Wings Whitsunday Adventures
The blue streak cleaner wrasse or cleaner wrasse Is a very common fish here in the Whitsundays and along the great barrier reef. They have some cool quirks that make them very special and vital to the ocean and all the animals that live in it.
When most people think of sharks, big scary creatures tend to come into mind. What most people don't know is that there are actually some adorable little sharks out there that will give you a whole new perspective on the topic of sharks!
The two boats we have at Wings Whitsunday Adventures are catamarans. A catamaran has two hulls and commonly two sails. A mainsail and a headsail, genoa or jib. They are built for going out on the water for a relaxing time in comfort and lots of space.
Some of the most familiar faces up and down the whole 2000km of the Great Barrier Reef are those of the anemone fish, or as they are better known, the clown fish.
What is that little shark hiding under the reef that looks like its huffing and puffing you ask. That’s what we call a whitetip reef shark. As the name suggests they have white tips on their first dorsal and upper caudal fins.
The Whitsunday Islands are a pretty special place, home to many unique and incredible animals. Though the area is best known for the treasures hidden beneath the ocean surface there are some pretty intriguing and impressive flora and fauna on the islands.
At Wings Whitsunday Adventures snorkeling is one of our trip highlights. Being an overnight tour we have the luxury of having the ability to visit many of the Whitsundays best snorkeling sites.
There is something special about spending a night on the ocean. Between the soothing sounds of the sea, the twinkling stars in the night sky and the distance from our busy lives on land it truly is a magical feeling.
Coral reefs are the most fascinating, beautiful and diverse marine ecosystems on Earth. They are important because they are the foundation of all life on Earth. The Great Barrier Reef is the only living organism that can be seen from outer space.
The perfectly camouflaged and grumpy face of a tasselled wobbegong is definitely not one that comes to mind when one thinks of sharks but we promise you it is a shark. Tasselled Wobbegongs are members of the carpet shark family.
Whale season is an exciting time for us here in the Whitsundays with Wings Whitsunday Adventures. It is around June that our giant ocean guests start to appear and delight us with their company for a few months.
These gentle ocean giants are indeed an incredible sight to see and understandably swimming with these beautiful creatures is at the top of many peoples bucket list.
Parrotfish are one of the most eye-catching species we tend to see whilst snorkeling. Wings Whitsunday Adventures guests often bursting with excitement, wanting to know “what’s that rainbowfish?!”.
We all know Hill Inlet and the surrounding Whitehaven Beach are known for their soft bright white sands and beautiful swirling patterns. However these features are not the only things worth seeing.
There are many walking tracks throughout the Whitsunday Islands leading to various natural treasures, from secret beaches to breathtaking lookouts. Though the journey along the trails is sometimes just as incredible as the destinations.
Here at Wings Whitsunday Adventure we have a very special mammal living in our area, the Dugong or more commonly known as the sea cow. Dugongs are the only herbivorous mammal in the ocean. Grazing on a huge 45 kilograms of sea grass a day.
Who's ready to meet another one of our favourite tiny reef dwellers on a Wings tour? You're probably wondering why we think these things are so great.
The Whitsunday Islands are a treasure, of not only Northern Queensland but Australia as a whole, and the jewel perched right at the centre of it’s crown is Whitehaven Beach.
A trip through the Whitsundays with Wings is a once in a lifetime adventure. We strive to make your experience as comfortable, incredible and as action packed as possible.