Travel Blogs from Whitsunday Island, Australia

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On to the Whitsundays, Hamilton Island, Australia travel blog

On to the Whitsundays

A travel blog entry by madman96

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After a few hours of sleep I'm off to the airport to fly to Hamilton Island where I'm tasked with finding a hotel room on arrival.  They are all quite expensive and I get myself a bungalow which isn't as nice as it should be for the price, but I ...

The Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island, Australia travel blog

The Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by madman96

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Despite my best efforts, I can't find anyone who will do an overnight sailing trip because the minimum needed is two and I decide it isn't worth the extra money.  Instead, I wind up doing a day boat trip.  I hop on the boat bright and early and ...

Wet and Windy in the Whitsundays - Day 2, Hook Island, Australia travel blog

Wet and Windy in the Whitsundays - Day 2

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... or no bush. We headed through some trees along a track to a height of 450ish metres  and the highest point on Whitsunday Island. The Brits and the Germans did Europe proud pushing forward all the way. One Aussie group rushed ahead and then turned ...

Wet and Windy in the Whitsundays - Day 1, Hook Island, Australia travel blog

Wet and Windy in the Whitsundays - Day 1

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... hit us. We passed between a couple of islands close to Airlie between a very thin straight and headed straight for the main Whitsunday Island.  Once clear of these two islands the breeze picked up a bit and Steve felt it sufficient to open the ...

The Wonderful WhitSunday Islands, Long Island WhitSundays, Australia travel blog

The Wonderful WhitSunday Islands

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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... a birthday present to myself, over the reef by sea plane, well worth the extra money. I stayed at a place called the Long Island Resort, on a mostly undeveloped island in the chain of islands off the Queensland coast known as the WhitSundays. Breathtaking ...

"Living the 5 star luxury life..."

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... over the limit from the last night, we took off at a cautious pace! Its a good job there aren't random breath tests on the island, although it would have been funny to be arrested 'drunk in charge of a golf buggy'! I think we over estimated the size of ...

Peppers 2: The fateful boat cruise and the GBR, Long island, Australia travel blog

Peppers 2: The fateful boat cruise and the GBR

A travel blog entry by danilovescats

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... bridge over the river. It was very nice, but I don't know what it was called. We left Brisbane early the next morning and caught a direct flight to Nadi, Fiji and headed by private plane to our island, Nanuya. And here we are. ...

The Whitsundays: Peppers, Long island, Australia travel blog

The Whitsundays: Peppers

A travel blog entry by danilovescats

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... made it to breakfast at all, Nick says it is very nice. It describes itself as a 'serene seclusion' island offering ' one of Australia's most indulgent holiday experiences'. GOOD! Our room is lovely, simple, but lovely. It is just ...

R&R, Long Island, Australia travel blog

R&R

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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Our flash packing in the Whitsunday Islands draws to a close, back to hostels for us tomorrow, but for tonight we conclude our stay in Long Island Resort. We arrived yesterday (Monday 14/11/11) after a blast across the water from Abel Key in Airlie Beach, ...

Anderson Island - 'The Retreat', Long Island, Australia travel blog

Anderson Island - 'The Retreat'

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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... ) - Hot-tub - Double-sized American Style fridge with ice maker - Cuddly toy This is the only residential property on the island and shouldn't be missed. Only a few things against it... - Cyclones during the spring - Biting bugs, Snakes, - Jelly ...

Long white sandy beaches, Hook Island, Australia travel blog

Long white sandy beaches

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

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... needed to eat and then raise the anchor, as we have to sail for a long while to reach the world famous Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island. Captain Wayne had warned us that the first part of the trip would be smooth as we made our way out of Nara Inlet ...

White Haven, Hayman Island, Australia travel blog

White Haven

A travel blog entry by joe_cox

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... it wasn’t for the bright full moon the night would have been pitch black. After being dropped a short way from the island resort we rolled backwards into the water and were submerged by darkness. As we descended we could not see anything apart from ...

Day 6: Daydream Island, Daydream Island, Australia travel blog

Day 6: Daydream Island

A travel blog entry by book-thief

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... bowls of ice cream, since I didn't eat much of the real food. After dinner, we went back to the other side of the island for free drinks (I never even used my voucher) and dancing. I was just standing there not dancing, and Nathan thought it would be ...

Whitsundays: Airlie Beach - A cozy Getaway..., Whitsunday Island, Australia travel blog

Whitsundays: Airlie Beach - A cozy Getaway...

A travel blog entry by bjornrosier

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... and there was no wind for sailing. Anyway we had 2 beautiful relaxing days here. On our departure day we went by boat to Hamilton Island, where our flight was bringing us back to Sydney. The island has a tiny airport an itīs own pier, the bridge is 100 ...

