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Our guide to Sarina by our Whitsundays local expert - To the south of Mackay in Central Queensland lies the charming town of Sarina, which is fast becoming a popular stop for the tourist crowd. There is much to do in and around Sarina. It is an important centre for the growth and milling of sugarcane, cattle-rearing and agriculture. Sarina blends rural with modern impeccably. On the one hand, it is close to beautiful coasts and mountains, and on the other, it is home to golf courses, bowling alleys and squash courts. The accommodation options in Sarina are also varied enough to meet different tastes and budgets.
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Our guide to Brampton Island by our Whitsundays local expert - Located south of the Whitsundays Island passage, the idyllic Brampton Island combines seclusion, relaxation and fun aplenty for tourists of all ages. The well-known Brampton Island National Park covers much of this island and is showcased against the backdrop of impressive Brampton Peak, (214 m above sea level). There is so much to experience on the island that it is best to plan your longer holidays around Brampton to make the most of this unforgettable destination. What strikes you most about this picturesque island is its rich and diverse landscape. From eucalyptus forests and hoop pines to mangroves forests, the array of flora and fauna will amaze and delight. Add to these Brampton’s pristine sandy beaches, and an exhilarating walk or jog through the island’s criss-crossing trails and you will find yourself revelling in the lap of nature!
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Our guide to Hamilton Island by our Whitsundays local expert - If it's good enough for Oprah?... Well, let's say her researchers and "Team Aus" sure knew what they were doing when they selected Hamilton Island as a focal point for the December 2010 "Australia" television show specials!The TV diva stayed at the luxury private Resort Qualia, which offers the most modern of comfort and facilities. It proved the perfect sanctuary from which to explore the Island's numerous features via a fun buggy ride. These include new world class facilities at the recently launched Hamilton Island Golf Club; the impressive and imposing multipurpose Hamilton Island Yacht Club and the Island's sympathetically developed wildlife sanctuary. As well as many other top-of-the-line hotels, homes, apartments and hostels, Hamilton really epitomizes everything the Whitsundays have to offer: pristine beaches, awesome coral formations, gorgeous natural lagoons, totally intact natural forest and wildlife habitat and perfect weather - an amazing mini cosmos in the middle of Wonderland
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Our guide to Hideaway Bay by our Whitsundays local expert - North of Airlie Beach off the road to Dingo Beach is secluded Hydeaway Bay, which has its own caravan park with tennis courts and is home to both Montes and Cape Gloucester Eco Resorts. The sands of beautiful Hydeaway Bay separate the two by only five minutes’ walk. Both offer a boutique resort, restaurant and pool, with wonderful views across to nearby Gloucester Island.
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Our guide to Whitsunday Island by our Whitsundays local expert - At more than 100 square km and rising more than 400ms to its peak, Whitsunday Island is the largest of the 74 isles and best known for its natural features.The Island sports what is arguably Australia’s whitest, most beautiful and most photographed beach. Stretching more than 6 km, Whitehaven Beach offers breath-taking snorkelling opportunities at the southern end and the northern end of the beach converges into beautiful Hill inlet.This enchanting little bay and the vista of Whitehaven Beach lie at the foot of the island’s lookout. That and many other wonderful views are accessible via Whitsunday Island’s excellent bushwalking trails.
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