Celebrity Edge makes Aussie debut in Darwin for 23/24 season

Australia’s cruise season continues full steam ahead with the arrival of Celebrity Cruises Edge-Series ship, Celebrity Edge, to Australia over the weekend. Celebrity Edge arrived at the Darwin Cruise Ship Terminal on Saturday 2 December to kick off the ship’s first stop in Australia as it journeys along the East Coast to the port of […]

Mackay sale and auction results, week ending December 3

Mackay recorded three property sales over a million dollars last week, the latest auction and sales results reveal. The property at Pavillions 15/1 Airport Drive sold for $8 million by private sale. The cheapest property was a three-bedroom house at 34 Third Avenue, which sold for $120,000 by private sale. Pavillions 15/1 Airport Drive, Whitsundays. […]

Whales of the Whitsundays – Marine Business News

WHALES OF THE WHITSUNDAYS – marina supports the region’s bid for Whale Heritage Site certification. The World Cetacean Alliance has developed a program to formally recognise and accredit destinations across the globe to become Whale Heritage Sites. The initiative certifies destinations that support and demonstrate the importance of cetaceans (whales and dolphins) in their ocean […]

Quirky treehouse for sale in Queensland is concealed by lush greenery

Buyers after the ultimate in privacy will want to snap up a quirky treehouse for sale. The one-bedroom, one-bathroom shack at 11 Begley Street in Airlie Beach, Queensland, is completely hidden by lush greenery and is just a stone’s throw from the water’s edge. Agent Paul Skinner of Ray White Whitsunday suggests on the listing […]

Branson’s epic cruise liner docks in Cairns ahead of inaugural season

An award-winning cruise line has docked its magnificent nautical offering in Cairns, as it gears up for its first season Down Under. Resilient Lady, the third ship in the epic Virgin Voyages line, departed from Athens on October 22, making bucket-list stops via Dubai, Mumbai, Phuket, Singapore and Bali along the way. For American couple […]

$3 million for island ecotourism

Minister for Tourism, Innovation and Sport and Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics and Paralympics Sport and EngagementThe Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe Palaszczuk Government is investing $3 million in new and upgraded visitor access infrastructure on Hook, Long and Keswick islands.  The three Whitsunday islands to receive $1 million each.  Island infrastructure to […]