at Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Refrigerator in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... it was a nice area, modern with a lot of galleries & theatres but we just walked along the river. It consisted of a walk broken up with a rainforest trail, cafes, a Nepalese pagoda & noticeable an artificial beach. The beach itself was undergoing maintenance when we passed but ideally located for views of the skyline & near the river, you could see how it would be busy in the height of summer! From here we crossed a pedestrian bridge to the north side of the river ...
... is only a kilometre past the van park. To our surprise the petrol here is only $1.33 a litre that being fourteen cents cheaper than in MacKay. We did a supermarket shop at Woolies and got tattslotto.
Back at camp we had lunch and spent the afternoon in the sunshine beisde the pool. It is heated this time of year and the kids love the double water side. They also have two jumping pillows, tennis courts, basketball court, mini ...
... to the reef for snorkelling and also to a place called Whitehaven Beach which is supposed to be one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Go to the office and book, wanted to go Tuesday but they are not going that day so Wednesday it is, just hope we get good weather. Take a walk around the caravan park which has about 100 sites and find that the reason we have been hearing planes ...
... shopping, shoes for both of us and wine and water from the bottle shop.
Back at the hotel we walked along the Bicentennial walkway and soon came upon the marina and another fabulous view. We sat drinking wine and taking in the glorious view and had happy hour 2 for 1 pizzas as the sun went down. Back for a well-deserved early ...
... the postcards. It was still very pretty and you could see across to the other side of the bay. Back down on the beach we got our cliché tourist photos and had a sunbathe. We wished we had looked into the tour a bit more because Whitehaven beach has hundreds of people on it at once, whereas slightly further around the bay at Hills Inlet it is much quieter. This was where the famous lookout point was too so it would have been better ...