Turtle Bay, Whitsunday Island - Whitsunday Escape
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Turtle Bay, Whitsunday Island

Because the prevailing winds in the tropics are South Easterly, this bay is not often visited. When the conditions are right, this is a great spot for:

  • snorkeling
  • plentiful marine life
  • fishing

There are five beaches within Turtle Bay, four of which can normally be accessed at low tide. It’s a great spot to explore the surrounding coastline in a kayak or on a stand up paddle board.

Nautical Information

Wind protection only from:

  • North
  • North West
  • North East

A good lookout at front of vessel required as there are isolated coral heads when coming into anchorage. Must anchor off fringing reef.


Hot Tip

This anchorage is seldom visited so keep an eye out for the friendly wildlife.


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