WHITSUNDAY ISLAND: The largest in the Whitsunday group, Whitsunday Island is home to world famous Whitehaven Beach. Pure white silica sand glistens along this 7km stretch of stunning beach, the jewel in the region’s crown. GREAT BARRIER REEF: The Whitsundays is the ideal hub from which to enjoy all that the reef has to offer. From diving and snorkelling, to a scenic flight, to sailing, you can enjoy the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday islands from above, below and in between. HEART REEF: The Whitsundays is quite literally situated in the “Heart of the Great Barrier Reef”. Heart Reef is a beautiful composition of coral that has naturally formed into the shape of a heart. Located within Hardy Reef, Heart Reef can best be experienced from the air. SAILING: The Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday islands offer natural protection from the open ocean, making the waters of the Whitsundays some of the best sailing ground in the world. A sailor’s paradise, there are endless secluded coves and anchorages, fringing reefs and isolated beaches to enjoy.