Heart Reef, Great Barrier Reef

Heart Reef, Queensland

The Great Barrier Reef is home to many incredible underwater formations.

Heart Reef, Great Barrier Reef

After all, it is the world’s largest coral reef system. One of the most famous is the instantly loveable Heart Reef, a gorgeous coral composition that has formed the shape of, well, a heart, of course!

Located in the Whitsundays region, the best way to see this magnificent coral formation is by helicopter or scenic flight, as diving and snorkelling are prohibited due to the reef’s protected status.

So, if you fancy yourself as a bit of a romantic, and want to check out this most beautiful, uber cute natural composition, climb aboard a seaplane and see it in person – you won’t forget the experience any time soon!

So, once you have taken in the beauty of the Heart Reef, what are some of the other amazing activities to do on Whitsunday Islands?

  • Be astounded by Australia’s best beach

    There is little wonder as to why Whitehaven Beach routinely ranks as Australia’s most beautiful – it is a truly immaculate stretch of coastline that boasts some of the purest silica sand in the world. There is no better way to spend a day on the Whitsundays than visiting this gorgeous beach – it truly is a class above the rest.

    There is more to do on Whitehaven Beach than just take in the scenery, however, as the beautiful sand and turquoise waters play host to a bunch of fun activities, including ocean rafting and reef snorkelling – a magical day awaits you at Whitehaven Beach!

  • Learn to Snorkel at Daydream Island

    The Living Reef at Daydream Island is world famous for being the home of over 100 fish and coral species, and you can experience it by learning to snorkel with your very own instructor! This underwater observatory is one of the best ways to learn about this wonderful activity, and you are always sure to see some of the Great Barrier Reef’s most unique sea life.

  • Go island hopping via kayak

    This is easily one of the most memorable ways to experience the Whitsundays in all their world class beauty. Choosing from either a half-day, full-day or incredible six-day marathon adventure, you will go from island to island, experiencing the amazing beauty of this tropical dreamscape.

    The six-day tour provides you the opportunity to camp on secluded islands along the way, creating a most serene atmosphere as you continue the journey!

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