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Border Island Walking Track & Lookout - Now Open! 9:10am, Mon 15 Oct 2018

We mentioned back in February this year about the new Langford Island walking track being completed and open for public use, along with the news that there were 2 more walks and lookouts planned for Haselwood Island and Border Island, plus the expansion of a third lookout platform at Hill Inlet.

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service announced last Friday that the Border Island walk and lookout is now complete. Accessed from Cataran Bay to the north, the 500m, Class 3, stepped track is suitab... Read More
Snorkeling Equipment

Preparing For Your Charter 10:47am, Mon 08 Oct 2018

Once you've booked your charter, completed your Experience Summary, listed all your crew, booked any water sport equipment you might like, decided on the type of insurance to purchase, organised your provisioning and booked your flights and airport or ferry transfers, you'd think there wouldn't be much else to do in preparation for your charter apart from turning up on the day of your departure. While all vessels are equipped with everything yo... Read More
Artists Impression - Hayman Island

$100 million renovation for Hayman Island and new management agreement with IHG 10:29am, Tue 02 Oct 2018

Announced in July this year, the Whitsundays will be home to a new era of luxury with the signing of a management agreement that will see Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) manage Hayman Island, rebranding it as Hayman Island by Intercontinental.

Since the big announcement, IHG have recently revealed a sneak peak into what the iconic resort will look like when it opens in early 2019 after a major refurbishment in excess of $100 million.

Newly appointed resort manage, Mark Eletr, who has been at the helm of luxury properties for over 20 years, says the investment will go beyo... Read More

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