How Many Days Do You Need In The Whitsundays?

Most people will recommend a minimum of 4 days when visiting The Whitsundays and here is why. Airlie Beach and The Whitsundays are all about slowing down, unwinding and taking in the beautiful scenery.  Sunset beers and alfresco dining is a way of life here that may take the average city dweller time to adjust to. If you are wanting…

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Do You Need A Stinger Suit In The Whitsundays?

The most responsible answer to the stinger suit question is yes, you should wear a stinger suit while swimming in The Whitsundays and here is why. Why? Jellyfish or stingers, as they are commonly referred to are present in warm oceans all over the world.  From Thailand to Jamaica and everywhere in between you could experience stingers. Australia is the…

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Are There Sharks In The Whitsundays?

Sharks are a bit scary to most people but this is mainly because they are not fully understood.  The Whitsundays is home to many sharks but you don’t need to worry about them. The fact of the matter is that The Whitsundays is open ocean and sharks will come and go but we rarely see large sharks around here. Most…

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Why Is The Water So Blue In The Whitsundays?

Here at Red Cat Adventures, we strive to dig deeply into the scientific reasoning behind the turquoise waters we call home. As with all aspects of our tour guiding life, we like to be properly informed ourselves, in order to pass on correct information. The Colour While blue is the go-to colour that springs to mind, we can safely say…

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Does Anyone Live On Whitsunday Island?

While Whitsunday Island itself is not inhabited, there are a few islands nearby that do have quite a few people living there.  National parks have openly stated loud and clear that there will never be any development of accommodation on Whitsundays Island. Whitsunday Island is home to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet, which is a very significant aboriginal area. On…

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Complete List Of Islands In The Whitsundays

Here is the complete list of all 74 of the official islands in The Whitsundays. You can see quite a lot of these islands on our multi-award winning day tour Thundercat. Baynham IslandComston IslandGaibirra IslandKeyser IslandLindeman Island (Resort)Little Lindeman IslandMaher IslandMansell IslandPentecost IslandCamp Island (Resort)Seaforth IslandShaw Island Thomas IslandTriangle IslandVolskow IslandDaydream Island (Resort)Denman IslandGoat IslandLong Island (Resort)Mid Molle IslandNorth Molle…

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Are The Whitsundays Expensive?

Accommodation Prices Airlie Beach is cheaper than staying on one of the Island resorts by a long shot.  Resort prices start from $300 per night and go as high as $40 000 per night for luxury penthouses.  Airlie Beach accommodation can be had from $100 per night. >>>> Which Whitsunday island is the best? Tour Prices Again, Airlie Beach wins…

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50 Reasons To Visit The Whitsundays (IN PICTURES)

The Whitsundays are spectacular no matter where you look. When you come and visit our backyard make sure you bring your camera. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKUr_JZLNko Whitehaven BeachWhitehaven BeachWhitsunday IslandsHill Inlet LookoutAirlie BeachWhitsunday IslandsWhitsunday IslandsWhitsunday IslandsWhitehaven BeachWhitsunday IslandsWhitsunday IslandsSailing WhitsundaysPalm TreesWhitsunday IslandsWhitsunday IslandsWhitsunday IslandsWhitsunday IslandsWhitsunday IslandsSailing WhitsundaysWhitsunday IslandsSailing WhitsundaysWhitehaven BeachWhitsunday IslandsWhitsunday IslandsWhitsunday IslandsSailing WhitsundaysSailingSunsetsSoldier Crabs on Whitehaven BeachSunsetsWhitsunday IslandsSunsetsWhitehaven BeachCoral ReefHidden BaysLangford IslandCockatoosCoral…

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Which Whitsunday Island Is The Best?

Accommodation If you are looking for the best island to stay on then there are only a few options. Hayman IslandHamilton IslandDaydream IslandLong Island All of these islands have beautiful resorts with stunning views though there are two islands that really stand out from the rest  Hamilton Island which is the most well known and Hayman Island which prides itself…

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Are The Whitsundays Dangerous?

Thankfully, The Whitsundays is a very safe place to visit. Being that The Whitsundays is part of Australia, it means that we follow all of the workplace health and safety laws, national legislation and more.  From a tourist perspective, that means you will be looked after by qualified crew. Unlike in Thailand and Bali, where safety seems to be the…

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