The Great Barrier Reef and Whitsundays is home to some of the most incredible Australian wildlife – come and meet the friendly locals…
- Whale SeasonWhale Season
In our glorious winter months (June - September), thousands of humpback whales migrate to the warmer tropical waters of the Whitsundays.
Breaching whales, mothers and their calves, and pods playing in the warm shallow waters are a common sight during winter.
Witnessing the majesty of these creatures in the wild is not to be missed.
You can discover more about the Humpback Whales and what to expect here.
- Under the WavesUnder the Waves
Under the Waves
From the stingrays that play in the shallows at Whitehaven Beach, to the friendly Maori Wrasse that joins you on your snorkel - the wildlife encounters awaiting you beneath the surface are breathtaking.
Watch the turtles feed, find Nemo amongst the reef or spot the Giant Trevally play - The Great Barrier Reef is like no other underwater world.
- The Friendly LocalsThe Friendly Locals
The Friendly Locals
Stroll through the nearby eucalyptus forests and see if you can spy the koalas or listen out for the laughing kookaburra. Watch a sunrise on the beach and get up close to the native kangaroos and wallabies. There are so many friendly locals to meet here in the Whitsundays.
Encounter crocodiles in the wild, cuddle a koala or handle a snake, your Superyacht Concierge can organise many tours or activities that will enable you to come face to face with the incredible Australian wildlife.
Come and explore the land beyond the reef and see what awaits in tropical North Queensland.
- The Living ReefThe Living Reef
The Living Reef
Discover the Living Reef on Daydream Island.
The Living Reef is a man made coral reef lagoon, over 200m in length and home to over 100 species of local marine life including fish, small sharks, rays and other reef dwelling creatures.
This incredible facility provides a range of ways where guests can get up close to the resident marine animals, including an underwater observatory, an education centre and interactive touch pool.
Many activities are offered by the resident marine biologists, who will share their knowledge and passion with guests. Activities include fish feeding, becoming a Reef Ranger for children and guided snorkels both by day and by night.