Situated in tropical north Queensland, only a one and a half hour flight north of Brisbane and located centrally on the magnificent Great Barrier Reef.
The region encompasses Laguna Quays Resort in the South and Bowen to the North, including Proserpine, Airlie Beach, Shute Harbour and of course the 74 tropical islands the Whitsundays are renowned for. T
he tropical climate here is perfect and has an estimated 8.25 hours of sunshine daily to complement the average annual temperature of 27°C max. and 21°C min. With this kind of weather you will believe that salt water is good for you.
Getting to the Whitsundays is no problem. There are two main airports, Whitsunday Coast/Proserpine and Hamilton Island, with regular flights from Jetstar and Virgin. There is fast, comfortable coach access as well as the revolutionary new Tilt Train stopping at Proserpine.
For those that are driving, the roads leading into the Whitsundays are excellent and the scenery is beautiful.