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Whitsundays winter wonderland!

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Jul 2018

Whitsundays winter wonderland!

In this series, we ask the team at Abell Point to share their local knowledge and introduce you to the Hidden Gems of the Whitsundays. Guest Blogger: Renee Varsell, Customer Service Officer Even in Winter we live in a wonderland of natural beauty – with perfect blue seas and tropical greens of our bushlands we are truly spoiled by nature! The best time of the year…

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Stunning views and sumptuous afternoon tea!

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Jun 2018

Stunning views and sumptuous afternoon tea!

In this series, we ask the team at Abell Point to share their local knowledge and introduce you to the Hidden Gems of the Whitsundays. Guest Blogger: Ambi Middleton, Customer Service Officer The one place that we always take visitors for an awesome view of Pioneer Bay, the islands & the expanse of Airlie Beach is a drive to the top of Mount Whitsunday Drive….

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5 Reasons to Eat in the Marina

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Feb 2018

5 Reasons to Eat in the Marina

Guest Blog from industry partners at IMPOS – 16.02.18   As a first-class boating destination on Australia’s east coast and the largest marina of its type in Australia, Abell Point Marina is a common launching place for boat tours and a temporary home for boats. But its quality facilities aren’t the only reason people visit this iconic spot. In the past few years, Abell Point Marina has…

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Clipper Race experienced the best of the Whitsundays!

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Feb 2018

Clipper Race experienced the best of the Whitsundays!

The Whitsundays came alive to celebrate the arrival of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet to our region. What better way to celebrate their arrival than to host a two-week carnival of events – the Whitsundays Clipper Race Carnival. The fleet arrived slightly behind schedule on 16 January 2018, after some challenging conditions on the Wondrous Whitsundays Race up from Hobart. Visit Seattle…

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Fly, fly little bird…

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Jan 2018

Fly, fly little bird…

There is nothing quite like taking off on a helicopter over the water and cruising over the ocean as the boats below become as small as pin pricks. If this is something you have never experienced before then it is an absolute must-do when in the Whitsundays. There is something about the colour and clearness of the water in this magic part of the world,…

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3 Days in Airlie Beach

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Jan 2018

3 Days in Airlie Beach

We found this blog recently on Tourism Australia’s website and thought it was a great share for our online friends. Whether you have 3 days in Whitsundays or 3 months check out these great suggestions for something new to do whilst you are in our beautiful part of the world!!   Day 1  – Bowen Morning From Airlie Beach head north about 80 kilometres (50…

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Ultimate Whitsunday Bucket List!

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Dec 2017

Ultimate Whitsunday Bucket List!

Have you ticked these incredible experiences off your Airlie Beach bucket list? Fly over the Great Barrier Reef Charter a helicopter from Abell Point Marina and take a scenic flight over one of the seven wonders of the natural world – the Great Barrier Reef Sail the Whitsunday Islands Choose a day sailing trip aboard a maxi racing yacht or traditional wooden tallship and learn…

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Christmas in the tropics..

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Dec 2017

Christmas in the tropics..

With only 10 days to go until the big man in the black gum boots arrives, are you ready for a tropical Christmas? Here’s our top tips for making sure your tropical Christmas is one to remember: Festive food – remembering the shops in Airlie Beach close on Christmas Day and have limited hours on Boxing day, stock up before Christmas with enough to last….

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Two wondrous weeks of events in the Whitsundays

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Nov 2017

Two wondrous weeks of events in the Whitsundays

January 2018 will see the Clipper Round Yacht Race fleet arrive at Abell Point Marina and be welcomed on the dock in true Whitsundays style. To celebrate this incredible yachting event choosing the Whitsundays has the Host Port, two weeks of wondrous events are scheduled for 13 – 29 January. If ever there was a time to stay, play, explore in the Whitsundays, then this…

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10 things to do for free in the Whitsundays

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Nov 2017

10 things to do for free in the Whitsundays

In the famous words of Luther Vandross and Janet Jackson ‘the best things in life are free’ – in this week’s blog will introduce to you the top 10 things to do in Airlie Beach which won’t cost you a cent and will showcase some of the region’s most incredible natural assets: Bicentennial Walkway Whether you set off on foot or with bikes, scooters, prams…

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