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Travel Deals from The Whitsundays region

  • Written by Natalie Ogbourne


Stay one week and get one week free FREE!

Stay for seven nights on a powered site at BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort during May 2021 or start your stay by 31st May and you’ll get up to seven nights for free. The award-winning resort boasts premium facilities, 26 acres of botanic-like tropical gardens, a 13 slide water park and Airlie Beach’s largest lagoon style pool.

Powered sites start at $43.00 per night for two adults. Valid for stays from 18 April 2021 to 13 June 2021.

Ph 1300 640 587, https://www.adventurewhitsunday.com.au/maymadness/


Set sail for less

Prosail is offering special rates for its 3 days, 2 night (Hammer) and 4 day, 3 night (Condor) sailing tours around the Whitsunday islands; the ultimate holiday and genuine overnight sailing trip for those seeking adventure and entertainment. Charters include setting sail at high speed, island visits, snorkelling and meals daily.

Prices start at $535 for a 3 day, 2 night tour (normally $650, save $115!) and $699 for a 4 day, 3 night tour (normally $850, save $151). 

Valid for bookings made before 30 April 2021. Subject to availability.

Ph 07 4946 4444, https://prosail.com.au/


Beachfront studio for a steal

Stay for 5 nights in a beachfront studio at Rose Bay Resort in Bowen for just $140 per night, and save $30 per night (normally $170 per night). Rose Bay Resort is located right on the pristine shores of award-winning Rose Bay and offers a picture-perfect Bowen holiday location just 5km from the town centre.

Valid until 31 November 2021, subject to availability.

Ph 07 4786 9000, www.rosebayresort.com.au


Sea Air Your Hair

Experience the very best of The Whitsundays – above and below the water – on board the

Whitsunday Bullet for just $155 per person (save $39) or $499 per family (save $137).

Price includes stops at Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout, plus lunch, wetsuits, snorkel gear and paddle boards. Departs 8:30am daily from Airlie Beach. Valid until 31 March 2021.

Ph 07 4967 7555, https://explorewhitsundays.com/day-trips/whitsunday-bullet/


Three Days of Adventure in One

Discover the Whitsundays’ crystal clear waters, pristine beaches and national parks with Ocean Rafting’s Northern Exposure or Southern Lights Adventures, now available for the special price of $139 per adult (save $30), $90 per child (save $19) and $419 for families (save $87). Each Ocean Rafting day includes a ride to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet, reef snorkelling and guided Whitsunday Island National Parks walks.

Departs 8:45am daily from Airlie Beach. Valid until 31 March 2021.

Ph 07 4946 6848, https://oceanrafting.com.au/i-love-qld/


Brand new authentic sailing experiences

From just $265, experience a truly unique sailing journey around the Whitsunday Islands aboard the Australian heritage sports yacht, Lady Enid, with three brand new adults-only tours geared for barefoot luxury: Whitehaven Beach and Snorkelling Tour, Langford Island Tour and a Sunset Sailing tour.

Ph 0407 483 000, http://ladyenid.com.au/


The Voice of The Whitsundays

We are thrilled to announce Karen Jacobsen, Australia’s original voice of Apple’s Siri, has returned to the region to take up the role of The Voice of The Whitsundays. Professionally trained as a singer and public speaker, Karen is a lover of all things that pertain to culture, travel and the arts. Karen is available for media opportunities. If interested, please contact shannon@aruga.com.au.

Breakfast and A Birdie

Visit Whitsunday Green’s Clubhouse Café before 8am daily and order from the new breakfast menu, then hit the green for a quick 9 holes, from just $15.00.

Ph (07) 4946 1190, https://www.whitsundaygreen.com.au/

 

White on Whitehaven Long Lunch by Fish D’vine

Saturday 29 May 2021 (SOLD OUT!) Sunday 30 May 2021 (few tickets remain).

This year, the jewel in The Whitsundays crown, Whitehaven Beach will be even more dazzling when it hosts the White on Whitehaven Long Lunch by Fish D’vine. Starting at $349 per person, tickets include a cruise through the Coral Sea to Whitehaven Beach and a seat at the iconic long white table, plus mojitos, bottomless Champagne, canapés, freshly shucked oysters, salmon sashimi and more.

Departs Airlie Beach at 9:30am. Tickets start at $349 per adult. This is an 18+ event.

Ph 1300 318 661, https://whitsundaytickets.com.au/event/white-on-whitehaven-long-lunch-by-fish-dvine-12609

 

Hamilton Island Hilly Half Marathon

Sunday 2 May 2021

Titled one of the most scenic and toughest marathon runs in Australia, the Hamilton Island Hilly Half Marathon is a must for fitness enthusiasts. Taking in the breathtaking views of Hamilton Island and its surrounds, entrants can take part in the half marathon, a 3x7km relay or a flatter 500m – 3km fun run for the kids.

Event starts 6:30am on Sunday 2 March. Tickets from $35 - $100pp, or $70pp for a team of 2 or 3. 

Ph 07 4948 9422, https://www.hamiltonisland.com.au/endurance-series/hilly-marathon

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