Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Island, Queensland, Australia
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Whitsunday wanderlust. Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Islands, Australia
Sun, sand, and sea come together to create the stunning sand beaches of the Whitsunday Islands, made up of 74 isles located about 55 kilometres off the coast of Queensland, Australia. Visitors come here to enjoy activities like kayaking, snorkelling, fishing, camping and relaxing at exquisite resorts. It is surrounded by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, a national park, which ensures the protection of the islands, which were once home to the Ngaro people of Australia. This Aboriginal group is also known as the 'Canoe People' due to their lifestyle, that revolved around their marine environment. Today, the island's primary visitors are travellers, divers, campers and adventure seekers. So, pack your sunscreen and explore the pristine white-sand beaches on your next vacation to Australia!