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W E LC O M E …

On behalf of the Whitsundays Business Events industry I’m delighted to welcome you to the latest edition of the Whitsundays Business Event Planner. This is your ultimate guide to hosting your next business event in the Whitsundays. Whitsundays Business Events is the official Convention Bureau for the region and operates as an arm of Whitsundays Marketing & Development Ltd. A not for profit organization, we are dedicated

Danial Rochford, CEO

to providing you with the destination expertise, independent advice and guidance you may require to ensure your next conference, incentive trip, meeting

The following pages will give you an

or any type of business event in the

understanding of just how remarkable

Whitsundays is a successful one.

the Whitsundays are and why it is an ideal destination for your next business event. We look forward to welcoming you and your delegates to the Whitsundays and showing you why the Whitsundays make Wonderful Business Events.

For complimentary assistance in brining your next business event to the Whitsundays CONTACT US TODAY Coral Sea Resort

P +61 2 9929 3834 M + 61 439 545 339 E business@wmdl.com.au W www.whitsundaysbusinessevents.com.au

WELCOME

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TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S

WELCOME….. .............................................. 1

VENUES & ACCOMMODATION.......... 24

We’re here to help… . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 ISLANDS.. ............................................... 25 WHY CHOOSE THE WHITSUNDAYS? . 5

Daydream Island Resort and Spa . . . . 26

6 Great Reasons To Choose The Whitsundays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Hamilton Island . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

Unique, Natural Environment . . . . . 7 Climate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Value For Money . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Hayman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 AIRLIE BEACH & THE WHITSUNDAY COAST.. ................ 29

Variety Of Choices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

At Hotel Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Big4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort . . . 31 Coral Sea Resort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

GREAT BARRIER REEF & HEART REEF......................................... 8

Peppers Airlie Beach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

WHITEHAVEN BEACH............................ 9

Whitsunday PCYC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

Location, Access & Climate . . . . . . . . . . . 10

Bowen PCYC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

THE WHITSUNDAYS MAP . . . . . . . . 10

Proserpine Entertainment Centre . . . . 34

Whitsunday Regional Council . . . . . . . . 34

AUSTRALIA MAP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

PROSERPINE, BOWEN & BEYOND.. ... 35

Climate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 ULTIMATE ITINERARY IDEAS............... 12 Get Active . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Relax And Unwind . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

ACTIVITIES, TOURS & SUPPLIERS.. .......................... 36 Cruise Indigo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

Discover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

Cruise Whitsundays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

Escape . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

Sunsail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40

Taste And Toast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 CONFERENCE, MEETINGS, EVENTS.............................. 15

Airlie Beach Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Brooke Miles Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE.. ................ 43 INCENTIVES............................................ 18 Practical Information.. ............... 44 TEAM BUILDING....................................20 PRE & POST TOURING.......................... 22 Whale Season . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 DAYDREAM ISLAND RESORT & SPA

Scuba Diving & Snorkeling . . . . . . . 23 Indigenous History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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W e ’ re here t o help …

Convention Bureau Services

Let us help you with:

The Whitsundays Business Event

Planner is the ultimate guide to holding your business event in the

Providing general destination information on the Whitsundays region

Providing specific information on

Whitsundays. A regional publication

venues, accommodation, attractions,

designed to highlight the great range

and activities;

of accommodation, activities and

experiences available to your delegates in the Whitsundays.

Locating suitable venues and accommodation for your next event;

Assistance and advice with incentive or conference itineraries;

Take advantage of our complimentary

The preparation of formal bid

services, local knowledge and expertise.

submissions and gaining event

We welcome the opportunity to discuss

quotations and proposals;

your individual event requirements and

provide specific information on any of our venues, resorts, products and services

accompanying person programs; •

to help ensure your business event is a success.

Suggestions for social programs and Providing Pre- and Post-stay touring options; and

Supply of destination marketing collateral such as high-res images or visitor guides.

We look forward to working with you to welcome your next event to the Whitsundays.

For complimentary assistance

W H Y C H O O S E T H E W H I T S U N D AY S ?

in brining your next business event to the Whitsundays CONTACT US TODAY P +61 2 9929 3834 M + 61 439 545 339 E business@wmdl.com.au W www.whitsundaysbusinessevents.com.au

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WE’RE HERE TO HELP

WHY CHOOSE THE WHITSUNDAYS?

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6 gre at re a sons t o choose t he W hi t sund ays Unique, Natural Environment

Value For Money

Located on the central coast of

With accommodation options ranging

Queensland, Australia and in the heart

from 3 to 5+ stars the Whitsundays

of the Great Barrier Reef, nowhere else in

has a venue to suit all budgets. Some

the world can your delegates experience

venues and resorts offer free activities for

the unique wonder of the Great Barrier

delegates such as paddle skis, kayaks,

Reef including iconic Heart Reef, coupled

catamarans, archery and fishing ensuring

with one of the world’s top 10 beaches,

great value for money.

Whitehaven Beach. With 7kms of pure white silica and vibrant, azure water it’s naturally stunning from any angle.

Climate

HAYMAN ISLAND

Variety Of Choices There is a multitude of outdoor entertaining and dining locations – poolside, beachside, jetty, golf course or

The weather is beautiful in the

lawn area lined with palm trees. There’s

Whitsundays. Positioned on the same

also a variety of team building activities

latitude as Rio de Janeiro and Tahiti the

available. From exploring the Great Barrier

Whitsundays enjoy a tropical climate,

Reef, sailing the Whitsunday Passage,

with daily temperatures varying little from

bushwalking, enjoying a scenic flight,

month to month. The days are warm year

taking cooking master classes to Beach

round and evenings sultry in summer

Olympics or volleyball, we’ve got it all.

and cooler in winter but only requiring a light jacket. Water temperatures remain - the world heritage listed Great Barrier

around a welcoming 25°C throughout

the ideal Australian business event

Reef, Heart Reef and one of the top ten

the year.

destination located centrally on the

beaches in the world, Whitehaven Beach.

