23 Feb 2016
February 23, 2016

What you need to know about sea turtles?

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Sea turtle nests are mainly found on the beaches in the Bundaberg region, south of the Whitsundays. However, they are also popular in the Whitsundays & to assist you when you are out on the tours, below is information provided via the Great Barrier Reef Marina Park Authourity  (GBRMPA). Do your best to keep informed.. read more →

Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays offers land tours so when the weather is not its usual ‘glorious day’ to be out on the water, then these are just some of the tours available. Crocodile Safari – enjoy a cruise up the Proserpine River for a leisure cruise to see the crocodiles in their natural habitat. .. read more →

Airlie Beach has quite a good range of caravan parks for those that like camping.  If you are a backpacker and you want to stay in your camper van, you can pay a small fee to stay in the caravan parks and use their facilities like other campers.  Most campsites also now offer cabins so.. read more →

21 Nov 2015
November 21, 2015

Stingers in the Whitsundays

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Stingers in the Whitsundays is a concern for many travelling to our destination. When is Stinger Season? Experts prefer not to use the term “stinger season” as this implies that jellyfish are only prevalent during this time. Stings have occurred at all times of the year, however are more prevalent during the months of November.. read more →

07 Nov 2015
November 7, 2015

Diving in the Whitsundays

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Diving in the Whitsundays for certified divers and those wanting to try an introductory dive is available on day boats and overnight sailing boats. Not all boats offer this option and below is a list of those that currently (Oct, 2015) offer diving. The day boats are; Mantaray Charters and they will also take you.. read more →

Fraser Island Eli Creek

When I speak to most people in my tour booking and accommodation businesses, they all say that they will go to Hervey Bay to get to Fraser Island.  They are not aware that you can also access Fraser Island from the southern end of the coast at Rainbow Beach. Hervey Bay is a lovely township.. read more →

24 Oct 2015
October 24, 2015

10 reasons to choose Anaconda III

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#1 – Anaconda III lasts longer than most!!! Departing on Tuesdays & Fridays the adventure lasts 3 days and 3 nights giving you the chance to do it all! Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Islands & Outer Great Barrier Reef #2 – Who doesn’t love choice?!  With 12 cabins on Anaconda III there is the choice of;.. read more →

Sleeping at the Great Barrier Reef

It would be so exciting if you good sleep out at the Great Barrier Reef.  Guess what, you can in the Whitsundays! There are two options to sleeping out at the Great Barrier Reef.  The first option is to have your own private cabin on the pontoon and it has a king bed with its.. read more →

Glass bottom boat

Don’t worry if you don’t want to snorkel or can’t swim as you are welcome to relax on the boat whilst everyone else snorkels. If you are concerned that you are not a good swimmer, all the boats have life vests on board and I recommend that you use them to assist your flotation. They.. read more →

The most popular way to travel to Airlie Beach is via the airlines. The main airlines are Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Tiger Air.  The airport that they fly into to is Whitsunday Coast Airport at Proserpine (pronounced PROSS-ER-PINE & airline code is PPP). It is then 30 minutes to the town of Airlie Beach and.. read more →