Whitsundays Islands (MAP) , near Airlie Beach, is an arcipelago of amazing caribbean-style islands.

Whitsunday beach

Transparent green wather, palms and white sand beaches, this is aproximately what you can have spending a day or two on the Whitsunday Islands.

Whitsunday Islands

our sailing boat, Whitsunday Islands

sailing on Whitsunday Islands

Yet there is not just water and sand: the acripelago is made of several natura parks. We happen to visit - and spend a night in - Long Island, a small island with great vegetation, few trekkings and famous for birds population.

Lizard, Long Island - Whitsunday Islands

Lizard, Long Island - Whitsunday Islands

Long Island - Whitsunday Islands

Bush stone curlew, Lonbg Island - Whitsunday Islands

Australian brush turkey, Lonbg Island - Whitsunday Islands

The resort where we spend the night in Long Island is overcrowed with Wallabies, a small marsupial typical of this part of Australia. They actually are not scared and jump around all the time.

Lonbg Island - Whitsunday Islands

Lonbg Island - Whitsunday Islands

There are other species of jumping animals, one of them can be easily found on the major island of the arcipelago: Withsunday Island. its beach is considered one of the most beautiful in the world, at least Australians claims that. Well, it's not that bad at all.

maraskarooo - Withsunday beach, Whitsunday Islands

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