When is the best time of year to visit the Whitsundays?

The Whitsundays are located in the tropics with an average daily temperature of 27°C. During the summer months of December to February, the average temperature is over 30°C and during the winter months of June to August, a mild 23°C is the average.

All activities and day cruises that we offer are able to be experienced regardless of the season, so really, the time of year you visit just depends on your preference. 

The table below shows the mean temperatures throughout the year.

Mean max temp (degrees Celsius) 30.4 30.1 28.8 27.1 24.8 22.4 21.9 22.9 25.4 27.6 29.1 30.0  
Mean min temp (degrees Celsius) 24.9 24.0 24.0 22.6 20.8 18.4 17.6 18.1 19.8 21.8 23.3 24.4