5 Things to know about  The Whitsunday Islands

1. It stretches 2,300km off the coast of   Queensland Australia

2. There are  74 Whitsunday Islands in The Great Barrier Reef

3. You can get there by air, ferry or water taxi

4. The best time to visit is: the dry season,  June - October

5. Hamilton Island  is the largest inhabited island, offering natural beauty and luxury amenities