Queensland coast, in the heart of

With professional, world class resort and

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. With

conference facilities catering for groups

our tropical climate, exotic location,

of up to 1,000 delegates the opportunities

Access is made simple with two airports,

and understands what it takes to

easy access, and variety of activities

to create a unique and memorable

one on Hamilton Island and one on the

organise a successful event. The team’s

the Whitsundays is one of Australia’s

experience for your next business event

mainland. The Great Barrier Reef Airport

passion and energy ensures that your

most naturally enticing destinations for

are endless. A natural encounter in the

on Hamilton Island receives direct flights

requirements are looked after from initial

business and leisure.

Whitsundays... what better way to inspire

daily from Cairns, Melbourne, Sydney

enquiry through until your delegates have

your delegates!

and Brisbane while the Whitsunday

returned home.

Access

the mainland townships including Airlie

The Whitsundays experience is like no

Airlie Beach receives daily direct flights

Beach, Proserpine and Bowen, and

other with “74 Islands in the Heart of the

from Brisbane.

internationally renowned natural icons

Great Barrier Reef”.

WHY CHOOSE THE WHITSUNDAYS?

The Whitsundays Business Events team is here to assist with all your conference and incentive needs. The team is experienced and professional

Coast Airport approximately 30km from

The Whitsunday region boasts 74 islands,

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Support

The Whitsunday Coast and Islands are

WHY CHOOSE THE WHITSUNDAYS?

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G R E AT B A R R I E R R E E F & H E A R T R E E F

W H I T E H AV E N B E A C H

Said to be the world’s largest living

it attracts two million visitors each year

Whitehaven Beach is a definite

At the northern end of Whitehaven Beach

structure and the only one visible from

from all over the world as one of the

“must-see” in the Whitsundays being

is Hill Inlet, a stunning cove where the

outer space, the World Heritage listed

most highly ranked international natural

one of the top ten beaches in the

tide shifts the sand and water to create

Great Barrier Reef is one of the seven

attractions to view and experience.

world. The crystal clear azure waters

a beautiful fusion of colours. For an

and pristine silica sand stretches over

experience your group won’t forget take

The Whitsundays is quite literally situated

seven kilometers along Whitsunday

a walk to the lookout and take advantage

The Whitsundays region benefits from

in the “Heart of the Great Barrier Reef”.

Island, the largest of the 74 islands in

of the best views of both Whitehaven

being located as one of the closest

Heart Reef is a beautiful composition of

the Whitsundays. It defines nature at its

Beach and Hill Inlet.

points off the Queensland coast to the

coral that has naturally formed into the

best and provides the greatest sense

Great Barrier Reef, which ensures it is

shape of a heart.

of escape. It’s easy to see why it is the

However you choose to experience

most photographed beach in Australia

Whitehaven Beach, it will be an

Located within Hardy Reef, Heart Reef

and is continuously ranked in the top

experience that your delegates will

can best be experienced from the sky

ten most beautiful beaches in the world.

remember for a lifetime.

natural wonders of the world.

an ideal hub from which to explore this aquatic wonderland. Stretching over 2,000 kilometers in

by helicopter or seaplane. Seeing the

length, the Great Barrier Reef protects the

unique heart shaped coral formation from

Whitsunday Coast and Islands from huge

the air is a Whitsunday experience your

ocean swells providing the region with

delegates will never forget.

some of the safest cruising grounds in the world.

Combine a visit to Heart Reef with trips to other breathtaking locations in the

The Great Barrier Reef was selected as

Whitsundays, including Whitehaven

a World Heritage Site in 1981, and is one

Beach and Hill Inlet.

of the largest sites in the world. Today,

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WHY CHOOSE THE WHITSUNDAYS?

WHY CHOOSE THE WHITSUNDAYS?

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Loc at ion , Access & C lim at e The 74 Islands of the Whitsundays

The region embraces both the coastal

form the largest group of islands on

townships surrounding Airlie Beach, Bowen

Australia’s coastline. Centrally located

and Proserpine together with the islands,

on the Queensland coast of Australia

reef and atolls of this part of the Great

just over 1,100 kms north of Brisbane and

Barrier Reef.

Access FLY

RESORT

INTO

Once you have arrived in the Whitsundays,

road, rail, air and water!

it is just a simple to transfer between the islands and coast. Your initial experience

With the convenience of two airports and

of the Whitsundays is set to impress, with

direct flights from east coast major cities in

connecting ferries and buses offering a

Australia, delegates can arrive in the region

spectacular scenic introduction. The following

by lunchtime ready for your Business Event.

table indicates the most suitable airport to

The Whitsundays are located just over

utilise, and suggested mode of transport to

an hour’s flight from both Brisbane and

arrive at your destination.

Cairns, just over two hour’s from Sydney and three hour’s from Melbourne providing

AUSTRALIA MAP:

Ferry

FROM ARRIVAL POINT

Bus/Car

(in minutes)

Islands

approximately 600 kms south of Cairns, the Whitsundays is easily accessible by

DURATION OF TRIP

MODE OF TRANSPORT

Daydream Island Resort & Spa Hamilton Island Hayman

HTI

-

30 mins

PPP

60 mins

HTI

-

-

0 mins

PPP

60 mins

HTI

PPP

80 mins

PPP

-

35 mins

55 mins

Whitsunday Coast Airlie Beach Bowen Proserpine

HTI

-

60 mins

PPP

-

50 mins

HTI

120 mins

PPP

-

15 mins

HTI

80 mins

a convenient, tropical option for both domestic and international conferences, incentives and pre/post touring programs.

