Whitsunday Islands April 6th 2008 Arrived in Airlie Beach on Thursday - this is the stop for the Whitsundays so we checked into our hostel and boat before getting ourselves ready for our trip on Friday! Airlie is tiny but also has a big lagoon which was much nicer than the one in Cairns and looked less like a swimming pool !
We were up early on Friday to make our way to the marina to board our boat for the Whitsundays. We wer ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Airlie Beach Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more