The Whitsunday Islands: The heart of the Great Barrier Reef
Devastated by Cyclone Debbie two years ago, the Whitsunday Islands took a severe battering. Surrounded by the Great Barrier Reef – islands large and small, scattered like emeralds in the sea – they were one of Australia’s loveliest destinations.
Their famous powdery white beaches, the Reef’s stunning coral, hotels, guest houses, bars and restaurants; all were lifted up, broken and spat back out by the swirling typhoon. Nothing escaped the wrath of Debbie who hoovered up everything in her wake.