HTI

Seaplane, helicopter and light aircraft flights are also available between the islands and Whitsunday coast, providing prompt transfers to the various resorts.

Great Barrier Reef Airport (Hamilton Island)

PPP Whitsunday Coast Airport (Proserpine)

THE WHITSUNDAYS MAP:

MKY Mackay Airport - located 140kms south of Airlie Beach

Climate Situated on the same latitude as

The days are warm year round and

Rio de Janeiro and Tahiti, the Whitsundays

evenings are sultry in summer, cooler in

enjoys a tropical climate, with daily

winter but requiring only a light jacket or

temperatures varying little from month

sweater. Water temperatures remain a

to month.

welcoming 25˚C all year round.

Average daily temperatures in the Whitsundays are:

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LOCATION, ACCESS & CLIMATE

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

April

May

June

July

Aug

Sept

Oct

Nov

Dec

˚C

31

30

29

28

26

24

23

25

26

28

31

31

˚F

88

86

84

82

79

75

73

77

79

82

88

88

LOCATION, ACCESS & CLIMATE

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U LT I M AT E I T I N E R A R Y I D E A S

Whether it’s planning a team building activity within a conference program, an indulgent incentive program or simply staying on for a couple of days after your event the Whitsundays is unrivalled in its extensive range of both water and land based activities for those seeking action and adventure, pure relaxation or anything in between. Discover the ultimate experiences of the Whitsundays region for yourself; escape, get active, taste and toast, relax and enjoy! Whitsundays Business Events can assist you design your program to match your event’s objectives, put you in contact with local suppliers and help ensure you capture the best the region has to offer. Here we highlight just some of the experiences your group can have while in the Whitsundays. Make your next event one delegates will rave about for years to come.

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ULTIMATE ITINERARY IDEAS

ULTIMATE ITINERARY IDEAS

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Get Active •

It’s time for some competition! Enjoy golf buggy rallies, mini golf tournaments, jet ski time trails, sailing challenges, sea kayak adventures,

of this amazing icon •

Feel the adrenalin with helicopter

Observe the ancient estuarine the Proserpine River

Don’t miss the annual migration of humpback whales during July to September

skiing, quad biking, skydiving or even •

See nature at its awesome best from

crocodile during an Eco Safari along

rides, seaplane tours, parasailing, jet fly upside down in a vintage bi-plane! Take the group out for an introduction

Escape

to scuba diving on one of the very

Sail or cruise through the azure blue

best reefs in the world

waters of the Whitsundays on your

Challenge the team to a corporate golf

own yacht or catamaran and awaken to

day on Dent Island, Australia’s only

exquisite views of Whitehaven Beach

Island Championship Golf Course.

and the Whitsunday Islands

Invigorate everyone and start the day

with group aqua aerobics, a bushwalk or yoga class.

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the beautiful Hill Inlet lookout

kegel 9-pin bowling, Whitehaven Beach Olympics…-…the list goes on!

Fly over Heart Reef for a bird’s eye view

Enjoy a scenic flight to a deserted beach for a private picnic lunch

Lose yourself in our underwater playground - snorkel amid some 1,500

Relax And Unwind • • •

Enjoy the stunning sunset over the

species of fish and 400 types of corals

Coral Sea on a cruise

Taste And Toast

Take a break from work, enjoy some

Discover the Whitsunday’s

free time and simply relax by the pool

gastronomic delights with wine

Indulge in a treatment, relax and be

appreciation classes, cocktail mixing

pampered in one of our world-class

competitions, behind the scenes

day spas

kitchen tours, and the infamous Chef’s

Have a casual evening and be

Table

entertained at the open air cinema

Catch your dinner! Chase Mangrove Jack, Spanish Mackerel, Coral

Discover •

Heritage Great Barrier Reef Sink your toes into the powder-like sand of Whitehaven Beach

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Queensland’s best fishing waters and

Enjoy the thrill of the underwater kingdom on a cruise to the World

Trout and Barramundi in some of

ULTIMATE ITINERARY IDEAS

have it served up for dinner. •

Tantalise the tastebuds with fresh seafood and local produce of the Whitsundays

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CONFERENCE, MEETINGS, EVENTS

The Whitsundays has a range of

conference rooms ranging from intimate

On the mainland we have a number

If you’re looking for something a little

conference venues from island

boardrooms overlooking the marina

of venues in Airlie Beach and the

different then consider the multi award

to mainland, traditional to out of

to the Conference Centre auditorium,

surrounding townships of Proserpine,

winning BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday

the ordinary.

ideal for trade shows with its 10 metre

Bowen and Collinsville. In Airlie Beach

Resort located in Airlie Beach. Set on

high ceilings.

Coral Sea Resort is magnificently set on

26 acres of beautifully landscaped

the absolute oceanfront and offers variety

grounds the family owned resort offers

Delegates and conference organisers alike are often impressed by not only the

Daydream Island Resort and Spa is

of hotel rooms including deluxe suites,

an atmosphere that is genuinely fun,

natural beauty of the Whitsundays but

easily reached by a short 30 minute

one, two and three bedroom apartments

friendly and welcoming. The function

by the professional facilities, exceptional

ferry ride from either Hamilton Island or

and penthouses. The resort caters for

room accommodates 35 theatre style and

dining experiences, variety of indoor and

Airlie Beach and offers five conference

200 delegates and key features include

50 cocktail style, and accommodation

outdoor event locations and the friendly

rooms with comprehensive event

an award winning oceanfront restaurant,

ranges from cabins to luxury condos to

service offered in the Whitsundays.

facilities catering for up to 220 delegates.

cocktail lounge, fitness room, disabled

suit every budget and style of conference,

Meeting rooms have outdoor terraces

and lift access a 25 metre pool and

convention or meeting.

