The Whitsundays are located centrally on the Queensland coast, in the Heart of the Great Barrier Reef. The tropical climate, exotic location, easy access, and variety of activities available make The Whitsundays one of Australia’s most naturally enticing destinations for business events and incentives.
The region boasts 74 islands, the mainland townships of Airlie Beach, Bowen, Collinsville and Proserpine and internationally renowned natural icons, the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, Heart Reef and Whitehaven Beach - one of the top ten beaches in the world. The natural beauty of The Whitsundays is the perfect way to inspire your delegates.
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The Whitsundays features two domestic airports, Great Barrier Reef Airport, Hamilton Island and the Whitsunday Coast Airport, Proserpine. Flights available from Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns and Rockhampton with Virgin Australia, QANTAS, Jetstar and Skytrans ensuring the region is easily accessible.
LOCAL TRANSPORT / GETTING AROUND
Most conference facilities are accessible by foot from accommodations across The Whitsundays, but you are spoilt for choice should you wish to utilise local transport options. The most common forms of transport are: ferries, seaplanes, helicopters, light aircraft, bus, car, bicycle and golf buggy.
The weather in The Whitsundays is tropical with a climate of hot summers, warm winters and bright spring and autumn days, creating the perfect conditions year round for a variety of conferences and incentives.
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The Whitsundays offers over 6,000 accommodation rooms. The diverse range of accommodation includes privately owned luxury island resorts, hotels, motels, apartments and backpacker hostels.
The region caters for groups from 10 to 1,000 delegates. With a range of conference facilities and distinctive outdoor venues, The Whitsundays has something unique on offer for your next conference or incentive group.