Airlie Beach Race Week is scheduled for the 6th to the 14th of August 2020 and the Race Committee and Whitsunday Sailing Club staff have been working busily behind the scenes to make sure this year’s event goes ahead as planned.
Australia’s largest offshore sailing regatta is set to bring people from all over the world as their biggest event of the year, Hamilton Island Race Week sets the stage for a week of exciting events 15 - 22 August 2020.
After a long two year wait, the annual Clipper Around the World Yacht Race will once again embrace the Whitsunday’s sailors paradise on January 11-18, 2020, as they stop in for a week of exciting festivities for the Whitsunday Clipper Carnival, based in Airlie Beach, Whitsundays.
Conde Nast Traveller asked readers to rank 30 islands outside of the United States to determine the best islands in the world - and the Whitsunday Islands grabbed a title as the best island in Australia and the South Pacific!
Visitors and local aviation enthusiasts in the Whitsundays are in for a treat, as the notorious Airlie Beach Air Show takes off again this year on September 7th, 2019, after a 4-year hiatus. For those who know lots or little about aerobatic stunt plane flying, this exhilarating niche will certainly not disappoint!
The 7th annual Airlie Beach Festival of music is upon us, and the line up this year will be one for the ages! With headlining acts including John Butler and an Australian Rock Collective including Members from Jet, You Am I, and Powderfinger, there will be something for everyone in Airlie Beach, Queensland this 8-10 of November 2019.
In 2018 and 2019 the Whitsundays will see the reopening of three resort accommodations in Airlie Beach, Daydream Island and Hayman Island.
All three resorts were closed after damages incurred by Cyclone Debbie in 2017, and have since been closed for renovations and upgrades.
Daydream Island has welcomed its first guests since reopening its doors on April 14, 2019. The much-loved resort has been closed for almost 2 years following Tropical Cyclone Debbie, but is now back in full swing and encouraging guests to book, visit and come see their beautiful new look!
Airlie Beach Hotel recently closed its Mangrove Jack’s Cafe/Bar in lieu of opening up a more modern Pub as part of the hotel. Located on the Airlie Esplanade, The Pub serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late night snacks along with a full bar.