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The sun, sea and sand all add together to make the Whitsunday Coast the ideal place to relax. Enjoy great atmosphere and nightlife in a spectacular setting. A beach lover’s paradise where everything is on hand to make your stay in this area one you won’t forget. Close to the Great Barrier Reef and just 26 km from the Whitsunday Islands, there is plenty to see. Backpackers and families alike will enjoy the many attractions such as the Airlie Beach Lagoon and the amazing croc safaris up the Proserpine River.
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La Fuerza

Founded by four friends wanting to expand the culture of Vermouth in Buenos Aires, La Fuerza is the operating base of their promotion efforts. Their signature La Fuerza vermouth comes in two forms, Rojo and Blanco, made with Malbec and Torrontés grapes respectively. You can couple it with their food offering, featuring chistorra, a local kind of sausage, and tortillas.
Adresse: Avenida Dorrego 1409, Buenos Aires
Telefon: +54 11 4772 4874
Åpningstider: Mon–Thu 6pm–1am, Fri 6pm–00.30am, Sat Noon–1am, Sun Noon–00.30am
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Whitsunday Shopping Centre

The Whitsunday Shopping Centre is located in Cannonvale. It boasts a large variety of shops including Bilos and Target Country and also houses several cafes and restaurants. In this modern and sophisticated centre you will also find a post office, a bank and a multitude of speciality shops.
Adresse: 226 Shute Harbour Road Cannonvale, Whitsunday Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4948 0441
Transport: Bus stop #24 on island drive with Whitsunday Transit
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Airlie Beach Shops

The shops at Airlie Beach are open seven days a week. You will be able to find everything you need from fast food to furniture. Shute Harbour Road in Airlie has an amazing range of shops and a family store packed with goodies. There are over fifty shops in and around this area.
Adresse: Shute Harbour Road aka Main Street, Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Coast
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Stockland Townsville

Stockland Townsville is a premier regional shopping centre housing over 200 specialty stores such as Myer, Big W, Kmart, Woolworths and Coles. Here you will find everything from clothing and shoes to gifts, homeware and food.
Adresse: 310-330 Ross River Road Aitkenvale, Whitsunday Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4779 6033
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Whitsunday Plaza

Fashion, cafes, jewellery, bookstores — you name it. Whitsunday plaza has got it all. The shopping centre provides the ideal opportunity to get a new outfit or buy some gifts. They provide fashion for men, women and children.
Adresse: 8 Galbraith Park Road Cannonvale, Whitsunday Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4946 1505
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Proserpine Boutiques

Stop by in Proserpine and take a stroll down Main Street where most of this quaint town's shops and boutiques are located. Get a new dress or buy something for the little ones, or why not get some new beach wear?
Adresse: Main Street, Proserpine, Whitsunday Coast
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Whitsunday Saturday Markets

The Whitsunday Markets at Airlie Beach are held every Saturday and are a real icon of the area, so make sure you don't miss it. Sample locally grown produce and browse a large array of miscellaneous items, art, crafts, clothing and souvenirs.
Adresse: 10-20 Airlie Esplanade Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Coast
Telefon: +61 409 273 047
Åpningstider: Sat 7am–1:30pm
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Bowen Lions Community Markets

Markets are a great way to motivate yourself to get up early on a Sunday, even when, you are on vacation. Browse brightly coloured clothing, jewellery, bags and sarongs in a joyful and social atmosphere. Let yourself be enticed by the aroma of fresh coffee and fresh produce and join locals and visitors checking out knick-knacks, books, paintings and homemade crafts.
Adresse: Hansen Park, Bowen
Telefon: +61 7 4786 1383
Åpningstider: Sun 8am–noon
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Theatre on Avenida Corrientes

