Whitsundays (Airlie Beach)
Island paradise…the sailing capital of Australia
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Whitsundays (Airlie Beach)

Wow! It doesn’t get much better than this! The Whitsundays is situated in central north tropical Queensland, next to the Great Barrier Reef and close to 74 beautiful islands. The main town in the Whitsundays is Airlie Beach, which is known for its friendly relaxed atmosphere and lively nightlife. Yes, it’s a party town.

The World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef is one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The reef is home to tens of thousands of species of brilliantly coloured fish, coral and other marine life. It is a spectacular underwater playground, and the Whitsundays lies in the very heart of the reef. Our students can scuba dive on the Great Barrier Reef. Many students also choose to complete the Open Water Scuba Diving license while studying at Whitsunday SACE school in Airlie Beach

The Whitsundays are also synonymous with sailing. Students can join a sail boat charter for 1, 2 or 3 nights of sailing or do a day trip and come back to land at night. Whitehaven Beach is consistently rated amongst the top beaches in the world and is the jewel in the crown of the Whitsundays. Students can travel to Whitehaven Beach on a day cruise.