Travel Blogs from Airlie Beach, Australia

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Wet and Windy in the Whitsundays - Day 3, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Wet and Windy in the Whitsundays - Day 3

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... other’s pockets and we’ve mingled with others and then just as quickly we are sitting alone on a bench on Airlie Beach, with no-one around because the weather is miserable. We bickered a little throughout the afternoon both a bit cranky and ...

Sailing the Whitsundays, Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia travel blog

Sailing the Whitsundays

A travel blog entry by jawad

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In less than four hours I'll be setting sail for the Whitsunday Islands on board the twelve berth 1928 classic gaff rigged ketch known as "Ron of Argyll". This vessel has a lot of history (King George V was a regular crew member and Marilyn Monroe a ...

Greyhound'ing - Not at all like Dogging, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Greyhound'ing - Not at all like Dogging

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... 's nice to learn from travellers around you and to interact from different points of view. We'll be doing a few odd jobs around Airlie Beach town tommorow planning the next parts of the trip and we'll pop into the mad-made lagoon on advice from ...

Brisbane to Airlie Beach and everything in between, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Brisbane to Airlie Beach and everything in between

A travel blog entry by you_know_zo

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... way back to the barge to return to Hervey Bay... We spent another night in Hervey, and then hopped on an overnight bus to Airlie Beach - which is where we are now!!  We are staying at a hostel that is kind of like little beach huts, which is ...

To Queensland and beyond..., Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

To Queensland and beyond...

A travel blog entry by chrisandlara

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... have to catch a boat to the Whitsundays we would have stayed longer. More things we've Learned While Travelling Australia... 1. A middie, pot and schooner are all different names for containers of beer. This is the kind of cultural research that ...

Most Beautiful Man In the World, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Most Beautiful Man In the World

A travel blog entry by jmo

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... on me for having to travel with Jordan and therefore provide me with the luxury that I should be accustomed to. Now, we are in Airlie beach after a 10 hour overnight bus ride (no upgrades there) and are waiting to get on a sailboat that will sail us ...

A hard life on the Whitsundays!, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

A hard life on the Whitsundays!

A travel blog entry by jackandandrew

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... diving off the boat, while also feeding 4 huge angel fish that would nibble our toes if we dangled them in! We are leaving airlie Beach tomorrow and i thing we are going to Mission Beach, or it could be Magnetic Island, im not sure so will look ...

Skipper stalking at the marina, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Skipper stalking at the marina

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... left from another harbour altogether. Shambles!! Never mind we can try again when they come back in tonight. We then went to the beach and had a lovely hour or so walk around the marina and town before heading back to camp to have a genius lunch of ...

Whitsunday Islands, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Whitsunday Islands

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... Package holiday resorts, not normally my thing, but for one day it was wonderful. Once again we didn't do much but it was really nice just to chill out in a little piece of paradise. Back in Airlie beach we caught our last overnight bus to ...

Airlie Beach, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Airlie Beach

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... on regardless. I really believe Colin was silently surged at having completely cocked up a backpackers day. Anyway before we reached Airlie Beach we discovered from his things that the bloke was headed there too, so we got his stuff together and Rene ...

The Wonderful Whitsundays, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

The Wonderful Whitsundays

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... of the strength of my onion breath. I was however very hooked on this book. We finally headed back across the sea to Airlie Beach after a fantastic day. We saw Hamilton Island as well as one of the private Island resorts owned by an ex barefoot skier who ...

Airlie Beach (The Whitsunday Islands), Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Airlie Beach (The Whitsunday Islands)

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... mask as well as the looming presence of a 6ft giant wrasse! It's creepy stare was a touch unnerving.   As we sailed back to Airlie Beach the weather turned and conditions roughened up, but it only added yet more drama to yet another memorable ...

Early in to Airlie, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Early in to Airlie

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... releasing silent but deadly farts across her air space. Like all good things, this bus ride comes to an end, depositing us in Airlie Beach, the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef. The village is a lot like Byron Beach in that ...

Gateway to the Whitsunday's, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Gateway to the Whitsunday's

A travel blog entry by rossandsue

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... we reached the van park at 10.30am and checked in. Once set up we discovered that there is a special weekend happening in Airlie Beach this weekend. There is night markets and fireworks on Friday as well as a street parade Saturday afternoon with sailing ...

Born to be a sailor, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Born to be a sailor

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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... Defender and embark on my own sailing adventure...even if it would only be for three days. I arrived in Airlie Beach, one of the party cities of Australia, ready for anything...and then it started raining. On the morning of the day I was supposed to ...