From the most luxurious, sophisticated

and ocean views, helping to refresh and

private jetty.

and extravagant to the most casual,

recharge delegates.

relaxed and informal event, the

For smaller groups or those looking

the Whitsunday PCYC. With a quality

Whitsunday coast and islands can easily

Hayman presents a diversity of specialist

to stay a little longer At Hotel Group

sports hall including a regulation size

cater for your conference or meeting.

conference venues plus an array of other

have five properties in Airlie Beach

basketball court and a function hall that

Whatever your requirements, we’re here

indoor and outdoor formal and relaxed

providing a variety of accommodation

seats up to 280 delegates and includes

to assist you in finding the right venue for

settings for groups from 10 to 450 people.

and meeting options for your conference

large screen projection facilities, sound

your requirements.

The Entertainment Centre is ideal for

or meeting. Ranging from the 4 star

system and lighting, elevated stage and

large seminar-style meetings and offers

Whitsunday Vista Resort to the 5 star

air-conditioning, the PCYC can cater for

Hamilton Island offers the largest

a fully-equipped stage, high ceiling,

absolute waterfront Marina Shores and

trade shows, exhibitions, conferences

conference facilities in the region catering

excellent audio visual facilities, natural

catering for a maximum of 65 delegates

and product launches easily. PCYCs are

for up to 1,000 delegates. Groups

light and views over Hayman Beach.

theatre style.

not for profit organisations and revenue

are spoiled for choice with thirteen

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Also on the coast in Airlie Beach is

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generated goes back into the community.

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INCENTIVES

The core of any successful incentive

In the Whitsundays guests have the

program is that it must be motivating,

opportunity to experience activities

and few things motivate as powerfully

they’ve always dreamed of;

as travel experiences. The anticipation

scuba diving the Great Barrier

of a well-designed, experience based

Reef and coming face to face with

incentive itinerary motivates and

hundreds of tropical fish,

drives behaviour like no other. Travel

marvelling at the natural charm of

has long been a powerful motivator of

Heart Reef and seeing the awe-

staff performance, customer loyalty

inspiring patterns of the reef from

and brand awareness, which in turn

the air

becomes an indispensable tool to your

sleeping under a million stars on

company’s profitability. A well designed

a floating pontoon on the Great

and executed incentive trip can be the

Barrier Reef;

experience of a lifetime and a long

term motivator.

feeling the soft white silica sand of Whitehaven Beach between their toes and

Australia is world renowned as a magical,

hoisting the sails of a private

exotic and desirable destination and

catamaran and cruising the azure

nowhere in Australia delivers on this like

waters of the Coral Sea

the Whitsundays. As one of the most naturally enticing destinations in the

The Whitsundays offer that wow factor

world and home to spectacular natural

we all desire – from themed dinners on a

icons including the world heritage listed

beach, a golf course or a private jetty, a

Great Barrier Reef, Heart Reef and

sunset or dinner cruise or visit to one of

Whitehaven Beach, The Whitsundays

the seven natural wonders of the world!

can offer your staff or clients a unique experience with memories to treasure. A travel reward is unique as it is experiential and therefore remembered long after participants have departed.

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INCENTIVES

INCENTIVES

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Team building activities are plentiful in the

Beach Activities - Beach cricket, volleyball,

Whitsundays and individual exercises or

sand castle building competitions, a band

sessions can be tailored to complement

on the beach, massages, what about

your conference program. Let us know

Beach Olympics anyone? How about

your key objectives for the team building

doing that on one of the top ten beaches in

activity and we’ll come up with some

the world – Whitehaven Beach!

Whitsundays style suggestions. Golf - Got a competitive group? With one of Our most popular team building activities

the most stunning golf courses in Australia

tend to be those that take advantage of

located in the Whitsundays a round of

our beautiful natural surroundings.

golf can be a great, fun way to bring your employees or clients together.

Sailing/Yachting - The Whitsundays is famous for its fantastic sailing and is

Cooking Classes - Thanks to shows like

home to the iconic sailing races Hamilton

Masterchef and My Kitchen Rules cooking

Island Race Week and Airlie Beach Race

classes have become increasingly popular

Week. Why not try your hand at learning

as a team building activity. Get to know the

how to sail and turn it into a race between

local cuisine, encourage creativity, improve

your fellow colleagues?

leadership skills and develop stronger working relationships among your team.

Treasure Hunts/Amazing Race - Thought

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TEAM BUILDING

about setting your delegates on a

Snorkeling/Dving - Want give your staff

treasure hunt or an ‘Amazing Race’-style

an amazing experience together? Do

event in the Whitsundays either on foot,

you want something exciting that also

quad bikes or golf buggies as a few

encourages all involved to work together

options...? Why not utilize this uncrowded,

as true team players? Snorkeling or scuba

exotic location to get those creative

diving the Great Barrier Reef could be just

juices  flowing.

the right activity.

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PRE & POST TOURING

Experience the diversity of the

whether you prefer adrenalin and

Whitsundays, an ideal location for pre/

excitement or relaxation and rejuvenation.

post touring programs. With a range

There are Whitsundays experiences

of professional leisure services and

that are social and fun, experiences

facilities on hand, our pre and post

to help you reconnect with family and

touring experiences will compliment

partners, experiences to get the adrenalin

your next business event. Delegates

pumping, experiences to help you relax

are invited to extend their visit and take

and unwind and so many more.

advantage of being in Australia’s most desirable tropical island wonderland. The Whitsundays is blessed with stunning natural beauty, from islands and reef, to rainforest and sandy coastlines. The Whitsundays has an array of amazing experiences for everyone to enjoy,

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Whale Season Whales visit the Whitsundays every year

Scuba Diving & Snorkeling

Indigenous History

Coral gardens lace nearly every

Follow in the footsteps of the

Whitsunday island, and the Great Barrier

Whitsundays’ traditional owners, the

Reef is only a short boat ride away.

