Tag: Tourism Whitsundays


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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Jan 2018

Experience the White on Whitehaven Long Lunch!

What a stunning event – pure white silica sand between your toes, Moet champagne on arrival, oyster and sushimi bar and that’s all before the seafood buffet. Guests at the White on Whitehaven lunch experienced a long seafood lunch with a twist on this iconic beach. Breathtaking weather, warm tropical waters and the best food in town prepared by Fish D’Vine – it doesn’t get…

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Where else can you go to a Rodeo in the Heart of the Great Barrier Reef?

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Jan 2018

Where else can you go to a Rodeo in the Heart of the Great Barrier Reef?

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release January 24, 2018 There will be full-on action and entertainment at the Rodeo by the Reef, this Saturday, January 27, when the dirt and dust of rodeo shenanigans kicks off alongside the beautiful azure waters of the Whitsundays in a bull, bronco and barrel bonanza. All eyes will be on Bowen on the Australia Day Weekend, with the Rodeo by…

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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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