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The core of any successful incentive program is that it must be motivating, and few things motivate as powerfully as incentive travel. The anticipation of a well designed, experience based incentive itinerary motivates and drives behaviour like no other. Australia is world renowned as a magical, exotic and desirable destination and nowhere in Australia delivers on this as well as the Whitsundays.

The Whitsundays is one of the most naturally enticing destinations in the world and home to spectacular natural icons including the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, Heart Reef and Whitehaven Beach, named one of the top 10 beaches in the world.

A travel reward is unique from other types of rewards because it is experiential and therefore remembered long after participants have departed.

In the Whitsundays guests have the opportunity to experience activities they’ve always dreamed of;

  • scuba diving the Great Barrier Reef and coming face to face with hundreds of tropical fish,
  • marvelling at the natural charm of Heart Reef and seeing the awe-inspiring patterns of the reef from the air
  • sleeping under a million stars on a floating pontoon on the Great Barrier Reef;
  • feeling the soft white silica sand of Whitehaven Beach between their toes and
  • hoisting the sails of a private catamaran and cruising the azure waters of the Coral Sea

UK visitors experience "Dreamtime" in the Whitsundays

In November 2011 a lucky group of UK based incentive buyers visited the Whitsundays as part of Tourism Australia's Dreamtime program. The buyers were in the Whitsundays for a few days to experience key incentive products including a Chef's Table on Hayman, a Living Reef experience on Daydream Island Resort & Spa and a very special, private breakfast with Elvis the koala at luxurious qualia on Hamilton Island. To top it all off the group flew over the Great Barrier Reef and Heart Reef on a seaplane, enjoyed a water landing and a swim at Whitehaven Beach before a thrilling speedboat ride with Fantasea Adventure Crusing and a quick helicopter transfer to qualia.

 

The experiences of the Whitsundays are truly alluring and synchronise perfectly with incentive travel.... 

Escape

For the ultimate incentive trip - awaken to exquisite views of Whitehaven Beach onboard a luxury catamaran and sail through the azure blue waters of the Whitsundays. Enjoy a scenic flight to a deserted beach for a private picnic and sleep out under the stars on the Great Barrier Reef.

Be Active

Chase Mangrove Jack, Spanish Mackerel, Coral Trout, and Barramundi in some of Queensland’s best fishing waters. Challenge your delegates to a game of golf or even enjoy the thrill of a tandem skydive! Learn to scuba dive at some of the best reefs in the world or hire a sea kayak and discover the islands from a new perspective.

Relax and Unwind

Indulge in a treatment, be pampered, and relax in one of the many day spas. Relax by the pool and soak up the sun. Take some time out to paddle and picnic at Airlie Beach Lagoon. Be entertained at an open air cinema and watch the sunset over the Whitsundays on a sunset cruise.

Discover

Let your feet sink into the powder-like sand of Whitehaven Beach. Fly over Heart Reef for a bird’s eye view of this amazing icon. See nature at its awesome best from the beautiful Hill Inlet Lookout and don’t miss the annual migration of humpback whales during July to September.

Taste and Toast

Discover the Whitsundays' gastronomic delights with wine appreciation classes, cocktail mixing competitions, behind the scenes kitchen tours, and the famous Chef’s Table.