Buenos Aires can boast of being an important centre for many things, among them, theatre. Avenida Corrientes, besides being famed as the birthplace of tango, is home to a huge array of world-renowned theatres that offer top-notch performances and concerts year-round.
Adresse: Avenida Corrientes, Buenos Aires
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Whitsunday Coast Airport, Proserpine (PPP) is the nearest airport to the Whitsunday Coast. It lies 26 km away from Airlie Beach which equals roughly 30 minutes by car. Both taxis and busses meet all flights. There is a shuttle bus to Airlie Beach. One-way and return tickets available.
Adresse: Whitsunday Coast Airport
Telefon: +61 417 762 235
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Unless you are a New Zealand citizen granted visa exemption on arrival (in most cases), you will need to obtain a visa prior to visiting Australia. Citizens of all European Union countries, as well as Andorra, Norway, Iceland, San Marino, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, and Vatican City are eligible for an eVisitor visa, which can be applied for online. For citizens of the United States, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brunei, South Korea and Malaysia, the Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) entry permit is available, which can be applied for online and grants holders the right to enter Australia an ulimited amount of times for stays of no longer than 3 months per visit. Citizens of all other world countries (with the exception of Somalia) are also able to apply for a visitor visa online. For more information, visit the official website of the Australian government's department of home affairs:
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Best Time To Visit

If you are looking to visit the Whitsunday Coast when temperatures are the most pleasant and there is the lowest chance of rainfall, you should visit in spring, preferably in September. However, this is also the time where most tourists can be expected to arrive. The conditions are perfect for all kinds of outdoor activities such as swimming, snorkelling and hiking.
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Public Transport

Buses and trains operate in the town of Proserpine. There are also services to Airlie Beach and the Whitsunday Coast.
Telefon: +61 7 4945 3967
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There are plenty of taxis available throughout the area. Here is one option. Mackay Whitsunday Taxi:
Telefon: +61 7 4944 4955
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There are plenty of post offices located at the Whitsunday Coast. One of them is here:
Adresse: 15/226 Shute Harbour Road Cannonvale, Whitsunday Coast
Telefon: +61 13 13 18
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 9am–5pm, Sat 9am–12:30pm
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Airlie Beach Day & Night Chemist
Adresse: 366 Shute Harbour Road Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4946 7000
Åpningstider: Daily 8am–7pm
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Country code: +61 Area code: 07
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230–240V / 50Hz Plug type I (Used in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Argentina and others)
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Floreria Atlantico

Disdguised as a lovely flower shop in the Retiro neighborhood, the Floreria Atlantico is actually an intimate and evocative speakeasy hidden beneath a floral cover. The menu features drinks and dishes from various European and American countries, as an homage to the many people who emigrated to Argentina in the past centuries.
Adresse: Arroyo 872, Buenos Aires
Telefon: +54 11 4313-6093
Åpningstider: Mon, Tue, Wed 19-02; Thu 19-02:30; Fri 19-04; Sat 20-04; Sun 20-02
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Victoria Brown Coffee and Bar

Hidden behind the brick clad door of its namesake cafe, the Victoria Brown is one of the many trending speakeasies in the Palermo neighborhood. Famous for its distinctive steampunk decor, this bar offers good music and fancy cocktails in a dark, yet refined atmosphere.
Adresse: Costa Rica 4827, Buenos Aires
Telefon: +54 11 4831-0831
Åpningstider: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 20-04
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Great Barrier Reef

The Whitsunday Coast is an ideal jumping off point for the Great Barrier Reef which is located 50 km from Airlie. Cruises leave Airlie Beach on a regular basis. Cruise Whitsundays and Fantasea Cruises both offer a chance to see the reef at its best. Snorkelling, semi-submersible and glass bottom boat rides, helicopter scenic flights and diving opportunities are all available with both companies. Cruise Whitsundays 24 The Cove Road, Airlie Beach +61 7 4846 7000 Fantasea +61 4967 5455
Adresse: 24 The Cove Road, Airlie Beach
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In this Queensland rural town, the Historical museum is worth visiting, as is Proserpine Lake — or Peter Faust Dam, as it is better known. Ideal for water sports and fishing for the popular barramundi (Asian sea bass), you may also fancy a local eco-tour. To put the cherry on top, take one of the Whitsunday Crocodile Safaris up the Proserpine River.
Adresse: Proserpine Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4948 3310
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Airlie Beach Lagoon

