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Why Go?

The best underwater sightseeing in the world

Jaw-droppingly beautiful islands with pristine white beaches, azure water, and stellar resorts

Tropical North Queensland, with its rainforests, fabulous wildlife and eco-lodges

What To Skip

Swimming off mainland beaches between November and April, when deadly box jellyfish thrive

What For:

Active + Adventure, Beach + Island, Family, Romantic

When To Go:

May, June, July, August


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