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Wonders of The Whitsundays


Stay 5, Pay 4

Magnums offer incredible affordable accommodation for families, couples and holidaymakers who want to experience the best value for money in The Whitsundays. For a limited time, book 5 consecutive nights in any room type Magnums has on offer, and only pay for 4. To redeem the deal, guests must book directly through Magnums using the promocode DRIVE2AIRLIE.

Original price: Varies.

For more information, visit www.magnums.com.au/check-price

Booking Period: Until 30/4/2022

Travel Period: Until 16/9/2022

Block out dates: N/A

Ph: +61 7 4946 1585- 

Hire your own Private Island

Experience your own private island at the Camp Island Lodge. The Lodge is located on a private island in the idyllic Great Barrier Reef just north of Bowen surrounded by sandy beaches, white coral and beautiful scenery. The Lodge can accommodate up to 8 people per stay at the one time, and is normally from $1,800AUD per night (for a minimum of 3-nights) but for a limited time only, stay for 5 nights for $8,000AUD during the months of October and November! The only way to redeem this offer is to call Camp Island Lodge and mention this deal.

Original price: From $1,800AUD per night (price for up to 8 people)

For more information, visit https://campisland.com.au/

Booking Period: Until 23/11/2022

Travel Period: 5/10/2022 – 23/11/2022

Block out dates: N/A

Ph: +61 410 035 709- 

Salty Dog Sea Kayaking - Save 10% off Half Day Inner Island Turtle Tour

Paddle across the turquoise waters of the Great Barrier Reef from Shute Harbour to nearby tropical islands for less. For a limited time, Salty Dog Sea Kayaking is offering 10% off its most popular guided trip, the Half Day Inner Island Turtle Tour to those who book this deal by calling directly.

Original price: $90 per adult, $80 per child

For more information, visit https://saltydog.rezdy.com/2783/half-day-sea-kayaking-tour

Booking Period: Until 30/6/2022

Travel Period: Until 30/6/2022

Block out dates: N/A

Ph: +61 7 4946 1388- 

Sky High Savings

Looking for a thrill-seeking mid-week adventure? Take your holiday to the next level with Skydive Airlie Beach. For a limited time only, Skydive Australia is offering $40 off when you book a tandem skydive on any weekday until the end of October. To redeem this deal, guests must use the code MAGIC22 upon checkout.

Original price: Varies.

For more information, visit https://www.skydive.com.au/offers/midweek-magic/ 

Booking Period: Until 28/102022

Travel Period: Until 28/10/2022

Block out dates: N/A

Ph: 1300 815 241 


The Reilly Room – Autism Sensory Room

BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort’s sensory room caters for children on the autism spectrum and their families by offering a special holiday retreat. Named ‘The Reilly Room’, the facility features everything expected to be found in an autism specific educational setting and was carefully designed in conjunction and close consultation between BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort and volunteers from ‘The Reilly Room Project’.

For more information, visit https://www.adventurewhitsunday.com.au/autism-sensory-room/ 

The Whitsundays Shines at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards

It was the Australian tourism industry’s night of nights, and The Whitsundays was front and centre of the celebrations at the 2021 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards at the Sunshine Coast Convention Centre on Friday 18 March, 2022. The Whitsundays continues to deliver exceptional experiences with three operators in the running for the top spots across four different categories; Red Cat Adventures – Major Tour and Transport Operator and Adventure Tourism, Pinnacles Resort – Self Contained Accommodation and InterContinental Hayman Island Resort – 5 Star Accommodation. 

Whitsunday operators received awards across all four categories they were nominated in: 

  • Red Cat Adventures won GOLD for Adventure Tourism.
  • Red Cat Adventures won SILVER for Major Tour and Trasport Operators.
  • Pinnacles Resort won SILVER in Self Contained Accommodation.
  • InterContinental Hayman Island Resort won BRONZE in 5 Star Accommodation.

For more information, visit https://www.tourismwhitsundays.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/220321-Media-Release-The-Whitsundays-Shines-at-the-Qantas-Australian-Tourism-Awards.pdf

Domestic Visitors make a splash in the Heart of the Great Barrier Reef

The Whitsundays welcomed a record 791,000 domestic visitors to the region in the year up to December 2021, with overnight visitor expenditure up 82.8 per cent from 2019, another record according to the National Visitor Survey (NVS). Domestic visitors enjoyed 3.4 million nights in The Whitsundays. In what was an uncertain time for businesses, individuals and the tourism industry, holidaymakers supported local and saw what was in their backyard.

For more information, visit https://www.tourismwhitsundays.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/220331-Media-Release-Domestic-Visitors-in-the-Heart-of-the-Great-Barrier-Reef.pdf?fbclid=IwAR0BrEQDvYQEkD47Ohfcx9Xx1-a4Z-8_QcaJdD9guOoND-k6HISfN3626KY 

Airlie Beach Festival of Music wins Festival of the Year

The people have spoken – Airlie Beach Festival of Music is officially Queensland’s favourite ‘Festival of theYear’. Now in its 10th year, the festival was crowned ‘People’s Choice’ Festival of the Year at the Queensland Music Awards in Brisbane last night, decided by both a panel of industry judges and popular vote.

For more information, visit https://www.tourismwhitsundays.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/220330-Media-Release-Airlie-Beach-Festival-of-Music-wins-%E2%80%98Peoples-Choice-Festival-of-the-Year-at-Queensland-Music-Awards-.pdf 


The COLORBOND ® steel Airlie Beach Triathlon Festival

Colorbond’s Airlie Beach Triathlon will hit the shores of The Whitsundays on 23 & 24 April. Featuring a community carnival, ocean swim distances and varying triathlon distances, this event is one not to miss.

For more information, visit https://airliebeachtriathlon.com.au/ 

Hamilton Island Endurance Series – Hamilton Island Hilly Half Marathon

Hamilton Island is best known as a place to relax, but it is also the perfect place to push yourself in paradise. Hamilton Island Endurance Series spans four endurance events from 1 May through to November each year. This May, The Hamilton Island Hilly Half Marathon returns to Hamilton Island. There’s a race for everyone; the half marathon for the fearless, a 3 x 7km relay and the kids haven’t been forgotten either with three different distance options for them over a much-kinder, flat, and fast course.


For more information, visit https://www.tourismwhitsundays.com.au/whats-on/events/?id=56b264ac2880253d74c4d173 

White On Whitehaven Long Lunch by Fish D’vine is Back

Tickets are on sale now for the most luxurious long luncheon on offer in The Whitsundays. The glamourous long lunch along the spectacular Whitehaven Beach returns this September with an unmissable feast of freshly shucked oysters, salmon sashimi, canapes, champagne and more, prepared by the talented chefs of Fish D’vine.

Phone: +61 7 4948 0088

For more information or to book, visit https://www.fishdvine.com.au/event-details/white-on-whitehaven-long-lunch-by-fish-dvine-3 

Airlie Beach Marathon Festival 2022

Registrations are now open for the 9th Annual Tassal Group Airlie Beach Marathon Festival 2022. Held on 16 and 17 July, the festival is the perfect opportunity to be running in The Whitsundays. The course runs along the foreshore from Airlie Beach to Cannnonvale Beach through two marinas.

For more information or to register, visit https://runairlie.com.au/