Ngaro people, along the Ngaro Sea Trail,

Scuba dive sites are sprinkled up and

traversing three islands over land and sea.

down the reef and around the islands,

A highlight is the walking track leading

abundant with tranquil marine life. If you

to a sheltered cave on Hook Island in

have always dreamt of scuba diving or

Nara Inlet where you can view Aboriginal

snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef, let

rock paintings.

the Whitsundays show you some of the most beautiful dive sites in the world.

during the winter months, on their annual

Visit www.tourismwhitsundays.com.au

migration north. From June to September,

for more inspiration for your pre & post

whales are a common sight frolicking

touring program.

amongst the islands and on the Great Barrier Reef.

PRE & POST TOURING

PRE & POST TOURING

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VENUES AND ACCOMMODATION

ISLANDS, AIRLIE BEACH & T H E W H I T S U N D AY C O A S T

ISLANDS

Most of the Whitsunday Islands are

Whether it is eco-style, family friendly,

beautiful, tropical deserted islands, but a

activity based, food and wine focused

handful have resorts on them and offer

or pure luxury, there is an Island resort

a variety of accommodation, all with the

experience to suit every type of conference

Great Barrier Reef and fringing coral reefs

or incentive group. The most well-known

at their doorstep.

of the resort islands catering for business events are Hamilton Island, Hayman and Daydream Island Resort and Spa.

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VENUES & ACCOMMODATION

ISLANDS

VENUES & ACCOMMODATION

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H a milt on I sl a nd Hamilton Island has undergone major transformation over recent years and is a destination that represents the best Australia has to offer. $350 million has been invested in creating some truly iconic developments, such as qualia, Hamilton Island Golf Club, Hamilton Island Yacht Club and the refurbishment of the Reef View Hotel.

Daydream Island Resort and Spa is the perfect location to offer an idyllic and intimate conference or incentive destination. Daydream Island Resort and Spa is big enough to host major events for up to 300 delegates (catering for up to 600 including partners) and yet small enough to provide a personal touch.

Access Daydream Island Resort & Spa is just a short ferry ride from the Great Barrier Reef Airport on Hamilton Island or from Airlie Beach on the mainland.

Accommodation The 4.5 Star resort offers 296 beautifully appointed rooms offering comprehensive resort facilities that are complemented by sparkling bays, secluded beaches and an array of pampering treatments or adventurous activities that combine to stimulate and inspire delegates.

Enjoy the abundance of unique outdoor venues ideal for truly memorable events including a casual poolside gathering, a formal dinner at Lovers Cove or an exciting “Oscars” awards ceremony at the 44ft Open Air Cinema. Larger groups can also choose to book the entire island for a sole-use conference or event. The resort’s professional Events Team can tailor conferences to an organisation’s individual needs utilising team building facilitators, speakers, entertainers and theming as required.

Conference A custom built conference centre incorporating an auditorium, five meeting rooms, and secretariat space located directly behind the Reef View Hotel accessible by a walkway. The Hamilton Island Yacht Club features world-class recreational and business facilities including a signature restaurant and bar, state of the art conference and function rooms overlooking the turquoise blue waters of Dent Passage and an inspiring central atrium space for events.

Access The only island in the Great Barrier Reef with its own commercial jet airport. Direct access from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Cairns.

Accommodation Six styles of accommodation, from self-catering to the world-class luxury of qualia.

Daydream Island Resort and Spa is the perfect place to

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There are over 70 different types of group or individual activities available at Daydream including daily trips to the Great Barrier Reef and Whitehaven Beach. Choose from a range of team building activities from the ‘Survivor Challenge’ consisting of a sea-kayaking expedition to a mini-golf tournament, group fish feeding at the award winning “Living Reef” or create your own with assistance from the qualified Activities Team.

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H aym a n Award-winning Hayman is the most northerly island in the Whitsundays and is surrounded by beautiful local fringing coral reefs. Hayman is the closest island to the Outer Great Barrier Reef.

Access Hayman luxury launches connect daily with scheduled commercial flights into the Great Barrier Reef Airport. The 55-minute luxury transfer commences with a glass of sparkling wine and refreshments and room check-in takes place en route. Private group launch charters and helicopter and seaplane transfers are also available.

Accommodation The accommodation on Hayman is tailored to suit every taste and need, and includes an array of resort Rooms, Suites, Penthouses, Beach Villas and a Beach House, which are all designed to take advantage of the magnificent resort surrounds and breathtaking views of the Whitsunday Islands. All Hayman accommodation features private terraces or balconies.

Conference At Hayman, every gathering has our complete attention. Whether your goal is productivity or festivity, we make sure every detail is managed with caring service and a sense of style that supports the meaning and direction of the gathering. Our unique resort ambiance and inspiring tropical surrounds provide the perfect backdrop for small or large meetings, incentives, special events and individual reward programs. Hayman offers a conducive environment for business meetings and social gatherings of 10 to 450 guests. Our Sales and Catering teams will support you in executing a successful and productive event.

Unique Dining Hayman presents four restaurants from Azure serving classic Australian dishes with a particular focus on the freshest of seafood, La Trattoria for an authentic Italian dining experience in a charming al fresco, indoor and outdoor setting, Oriental restaurant showcases food that is an adventurous mix of Thai, Chinese, Japanese and Indian dishes all prepared with innovative flair and Fontaine is Australia’s signature resort restaurant offering a beautiful setting of indoor and outdoor dining including stunning dining platforms over the Fontaine Pond, providing a unique culinary experience.

