Australian Travel Distances to the Whitsundays
Whitsundays Travel Distances

Whitsundays Travel Distances

Getting to the Whitsundays from other Australian cities

The Whitsunday Islands are roughly 1100km north of Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, in the Central Section of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Getting there by road is easy enough if you are driving from south east Queensland, just head north! If you're traveling to the Whitsundays from anywhere else in Australia you are in for one hell of a drive - it's probably a wiser and cheaper option to fly there.

More information about flying to the Whitsundays can be found in our Getting to the Whitsundays section.

Distance by road from Airlie Beach, Whitsundays to:

Distances from the Whitsunday Islands to other areas of Queensland and Australia. View route links take you to Google maps and opens in a new window.

Distances between places in the Whitsundays

Once in the Whitsundays region, distances by land are quite manageable, the main locations being only a few minutes drive from each other. Some are even within walking distance! Use the table below to get an idea of scale.

22.5 km Cannonvale      
24.8 km 2.4 km Airlie Beach    
26.9 km 4.4 km 2.1 km Jubilee Pocket  
35 km 12.5 km 10.2 km 8.2 km Shute Harbour