Awards & Accolades

Abell Point Marina has long been a major gateway to the Whitsundays for the boating community.

New owner of Abell Point Marina Paul Darrouzet, is has spent the last three years investing in a multi-million dollar transformation to become the Whitsundays’ most vibrant marina precinct.

2016 saw the start of the recognition of all the hard work that Paul and his team have been working towards, receiving the following awards;

10-11-2017 – Gold – Major Tourism Attraction

2017_Queensland_Tourism_Awards_Abell Point Marina

Major Tourism Attraction for Queensland



30-09-2017 – Gold – Major Tourism Attraction

2017 Tourism Awards - Major Tourism Attraction

APM – Major Tourism Attraction for the Whitsundays


30-09-2017 – Gold – Specialised Tourism Service

2017 Tourism Awards - Lure Gold, Specialised Tourism Service

Lure – Specialised Tourism Service for the Whitsundays



31-07-2017 – Best Innovation 2017-18

Best Innovation Award 2017-18

GM Luke McCaul at MIA Awards


31-07-2017 – Marina of the Year 2017-18

Marina of the Year Award 2017-18

GM Luke McCaul at MIA Awards



23-06-2017 – Superyacht Industry Champion

Superyacht Industry Champion Paul Darrouzet

Paul Darrouzet won Superyacht Industry Champion


23-06-2017 – Superyacht Industry Service Provider

Superyacht Industry Service Provider

Paul Darrouzet accepting award at the ASMEX Industry Awards



29-10-2016 – Gold – Major Tourism Attraction

General Manager Luke McCaul with Joscelyn O’Keefe and Cherie Morel at the Whitsunday Tourism Awards 2016


 14-09-2016 – 5 Gold Anchor Accreditation

5 Gold Anchor Global Marina Accreditation

Director Paul Darrouzet & General Manager Luke McCaul at the 5 Gold Anchor Global Marina Accreditation



15-02-2016 – Clean Marina Accreditation

Clean Marina Accreditation Abell Point Marina

John Hogan presenting Clean Marina Award to Maintenance Manager Ross Paterson