Tourists pack Up and Flights Cancelled


As tourists leave the Whitsundays and as Tropical Cyclone Iris hovers off the coast, Virgin Australia has now cancelled all flights to Hamilton island. Qantas still has a flight from Brisbane to Hamilton Island at this afternoon while some flights into Whitsunday Coast Airport have been delayed … [Read more...]

Linderman Island to Shine Again


The green light has been given for the $583 million re-development plans for Linderman Island. Queensland’s Coordinator-General has approved the eco- tourism development, with conditions that the developers agree to a series of environmental conditions including restoring any damage to the … [Read more...]

Queenslanders keep coming to the Whitsundays


More good news on the tourism front for the region. The latest statistics for the Whitsundays show that domestic visitors have continued to come to the Whitsundays in their thousands during 2017. In the 12 months to December 31, 2017, domestic visitation was up by 19.8 per cent year-on-year, … [Read more...]

Whitsundays Commits to Negotiations Around Flights


Tourism Whitsundays CEO Craig Turner is keen to find a solution to reinstate Tigerair domestic flights from Brisbane to the iconic tourist destination. His comments follow the announcement on Wednesday that Tigerair had suspended their Brisbane to Whitsundays service, which Mr Turner said is … [Read more...]

Tigerair suspends Brisbane Services


Tigerair Australia has today announced it will suspend services between Brisbane-Whitsunday and Brisbane-Perth from 1 March, 2018. Whitsunday Coast Airports General Manager Airports and Commercial Infrastructure, Brian Joiner, says it was important to note that the flights were only suspended at … [Read more...]

Whitsundays Celebrates Multiple Wins

Australia’s Top 10 Destinations

The Whitsundays is celebrating after being named Australia’s top destination in an Australia-wide poll. The Whitsundays again topped the voting in Experience Oz’s Australia’s Top 10 Destinations to Experience 2017 poll, squeezing out close neighbour Mackay for the top spot. It is the fourth … [Read more...]