Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Whitsunday Island

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Whitsunday Island. Travelers to this romantic city praise the boating, sporting events and coral reefs. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Whitsunday Island. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Transportation 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 center. 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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Whitsunday Island?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 260 vacation rentals near Whitsunday Island. From 43 Houses to 185 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Whitsunday Island are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Whitsunday Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Whitsunday Island. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Whitehaven Beach: 272 vacation rentals
  • Airlie Beach Lagoon: 436 vacation rentals
  • Daydream Island Living Reef: 429 vacation rentals
  • Port of Airlie: 433 vacation rentals
  • Cannonvale Beach: 442 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Whitsunday Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 43 Houses in Whitsunday Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Whitsunday Island include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 185 rentals available
  • Villas: 26 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Whitsunday Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 229 vacation rentals with pool available in Whitsunday Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.