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Posted: Mar 30, 2017

5 Reasons you deserve a holiday in the Whitsundays

It’s the perfect chance to unwind, recharge, explore and adventure with new friends. You deserve it!

Posted: Mar 26, 2017

Budget Sailing in the Whitsunday Islands

The Whitsunday Islands are an incredible holiday location. Located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, they are a must-see getaway trip on any bucket list. The perfect stop for those who love beach, sun, and sand, the Whitsunday Islands are the perfect location for a snorkelling and sailing holiday. But how can you visit such a magical spot on a budget?

Posted: Mar 12, 2017

Snorkelling Tips for Beginners

Snorkelling is a great way to explore the Great Barrier Reef on a Whitsunday reef tour. Especially for beginners, or those who do not wish to go scuba diving, snorkelling is the perfect way to discover the magic of the undersea world in this incredible heritage site. If you have never been snorkelling before, it might be a little intimidating. Here are some tips for beginner snorkelers to keep in mind before diving in the water on their Whitsunday reef tour.

Posted: Mar 7, 2017

Take the Mudpit Challenge

When you think of a holiday to the Whitsunday Islands, the first things that come to mind are beach and beautiful blue sea. Those things are great! There’s nothing like relaxing on the beach, or swimming in the tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef. But some of us also want a little more excitement and adventure on land. If that sounds like you, why not take the Mud-pit Challenge?

Posted: Feb 21, 2017

Snorkelling and Scuba Diving

One of the most beautiful underwater locations in the world is the Great Barrier Reef. This is the largest coral system in the world and can be seen from space. It is the world’s largest structure made from living organisms and is home to literally thousands of fish species. There’s no better way to explore this magical underwater wonderland than by diving under the surface of the water. But which is better: Scuba diving or Snorkelling?

Posted: Feb 17, 2017

How to make the most of your Whitsunday Islands Holiday

Are you planning a holiday to the Whitsunday Islands? There’s so much to see and do when visiting this beautiful tropical paradise that making the most of your holiday might seem a little overwhelming. Here are some tips and tricks for getting the most out of your stay in the Whitsundays.

Posted: Jan 22, 2017

The 7 Best Snorkelling sites to visit on your Whitsunday Islands Trip

Snorkelling is one of the most exciting ways to explore the Great Barrier Reef on a Whitsunday Islands trip. The Whitsundays are located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, a natural wonder home to thousands of unique fish and coral species, as well as whales, turtles and Dugongs. The best way to get up close to these incredible animals is to dive below the surface and go snorkelling on your Whitsunday Islands trip.

Posted: Jan 16, 2017

Discover the Humphead Wrasse of the Great Barrier Reef

There’s so much to see on a sailing holiday in the Whitsunday Islands, from beautiful Whitehaven Beach, to the incredible Butterfly Bay. But the real magic happens when you dive below the surface and explore the Great Barrier Reef.

Posted: Jan 10, 2017

Why you should travel on board a purpose built catamaran for your Whitsundays sailing adventure

The Whitsunday Islands are a beautiful holiday location, located along the coast of Queensland. Made up of 74 tropical islands, the Whitsundays are situated in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. With many incredible sites to visit, from Whitsunday Island to Hook Island, there is no better way to explore the Whitsunday Islands than on a sailing adventure.

Posted: Dec 30, 2016

Finding Dory in the Great Barrier Reef

We all know Dory from the Pixar films Finding Nemo and Finding Dory, but did you know you can really find her in the Great Barrier Reef? Travel to the Whitsunday Islands and hop on board a purpose built catamaran to see some of the best sights. The friendly crew will help you locate the best locations in the Great Barrier Reef to go snorkelling and spot this adorable fish!

About Wings Whitsunday Adventures

Wings operates sailing tours around the Whitsundays. Travel to Whitehaven Beach and explore the beautiful white sands, swim amongst the aquatic wildlife, sail across Australia's magnificent blue waters.