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The Best of the Best:The Whitsundays#1 voted destination 2017 View Experiences Guides, deals on experiences, and giveaways for your voted #1 Best Destination for 2017


The Best of the Best - Showcasing the Best Experiences of your voted #1 Best Destination for 2017


For the third time in five years, you voted Queensland's Whitsundays as Australia's #1 must-visit travel spot, and to celebrate, we're taking a detailed look at what makes this gorgeous Aussie archipelago such an incredible part of our country.

In "The Whitsundays - the Best of the Best", Experience Oz in conjunction with Tourism Whitsundays will be highlighting the incredible experiences, stunning islands, and pristine seascapes of the Whitsundays.

We'll be providing some great deals on must-do Whitsundays experiences, guides and information on what makes the region so special - and giving you the chance to WIN a trip to the Whitsundays including flights, accommodation, and some unforgettable adventures.

Explore the Whitsundays below.


Why the Whitsundays?


Just what is it about this pristine collection of 74 flecks of land off Queensland's coast that resonates so strongly with travellers? Is there some psychology behind what makes lazing on a sun-soaked beach, gazing at an array of underwater marine life, or sailing across vivid blue seas that automatically triggers the "this is pleasure" signals in our brains?

Here's just a taste of what makes the region such a special place.


Get to know the Whitsundays


Need a little more info on what makes the Whitsundays special, what experiences await you there, when to go, and more? Check out these popular articles and guides on all-things-Whitsundays with Tourism Whitsundays and Experience Oz.

Best Time to Visit
by Experience Oz staff

Planning a trip to the Whitsundays and wanting the best possible chance at idyllic conditions? While it's a great year-round destination, there's one month in particular where you can bank on a consistent experience.


Top 10 Things to Do
by Tourism Whitsundays

While the Whitsundays region is teeming with amazing things to see and do, if you're looking to cover the absolute essentials during a visit, Tourism Whitsundays highlight ten of its must-do items in detail here.


Attractions for Kids
by Experience Oz staff

The Whitsundays isn't all adult-oriented, honeymoon getaways; families visiting the region will have plenty to keep the little ones occupied. In this article, we highlight ten kid-friendly experiences to keep them smiling.


Whitsundays Top 10 Destinations Profile
by Experience Oz staff

Want to know why the Whitsundays was nominated for Australia's top spot? Check out its region profile during our Top 10 Destinations to Experience 2017 campaign here.


7 Things you didn't Know
by Experience Oz staff

While it's nationally recognised as a must-visit, there are a number of things about the Whitsundays region you probably aren't aware of. We look at seven things you might not have known about it here.


Tara Milk Tea in the Whitsundays
by Tourism Whitsundays

Writers Tara Milk Tea showcase some of the many delights on offer for your eyes (and tastebuds) in the Whitsundays in this popular travel diary article in conjunction with Tourism Whitsundays.


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Hot Deals on Top Whitsundays Experiences


THIS WEEK ONLY: use coupon code WHITSUNDAYS for an extra 5% off some of the most essential Whitsundays experiences when booking online with Experience Oz.

Outer Reef Cruises from Airlie Beach or Hamilton Island
from $245.00
Explore one of the region's most spectacular Great Barrier Reef sites.

Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island Full Day Tour with Lunch
from $179.00
Visit the stunning Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island.

Whitehaven Beach Ocean Rafting Adventures
from $155.00
Visit pristine beaches in the Whitsundays on this fast-paced tour.

Whitsundays Scenic Plane Flights
from $119.00
Enjoy incredible views and amazing scenery from above.

Whitehaven Beach Sailing Adventure
from $189.00
Experience the region on a picturesque sailing tour to Whitehaven Beach.

Airlie Beach Skydiving
from $319.00
Free fall for 60 seconds from 15,000 feet above this beautiful region.

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Need Whitsundays accommodation?


