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Discovering the heart of paradise in the Whitsundays

By Explore
Updated March 4 2021 - 12:08pm, first published February 27 2021 - 12:08pm

Soaring through the air, lush green islands all around me, I see the Whitsundays from a different perspective for the first time. On this scenic flight, aboard a high-wing eight-seater plane where everyone gets a window, it’s not just about one beach, one boat, or one island. All the islands of this Queensland paradise stretch out around me – some with dramatic peaks, others with long sandy stretches, a few with large resorts. In the clear water, I get glimpses of coral.

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