Fraser Island and the Whitsundays are two of Australia's top destinations for travellers from all over the world. They are also popular with many local travellers, many of which visit these destinations during their own long weekends and extended holidays. They have been iconic Australian destinations for many years for their beauty and uniqueness and continue to be a favourite among holiday-makers.
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The fun may start in the Whitsundays, but it certainly doesn't have to end here! With such a variety of activities and tours available in Northern Queensland, you would be crazy to miss out on the action. Our travel experts here at Sailing Whitsundays can help you organize everything from transportation to accommodation and tours for your journey up the coast. Book ahead to save yourself all the hassle and, better yet, more money!
Travelling on a budget through Australia? We've compiled a list of things you can do in the Whitsundays if you're travelling on a budget: where to stay, free activities, things to see and the best budget tours on offer in the Whitsundays.
Australia is one of the best places in the world if you enjoy solo travelling or are heading out on a solo adventure. This is true for both Australians and international travellers - it's a great place for all soloists, no matter where you're from! We here at Sailing-Whitsundays love travelling (in both groups or travelling alone!) and have spent a lot of time trekking around this amazing country. Using our expertise and experience, we have created a guide to help you with your solo travels.
The Whitsundays are one of the most beautiful and diverse regions in all of Australia. At the heart of the Great Barrier Reef and home to Whitehaven Beach, it attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, most just passing through as they travel around the rest of the country. Ideal for backpackers, whether travelling in groups or solo, the Whitsundays are a top destination for any traveller!
If you're coming to Australia to visit or stay, getting a job is probably your top priority. Australia is big and full of jobs, especially those targeted at travellers and temporary residents. Jobs in tourism, hospitality, farming, agriculture and sales are usually readily available and are ideal for part-time or temporary work.
The 457 visa will be scrapped in Australia. On 18 April 2017 the Prime Minister of Australia announced that the 457 visa be no longer and will instead be replaced by the TSS visa, or Temporary Skill Shortage Visa, which will address genuine skill shortages.