Chapter 19:

Chapter 19: "The Closing of the Year"

A travel blog entry by easyread

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... we sat on the crowded lawn near the beach to watch the fireworks at midnight. It was the first year they'd had fireworks in Airlie Beach, and they were actually pretty good. We snuck into the Beaches New Year's Party and hung out with friends from the ...

Australia - Airlie Beach / Whitsundays, Airlie Beach / Whitsundays, Australia travel blog

Australia - Airlie Beach / Whitsundays

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... Island trip. From here on in we were all to be known as 'Team Fraser'...our clique was established! We wandered around Airlie Beach town for a while, essentially a one street town - purpose built for the trips over to the Whitsunday Islands. As the ...

Steady away today, Airlie Beach, Whit Sundays, Australia travel blog

Steady away today

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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... and finally stopped in Townsville for lunch and a quick wonder around a shopping centre just to stretch our legs. We arrive in Airlie Beach about the same time as the Grey Hound Bus and scramble into the nearest backpackers for a bed. They are ...

A Relative of a Relative of a Friend, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

A Relative of a Relative of a Friend

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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Sue and Nigel who I stayed with in Mackay mentioned they had a relative living just outside Airlie Beach and I was more than welcome to stay. Not wanting to impose myself on someone who was no more than a relative of relative of a friend back home I found ...

Sailing in the Whitsundays, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Sailing in the Whitsundays

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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We arrive in Airlie Beach on 22nd June ready to head off sailing around the Whitsundays the following day. Staying at Reefos which is a bit out of the way but does offer $5 dinners - nice. We had been feeling paranoid about getting a bunch of weirdos on ...

Are we still in Australia?, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Are we still in Australia?

A travel blog entry by piholland

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... and constantly excited about going to new places, for us at the moment it never seems to get boring. When we drove into Airlie Beach we thought we had won the travelling lottery, it couldn't have been more perfect. We had met travellers who didn't like ...

Brisbane to Airlie....white to almost tanned, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Brisbane to Airlie....white to almost tanned

A travel blog entry by thomaswguy

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... better :) So feeling a little rough still after Fraser island...back in Hervey bay we relaxed some more and then headed to airlie beach.  Here we were set to go on a 12 man sailing boat for two days and two nights around the Whitsundays ...

Easy going Airlie, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Easy going Airlie

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... there kept trying to 'help' them and was truly getting under their toes but they dealt with him brilliantly. I'm starting to get Australia and why people like it. The third place we visited was to pick up some seasickness tablets as we had been advised. ...

Whitsundays, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Whitsundays

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... spots a large stingray, swimming around, minding its own business. This completes the set of potentially fatal creatures Jane has seen in Australia. Back on the boat, we do this thing called 'boomnetting'. A rope net, such as the one you climb up ...

Boats and Planes, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Boats and Planes

A travel blog entry by samkirsop

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... place in Australia, Maggie Island is one of the sunniest - with 320 sunny days every year. Then yesterday we continued South to Airlie Beach - the gateway to the Whitsundays, which are a group of 74 islands off the coast of Oz. They've had some ...

Great Barrier Reef, Batman! (CONTAINS VIDEO), Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef, Batman! (CONTAINS VIDEO)

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... The boat powers us out into hte Whitsunday Island archipelago, a collection of variably-sized and mostly uninhabited islands dotted off the Airlie Beach coast. Once past the islands we enter the open sea and come to a stop at what looks like one of ...

The WhitSundays, Airlie Beach/WhitSundays, Australia travel blog

The WhitSundays

A travel blog entry by paulandciara

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... night and uncomfortable sleep, the next morning we headed to another cove to go snorkelling again. At lunch time we headed back to Airlie beach (about 3.5 hr trip in 20 knot winds). We tried to eat our lunch but the movement of the boat made this ...

The Whitsundays, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

The Whitsundays

A travel blog entry by johnbrianmess

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... shouted 'Simon!' so much at his first mate (assistant), we're all thinking of having it as a ring-tone! We started out from Airlie Beach- another great spot- and headed out for 3 days and 2 nights of paradise on the Ileola, a 50 year old yacht, found ...

Screamadelica, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Screamadelica

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Whitsundays, Airlie Beach, Australia travel blog

Whitsundays

A travel blog entry by jag

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... and the heat immediatley hit us compared to down on the Gold Coast. We jumped on a bus to drive us the 30 minutes into Airlie Beach, all pretty charged up for the weekahead. At Airlie we quickly found our hostel we had pre-booked. A massive place called ...

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