World's Best Islands
No. 13 Great Barrier Reef Islands, Australia
More than 900 islands scattered along the largest coral reef in the world are full of sea life, private retreats, tranquil lagoons, and perfect beaches. You can also choose among a wealth of resorts. Heron Island Resort offers 20 dive sites within minutes of the island. One&Only Hayman Island combines luxury and nature from well-appointed rooms with expansive Coral Sea views. The palm-fringed Catseye Beach on Hamilton Island in the iconic Whitsundays is a haven for beach lovers and water sporting.