Daydream Island Resort, Daydream Island, Australia travel blog

Daydream Island Resort

A travel blog entry by lweinreich

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We are on a two day, three night stay at a great island resort. The island is about 1km by 0.5km in size. It is a great ...

Day 4: Cairns to the Whitsundays, Daydream Island, Australia travel blog

Day 4: Cairns to the Whitsundays

A travel blog entry by book-thief

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... left ten of us (me, Katherine, Jo, Lee, Nicola, Anita, Anthony, Corina, Anni, and Teresa). The boat ride out to Daydream Island was actually really cool. I didn't get seasick at all, and the views were pretty. When we got to Daydream Island, they gave us ...

Great day at the Whitsunday Islands, Whitsunday Island, Australia travel blog

Great day at the Whitsunday Islands

A travel blog entry by mktravels

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... into Airlie Beach to board ‘Big Fury’ and take a day tour around the Whitsunday Islands .  Whitsunday Island is the largest of the 74 islands in the Whitsunday Group. It is uninhabited, but is known particularly well for the 7 ...

Map pin of Hamilton Island, Hamilton Island, Australia travel blog

Map pin of Hamilton Island

A travel blog entry by jessntj

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Day 5: Daydream Island, Daydream Island, Australia travel blog

Day 5: Daydream Island

A travel blog entry by book-thief

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... person's kinda game. After Bingo, Katherine, Jo, Lee, Anthony, and I went out and played mini golf on the other side of the island. On the way there, we found an awesome playground that made scary noises, and of course we had to play on it. Anthony and ...

Hamilton Island, Hamilton Island, Australia travel blog

Hamilton Island

A travel blog entry by traveltragic

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Townsville/Magnetic Island, Townsville/Magnetic Island, Australia travel blog

Townsville/Magnetic Island

A travel blog entry by naine

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On the Island!, Daydream Island, Australia travel blog

On the Island!

A travel blog entry by brookaba

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9/27/10 Hello Everyone! I am on Daydream Island at the moment, my home for a little while during my employment here as a Food and Beverage Attendant. In other words, my blog will be on standby for the next while. So far, so good, and I will try to keep ...

Island life – Total Bliss or a Near Miss?, Hayman Island, Australia travel blog

Island life – Total Bliss or a Near Miss?

A travel blog entry by jennifertice

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... ;s the ability to see the world on a cruise ship, spend a winter on the ski slopes in Whistler or live on a tropical island in the Whitsundays, location is key. Being able to live in and experience different parts of the world is an amazing adventure on ...

Wypad na wyspy Hamilton i Whitsunday, Whitsunday Island, Australia travel blog

Wypad na wyspy Hamilton i Whitsunday

A travel blog entry by skleroz75

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... ludzmi. Potem podreptalismy znowu do portu, wypilismy kawe w pobliskiej knajpce i znowu wsiedlismy na prom. Tym razem wyruszylismy na Whitsunday Island, a dokladnie na White Haven Beach. Wyspe te odkryl Cook, a ze stalo sie to w jakies swieto religijne, ...

Paradise (even in the rain!), Whitsunday Island, Australia travel blog

Paradise (even in the rain!)

A travel blog entry by kellywoodnutt

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... heading straight for Airlie Beach and actual civilisation with normal people! As soon as we pitched the tent I got onto booking my Whitsunday Island boat, which is seriously difficult as there are just so many to choose from! I decided to go for New ...

The Whitsundays, Daydream Island, Australia travel blog

The Whitsundays

A travel blog entry by lrgibbs

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... making a quick toilet stop which Ainsley calls 'trying for results'. Had a further 2 hour drive through Rickhampton (the beef capital of Australia where they have so much cattle). We watched the film '10 things I hate about you' before stopping off at a ...

Sailing the Whitsundays in style :), Whitsunday Island, Australia travel blog

Sailing the Whitsundays in style :)

A travel blog entry by rhysandsuzie

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Sailing the Whitsundays in style ...

Daydreaming, Daydream Island, Australia travel blog

Daydreaming

A travel blog entry by robjones1981

... which was very pleasant until I noticed the tree snake sign with description explaining their highly occurring frequency on the island ,(. Drinks round the pool near main beach was precluded dinner at fishbowl tavern which was where the sailing group ...

A few days at sea ..., Hayman Island, Australia travel blog

A few days at sea ...

A travel blog entry by charliek85

... the top deck, feeling the sea spray and breeze on our skin as we sailed away from Airlie Beach and towards our first island and snorkelling spot. With the sun setting fast, and the temperature dropping substantially (I'm glad I packed my hoodie in to the ...

Another perfect day, Whitsunday Island, Australia travel blog

Another perfect day

A travel blog entry by charliek85

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... before my six months in Australia is up. After lunch we dried off thoroughly in the sun and took a long sail over to Whitsunday Island and the infamous Whitehaven beach, with choppy waters, a strong breeze and clear blue skies along the way. Once ...

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