5 Things Every Backpacker Needs To Do In The Whitsundays

Whitsundays is one of the top destinations in Australia. Boasting of a plethora of islands, there are so many attractions to be seen here. And, with all the fun, you might want to be stuck here forever. However, this does not mean that as a backpacker, this is not the ideal place for you to tour. There are a number of things you can do with the limited time and budget that you have. Here are a few.


White Haven Beach


While at Whitsundays, the White Haven Beach is a must visit. Particularly, if you love an isolated place that gives you the opportunity to take in all the nature’s beauty that this beach has to offer, without distractions. Make sure that you don’t leave without exploring the lagoons, coves, and inlets in this stretch of Haven Beach. Do not forget to pack your camera for when you take a hike at the Hill Inlet. On top of the Hill Inlet, you get a very beautiful view of the beach. Remember to carry drinks and biting as you will not find a hotel, shop or restaurant here.


Sailing and Diving


You cannot afford to leave Whitsundays without going for a dive. This is ideal for anyone who loves activities that stimulate adrenaline. The Great Reef Barrier is perfect for backpackers who love Scuba diving. You dare not miss out on the opportunity to have fun here, being that the reef is on the list of the Seven Wonders of the World. Additionally, if you love sailing, Whitsunday sailing tours backpackers is there to cater for your needs.




Camping is always fun. If you are with friends, you can camp on the shores. Do not forget to come with your paddles and fishing tools. I guarantee you that you will have the best time sharing a beer and roasting your fresh fish as you chat the night away. Ensure that you collect some corals to keep and remind you of the great time you had.


Take a Tour with Localvore on Airlie Beach


Having tired off of the touring Whitsundays, it is definitely time to fill your stomach with something before you can even think of rest. But since you are here touring, why not eat in a tour mode. The hotel tour allows you to visit farms and see how they locally grow beefalo, myrtle, and coffee. This is interesting and in the same time educative. If you are patient, at the end of this beautiful tour, you will be treated to dinner by the hotel, with everything you saw making the menu.


The wildlife park


Taking a walk through the wildlife park will not take you long. If you don’t have all day, you can choose to tour the park, while enjoying the beautiful animals, on the one-kilometer trails. But if you came purposely to enjoy wildlife, the 16-kilometer trails will more than fulfill your fantasies.