Stories, News & Updates

Capt Shane shares stories, news and information about the Whitsunday Islands, Airlie Beach and Whitehaven Xpress. Also visitor stories or blogs written about Whitehaven Xpress | Whitehaven Beach Tours are often included. We would love to include your stories!

Visit Whitsundays

Visit Whitsundays This is a story written by a lovely French couple of their visit to the Whitsundays. Click on the link to read in French read more  

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Whitsundays Islands NP by Bravy

Dear visitor, you have arrived, consciously or otherwise, on the link to a website of the Meijer-Houtveen family. And now that you are here: take a look around. You may come across something interesting...... Netherlands Bravy Story

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Jump Onboard the …

Jump Onboard the Whitehaven Xpress. Jump Onboard the Whitehaven Xpress is a beautifully written story by Lisa Michele Burns, founder of "The Wandering Lens" Australia.  Definitely one to read....says Capt Shane.

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Whales in the Whitsundays

WHITEHAVEN XPRESS WELCOMES WHALES   The Humpback whales have arrived in the Whitsundays as part of their annual migration. Today we saw our first whale and our guests were very excited! The yacht Freight Train was the first to spot the return of the whales in...

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Mantaray on Whitehaven Beach Tour

Whitehaven Beach Tours Mantaray Captain Shane with Capt Dan on board Whitehaven Xpress experienced this graceful Mantaray yesterday. A wonderful experience after the Spectacular Hill Inlet Lookout. Some interesting facts about Mantarays can be seen...

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Why the Whitsunday Islands must …

Whitehaven Xpress is grateful for the blogs we read on the web. Read "Why the Whitsunday Islands must be part of every Australia Intinerary" and see some amazing pictures. https://hoppingfeet.com/the-whitsunday-islands-every-australia-itinerary/ Thank you Medha

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9 Incomparable Dining Experiences

9 INCOMPARABLE DINING EXPERIENCES TO ADD TO YOUR BUCKET LIST Tags: Catch a Crab, Kangaroo Island Wilderness Tours, Thala Beach Nature Reserve, Whitehaven Xpress, Penunsula Hot Springs, Nitmiluk Tours, Sangoma Retreat, Pterodactyl Helicopters Catch A Crab Tour &...

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Coral Sea Marina|Resort Update.

Join the Coral Sea Marina|Resort celebrations!!! On 1 July 2019, Abell Point Marina and Coral Sea Resort officially merge to become the Coral Sea Marina|Resort. To mark this next phase in the marina’s history, we are hosting a weekend of activities for our guests to...

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High Standard Tourism Operators

Whitehaven Xpress and the marine tourism industry in general are key partners in the protection and management of the Great Barrier Reef including the Whitsundays Marine Park. Mostly the tourism operators help to enhance visitor experiences of the Reef and also play...

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Whitehaven Xpress Update

Whitehaven Xpress at Airlie Beach boatyard. Whitehaven Xpress is enjoying a well earned beautification during this wet and windy month of May. Airlie Beach Tours have continued throughout the month, however we have not been able to make a splash. Her maintenance...

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Whitehaven Beach – Solway Lookout

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service advises that public access to Southern Whitehaven Beach walking tracks. Capt Shane News-flash: Camp and day-use areas will be restricted at times due to significant construction work being undertaken until 1 June 2019. They...

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Blog – Simply Sorcha

          Road Trippin Airlie Beach & Whitsundays I’m finally getting back into the swing of things when it comes to blogging. Life has been so fast moving on this great adventure of ours. I just haven’t had a second to sit down and write...

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