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Cedar Creek Falls, Airlie Beach, The Whitsundays

Cedar Creek Falls

Conway Road, Proserpine, Queensland, 4800
Email: info@wmdl.com.au
Website: www.tourismwhitsundays.com.au
9121926 Phone Number: 61 07 4945 3967

Located approximately 20 kilometres from Proserpine on Saltwater Creek Road, off Conway Beach Road is the picturesque Cedar Creek Falls. These waterfalls are spectacular in the wet season and offer a year-round natural swimming pool at the base of the falls. They are set in a natural rock amphitheatre. The flora and fauna will amaze you, particularly the strangler figs, red and white cedars and wild orchids. There are also bush walks up and around the falls. Majestic Alexandra Palms line the creek as it continues its journey to the ocean. Please note that jumping or diving off the waterfall is dangerous and strictly prohibited.

The River, The Whitsundays, Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef - Whitsundays

Great Barrier Reef, Whitsundays, Queensland, 4802
Website: www.tourismwhitsundays.com.au

Said to be the world's largest living structure and the only one visible from outer space, the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef is often referred to as the eighth wonder of the world. The Great Barrier Reef stretches over 2,000 kilometres and is home to tens of thousands of species of brilliantly coloured fish, coral and other marine life including whales, dolphins and turtles. If diving is your passion, then this is your paradise. The Great Barrier Reef is a divers Mecca, and the Whitsundays has companies catering for every skill level from student to novice to dive master. If snorkelling is more your style, then the warm shallow waters of the Great Barrier Reef in the Whitsundays provide some of the most colourful fish and coral formations anywhere in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. There are ample opportunities for beginner divers, inexperienced and experienced divers to experience the wonders of the underwater world in the Whitsundays. The Whitsundays is recognised as having some of the best fishing in Queensland. Charter vessels operating out of Shute Harbour, Airlie Beach and the resort islands offer a variety of trips to the rich waters of the outer Great Barrier Reef.

The Hangover Dive Site

The Hangover Dive Site

Great Barrier Reef, Whitsundays, Queensland, 4802
Email: info@tourismwhitsundays.com.au
Website: www.tourismwhitsundays.com.au
9110508 Phone Number: 61 07 4945 3711

The Hangover, located off Airlie Beach on the Great Barrier Reef, is a wall dive with exciting terrain to be negotiated by the diver. Larger marine life such as Giant Trevally, Barramundi, Cod and Mackeral to be found in this pelagic area. No previous history of this site, so surface and tell them what you saw!

Conway State Forest

Conway State Forest

Airlie Beach-Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, Queensland, 4802
Email: qpws@nprsr.qld.gov.au
Website: www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/conway-forest/index.html
9098013 Phone Number: 61 13 0013 0372

In Conway State Forest along the rugged Conway Range, explore lowland tropical rainforest, picturesque creeks and lofty peaks overlooking Airlie Beach. This forest is home to 20 rainforest plants found only in this region and offers a refuge for wildlife. The buff-breasted paradise-kingfisher migrates from Papua New Guinea to breed here. Discover the forest's secrets on a short or long walk. Three walks begin from the carpark, ranging from the two kilometre Kingfisher circuit to the 30 kilometre, three-day Whitsunday Great! Walk (which is closed during February and March). Camping fees apply and bookings are essential. Look for brilliant blue Ulysses butterflies. Get a sense of the history of the region from old snigging tracks used for carting timber in logging days. Tracks may be closed in wet weather; check conditions before setting out.

Bareboaters often moor near Langford Island for a day picnic and walk

Langford Island

Langford Island, Whitsundays, Queensland, 4802
Email: support@tourismwhitsundays.com.au
9143963 Phone Number: 61 07 4948 5900

Langford Island, near Hayman Island in the northern Whitsundays is a popular spot with sailors, divers and snorkellers. Many of the bareboats and crewed sailing boats will anchor near Langford Island. Langford Island is relatively small, but features a long sand spit that all but disappears at high tide. This is an excellent spot for a picnic, sunbathing, swimming and snorkelling. The best diving is found on the north-western end of the beach where scattered bommies offer an interesting maze to explore and there are a few shallow walls at the eastern end of the island. The majority of fish life is small, but abundant. Expect reasonable protection from all but the strongest wind conditions and moderate tidal currents at all but slack tides. Snorkellers will enjoy the ability to snorkel straight off the length of the beach, with the best areas to explore being closest to the island.

Proserpine Historical Museum exterior

Proserpine Historical Museum

192 Main Street, Proserpine, Queensland, 4800
9005160 Phone Number: 61 07 4945 3969
Fax Number: 61 07 4945 1155

Visit the Historical Proserpine Museum, where you can learn about the interesting history of this sugar cane and cattle town. The establishment of a permanent museum in the Whitsunday region was a major initiative with strong support throughout the whole community. The facility is a multi-purpose venue, which houses the museum collection, and offers the opportunity for genealogical and extensive local history research. It affords educational benefits to locals and visitors alike has been embraced as a cultural centre for local arts and crafts, book fairs and travelling exhibitions. The museum bridges the decades since Federation with historical, thought-provoking displays that showcase the most significant achievements of the region during the last century.

