Win Tickets to the Great Barrier Reef

Wanting to visit the Great Barrier Reef and stay in Airlie Beach during May or June, 2015? Book 5 or more nights in any room type at ‘Airlie Apartments‘ and go into the draw to win 2 adult tickets to the Great Barrier Reef. Second prize, we also have 2 tickets to give away on.. read more →

The majority of day tours in the Whitsundays offer snorkelling as part of the day tour.  There are diving options at the Great Barrier Reef and also around the Whitsunday Islands with Mantaray and some overnight sailing tours.  Not all operators can provide diving and sometimes it is another operator that provides the diving service.. read more →


There sure is! How would you like to go on a crocodile safari and see the crocodiles in their natural habitat.  Cruising up the Proserpine River is a relaxing way to see them and you are safe in the boat with good viewing.  Nature is amazing when you are looking for something in particular.  It.. read more →

There are a few different options to get to the mainland where Airlie Beach is located, if your plane is arriving on Hamilton Island. Via Ferry: This service is operated by Cruise Whitsundays and as at 1/3/2015 the price to travel to the ‘Port of Airlie’ at Airlie Beach is $48.00 per person.  There are.. read more →

Heart Reef at Great Barrier Reef

I would say ‘YES, YES, YES’ but it is a personal decision that you will make. I often hear, that you can snorkel of Whitehaven Beach and unfortunately that is not true. It would be lovely but there is no fringing coral reefs off Whitehaven beach. If you take the 1/2 day WHitehaven Beach tour,.. read more →