The winter months of Australia you’ll spot Whales in the area over the past two weeks being the best time to go one of the numerous day tours operating from Airlie Beach to the Whitsunday islands & Great Barrier Reef.
However for those who prefer to stay on dry land, Cedar Creek Falls are located only 20km from Airlie Beach and offer an year round natural swimming pool at the base of the falls.
Complete this with a by a scenic drive to Bowen where you can view the magnificent ancient indigenous murals displaying Bowen’s history, check out one of the many bush walks around the bays, wander up Flagstaff Hill to take in the views or just wander along beautiful sandy beaches.
August is proving to be a very popular month with the Hamilton Island Race Week celebrating it’s 25th year of competition around the 12th – 19th August. More than 90 boats and yachts have already been registered in this year’s race week and will be in conjunction with the Fantasea Cracker night to be held on the foreshore on the 13th August.
Cracker Night is a great time for families with carnival rides and raffles held.
Every Saturday morning in Airlie Beach is the foreshore markets which run from 7am – 1pm with many stalls promoting locally produced goods where you can pick up a simple souvenir of your visit to tropical Airlie Beach.
For those slightly more daring a camel ride on the beach may appeal.Whitsundays – perfect destination to escape this Winter.
For more details on a Whitsundays smart winter escape, visit the Whitsunday Apartments website for best vacation rates and tour information.
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