The Whitsundays Islands lie on the northeast coast of Queensland Australia, 90 minutes flight from Brisbane and 2 hours 30 minutes from Sydney, right in the heart of the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. The Whitsundays are unique and spectacularly beautiful, one of those rare, unforgettable places, rated as one of the world's most beautiful sailing grounds. With smooth seas and line-of-sight navigation, the world famous Great Barrier Reef appeals to all levels of sailors. The warm waters make yacht charter in the Whitsundays irresistible, sail yourself around the calm waters of the Whitsundays or choose a crewed charter and be pampered. With a fantastic selection of tranquil anchorages to choose from, you can truly escape the crowds and delight in the peaceful beauty of deserted bays, expanses of sandy beaches and romantic golden sunsets. Hamilton Island is the largest inhabited Island in the Whitsunday Group. Hamilton Island is nestled amongst the Whitsunday Islands, a group of 74 islands just off the Queensland Coast and at the edge of the world famous Great Barrier Reef. The larrge majority of Hamilton Island has been carefully preserved in its natural state to enjoy the pristine beauty of the island's fabulous beaches, unspoilt nature trails and secluded hideaways.