Cruising the Whitsundays

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Discover more about what you can expect when exploring the Whitsunday Islands and learn more about what you can do to help protect the Great Barrier Reef during your visit.


Discover the Cultural Heritage of the Whitsundays – Traditional Owner, Robert Congoo

The Coral Sea Academy welcomes Robert Congoo, a traditional owner of our beautiful region. Robert will conduct Welcome to Country and provide a glimpse into the fascinating history of the traditional custodians of the Whitsundays, whose history dates back over thousands of years.

Discover the Whitsunday Islands – Queensland Parks and Wildlife

Learn from Queensland Parks & Wildlife all about what is new for you to explore around the Whitsunday Islands, what to expect this cruising season and how to be mindful of the Whitsundays environment during your time in the region.

Discover the Great Barrier Reef – Master Reef Guide / Savannah Guide, Jessanie Johnsen

From the local marine life to the coral reef, plus the wonders of our incredible region – Learn from the passionate and dedicated Whitsunday local, Jessanie Johnsen, Australia’s only Master Reef Guide and Savannah Guide…

Discover the Eye on the Reef – Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

The free Eye on the Reef app is a monitoring and assessment program that enables anyone who visits the Great Barrier Reef to contribute to its long-term protection! Record reef health, animal sightings or incidents, and join the citizen science movement. Let the Great Barrier Marine Park Authority walk you through the steps on how to make the most of this incredible information hub – all available at the touch of your fingers.

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