Tag: Airlie Beach


Council approves design for $6.3 million Airlie Foreshore Revitalisation

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Mar 2018

Council approves design for $6.3 million Airlie Foreshore Revitalisation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 28 MARCH, 2018 Whitsunday Regional Council today voted unanimously to approve the detailed design for the $6.3 million Airlie Beach Foreshore Revitalisation Project. Mayor Andrew Willcox said once completed, the newly developed foreshore area will provide a place where residents and tourists can gather, attend events and relax in a high-quality seaside environment. “This will activate the Airlie Beach foreshore and…

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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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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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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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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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Cruise Ships return to Abell Point after TC Debbie

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Apr 2017

Cruise Ships return to Abell Point after TC Debbie

13.04.2017 At press conference held this morning at Abell Point Marina,  David Jones from Carnival Australia applauded the effort of the Airlie Beach community for getting back to business so soon after TC Debbie. In his words, “Airlie Beach and the community have pulled off a miracle” in restoring normality to the town and the arrival of the Pacific Dawn from Brisbane today confirmed the…

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Whitsundays is open for business

04

Apr 2017

Whitsundays is open for business

Despite the disruption to normal business that TC Debbie threw at us last week, the Whitsundays are very much open for business. With charter operators hitting the water just days after the cyclone, restaurants and cafes opening once the water came back on and trade and marine service providers working around the clock to regain a sense of normality in the region, it is obvious…

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18

Nov 2016

Abell Point Marina on Creek to Coast

If you missed our recent appearance of Channel 7’s Creek to Coast, then take a look at this video. Showcasing Airlie Beach and Abell Point Marina village life, this great segment show you how you can best stay, play, explore with us.