Ultimate Luxury One of Australia’s finest resorts and a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, Hayman is a private island, presenting a unique resort and Great Barrier Reef experience whilst providing your delegates with a rewarding and aspirational destination.

Activities Over 50 group and individual options offer exciting Great Barrier Reef adventures, watersports, plus land activities including team building challenges and relaxing options such as yoga and Pilates, wine appreciation with cooking classes or pampering treatments at Spa Hayman. A program can be tailored to be as active or relaxed as required. The Kids Club can also provide a special program for families.

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The Whitsunday Coast is as diverse as the tropical islands dotting the horizon just offshore. Secluded beaches and wooded Accommodation Rooms Conference / Meeting Rooms

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At H o t el G roup With five properties in Airlie Beach, At Hotel Group provide a variety of accommodation and meeting options for your conference or incentive group.

Access Located in Airlie Beach the resort is just 30 minutes by road from the Whitsunday Coast Airport. Alternatively delegates can fly into Hamilton Island and enjoy a scenic 60 minute ferry ride to Airlie Beach. Group transfers can be arranged from either airport.

Accommodation Five hotels offering fully self-contained apartments, suites, penthouses and boutique style accommodation in 4, 4.5 and 5 star options.

B ig 4 Adven t ure W hi t sund ay R esor t Conference At Blue Horizon is a perfect spot for small to medium sized conferences for approximately 50 delegates’ theatre style boasting a large, near new conference room with all the modern facilities you expect including AV equipment, broadband, drop down projection screen plus a spacious breakaway outdoor balcony.

The multi-award winning BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort will transport your delegates far away from the atmosphere of any conference or meeting venue they’ve ever experienced. This unique venue nourishes the brain, fires the imagination and re-energises the soul as business is expertly blended with a big serve of tropical pleasure.

Access At Marina Shores resort is positioned on the absolute waterfront overlooking the Coral Sea and is well suited to small meetings or presentations for up to 40 delegates. The Garden Room features a full kitchen and has plenty of natural light.

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The resort is conveniently located in Airlie Beach with access via either the Whitsunday Coast Airport or the Great Barrier Reef Airport on Hamilton Island, followed by a ferry ride to Airlie Beach.

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A range of fully self-contained accommodation from Deluxe Studio Cabins to Three Bedroom Luxury Condos suits every budget, while delegates enjoy 26 acres of botanic-like landscaped grounds and many fun and sporting activities, with the reassuring backup of wireless connectivity and business services.

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The function room, with its versatile indoor and outdoor areas, accommodates 35 theatre-style and 50 in cocktail mode, with other layouts available. The dedicated Events team ensures the most unusual, individual needs are fulfilled with a warm, can-do attitude and flexibility. They are adept at arranging everything from a cocktail party around the pool to a formal sit-down dinner, as well as specially themed videos or presentations on the outdoor movie screen, group tour activities in the Whitsundays and special themes.

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C or a l S e a R esor t

P eppers Airlie B e a ch

Coral Sea Resort in Airlie Beach is perched on the absolute water’s edge with ocean views to the north, east and west. It’s an ideal venue in Queensland for conferences, events group incentives and private functions. Very few conference venues can compete with the stunning position and location of the Nautilus Room at Coral Sea Resort in Airlie Beach, the gateway to the Whitsundays!

Peppers Airlie Beach is a self-rated 5 star apartment resort offering stylish and elegant accommodation in Airlie Beach, the gateway to the Whitsunday islands. With a desirable northerly aspect, wide balconies and majestic water views, intelligent design has been utilised to enhance the tropical lifestyle that North Queensland is envied for.

Access Access to Coral Sea Resort is via Whitsunday Coast Airport (Proserpine) or the Great Barrier Reef Airport on Hamilton Island. Group transfers can be arranged.

Conference An ideal venue for groups, incentives, special events and conferences, Coral Sea Resort boasts extensive conference Aand meeting facilities, unique breakout terraces, state of the art audio visual equipment and a conference and events team that ensures ‘nothing is overlooked but the Coral Sea’.

Access Located in Airlie Beach the resort is just 30 minutes by road from the Whitsunday Coast Airport. Alternatively delegates can fly into Hamilton Island and enjoy a scenic ferry ride to Airlie Beach. Group transfers can be arranged from either airport.

Accommodation Coral Sea Resort is comprised of a range of 77 hotel suites, superior apartments and luxury penthouses. All our accommodation is serviced daily with the full range of facilities and inclusions expected of a boutique hotel of this quality and standard.

At 220sqm the Nautilus Room caters for up to 300 delegates cocktail style, 200 theatre style and 150 banquet style. The room features large glass double doors letting in an abundance of natural light and all the essential facilities you’d expect including spotlights, dimmers, lectern, Bose PA system, air-conditioning and a hand held microphone.

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Accommodation From the vantage of its elevated location overlooking the Coral Sea, Peppers Airlie Beach offers 102 luxuriously appointed one, two and three bedroom apartments, with complimentary onsite car parking, free Wifi, 24 hour reception and tour desk.

Conference The resort offers premium conference, meeting and event facilities in a beautiful tropical setting, with prefunction and breakout areas. The main conference room can be reconfigured into two separate rooms or as one can accommodate up to 110 delegates theatre style. The experienced events team will coordinate and tailor your conference and incentive packages to suit your needs and expectations to ensure your event runs  smoothly.

Facilities Tides Restaurant & Bar boasts a magnificent view of the Whitsunday Passage setting the perfect atmosphere for indulging in an exceptional fine dining experience. The on-site infinity pool, endota Spa and resort gymnasium offer guests a whole mind and body experience focused on total wellbeing and pampering. CONFERENCE ROOM LAYOUT

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PROSERPINE, BOWEN & BEYOND

W hi t sund ay R egion a l C ouncil Fa cili t ies Throughout the Whitsunday region there are a number of council owned venues and locations that are available for hire. Perhaps it’s an outdoor gala dinner down by the Airlie Beach Lagoon, with its landscaped with grassy areas, sandy beaches and wonderfully maintained tropical gardens, the lagoon area is connected by easily accessible walkways and surrounded by local art.

