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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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Clipper Carnival boosts Whitsunday Economy

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May 2018

Clipper Carnival boosts Whitsunday Economy

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games The Honourable Kate Jones Tuesday, May 01, 2018 Clipper Carnival boosts Whitsunday Economy Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones has revealed the Whitsundays Clipper Race Carnival injected around $2 million into the local economy. Ms Jones said the event held in January generated almost 8800 visitor nights from attendees outside the region….

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Countdown is on to the Sydney Harbour Regatta

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Mar 2018

Countdown is on to the Sydney Harbour Regatta

For immediate release – 01.03.2018 Abell Point Marina located in the Whitsundays, becomes major sponsor of New South Wales’ largest keelboat regatta for the second consecutive year. Hosted by the Middle Harbour Yacht Club the Sydney Harbour Regatta takes place 3rd and 4th March. After an extended entry deadline was offered last month to allow more yachts to register, the regatta has attracted a wide…

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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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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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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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Abell Point Marina strikes double gold!

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Oct 2017

Abell Point Marina strikes double gold!

It was a record attendance at the 2017 Whitsunday Tourism Awards at Hamilton Island this weekend. Over 340 attended the gala dinner with representatives from local tourism operators, regional and state tourism bodies, and local and state government, all gathering together to celebrate the achievements of the tourism industry this year. The message for the night was that the Whitsundays is ‘batting well above average’…

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Aug 2017

Queensland Sets Course for New Superyacht Strategy

JOINT STATEMENT Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment The Honourable Curtis Pitt Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham Thursday, August 03, 2017 The Palaszczuk Government will develop Queensland’s first Superyacht Strategy in more than three years and also provide $45,000 sponsorship to the Australian Superyacht and Marine Export Conference to prevent it relocating to…

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Abell Point Marina wins Marina of the Year

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Aug 2017

Abell Point Marina wins Marina of the Year

In a gala award ceremony hosted last night at the Marine17 conference at Sydney’s newly revamped exhibition centre, Abell Point Marina took out the coveted Marina of the Year award. This nationally accredited awards program judged by the Marina Industries Association recognizes excellence in the marina industry. Luke McCaul, Abell Point’s General Manager agrees the award belongs to the hard work of the dedicated marina…

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