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Top 11 Wedding Proposal spots in the Whitsundays

Top 11 Wedding Proposal spots in the Whitsundays

Thinking about asking that someone special to be your lifetime Valentine? We’ve listed the best spots to guarantee you get the YES you’re looking for.

1. Heart Reef – Obviously! Whilst promising your heart to another for life, why not fly over our world-renowned Heart Reef. Take a once in a lifetime helicopter flight over Heart Reef, enjoy an afternoon of snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef before whipping out the champagne and asking the big question.

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Sailing the Whitsundays - Disconnect to connect!

Sailing the Whitsundays - Disconnect to connect!

In today’s modern world, we are all getting busier. We are time poor and with the invasion of social media in recent years, family time is rare, but more importantly -priceless. The best way to really connect with each other is to disconnect yourselves from routine and what better way that escaping for a family holiday. Unfortunately, however, as the parent of teenagers, going away on holiday does not always mean disconnecting your children from their friends. Social media has them glued to their phones and devices 24/7, right?

So, when planning a quality family holiday, I had to consider something that would be amazing, an experience that would engage and enthuse everyone.   What better way to escape than a sailing adventure around the pristine waters of the Whitsundays discovering the idyllic tropical beaches, islands and reefs in the area. Don’t own your own private yacht? No problems, the team at Queensland Yacht Charters (QYC) are specialists in the Whitsundays region, plus they also have a fleet of luxury sailing boats to suit everyone’s needs.  

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How to spoil a Sailor Girl

How to spoil a Sailor Girl

Nic Douglass was a guest of Tourism Whitsundays for Airlie Beach Race Week

 

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A Staycation in the Whitsundays

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The good old staycation… a vacation where you stay at home (or only drive a few hours). The best thing about a staycation is it makes you look at your local area from the perspective of a traveller. While it might not be as appealing as travelling overseas, the staycation is one of the best and easiest ways to book in some adventure (or R&R) and capitalize on those holidays feels.

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Whitsundays Hidden Gems

Jules Ingall Bowen May18-3

We’ve all heard of the Whitsundays. Seen countless images of the gorgeous white sandy beaches of Whitehaven beach, Hayman Island, Hamilton Island and the likes. But did you know that the Whitsundays consists of 74 islands, many of which are uninhabited? This region is so much more than the postcard images that we’ve seen and love. I’ve journeyed to the Whitsundays on so many occasions but was excited to have the opportunity to discover some of its more hidden gems.

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