Tourist Essentials

Currency And Banking Whitsundays Australia

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The subjects of currency and banking on the Whitsunday Islands are important issues for both national and international travellers to the area. Before visiting any of the islands it is advised to understand what currency is used, where banks are located, how currency exchange and travellers cheques work, and what cards electronic fund transfer (EFTPOS) machines

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Whitsundays Weather And Climate

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The Whitsundays are perfectly located approximately 100 nautical miles above the Tropic of Capricorn and situated on the same latitudinal line as Tahiti. Found just off the coast of Airlie Beach in Queensland, Australia, the 74 main Whitsunday Islands are considered to have a tropical climate. Most visitors tend to travel to the islands during the winter months, when the

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History Of The Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef

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The Whitsunday Islands known history started over 100 million years ago, when catastrophic volcanic activity formed a mountainous region of terrain which was firmly connected to the mainland coast. After the last Ice Age (around 30, 000 to 50, 000 years ago), the once dominant mountains were partially engulfed by the rising sea level, creating the present day network of

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Anchorage Points Whitsundays

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If setting the sails, taking to the helm and cruising the fresh Coral Sea waters sounds inviting, the waters surrounding the Whitsunday Islands are laden with magical surprises, just waiting to be discovered. There are plenty of advantages to exploring the Whitsunday Islands by water, but before leaving the mainland or a resort island, it is important to familiarise

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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.