, about 25 minutes from Airlie Beach. Cruise Whitsundays has a transfer service between Proserpine Airport, Airlie Beach, Daydream Island and Hamilton Island.