Cid Harbour on Whitsunday Island is very popular as a first night anchorage for bareboat charters and private boats alike. This calm anchorage has beaches to explore, a few bushwalks and also lends itself perfectly to:
The bushwalks you can do from here are:
Cid Harbour has quite a bit of history attached to it. During WW2 the Allied Navy ships anchored here prior to the battle of the Coral Sea.
Wind protection from just about all directions.
Views from the top of Whitsunday Peak make it worth it. Check the mountain is not in cloud before departing.