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Prima the perfect Whitsundays family charter boat

Prima is ideal for family charters. With four private cabins, three with en-suites and room in the main saloon for the children to sleep, it works perfectly for one large family or two families looking for a Whitsunday sailing adventure. Prima is a 47ft sloop (a single masted sailing boat) that’s been sailing the azure…

Why you would book an amazing Whitsundays private yacht charter with your friends?

Private yacht charters, especially on crewed yachts, is a trendy travel choice in the Whitsundays. Private charter means that you have the vessel to yourselves and you have a skipper and host to ensure you have an enjoyable and safe trip. Private yacht charters range from two to four people on a luxury yacht such…

Top 5 Reasons to take a School Excursion in the Whitsundays

The Whitsundays is a tropical playground for big and little kids! Calm waters, tropical islands, beaches galore! Here are our top 5 reasons why the Whitsundays is perfect for your school excursion. Why the Whitsundays? 1. The Whitsundays is not only home to several small coastal towns, but also 74 islands! These islands act as…

How to book yourself a fabulous Whitsunday sailing holiday

A Whitsunday sailing holiday is the perfect way to get away from it all, rest, relax and unwind. To choose the right Whitsunday sailing holiday means that you need to answer these questions first. Who are you going to travel with this time? What time of the year to go? What kind of travel experience…

5 irresistible activities you can do on Whitehaven Beach

Whitehaven Beach was recently ranked the number one beach in the world in a Trip Advisor client survey. This amazing beach is a must for the first time and returning visitors to The Whitsundays. Whitehaven beach is far more than just a wonderful stretch of pure silica sand.  Hill Inlet in the north contains the…

Whitehaven Beach No 1. Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best Awards for Beaches

Exciting News – Whitehaven Beach Number One! Whitehaven Beach, one of the treasures of the Whitsunday Islands have been voted the number one beach in the world for 2021. It’s something the locals have known for year’s, now the Trip Advisor travellers agree. Whitehaven Beach was named Number One (in the world) in the annual Travellers’…

37 ways to unwind in the Whitsundays

You, your friends and family deserve a relaxing holiday, one where you can forget the dramas of COVID-19 and unwind in the Whitsundays. Here are 37 ways you can unwind in the Whitsundays. Enjoy! Take a 20-minute nap under a tree. Try paddleboarding for the first time. Go Snorkelling Challenge yourself to complete ‘The Whitsunday…

Volunteer Tourism: Reef Force Volunteer

Explore Whitsundays is proud to announce the launch of our Reef Force Volunteer Tourism initiative. The Reef Force initiative is a volunteer tourism program that aims to support both eco-tourism and the Whitsundays environment. We will work closely with a number of organisations dedicated to the conversation and health of the Great Barrier Reef. These…

Pirate Day 29 November 2020

“Arrrr” you ready to sail the high seas on Solway Lass? Are you looking for a family adventure to kick-start the school holidays? Calling all Pirates to jump aboard our tall ship, Solway Lass to sail the high seas on 29 November. Expect an action-packed day for all ages. Start your day dressing up as…

SUP Paddle boarding in the Whitsundays

Paddleboarding is a fun and relaxing water activity. So you’ve been in the Whitsundays for a while now, and it seems as though you’ve run out of things to do. Or maybe you’ve only just arrived here, and you’re just not that into snorkelling. Either way, you’re anxious to get out there and make the…

How to book wonderfully affordable Whitsunday Tours

You’re planning a holiday and you’re curious about which Whitsunday Tours to do while you’re here. Within a few minutes of searching online, you realise that there are hundreds of different activities and tours to choose from. How do you decide which one is the most suitable without getting frustrated? If you’re uncertain about where…

Visitors returning to the Whitsundays for school holidays

The Whitsundays is welcoming visitors during the June/July school holidays Three weeks before the start of the school holidays we had no idea what to expect. The COVID 19 restrictions meant we couldn’t run at full capacity. The Whitsunday Airport was closed, the southern borders shut off and the town was quiet without visitors. With…

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