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South Molle Island

South Molle Island is located in the heart of the Whitsundays. South Molle Island is the largest of the Molle Island Group and features one of the longest-established resorts in the Whitsundays. The resort is currently operating as a backpacker / adventure travel resort for the young and young at heart.

South Molle is a hilly island with grasslands, lush pockets of rainforest, secluded bays and fringing reefs. The Molle Islands are virtually joined along a causeway so you can walk across to Mid Molle Island at low tide.

South Molle has extensive birdlife that includes dozens of colourful lorikeets, currawongs and the endangered bush stone curlews.

Adventure Island Resort, used to be known as South Molle Island Resort, and now caters predominantly to the 18 - 35 year old, independent traveller. There are also camping grounds located at Sandy Bay in the south of the island and Paddle Bay to the north of the resort.

Access to the island can be arranged from Abel Point Marina at Airlie Beach.

South Molle Island, Whitsunday Area
Queensland
Australia

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Molle Islands National Park

South Molle Island, Whitsunday Area
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Molle Islands National Park covers a picturesque cluster of islands in the heart of the Whitsundays with white sandy beaches and pockets of rainforest, encircled by the aqua waters of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The islands provide a wildlife refuge and are popular with nature lovers. South Molle is the largest, offering walking tracks with stunning views. Snorkel at Sandy Bay. Sail around the islands. Bush camp on some islands. Camping bookings are essential. It is recommended to book in advance for school holidays. Take water and a fuel stove. At low tide walk between South and Mid Molle islands. In late spring, witness an underwater snowstorm - the annual spawning of coral. Check restrictions on activities such as spearfishing, anchoring, fishing and collecting.

South Molle Island

South Molle Island, Whitsunday Area
South Molle Island is located in the heart of the Whitsundays. South Molle Island is the largest of the Molle Island Group and features one of the longest-established resorts in the Whitsundays. The resort is currently operating as a backpacker / adventure travel resort for the young and young at heart. South Molle is a hilly island with grasslands, lush pockets of rainforest, secluded bays and fringing reefs. The Molle Islands are virtually joined along a causeway so you can walk across to Mid Molle Island at low tide. South Molle has extensive birdlife that includes dozens of colourful lorikeets, currawongs and the endangered bush stone curlews. Adventure Island Resort, used to be known as South Molle Island Resort, and now caters predominantly to the 18 - 35 year old, independent traveller. There are also camping grounds located at Sandy Bay in the south of the island and Paddle Bay to the north of the resort. Access to the island can be arranged from Abel Point Marina at Airlie Beach.

Daydream Island

Daydream Island, Whitsunday Area
Daydream Island is the closest of the 74 islands in the Whitsundays to the mainland shore at Airlie Beach. Daydream is extremely popular due to its natural beauty and variety of water activities available. With modern, contemporary rooms, several dining options, a wedding chapel, an award-winning day spa, kids club and loads of facilities to keep the whole family amused. Snorkel directly off the beach to the fringing reef at Lovers' Cove or go sea kayaking, water skiing and windsurfing with the watersports team at the resort. There are also several walking tracks on the island for you to explore. The central and highest point of the island is a small but dense jungle of tropical vegetation inhabited by parrots and tiny sunbirds. Daydream Island Resort occupies the majority of the island and offers many activities and impressive facilities including an excellent mini-golf course where you can "play your way around Australia" in 19 holes, and the Living Reef Lagoon, where you can experience the Great Barrier Reef without even getting your feet wet, if you don't want to. Handle a baby shark, pat a stingray and feed the barramundi in the large outdoor aquarium, guided by Marine Biologists.

Long Island

Long Island, Whitsunday Area
Long Island is located in the beautiful Whitsundays off the Queensland coast and boasts amazing wildlife and scenery. It is the nearest island to the Whitsundays mainland. Long Island is mostly national park and has over 13 kilometres of walking tracks which end at stunning lookouts and beautiful secluded beaches. Hard to beat is the fringing coral reef in the bays, great for snorkelling or just relaxing in a hammock under the coconut palms. There are three resorts on the island, with varying styles of accommodation ranging from luxurious to world-class, eco-friendly and an affordable family resort. Day visitors are welcome to moor off the beach at Long Island Resort in Happy Bay, on the western side of the island, and visit the resort for a meal and a drink.

The Living Reef on Daydream Island

Daydream Island, Whitsunday Area
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Daydream Island Resort & Spa's Living Reef is one of the world's largest man made living coral reef lagoons and one of the jewels of the Whitsundays. Clownfish, stingrays, sharks and barramundi are just some of more than 100 species of marine fish that call the lagoons home. Over 60 species of natural corals add to the this huge ecosystem that represents the lagoon habitats of the Great Barrier Reef. As an educational example of life on the Great Barrier Reef, Daydream's Living Reef experiences capture the imagination of visitors young and old - without having to get your feet wet! Stingray Splash - Walk amongst the curious baby stingrays. Marine biologists will guide you through this amazing and unique educational experience; they are de-barbed for safety; aqua shoes are provided; hold a sea star and a sea cucumber; see the coral reef up close; and a number of different species of rays to see and feel. Guided fish feed - Take part in a hands on educational tour. Feed and touch Pancake & Pikelet, our huge stingrays, see and touch a shark in the shark nursery, photo opportunity with a sea star, feed explosive barramundi in the predator lagoon.
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