Whitsunday Anchorages

Where are the Whitsundays?

The Whitsundays is located 1000km north of Brisbane and 2000km north of Sydney, on the east coast of Australia. It is at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef at about 21 degrees South. The Whitsundays are the traditional home of the Ngaro Aboriginal people. There are 2 airports in the region; Whitsunday Coast Airport (Proserpine) and Hamilton Island (Great Barrier Reef Airport).

The Whitsunday Island Map

The 74 islands of the Whitsunday Island group are mostly un-inhabited National Parks. Less than a dozen are homes to resorts to suit all tastes. Amongst the islands are numerous safe anchorages for you to choose from during your bareboating holiday.

Click on the map markers to discover the anchorage name and information for each area.

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 Esk Island Reef
 Sandy Bay
 Sawmill Bay
 Sunlovers Beach
Armit Island
 Armit Island

Border Island
 Cateran Bay

Daydream Island
 Daydream Island Reef

Dumbell Island
 Dumbell Reef

Goldsmith Island
 Goldsmith Island Reef

Hamilton Island
 Hamilton Island Resort
 Hamilton Island Marina

Haslewood Island
 Windy Bay
 Chalkies (Stockyard) Beach

Hayman Island
 Hayman Island Reef
 The Narrows
 Blue Pearl Bay
Henning Island
 Henning Reef

Hook Island
 Manta Ray Bay
 Refuge Bay
 Nara Inlet (South East Anchorage)
 Butterfly Bay Anchorage 2
 False Nara
 Mackerel Bay
 Pinnacle Bay
 Hook Island Reef
 Nara Inlet
 Butterfly Bay
 Caves Cove
 Maureens Cove (Wrasse Bay)
 Luncheon Bay
 Saba Bay
 Macona Inlet
Lindeman Island
 Gap Beach
 Plantation Bay (East)
 Lindeman Resort-Dont Use
 Lindeman Island Reef

Long Island
 Happy Bay
 Palm Bay (Resort)

 Airlie Beach
 Coral Sea Marina|Resort
 Funnel Bay
 Double Bay
 Double Bay - West
 Woodwark Bay
 Shute Harbour

Shaw Island
 Roberta Bay
 Billbob Bay
 Burning Point
 Neck Bay (West)

South Molle Island
 Bauer Bay (Paddle Bay)

Thomas Island
 Thomas Reef (No 1)

Whitsunday Island
 Peter Bay
 Beach 25
 Whitehaven Beach South
 Tongue Bay
 Gulnare Inlet
 Cid Harbour
 Turtle Bay (Whitsunday Island)
 Chance Bay
 Apostle Bay (South)
 Mays Bay
 Crayfish Bay
 Dugong Inlet
 More ...
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