South Molle Island is in the heart of the spectacular Whitsunday
Passage and features 405 ha of unspoilt National Park, rimmed by
scenic beaches, bays and inlets.
The island is a haven for wildlife including
a variety of birds species, a colony of fruit bats (flying
foxes), the Green Tree Snake and Brown Python, many species of
butterflies, and the Green Tree Ants (distinguishable by their
nests, binding together a bunch of leaves with sticky silk). The
ants can deliver a painful bite, but are not particularly dangerous.
Aborigines have been known to eat these ants as a source of protein
Then, there is of course the huge array of marine
life, ranging from the tiny living coral polyps, which make-up the
Great Barrier Reef System to the Humpback Whale, growing up to 12
metres. The whales are usually seen during July through to
September. Other marine life include Dugongs, Green Turtles, Bottle
Nose Dolphins, Stingrays, Black Marlin, Hawsbill Turtles and much