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COVID-19 - Information & advice 8:13am, Thu 30 Jul 2020

Queensland Roadmap

The roadmap to easing Queensland's restrictions has been updated to reflect Stage Three which commenced on the 3rd July, 2020.

Roadmap to Easing Restrictions More Information

COVID-19 hotspots

From 10 July 2020, people who have been in a hotspot in the last 14 days will only be able to enter Queensland if they are a returning Queensland resident or required to enter for a limited range of essential reasons. Queensland re... Read More
Events in the Whitsundays

Upcoming Events in the Whitsundays 1:00pm, Fri 17 Jul 2020

QLD reopening

We've missed you so much! How much? This much! 11:07am, Fri 03 Jul 2020

With the Queensland borders now open, we'd like to extend a very warm welcome to you! To show how much we've missed you, we've put together some excellent offers for all charters for travel in July and August.

  • FREE Sleep on board the night before departure (save up to $320)
  • FREE Snorkel Suits (save $25 per person)
  • FREE Stubbie Coolers
  • FREE foam noodles for snorkelling
  • FREE welcome pack of local treats (value $50)

  • *Valid for travel in August, 2020 and applies to new bookings only.

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