Locations

Proserpine, Australia

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Proserpine is a town about 20 kms inland from Airlie Beach and Shute Harbour. It is home to about 5,000 people and nestles in the heart of sugar cane country. Proserpine was named by the explorer George Dalrymple, after Persephone, the Greek Goddess of fertility, because of its rich fertile lands. Now endless cane fields surround the town and keep many of the people

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Hamilton Island Australia

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Hamilton Island is one of the best known and favorite holiday destinations amongst the Whitsunday Islands. It offers a variety of over 80 activities and attractions for visitors to choose from, there is something to suit the whole family. Activities include mini – golf, go – carting, a 50 acre park of native wildlife (including kangaroos, koalas, wombats, emus and

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Shute Harbour, Airlie Beach Australia

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Shute Harbour is the major boat and ferry terminal for trips to the Whitsunday Islands and all of the resorts on the Islands; also for trips out to the outer Great Barrier Reef. It has the largest Seaplane airbase in the Southern hemisphere, and the small settlement also has a range of accommodation options for visitors which include hotels, motels, bed and breakfast,

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Locations Of The Whitsunday Islands

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The Whitsunday Islands are a collection of 74 Islands off of the Whitsunday Coast. This stretch of Coast line is found 1125km north of Brisbane and 725km south of Cairns, just above Mackay. When travelling the main highway, signs for the Whitsunday Coast lead to the 25km drive to Airlie Beach. This is a good starting point, and mainland base from which to travel to the

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Whitsundays

The Whitsunday Islands are an exquisitely arranged assortment of 74 major islands located just off the Airlie Beach coastline, in Queensland. Renown for their stunning natural beauty and close proximity to the Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsunday Islands invite travelling families, groups of friends, individuals and couples to enjoy a piece of paradise.