Opened in 2001, this artificial oceanfront lagoon with grassy lawns for sunbathing, sandy play areas and hip eateries is a stinger free environment. It has landscaped gardens, free barbecues and shower rooms. Entrance to the lagoon is free.
Adresse: Airlie Beach Lagoon, Whitsunday Coast
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Conway Circuit

Formerly known as the Great Whitsunday Walk, this attraction is a 30 km track through the Conway State Forest. The main routes take you from Brandy Creek to Airlie Beach, however, there are also shorter trips from Brandy Creek car park. Wander through this magical countryside and see a range of wildlife including the paste coloured wompoo fruit-dove.
Adresse: Conway State Forest, Whitsunday Coast
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Visiting the town of Bowen is like stepping back into the 1940s or 50s, unpretentious, with wide streets. A good place to make for is the Historical Museum packed full of artefacts said to be one of the best museums in Central Queensland well worth visiting. Bowen Courthouse, built in 1883, is also impressive. The beaches lie 2 km north of town. Queens Beach has a stinger net for the jellyfish season and Horseshoe Bay is good for swimming or snorkelling.
Adresse: Bowen, Whitsunday Coast
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This breathtakingly beautiful tropical area is perfectly explored by boat. The region is famous for its sailing and, of course, it is a dream come true to sail around the islands and enjoy your vacation the best way possible. If you’re not a sailing expert, you can include staff with your hired boat and get time over for scuba diving while they navigate and cook for you. Sailing Whitsundays:
Adresse: Shute Harbour Road Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4914 2425
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Whitehaven Beach

One of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Whitehaven Beach can be reached by boat from Airlie Beach. A totally undeveloped national park, be prepared for a 7 km stretch of 99% white silica sand. It is just breathtaking!
Adresse: Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Coast
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Whitsunday Islands

Experience tropical beaches and relaxed days in the sun on the 74 islands along the coast. While some of them have holiday resorts you can just check in (e.g. Hamilton Island, Hayman Island), others are rather untouched and provide the ideal opportunity for a getaway. Just choose your match!
Adresse: Whitsunday Islands
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Snorkeling and Scuba Diving

The beautiful sea and colourful reefs provide a unique chance for scuba diving. Join a tour to some of the greatest spots in area and explore what's under the surface. Also budget travellers don't have to miss out on the underwater experience — just grab a mask and snorkel to meet some tropic fish. Sailing Whitsundays:
Adresse: 4/1 Airlie Esplanade Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Coast
Telefon: +61 74914 2425
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Cape Edgecumbe Walking Trail

There are numerous hiking trails around Bowen. Cape Edgecumbe walking trail starts from Horseshoe bay, traverses Murray Bay and terminates at Rose Bay and is one of the most popular ones. Reserve plenty of time to marvel at the picture perfect lookout views of the bays and beaches. You can walk the entire circuit or just part of it, as there are entry points at Horseshoe, Murray and Rose Bays.
Adresse: 1 Horseshoe Bay Rd, Bowen QLD 4805, Australia
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Vico Wine Bar

Vico Wine Bar is a mix of innovation, professionalism and attention to detail. An innovative self-service concept, a selection of more than 140 wines, expert sommeliers and dainty food make this bar an oenophiles' heaven.
Adresse: Gurruchaga 1149, Buenos Aires
Telefon: +54 11 6402 1368
Åpningstider: Tue–Fri 9am–11pm, Sat 11am–11pm, Sun 11am–8pm
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Whitsunday Seafood Bar

The Whitsunday Seafood Bar is known for its fresh and delicious fish and chips, grilled seafood and tasty burgers. Enjoy the catch of the day with an amazing view of the waterfront. The service is always attentive and friendly and prices are reasonable.
Adresse: 1 The Esplanade Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4946 6561
Åpningstider: Wed–Mon 11am–8pm, Tue closed
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Meraki Whitsundays

