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11 Things To Do In The Whitsundays

4 July 2017

Comprising 74 islands sheltered by the Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsundays is home to some of the finest beaches in Australia, if not the world! The region boasts typically beautiful Queensland sunshine, ultra-tranquil waters, uninhabited bushland and a huge range of activities, restaurants and resorts.

Sink your toes into these 11 things to do and see in the Whitsundays...

1. Settle Into The Soft Silica Sand...

Of Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island.

Couple looking at the view of Whitehaven beach. Whitehaven beach is in the Whitsunday islands in Queensland, Australia. Couple looking at the view of Whitehaven beach.

2.Adventurers Should Make a Beeline...

For Lindeman Island, Conway National Park or South Molle Island to explore quintessential Aussie bushland complemented by stunning ocean views.

Caucasian female contemplating spectacular view from Island Young woman looks at the beautiful view from South Molle Island in the Whitsunday Islands, Australia.

3.Explore the Ngaro Cultural Site...

Located on Hook Island and immerse yourself in the stories and history of the Ngaro people who have called the Whitsundays home for over 9,000 years.

4.Head to Shute Harbour Road...

In Airlie Beach for the best seafood, sushi and burgers in town.

 

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5.Hit the Clubs on Airlie Beach...

For the best nightlife around.

6.Pitch a Tent at Hook Island’s Maureen’s Cove...

…. Or Curlew Beach or Crayfish Beach for an idyllic coastal camping holiday.

 

7.For Luxe Resort-style Living...

Look no further than the opulent qualia on Hamilton Island.

 

Endless blue. #qualia #windwardpavillion #plungepool

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8.Head to the Markets in Airlie Beach...

Held each Saturday featuring stalls selling local produce and handicrafts.

 

Mornings well spent #airliebeachmarkets #localproduce #buylocal #localbusiness

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9. Stop by Proserpine...

For boutique shopping with plenty independent fashion and homewares stores.

10. If You Want to Soak up the Whitsundays like a Local...

Head to the charming seaside town of Bowen situated on the Whitsunday Coast. The town is home to beautiful bays, palm-fringed beaches and serves up something a little more authentic than the tourist-oriented islands.

11. Get a Selfie at The Big Mango...

The home of the Bowen Mango!

 The Big Mango, located at the Bowen tourist information centre. The 10-metre tall structure functions as a tourist attraction and is one of several 'big things' located around Australia.

Visit your local Flight Centre store or call 131 600 for more advice and the latest deals on travelling to the Whitsunday Islands.


 

 

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