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Airlie Beach Tandem Skydive
"Skydive Airlie Beach is in the heart of Queensland's most popular tourism spot the Whitsunday Islands. Just minutes from the beautiful town of Airlie Beach you are provided free return transfers to your accommodation. Skydive Airlie Beach as you jump from the incredible altitude of up to 14000 feet directly over the crystal clear waters and sparkling white sands of the Whitsundays. Experience the ultimate thrill of freefall at over 220 km/hr for up to an insane 60-seconds before you begin your slow descent floating under the canopy Whitsunday Islands and lush forest and ocean! Whitsunday's only beach skydive. Who thought skydiving in Airlie Beach could be this incredible?Your skydive includes free return transfers from Airlie Beach professional training and instructions
From AUD299.00
 
Cairns to Sydney Hop-on Hop-off Travel Pass
"How it works?You can stay on one trip with the same group and travel in the minimum time for a tour-type experience (itinerary below) or spend longer by getting on and off the bus/train at different places. All transport over your set pass route whether in your local operators own buses public buses trains or boats – is included in one direction once. Hop on and off anywhere over your route stay longer and jump back on when you’re ready.Web-app (mobile website)Once you have confirmed your booking you will be provided with a login to their web-app to manage your pass. Book on and off your transport; book rate and review
From AUD649.00
 
Whitsundays Seaplane Tour Including Whitehaven Beach and Hardy Lagoon
"Choose from the following four options for your Whitsundays seaplane tour. All flights leave from the Whitsundays Airport.Panorama Tour:Take a half-day tour that provides the ultimate Whitsundays seaplane experience. Fly over He spend two hours at Hardy Lagoon for the glass-bottom boat tour and snorkeling and finish with an hour in paradise at Whitehaven Beach. Enjoy your expert pilot's narration as you see the absolute best of this region with 1.5 hours total flight time. Sip a glass of bubbly as you gaze out on pure white sands and the turquoise sea! Fr water and light snacks are also provided. Total duration 4.5 hours including 1.5 hours flying time.Reef Adventure Tour:Travel by seaplane to Hardy Lagoon a part of the Great Barrier Reef visited exclusively on this tour. Stunning aerial views of areas like the famed Heart Reef distract you on a 30-minute flight. After your seaplane makes a graceful landing on the water board the waiting glass-bottom boat
From AUD295.00

More Transportation in Whitsunday Islands

Sail boat

The only way to get to the Whitsundays is by boat (or perhaps private plane or helicopter), and I would by far prefer a sail boat, because it brings a little something to the experience. You should,...
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rebeccahallqvist
Apr 04, 2011

Whitehaven Express.

From Airlie to the Whitsunday Islands there is only one way to travel, by boat, and the best of these is the Whitehaven Express.Now capable of 23 knots this means you get more time over the reef and...
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Steve-H
Apr 04, 2011

Southern Cross

All companies offer different types of packages, some party boats where you don't do any work, just lie back sunbath and drink, the historical tall ships, I wanted to do some work so went on a racing...
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northeast80
Feb 21, 2007

Yacht: The only way to sail

The British Defender sure treated us right. Definately the way to see th Whitsundays. She costs a little more but is well worth it. Here she is from a far when our shore boat stopped working and we...
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Jyrki
Oct 26, 2004

Cumberland Charter Yachts

We hired a 40 foot catamaran through Cumberland Charter Yachts from Airlie Beach to travel around the Whitsunday Islands. These guys have plenty of different sized boats to suit your travel plans and...
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CandS
Apr 03, 2004

Transport to Airlie Beach

I only went with one bus company the entire time going through OZ, and that was McCafferty's. Taking out of account smelly people (remember the old lady Micky?), which you can never control,...
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Jmill42
Mar 18, 2004
 
 
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Pride of Airlie

Unless you are a really good swimmer, you will need some type of boat to reach Whitehaven Beach and South Molle Island Resort. The company I booked through was Koalas in Airlie Beach. Not only did...
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Jmill42
Mar 18, 2004

Bus from Cairns

The bus trip is about 8 hours and stops in Tully and then Mission beach for lunch. In Townsville we changed coaches and on to Airlie beach, we arrived in Airlie at about 7pm so it is worth booking...
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paradisedreamer
Oct 23, 2003

Fantasea

We took Fantasea Cruises from Hamilton Island airport to Shute Harbour (a town next to Airlie Beach) and return. They are quick and easy but a bit pricy (about $35 per trip).Fantasea also does trips...
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CandS
Jul 12, 2003

We flew from Mt Gambier to...

We flew from Mt Gambier to Melbourne, then Melbourne to Hamilton Island, then ferried it to Long Island. On the way, we dropped off people at lots of the islands, so it was a good way to see the area...
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alisonr
Sep 12, 2002

Helicopter rides.

To appreciate just how small and beautifull the community of Airlie Beach really is take a helicopter ride from Cannovale airfield (just around the corner fron Airlie)
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Steve-H
Apr 04, 2011

Trips around the islands

There are many trips to and around the Whitsunday Islands from Shute Harbour. The hostels in Airlie Beach can help you find the trip that suits you best.
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bluesmama
May 25, 2004

Sailing around the Whitsundays.

This unusual rock formaton is called The Logs and it marks the entrance to Turtle Bay where we had a brief swim over some reef on our wedding day.
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Steve-H
Mar 08, 2004

Top Hotels in Whitsunday Islands

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Kunapipi Springs Road, Midge Point, 4800, Australia
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Palm Bay, Long Island,Whitsundays, Whitsundays, Lo
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Things to Do Near Whitsunday Islands

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The Round House

The Roundhouse is an interesting twelve-sided building which stands at the western end of High Street on Arthur Head, a high promontory overlooking Bathers Beach and the Indian Ocean. Bay whaling was...
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Top 5 Whitsunday Islands Writers

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CandS

"Sailing the Whitsundays..."
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Steve-H

"A WHITSUNDAY WEDDING."
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Jmill42

"Home of the World's Most Beautiful Beach"
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Jyrki

"Set Sail in the Sundays!"
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paradisedreamer

"The Whitsunday Islands"
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