Australia is a backpacker's dream. With so many amazing places at your fingertips, it is the perfect place to throw on your pack and explore, and we've got the hottest recommendations for boats around the Whitsundays!
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.
If you want a holiday with plenty of socialising with a young, fun and festive crowd in a party atmosphere, then the Whitsundays is the place to be! Here in the Whitsundays, you can enjoy a social atmosphere both on land and on the sea, with plenty of boats that cater to a younger, livelier crowd. We've got the lowdown on which boats to choose from if you're down to party in the Whitsundays!
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!
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.
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.
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.
Airlie Beach is a backpacker haven. As one of the most visited places in Australia, the Whitsundays makes for an amazing place to meet other backpackers, form new friendships and even find new mates to travel with.