CRUISE WHITSUNDAYS NEWS ROOM
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It was our pleasure to welcome a very brave Ethan to Hardy Reef last week. A Starlight Wish is like a dream come true for a seriously ill child or young person and we're thrilled to have helped make Ethan's day a special one.
White whale puts on a show (6 Sept 2012)
Cruise Whitsundays passengers were extremely lucky to spot a white humpback whale, known as 'Migaloo' on their journey home from the Great Barrier Reef. Read more >>
First whales of the season spotted by Cruise Whitsundays (22 May 2012)
Four humpback whales were spotted in the balmy Whitsunday waters on Tuesday, 22 May. They were the first reported whales of the season to be seen in these waters and were spotted by staff and guests on board Cruise Whitsundays vessel 'Seaflight'. The vessel was making her way back to Airlie Beach from Knuckle Reef Lagoon when the whales appeared, including a mother and calf! Check out photos of the whales on our Facebook page >>
The Whitsunday Islands named 'Top destination to get lost' (31 October 2011)
Frommer's travel guides have named the Whitsunday islands the best in the world in which to lose yourself.
Tourism Award Wins for Cruise Whitsundays (18 October 2011)
Cruise Whitsunday’s 7th Birthday week was capped off in style when they took out two major awards at the annual Whitsundays Tourism Awards. The company was the recipient of the 'Major Tour & Transport Operator' award and the 'Major Attractions' award for its Knuckle Reef pontoon operation on the Great Barrier Reef.
Playful whales cruising the Whitsundays (21 July 2011)
A pod of humpback whales this week astounded passengers on board Cruise Whitsundays’ vessel, Seaflight, when they surrounded the boat for an hour between the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands.
Travellers have spread the word about their fantastic experiences with Cruise Whitsundays, posting positive reviews on world-leading travel review website, TripAdvisor. To acknowledge the excellent reviews, TripAdvisor awarded Cruise Whitsundays a 2011 Certificate of Excellence. Cruise Whitsundays are extremely proud of the award as it reflects their aim to always provide customers with an excellent experience of a lifetime!
Whitsundays named Australia's 'Happiest Town' (24 May 2011)
If you're looking for a cheerful holiday where it's smiles all around, then spend some time in the Whitsundays. The prestigious title of Australia's Happiest Town has been awarded to the Whitsundays by Channel 7 Sunrise program's 'Vaalia Happiest Town' promotion.
Accolades for Airlie Beach and Whitehaven Beach (14 May 2011)
Airlie Beach has been named in the top 20 South Pacific destinations by TripAdvisor in their 2011 Traveller's Choice Awards. As a world-leader in traveller reviews, TripAdvisor know what they're talking about! Also nominated for a World Travel Award is the Whitsundays spectacular Whitehaven Beach. Votes close 31 August.
Ultimate family fun at Airlie Beach (23 March 2011)
Jason Dougherty tells Sunshine Coast Daily of his fantastic Whitsundays holiday with his family.
The Whitsundays unaffected by flooding or cyclones (4 February 2011)
Despite the recent floods and cyclones that have hit the Queensland region, The Whitsundays have escaped unscathed. The sun is shining, the waters of the Great Barrier Reef are abundant with sea-life and the region is ready for tourists.