Tag: Tourism Whitsundays


Clipper Race fleet arrives in Whitsundays!

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Jan 2018

Clipper Race fleet arrives in Whitsundays!

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release January 17, 2018 They’ve arrived! At 3.05pm yesterday, the first of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet arrived into the Whitsundays following Race 6: The Wondrous Whitsundays Race up the east coast of Australia. Skippered by 24-year-old Brit Nikki Henderson, Visit Seattle crossed the finish line off the coast of Airlie Beach at 15:05:36 local time, completing the…

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Clipper Race fleet to sail into Whitsundays in just one week’s time!

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Jan 2018

Clipper Race fleet to sail into Whitsundays in just one week’s time!

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release January 6, 2018 It is now only one week to go until the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet sails into the Whitsundays. The ocean-going yachts are expected to start arriving into Airlie Beach on Saturday, January 13, following their race up the east coast of Australia in the Wondrous Whitsundays Race. The crews are looking forward to a…

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Clipper 2017-18 Race fleet to set sail on Wondrous Whitsundays Race

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Jan 2018

Clipper 2017-18 Race fleet to set sail on Wondrous Whitsundays Race

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release January 4, 2018 The Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race fleet is about to embark on the last race of its All-Australian Leg, as it races up the east coast of Australia to the Whitsundays in Race 4: The Wondrous Whitsundays Race. The All-Australian Leg is the fourth of eight legs, which make up the 40,000 nautical mile voyage…

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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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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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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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Oct 2017

Countdown is on until Clipper…. 100 days and counting!

100 day countdown until the Clipper Round World Yacht Race fleet of vessels arrives at Abell Point Marina. To celebrate their Host Port stay in the Whitsundays from 13 – 29 January, the region will host the Whitsunday Clipper Race Carnival. A two-week long extravaganza of sporting, leisure, entertainment and food events for all to enjoy. Experience life on-board a Clipper vessel at the Open…

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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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