The Whitsundays are one of the best places in the world to come to enjoy sailing, exploring, adventuring and relaxing! There are plenty of events on the go year-round that attract visitors from far and wide to visit this beautiful part of Australia.
Powerplay is a fun and exciting catamaran that cruises the Whitsunday Islands for a 2 day, 2 night trip of fun, excitement and adventure! With a fun, young crowd and an informed and knowledgeable crew it's the trip of a lifetime for anyone coming to the Whitsunday Islands. It's also the perfect place from which to discover, explore and learn more about this beautiful part of Australia.
Powerplay is a fun power cruiser that offers a 2 day, 2 night tour around the Whitsundays. It's one of the funnest trips around and was recently home for Cleo Codrington and Mitch Cox, two social savvy bloggers who recently visited the Whitsundays.
The Whitsundays are a popular tourist destination for people all over Australia and the world. With Whitehaven Beach, Heart Reef and the Great Barrier Reef right in our backyard, it's easy to understand why so many choose this beautiful island escape for their holiday destination.
Christmas and New Year's in the Whitsundays are one of the funnest and busiest times of the year. Full of fun activities, parties, celebrations and more, it is a sought after holiday destination for people all over Australia and the world. For this reason, it's important to book ahead and make a plan before coming to the Whitsundays.
The Airlie Beach Lagoon is a staple in the tourist town, located on the Whitsunday Coast. After a recent closure due to damages sustained during a cyclone in March 2017, the much-loved lagoon is now open again, and better than ever.
The Whitsunday Tourism awards pay tribute to the top tourism operators and service providers in the Whitsunday Region. Aiming to encourage excellence, the annual awards reward the top performers and covers 31 categories, ranging from accommodation, tours, events, attractions and more. The awards are the region's premier tourism event and provide an opportunity to recognise and acknowledge the Whitsundays' top tourism operators.
Airlie Beach is the main hub of the Whitsundays. With shops, restaurants, hostels, hotels and supermarkets, it's the go-to place for most travelling to and from the islands on boat tours, private charters and day trips.
While the islands themselves have much on offer, it's a well known fact that Airlie Beach has phenomenal hiking and walking trails that make for a great way to spend time while on the mainland. We have listed some of our favourites below.
Airlie Beach is a backpacker haven. As one of the most visited places in Australia, the Whitsundays make for an amazing place to meet other backpackers, form new friendships and even find new travel mates to travel with.