A real estate agent has snapped up a private island in the Whitsundays for close to $1m, saying they have plans to turn it into a family getaway.

A chance to own an island in the Whitsundays.

A South Australian-based real estate agent will pay about $1m for the 20ha Poole Island, between Bowen and Airlie Beach, after it went back to market three weeks ago.

Private Islands Online Australia‚Äôs Richard Vanhoff said since the first deal fell through he received more than 300 emails and phone…

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