With its perfect location at Bowen's Horseshoe Beach, Meraki Whitsundays offers a unique opportunity to dine in a relaxed atmosphere on the beach. There are plenty of delicious breakfast and lunch options available all day and a dinner menu for Fridays and Saturdays. Meraki puts an emphasis on excellent customer service and quality food.
Adresse: 1 Horseshoe Bay Road Bowen, Whitsunday Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4786 2565
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 8am–5pm, Sat 8am–1pm
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Fish D'vine & The Rum Bar

While seafood and fish can be found almost everywhere in the coast region, this restaurants stands out for quality meals and creative dishes. Try the beer battered local fish or their Ocean Basket bestseller. You will want to come back for more.
Adresse: 12 Airlie Esplanade, Airlie Beach
Telefon: +61 7 4948 0088
Åpningstider: Daily 11am–late
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The Cove Restaurant

Chinese cuisine and a great view of the blue ocean await you at the Cove restaurant. Their duck in plum sauce and Seafood Deluxe are popular with the locals. Don't miss out on this unique dining experience!
Adresse: 2B Horseshoe Bay Road, Bowen, Whitsunday Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4786 3842
Åpningstider: Wed–Mon 11am–3pm / 5pm–9:30pm; Tue closed
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La Tabella Trattoria

This casual, cool and modern Italian restaurant is known for its handmade pasta and garlic bread. The restaurant is also worth a visit for breakfast when they serve sweet treats such as crepes filled with caramelised banana or mascarpone cream.
Adresse: 6 The Esplanade Beach Plaza Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4948 1888
Åpningstider: Daily noon–4pm / 5pm–9pm
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Cool Lala Modern Asian Cuisine

Although Cool Lala is a small establishment, it is a true hidden gem and serves delicious, authentic Asian cuisine. Make sure to try their Korean kimchi, homemade dumplings, as well as Taiwanese salt and pepper chicken and calamari.
Adresse: 7/265 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach
Telefon: +61 484 220 777
Åpningstider: Tue 5:30pm–8:30pm, Wed–Sun noon–8:30pm
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Hache Almacén

Hache's wine bar is a relaxing, casual, rustic place, where to taste good wine and local food in a lively atmosphere. The place also offers takaway, giving the opportunity to taste its wine comfortably at home.
Adresse: Angel Justiniano Carranza 1670, Buenos Aires
Telefon: +54 11 7032-7160
Åpningstider: Mon 18-00; Tue, Thu, Fri 11-01; Wed 11-00; Sat 19-02
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Sidewalk Cafe Restaurant and Bar

Shopping the day away? Chances are that you will find yourself at the arcade in Airlie Beach. In that case, it's worth checking out this little cafe known for its delicious breakfast and lunch.
Adresse: 2 Airlie Esplanade, Airlie Beach
Telefon: +61 7 4946 6425
Åpningstider: Sun–Thu 6:30am–1:30pm, Fri & Sat 6:30am–8:30pm
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The Grazing Goat Cafe

The menu of The Grazing Goat Cafe focuses on simple, fresh and healthy food. There are glutenfree, dairyfree, vegetarian and vegan options available. All ingredients are locally sourced, as sustainable as possible and carefully selected.
Adresse: 58 Wood Street, Mackay, Whitsunday Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4953 2623
Åpningstider: Mon–Thu 6:30am–2:30pm, Fri & Sat 6:30am–9:30pm, Sun 7am–2pm
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Le Sorelle The Sisters Coffee House

Like the name suggests, Le Sorelle is a coffee house and florist shop owned by three sisters. Relax in the boho chic vibe of their cafe while you enjoy a treat from their all day breakfast and lunch menu. Don't miss Waffle Wednesday at Le Sorelle, where you will have a choice of six delicious waffle dishes.
Adresse: 52 Richmond Road, Bowen, Whitsunday Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4786 1206
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 7am–2pm, Sat & Sun 8am–2pm