Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Whitsunday Island

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Whitsunday Island. Travellers to this romantic city praise the boating, sporting events and coral reefs. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Whitsunday Island

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Whitsunday Island has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • WILD LIFE Hamilton Island (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Hamilton Island Golf Club (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • South Molle Island Golf Course (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Whitsunday Island

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Whitsunday Island. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Whitehaven Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Catseye Beach (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Molle Islands National Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Pelican Island (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Sandy Bay Beach (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Palm Bay Beach (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Whitsunday Island

Fly into Hamilton Island, QLD (HTI-Great Barrier Reef), the closest airport, located 6.9 mi (11.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Proserpine, QLD (PPP-Whitsunday Coast), which is 32.3 mi (51.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Whitsunday Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 248 holiday lettings near Whitsunday Island. From 36 Houses to 190 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Whitsunday Island is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Whitsunday Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Whitsunday Island. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Whitehaven Beach: 255 holiday lettings
  • Daydream Island Living Reef: 409 holiday lettings
  • Airlie Beach Lagoon: 416 holiday lettings
  • Catseye Beach: 401 holiday lettings
  • Hayman Island Reef: 126 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Whitsunday Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Whitsunday Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 36 Houses in Whitsunday Island. Our other popular types of Whitsunday Island holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 190 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Whitsunday Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 236 holiday homes with pool available in Whitsunday Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.