Mama Africa Bar and Niteclub

Mama Africa Bar and Niteclub

263 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, Queensland, 4802
Email: mamaafrica01@hotmail.com
Website: www.mamaafrica.com.au
9142939 Phone Number: 61 07 4948 0438
Fax Number: 61 07 4948 0437

Mama Africa Bar and Niteclub provides a great venue where you can let your hair down and party "Airlie Style". For quiet after dinner drinks get in early, after midnight the place really starts to pump. The bartenders will add a bit of flair as they make up new age cocktails with the popular Cocktail Club on every night from 10.00p.m. to midnight. Airlie's Top DJ's will get everyone up and dancing on the zebra striped dance floor and Fox Sports on all the Plasma televisions will keep the boys happy. From the mural staircase to fiberglass cave entranceway you will be blown away from the moment you enter. The décor is complete with traditional African artwork, comfortable lounges, big windows overlooking the main street and sound and lighting equal to anything you might find in the city. Ask any local about the nightlife in Airlie and the first place they mention will be Mama Africa or "Mama's" as it is fondly referred to. Tourists and locals alike all love the small cosy nature of the venue and people from all over the world rate a visit to Mama Africa as a must do activity whilst in Airlie Beach.

All Saints Chapel is located hillside overlooking Catseye Bay on Hamilton Island - Australias favourite wedding destination!

All Saints Chapel - Hamilton Island

1 Melaleuca Drive, Hamilton Island, Queensland, 4803
Email: info@hamiltonislandweddings.com
Website: www.hamiltonislandweddings.com
9163739 Phone Number: 61 07 4946 9222
Fax Number: 61 07 4946 9009

All Saints Chapel is located hillside overlooking gorgeous Catseye Bay on Hamilton Island - Australia's favourite wedding destination! The All Saints Chapel is non-denominational, which means ceremonies of all religions including Catholic, Uniting, Anglican and many more are welcome. In addition, the chapel can host non-religious and same sex commitment ceremonies conducted by a Civil Marriage Celebrant. Over 400 happy couples choose to be married on romantic Hamilton Island every year, with more than half of those couples choosing the intimacy of All Saints Chapel to host their ceremony. The Chapel is also available for Christenings and Naming Ceremonies on an availability basis and can seat up to 100 people. Hamilton Island Weddings are the family business dedicated to assisting couples arrange all aspects of their special day; including the use of the Chapel, a host of other ceremony location options, photography, video, reception venues, flowers, hair and makeup and all other products and services required to make your special day everything you've dreamed. Choosing to be married in All Saints Chapel will provide you and all your guests' access to discounts of up to 20 per cent off Hamilton Island's hotel accommodation, through Hamilton Island Weddings Club rewards program.

One of Oprahs favourite natural icons, Heart Reef in the Whitsundays

Heart Reef

Great Barrier Reef, Airlie Beach, Queensland, 4802
Email: info@wmdl.com.au
Website: www.tourismwhitsundays.com.au
9063476 Phone Number: 61 07 4945 3967

Heart Reef, in the Great Barrier Reef of the Whitsundays, is a stunning composition of coral that has naturally formed into the shape of a heart. Located in Hardy Reef, Heart Reef is best experienced from the air by helicopter or seaplane, as visitors are unable to snorkel or dive there due it's protected status. Many tour companies will combine a scenic flight over Heart Reef with other breathtaking spots in the Whitsundays, including Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet. A certain highlight of any visit to the Whitsundays. Heart Reef was discovered in 1975 by one of Air Whitsunday's pilots and is now an internationally-recognised attraction of the Whitsundays and features on many postcards and brochures promoting the Whitsunday region and the Great Barrier Reef. Many an amateur photographer has been amazed by the fact that their own photos look just like the brochures! Heart Reef has been the site of many proposals and declarations of love over the years. If planning on making the ultimate romantic gesture, let your pilot know your plans and they'll be able to help you with some extra flight time over the famous icon.

The new Airlie Creek Track map

The Airlie Creek Track

Waterson Way, Airlie Beach, Queensland, 4802
9157571 Phone Number: 61 07 4945 0200

The 850 metre Airlie Creek Track slowly winds up the hill behind Airlie Beach along a gravel path, featuring rare flora and fauna such as the Whitsunday Bottle Tree and the endangered Proserpine Rock Wallaby which are only found in this region. The track winds you through tranquil forest which is home to magnificent fig trees, sub tropical plants, beautiful native birds and ends up at scenic natural rock pools. The walk back offers views of the beautiful blue Coral Sea and Whitsunday Islands with leafy frames. Walking time: allow one hour. Access: from Waterson Way, Airlie Beach.