W hi t sund ay P C Y C The Whitsunday Police Citizens Youth Club (PCYC) was constructed in 2001 and is a registered not for profit organisation that provides sport and recreational facilities for the Whitsunday community. The PCYC is the largest conference, sporting and entertainment venue in Airlie Beach available for hire with a maximum capacity of 600 theatre style.

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B owen P C Y C Bowen PCYC opened in November 2011 and boasts a large indoor sports hall, 3 state of the art squash courts and conference and meeting rooms as well as a beautiful function room with a stage, DJ booth and kitchen. The Youth space is fitted out with computers, large TV hooked up to a X-Box, Playstation and Wii. This room leads into the Cafe and an outdoor play area.

P roserpine E n t er ta inmen t C en t re The Proserpine Entertainment Centre hosts a variety of great shows by local and travelling performing artists and is available for private hire. The venue has a capacity of 465 theatre style and 220 cabaret style and offers full bar and catering facilities. The venue is located on Main Street Proserpine opposite the Post Office.

Proserpine was named by the explorer

beaches, beautiful bays and a warm

George Dalrymple, after Persephone, the

tropical climate. Situated in the northern

Greek goddess of fertility, recognising

region of the Whitsundays on the shores of

the fertile qualities in the region. Since

Edgecumbe Bay, it is a picturesque seaside

the late 1800s, cattle grazing and sugar

town conveniently located within easy

cane have been the economic mainstays

reach of the local mine sites.

here. The town’s Main Street is a reminder of how life used to be – particularly

The Front Beach foreshore in Bowen has

the ‘art deco’ period evident in the

recently been redeveloped with fun family

shop architecture which has been well

activities in mind. With some of the best

preserved. Old-fashioned courtesies

fringing reefs of the Queensland coast

thrive in Proserpine, particularly at many

lying just a few metres offshore, the area

of the charming shops and country-style

attracts snorkelers and divers keen to

hotels which serve hearty-sized meals

explore the colourful coral gardens.

and Queensland beer with a good dose of old-fashioned country hospitality.

If you’re looking for a meeting or conference venue in Proserpine or Bowen

Bowen is one of the many charming

contact us and we’d be happy to offer

towns on the Whitsunday Coast, with

recommendations based on your specific

eight award winning; palm fringed

requirements.

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ACTIVITIES, TOURS & SUPPLIERS

To make your next conference or

of local operators who are experienced in

incentive program one to remember

the conference and incentive market and

you’ll need professional and experienced

understand the logistics of organising such

partners who understand your

an event.

requirements. We work with a number

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C ruise I ndigo

C ruise W hi t sund ays

Based on Hamilton Island, Cruise Indigo offer a variety

With a modern fleet, multi award winning Cruise

of cruising tours throughout the Whitsunday Islands.

Whitsundays is an experienced operator offering a

With two stylish, yet very different vessels catering for

range of day cruises, island resort connections and

groups of up to 100 Cruise Indigo’s professional crew

tailor-made activities for group travel and charters.

have a wealth of local knowledge and experience and look forward to sharing it with your delegates!

Resort Connections Cruise Whitsundays operate a number of vessels throughout the Whitsundays delivering passengers to islands from the mainland, Great Barrier Reef Airport at Hamilton Island and Whitsunday Coast Airport at Proserpine.

Denison Star

Whitehaven Beach Cruises Cruise Whitsundays also offers both half and full day cruises to Whitehaven Beach on either one of

The Denison Star is one of the largest Huon pine

their air-conditioned, fully-equipped boats or on

vessels in Australia and combines traditional style

‘Camira’ a stunning, sleek catamaran capable of

cruising with modern day cuisine. The 35m cruiser

speeds up to 30knots! Various vessels are available

caters for up to 100 passengers and is fully equipped

for charter and offer the flexibility of catering to your

with bar facilities, toilets, upper deck area, beautifully

specific requirements.

appointed restaurant, full kitchen as well as dedicated and professional crew. A breakfast cruise to kick start the day, a relaxing afternoon cruise for a swim or an evening dinner cruise with delectable cuisine, the Denison Star caters for your conference or incentive group in a unique way.

Great Barrier Reef Adventures

On the Edge

The Great Barrier Reef is truly one of the great wonders

On the Edge is a spacious sailing catamaran designed

of the natural world and a `must-see` for any visitor

specifically designed for day sailing adventures

to the region. Discover an underwater wonderland

throughout the Whitsunday Islands. She is 20m long x 12m wide and offers both a large, exposed deck plus an undercover area to provide protection from the sun. Cruise Indigo has Marine Park Permits that allow access to some of the best fringing reef snorkeling sites in the Whitsundays. On the Edge is available for private charter for full or half day trips and sunset cruises.

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Maximum capacity: On the Edge

55

Denison Star

100

Island Escapes

with Cruise Whitsundays at one of the regions most

A full range of Island Escape and day cruise options

acclaimed outer Great Barrier Reef sites. We have two

to the outer islands are also available to charter and

pontoons both of which are spacious and innovative,

tour groups. Escape to Hamilton Island, Long Island or

featuring a waterslide, interactive underwater viewing

Daydream Island Resort and Spa for an unforgettable

chamber, semi-submersible, large sun deck and a

day exploring the Whitsundays with your group. With

great range of activities. Hundreds of different types of

a dedicated groups coordinator available, Cruise

fish thrive in the sheltered lagoon and the abundance

Whitsundays can design the perfect package to match

of colourful corals will make your jaw drop as you enjoy

your conference, incentive, team building and pre and

sheltered snorkeling and diving all year round.

post touring group’s needs.

