Located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef on the Queensland coast, lies 74 island wonders. With the Great Barrier Reef and fringing coral reefs at their doorstep, Whitsundays is home to the renowned island resorts of Hamilton Island, Hayman Island, Daydream Island Resort, and Palm Bay Resort on Long Island.
The Whitsunday Islands are an archipelago of continental islands of various sizes off the central coast of Queensland, Australia, situated between just south of Bowen and to the north of Mackay, some 900 kilometres (560 miles) north of Brisbane. The island group is centred on Whitsunday Island, while the group's commercial centre is Hamilton Island.
Whitsundays real estate is popular among overseas investors with a number of properties approved by the Australian Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB).
With 70% of the region protected as Marine and National Parks, the driving forces of economy for the resident population of 15,200 are tourism, sugar cane farming and cattle grazing.
Over 500,000 visitors arrive each year to enjoy the wonders that make the Whitsundays one of the world's most desirable destinations on the planet.
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