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Fast boats Semi-rigid inflatables and jet boats skim across the sea for an adrenalin rush and fast travel for more time at Whitehaven Beach. Jetski The motor bike of the water, get up close and personal with Whitsundays natural beauties in a guided tour group. Lots of variety from several operators.
Learn To Dive The Whitsundays is a diver’s mecca. Specialist cruises take you to the outer reef ‘bommies’ but many day and extended cruises incorporate fringing or outer reef experiences for both experienced and ‘Introductory’ divers.
Fishing Win the fight with a fat barramundi in Lake Proserpine and dozens of saltwater species around the islands, including the big fighting fish further out.
Kayaking, Stand up Paddle Start at the beach near the Broadwater Avenue car park or Shute Harbour for kayak.
Island camping Check in with National Parks to choose from many sites, get your park permits, then a water taxi will take you to a private paradise of wildlife, exploring or
taking in the amazing Milky Way far from lights.
Extreme Walking The Whitsunday Great Walk offers 3 hours to 3 days of varied terrain, flora, fauna and fantastic views. Get up to date information from the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. There are also island trails, and Mackay hinterland walks for platypus spotting. Or hire a camper and head to Cape Hillsborough to meet a beach loving kangaroo.
Petrol power rules! For four wheel drive touring, check guided activity availability at Broken River in the Mackay hinterland ranges. Closer to Airlie, ask about race fixtures during your stay at Dray Park near Proserpine.
Tandem Skydiving Jump out of a plane for a mega rush and fantastic views over the entire Whitsundays. Never fear, all the way down you’re in the hands of a skydive expert while having the time of your life.
Aerobatics When airborne, the Yak52 at Whitsunday Airport is thrill seeker’s heaven.
Departure Lounge: 273 Shute Harbour Road Airlie Beach(next to Harrys Cafe, Lagoon Pool car park) 1300 SKYDIVE 1300 759 348 | AIRLIEBEACHSKYDIVERS.COM.AU
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