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The Whitsundays are a nature lovers paradise. With 74 tropical islands, there's so much to do from the majestic Great Barrier Reef to adrenalin pumping aerobatic Tigermoth tours and skydiving
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Locals' Tips

Mama Africa - Nightclub

Local Tip Adults 18 years and over, only $5.00 per person Friday and Saturday only. Weeknights are free of charge. Best times to get there: Opens from 10pm and is fairly quiet, so great for a quick drink with mates...

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SideWalk Cafe

Local Tip For a great ambiance and a little something different, the Sidewalk Cafe is a must, with dine in and Alfresco dining available, as well as the Coral sea and Whitsunday islands as the perfect back drop to this...

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Airlie Beach markets

Airlie Beach markets

19 Apr - 3 Jan

The Whitsunday Lions Airlie Beach Community Markets are held every Saturday from 7.00am - 1.00pm at the beautiful Airlie Beach foreshore. The Airlie Beach markets showcase some of the Whitsundays best artwork, hand crafts, clothing, souvenirs, fresh home grown fruit and vegetables and some great local entertainment more »

Anzac Day, hamilton Island

Anzac Day, hamilton Island

25 Apr

Anzac Day goes beyond marking the 1915 anniversary of the landings at Gallipoli, it remembers Australians and New Zealanders who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations. On Anzac Da y, ceremonies are held in towns and cities across the two countries, and furt her afield. In 2013 record numbers of... more »

Airlie Beach markets

Airlie Beach markets

26 Apr - 10 Jan

The Whitsunday Lions Airlie Beach Community Markets are held every Saturday from 7.00am - 1.00pm at the beautiful Airlie Beach foreshore. The Airlie Beach markets showcase some of the Whitsundays best artwork, hand crafts, clothing, souvenirs, fresh home grown fruit and vegetables and some great local entertainment more »

Airlie Beach markets

Airlie Beach markets

3 May - 17 Jan

The Whitsunday Lions Airlie Beach Community Markets are held every Saturday from 7.00am - 1.00pm at the beautiful Airlie Beach foreshore. The Airlie Beach markets showcase some of the Whitsundays best artwork, hand crafts, clothing, souvenirs, fresh home grown fruit and vegetables and some great local entertainment more »

Videos

Sunsail

Whether you like the idea of sailing along like a pirate or living like a wealthy footballer for a few days, the Whitsundays is one of the best places to live out your fantasy. more »

Virtual Tours

Cactus Jacks

With a name like 'Cactus Jack's', it would be a shame if this restaurant at the Airlie Beach Hotel was a wet blanket with no flair, But Cactus Jack's is anything but dull - more »

Whitsundays Photos

Boat Harbour, Hamilton Island

Boat Harbour, Hamilton Island

SurfSkiing, Hamilton Island

SurfSkiing, Hamilton Island

Tongue Bay, Whitsunday Island

Tongue Bay, Whitsunday Island

Gecko Sailing

Gecko Sailing

Langford Island

Langford Island

Hill Inlet, White Haven Beach

Hill Inlet, White Haven Beach

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