The 50 day countdown is on until the Whitsunday Clipper Race Carnival. Our home at Abell Point Marina will be alive with festivities as the 11 strong Clipper Race fleets docks in the marina for a two week stay before heading north on the Asia leg ending in Sanya, China.
Lure will play host as the official Clipper Race Office for the two weeks. As well as all the official events, the Whitsundays will host the Whitsunday Clipper Race Carnival, which involves two wondrous weeks of events which visitors, the race crews and their supporters and Whitsunday locals can get involved in.
A few of the key events during the carnival are listed below. We highly recommend getting involved in this fantastic event, the region will be buzzing and the Whitsundays will come alive:
Join special guests the Clipper Crew, as the Mayor welcomes wondrous to the Whitsundays. Let your senses sail away with live music and fresh local foods and drinks. There are even rides, performances and activities for the kids. And best of all – it’s free! Come and celebrate the launch of something wondrous in the Whitsundays.
Take a long lunch at one of the most wondrous destinations in the world. Begin your journey at the Port of Airlie and take a relaxing cruise to Whitehaven Beach where you’ll be greeted with Moet champagne and canapes. Then take a seat at the long table and feast on local seafood and slow-cooked barbecued meats and salads – and finish it all off with a tantalising desert. All transfers, meals including morning & afternoon teas as well as wine, beer & soft drinks included in the price.
Whitsunday Food Service Progressive Cruise Lunch
Start the day at Hemingway’s, Abell Point Marina for champagne and oysters, cruise to the exclusive Paradise Cove for a seafood smorgasbord and finish the day with dessert and cheese at Cape Gloucester Eco Resort. Wine and dine in wondrous style in the Whitsundays.
Seaside meets countryside in this world-first event for the whole family.Watch world-class bull riding, bronco riding and barrel races surrounded by the wondrous environment of the Whitsundays region. Feast on delicious smoked barbecued meats and test your own riding skills on the mechanical bull competition. With live music, food stalls and much, much more, it promises to be a wondrous day out for the family.
For the full carnival schedule, head to the official website – https://www.tourismwhitsundays.com.au/clipper-race
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