Border Island is one of the top three snorkelling spots in the Whitsunday Island group. As the reef is protected from anchoring and there is no fishing allowed it abounds with sea life and coral of all varieties.
For the more energetic a climb to the saddle between the peaks of Border Island offers excellent views. Check the tides if leaving the dinghy on the beach as the fringing coral in front of the beach can leave you stranded.
No fishing is allowed at Border Island. Nil discharge. No anchoring inside the reef protection markers - check the 100 Magic Miles for details.
East to South West.
Limited Public Moorings are available.
Fishing is prohibited
Be careful of
If anchoring allow plenty of scope and check that the anchor has taken good hold in this deepish anchorage.
Cateran Bay is probably the best snorkelling location in the area with excellent coral and fully protected marine life.
Go ashore and climb the saddle of the island for excellent views West and South.
Sail to Whitehaven.
Excellent diving on the East and West sides of the bay.