Whitsundays Travel Advice at Saturday, April 1 11:30am:
The sun is shining and the clean-up from Tropical Cyclone Debbie is well underway. The authorities are working hard to restore access and services so that everyone can get to business as quickly as possible. Some tour and charter operators are already back on the water, other tourism business may take a bit longer. Thank you for your patience as our tourism industry and community work hard to ensure our visitors are looked after. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who is providing support and countless messages that they will visiting us soon!
From the Tourism Whitsundays Team.
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IF YOU HAVE AN EXISTING BOOKING:
We ask you to check with your operator or travel agent direct. Many businesses are providing updates via their websites and social media channels and we encourage you to check those. To find see a list of operators who are open and closed, please check here.
Whitsunday Coast Airport (Proserpine) – operating as normal schedule. Please check with your airline for latest flight updates.
Hamilton Island Airport – operating as normal as at Saturday 8 April. Please check with your airline for latest flight updates.
Mackay Airport – Open and scheduled services are operating. Please check with your airline for latest flight updates.
Townsville Airport – Open and scheduled services are operating. Please check with your airline for latest flight updates.
The Department of Transport and Main Roads has an extensive list of road closures at the QLD Traffic website at www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au – it includes an interactive map, a list of road closures and live traffic cameras. You can also call 13 19 40. Please keep in mind the only way to stay safe is to stay out of floodwater. So if it’s flooded, forget it!
If you are scheduled to travel with Greyhound Australia, please go to https://www.greyhound.com.au or call 1300 473946 for the latest update on timetabled services.
ISLAND TRANSFERS & RESORT CONNECTIONS
Operating as normal schedule. Please check Cruise Whitsundays website for transfer information www.cruisewhitsundays.com or call 07 4846 7000
WHITSUNDAY ISLAND RESORTS
Please check resort websites and social channels for the most up to date information.:
ACCREDITED VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRES
OPEN - Bowen Visitor Information Centre – Bruce Highway, Bowen.
CLOSED - Whitsunday Regional Information Centre - Bruce Highway Proserpine. Closed until further notice.
OPEN - Mackay Visitor Information Centre -320 Nebo Road, Mackay T:1300 130 001. Please contact them for opening hours.