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Fraser Island is a stunning islet off of Queensland's coastline. Saturated in native flora, fauna and rugged beauty, Wings have put together a list of Fraser Island activities to suit every type of traveller.

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The Whitsundays offer incredible experiences year-round. Find out the best ways to spend your time in the Whitsundays depending on the season, time of year and the natural landscape.

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The Whitsundays offer incredible experiences year-round. Find out the best ways to spend your time in the Whitsundays depending on the season, time of year and the natural landscape.

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Relaxation, Adventure, and unmissable Airlie Beach Experiences. Find out about the unique tours and experiences that the Wings Adventure team recommends for every Airlie Beach visitor.

Cleaner Wrass

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.

Epaulette Sharks, The Sharks You Want To Cuddle

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!

Wings - SAIL, Snorkel, Beach, SUP

The two boats we have at Wings 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.

Anemone Fish, Clownfish, who are they?

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.

Those little Whitetips

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.

Go wild for goannas with Wings Sailing Charters Whitsundays

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.

Marvelous Mackerel Bay

At Wings Sailing Charters Whitsundays 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.

A night aboard with Wings Sailing Charters Whitsundays

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 - Real Life Underwater Rainforests

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.

Grumpy old Wobby

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.

Whales in the Whitsundays

Whale season is an exciting time for us here in the Whitsundays with Wings Sailing Charters Whitsundays. It is around June that our giant ocean guests start to appear and delight us with their company for a few months.

Majestic Manta Rays

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.

The pretty parrotfish and their peculiar ways

Parrotfish are one of the most eye-catching species we tend to see whilst snorkeling. Wings Sailing Charters Whitsundays guests often bursting with excitement, wanting to know “what’s that rainbowfish?!”.

Meet the Hill Inlet, Whitsunday Islands Residents

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.

Go for a wander with Wings Sailing Charters Whitsundays

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.