Explore the South Cumberland Islands Queensland

By AG STAFF 27 August 2015
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Down the coast from the Whitsundays are the South 
Cumberland Islands nine low peaks off the coast of Mackay in the Coral Sea. In biogeographic terms, St Bees and Keswick have been fantastic field laboratories for exploring how resident species interact with each other and with flora and fauna on neighbouring islands, like the introduced population of koalas. It’s also home to migrating whales, turtles, dolphins and rays. Read the full story in #128 of Australian Geographic.