Our friends at Mantra offer two excellent properties ideal for any stay in Airlie Beach after either a touch of luxury, or a budget-conscious yet comfortable stay with Mantra Boathouse Apartments and Mantra Club Croc.
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Boathouse Apartments

Mantra Boathouse Apartments

Mantra Boathouse Apartments in Airlie Beach is situated at the gateway to the Whitsundays. Here you are immersed in an island atmosphere, providing the ideal place to discover this tropical region. Whatever you plan to do during your stay, boaters, divers, travellers and tourists will love the waterfront location of this Airlie Beach accommodation.

In your Whitsundays accommodation, you'll find contemporary Two Bedroom and Three Bedroom Apartments situated right on the Port of Airlie Marina. Make the most of the onsite facilities including, swimming pool and sundeck, tennis court, barbeque area, children's playground, onsite secure car parking and high speed internet access in every apartment. Cater for your family and friends in this self-contained accommodation, or stroll to the Airlie Beach Esplanade - home to a multitude of restaurants, bars and shops, and the waterfront farmer's market on Saturday mornings.

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Club Croc

Mantra Club Croc

Discover the magical Whitsundays at Mantra Club Croc, conveniently located on Shute Harbour Road within a few minutes walk of the Whitsunday Shopping Centre and five minutes drive to the vibrant main street of Airlie Beach.

Balancing old with new, Mantra Club Croc is housed in a traditional Queenslander style building offering a glimpse into the region's past, contrasted by its contemporary accommodation and tropical laid back vibe. Hotel rooms have freshly designed interiors with coastal inspired decor, along with modern amenities to ensure a comfortable stay.

Suitable for families, couples and groups Mantra Club Croc offers sought-after Airlie Beach accommodation with 160 rooms, 24 hour reception, large lagoon pool with adjoining spa, tropical gardens, bistro style restaurant and gymnasium. Onsite parking is complimentary with room for your coach, boat and trailer with all guests also receiving free limited wireless Internet (WiFi) in public areas.

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The Whitsundays in Pictures

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The Whitsundays in Motion


Upcoming Event: Whitsundays Clipper Race Carnival

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A Whitsundays' signature event

Fans of all-things-nautical - or wonderful outdoor events in gorgeous tropical surrounds in general - should be sure to mark January 2018 in Queensland's Whitsundays on their travel calendar.

The countdown has begun on one of the world's most unique yachting events - the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, which sees over 700 amateur crew members teamed up with experienced skippers to sail 12 yachts in 40,000 nautical mile race around the globe.

To coincide with the Whitsundays being the final leg of the race's Australian journey, the Whitsundays will come alive with festivities and fun when the race's participants arrive in January. Tickets are on sale now, and here's a taste of what to expect for those attending.

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ExOz Logo Submit your entry andWin a Tripto the Whitsundays! Photo EntryVideo Entry Are YOU the best person to showcase the best of the best? Submit an entry and tell us why!

Do YOU have what it takes to showcase the Whitsundays?


The Whitsundays was voted #1 Destination to Experience 2017 in Experience Oz's annual poll - and we're looking for the best person to showcase the region and its experiences! Experience Oz, Tourism Whitsundays and Mantra will give one lucky pair of people the chance to embrace the "Whitsundays 3 Day Challenge", with a 3-day sojourn full of epic things to do.


Submit a photo or video to Experience Oz explaining why you've got the talent to "do" the Whitsundays in 3 days - and we'll choose one submission to visit the region and do some of its essential adventures. Flights, accommodation, and amazing Whitsundays experiences included!

For submissions on social media, use hashtag #experienceozwhitsundays to enter!

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Experiences are better than things

Experience Oz is an Australian online travel publisher and direct booking agent of TicketMates Australia, a long-running booking agent for tours and attractions experiences in over 50 regions all over Australia and New Zealand.

It's our belief that the role that experiences can often play as the driving force for travel in general is underrated, whether it be exploring incredible natural wonders, gaining insight into history and culture, or simply enjoying entertainment with friends and family. It's these experiences - not the flights, nor the hotel - which people will be sharing with others for years to come.



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