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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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Abell Point awarded Queensland’s Major Tourism Attraction

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Nov 2017

Abell Point awarded Queensland’s Major Tourism Attraction

The 2017 Queensland Tourism Awards held this weekend saw Abell Point Marina awarded gold for Major Tourist Attraction, above some very well-known Queensland operators. The final award category of the night was announced with Australia Zoo winning bronze, Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures winning silver and Abell Point Marina receiving the gold. This is the first year the Whitsundays award-winning marina has entered the Queensland Tourism Awards…

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Nov 2017

Abell Point Marina awarded Queensland GOLD

In a gala awards dinner in Brisbane on Friday 10 November, Abell Point Marina were awarded Gold – Major Tourism Attraction, above some very well known Queensland operators. The final award of the night was proudly received by marina owner Paul Darrouzet and his team, who paid tribute to the great achievements made by his team since he took ownership of the marina 4 years…

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Tickets on Sale for Whitsunday Clipper Race Carnival

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Nov 2017

Tickets on Sale for Whitsunday Clipper Race Carnival

MEDIA RELEASE Tourism Whitsundays – 6.11.17 The Whitsundays will come alive with festivities and fun when the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race arrives in January 2018. The Whitsunday Clipper Race Carnival will be a two-week celebration of exciting regional events and activities from January 13 to 29 showcasing the beauty of the Whitsundays and welcoming the Clipper fleet. Tourism Whitsundays CEO Craig Turner said…

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Cumberland Charter Yachts Host a Christmas Food Drive for the Salvation Army

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Nov 2017

Cumberland Charter Yachts Host a Christmas Food Drive for the Salvation Army

Christmas can be a difficult time of year for families in need. Bringing joy to a family at a time when most people have family relatives to celebrate with and gifts to give and receive, can be a life-changing moment and make a huge difference in what otherwise could be a lonely time. Each year, Cumberland Charter Yachts host a food drive, which is a…

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Life’s a Beach

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Nov 2017

Life’s a Beach

As we all know, travelling to a new destination is full of excitement and adventure. If you are visiting the Whitsundays for the first time or a repeat visitor looking for some local information, then here is our pick of the best beaches to visit and why. Chance Bay Often overlooked but never disappointing the beach at Chance Bay is just stunning at any time…

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Just 80 days to go until the Whitsunday Clipper Race Carnival

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Oct 2017

Just 80 days to go until the Whitsunday Clipper Race Carnival

The countdown is on to one of the biggest parties the Whitsundays has ever seen, with just 80 days until the Clipper Race Fleet sails into town and the Clipper Race Carnival begins. The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race is a unique event which sees seasoned skippers paired with novice crews on an epic 40,000 nautical mile adventure. The Whitsundays stopover will be the…

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Abell Point launches new superyacht website

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Oct 2017

Abell Point launches new superyacht website

Abell Point Marina have today launched a new superyacht website, providing a wealth of information for superyacht captains, owners and crew relating their superyacht marina facilities, as well as cruising the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef. Since being awarded Best Innovation by a Marina at the 2017 Marina Industry Awards, Abell Point is gaining a reputation for their innovative marketing strategies focused on driving visitation…

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Electrik Lemonade performing at ABMF 2014

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Oct 2017

Airlie Beach Music Festival is live again this November

The Airlie Beach Music Festival will once again take place in the Whitsundays from the 10 – 12 November.  Book your berth at Abell Point Marina and enjoy three days of incredible music with stunning water views. The main stage is once again at the Whitsunday Sailing Club, with a host of other venues around Airlie Beach playing host to bands throughout the weekend. With…

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Join us for the Whitsunday summer events calendar!

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Oct 2017

Join us for the Whitsunday summer events calendar!

It appears the Whitsundays are the place to be this spring/ summer season with a host of great events scheduled for the region to keep visitors entertained. With the spring weather being just perfect so far for cruising the islands, the calendar of events below will be enough to encourage you to book our Summer Special and stay for longer and get involved! October  …

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