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S uns a il If you’re looking for an activity to stimulate or reward your team then sailing the Whitsunday Islands with Sunsail is sure to satisfy. Whether it’s a floating business meeting on board a luxurious catamaran, a group of employees on a teambuilding week with the Sailing School or a day’s sailing regatta complete with course markers and skippers to show you the ropes, Sunsail has a wide variety of exciting options to ensure your next conference or incentive trip offers something a little out of the ordinary.

Teambuilding Corporate team building is all about getting your staff or clients to work together towards a common goal. Successful sailing demands co-operation and good communication, both essential tools to the achievement of business goals. Bringing your team to the stunning Whitsundays will allow you to not only build on the strength of your team, but also to reward them for the efforts thus far.

Corporate & Hospitality Events Sunsail have been creating and delivering corporate

Airlie B e a ch M usic

and hospitality sailing events for over 25 years. Their

B rooke M iles P ho t ogr a phy

dedicated and experienced teams know sailing and how to work with businesses to create the best event

Airlie Beach Music has been serving Airlie Beach and

tailored to objectives, set by you. From 10 to 200

The Whitsundays since 2003, specialising in supplying

With 6 years of experience shooting conferences

people, create your own or alternatively join an existing

quality musical equipment, audio visual & home

and congresses between WA and QLD, and a couple

event and enhance your delegates’ experience.

theatre system installations and large scale production

of awards to boot, Brooke displays a great eye for

services. Whether you need a simple, microphone and

portrait, corporate and conference photography with

amplifier or a large scale stage production equipped

continued referrals and return clients, a sign that she

with sound and lighting for your conference, gala

has a knack for the job!

dinner or presentation, the team at Airlie Beach Sailing is the ultimate activity for people of all ages with no experience required. Sunsail’s crew can show your team the ropes; incorporate your company’s goals, aims and personalities to ensure each member leaves your event motivated and passionate.

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Music are local experts and available to service

Using a locally based photographer ensures they know

your requirements.

the area and how best to shoot your event. With client referrals, an amazing portfolio and a couple of awards under her belt, you can be assured you are booking a professional, not just a photographer, to cover your event.

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QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE

Venue & Contact

Meeting Rooms

Maximum Capacity Theatre

Banquet

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ISLANDS Daydream Island Resort & Spa P: +61 7 3259 2359 W: www.daydreamisland.com

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220

150

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Hamilton Island P: +61 2 9433 3333 W: www.hamiltonisland.com.au

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1,000

800

800

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Hayman P: +61 2 8272 7010 W: www.hayman.com.au

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300

280

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At Hotel Group P: +61 7 4948 4301 W: www.athotelgroup.com.au

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50

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167

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BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort P: +61 7 4948 5400 W: www.adventurewhitsunday.com.au

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50

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Coral Sea Resort P: +61 7 4964 1300 W: www.coralsearesort.com

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Peppers Airlie Beach P: +61 7 4962 5100 W: www.peppers.com.au/airlie-beach

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110

100

102

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AIRLIE BEACH

Whitsunday Regional Council P: +61 7 4945 0200 W: www.whitsunday.qld.gov.au

Various - please contact us for information

Product & Contact Cruise Indigo P: 07 4946 8613 W: www.cruiseindigo.com.au Cruise Whitsundays P: 07 4946 4662 W: www.cruisewhitsundays.com Sunsail P: +61 7 4948 9509 W: www.sunsail.com.au Airlie Beach Music P: +61 7 4946 4433 W: www.beachmusic.com.au Brooke Miles Photography P: +61 419 941 162 W: www.brookemiles.com.au

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P r a c t ic a l I nform at ion Communications and IT

Passport & Visa Requirements

Internet, email, telephone and postal

All visitors to Australia, except New Zealand

services are readily available throughout

citizens, require a valid passport and an

the region. To call Australia from overseas

Australian visa or Electronic Travel Authority

the access code is ‘61’ and the Whitsundays

(ETA). The Immigration Department’s website

(Queensland) area code is ‘7’.

offers an Event Coordinators Network to help event managers. View Immigration website. www.immi.gov.au

Currency The currency is the Australian Dollar. Currency changing facilities are available throughout the Whitsundays.

Time Zones Australian Eastern Standard Time is GMT plus 10 hours. Daylight savings is not observed in Queensland.

Electricity Australian electricity is 240V and uses a three pin outlet. All 110V appliances require

Tips and Gratuities

a converter. Most hotels and resorts provide

Tips and Gratuities are not mandatory in

110V universal outlets and adaptors.

Australia, however recognition of exemplary service is always welcome.

Goods and Services Tax (GST) Australia has a Federal Goods and Services

What to Pack

Tax (GST) on all goods and services.

Whilst we want you to enjoy our climate, we

Travellers may be eligible for a GST

recommend hats and waterproof sunscreen

refund on departure through Customs.

to be worn all year round. In keeping with the

www.customs.gov.au

relaxed lifestyle, we recommend delegates wear light casual clothes suitable for a tropical climate. A light jacket is recommended for the evenings in the cooler months. Many activities also require swimwear.

Thank you... Sincere thanks to all the industry partners, and photographic contributors who have made this publication possible.

DISCLAIMER The Whitsundays Business Event Planner is provided as a complimentary guide to support event planners in gaining a wider knowledge of the Whitsundays region and assist in making their business event choices. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of information in this guide no responsibility can be accepted by Whitsundays Marketing & Development Ltd or the publisher for errors, changes or omissions. Material published in the Whitsundays Business Event Planner is subject to copyright and may not be reproduced, copied or transmitted in any form without the prior written consent of Whitsundays Marketing & Development Ltd..

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