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help to chose a day trip

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help to chose a day trip

While we are in Airlie beach next February for 4 days we are looking at doing the Great Barrier Reef day trip with Cruise Whitsundays and also one of there island trips.

We see they have a day trip doing both Long Island and Daydream Island appropriately 2½ hours on each Island, plus they have a day trip doing both Island as a full day on one Island, if we did the one Island trip which is the better island for going to for the full day. we just want to relax during the day on whatever Island, or is the half day trip OK

merc

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1. Re: help to chose a day trip

Anybody done these trips, advice greatly appreciated.

merc

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2. Re: help to chose a day trip

Hi there,

Have you looked at the website for both Long Island and Daydream Island yet?

http://www.longislandresort.com.au/

http://www.daydreamisland.com/

Both islands are great for just relaxing. Both have day spas, swim-up pool bars & watersports available to hire but Daydream has more activities like mini golf, the Living Reef and bigger resort pools if you decide you want a more active day.

Doing the two island cruise is an excellent way to see both though and you might be happier with that so that you can get a feel for both, which have quite different characters.

Anything else we can help you with?

TW

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3. Re: help to chose a day trip

Sorry for delay been away over the holidays.

We have now seen a day trip called Camira Sailing Adventure which sounds interesting so have not yet decided what to do.

Do you think we will have to book before leaving the UK or will it be OK to book when we arrive in Brisbane on the 2nd Feb. when we are staying with friends for 5 days before setting of for Cairns which we have allowed 14 days to get there.

Thanks again

Merc

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4. Re: help to chose a day trip

Camira is a day boat and is a large purple catamaran. It sails daily to Whitehaven Beach and Hook Island. There is no need to book from the UK. When you arrive in Airlie Beach you can book for the following day. You are coming in the quieter times. If it was now New Years Eve, I would be recommending to book a day or two in advance. Hope this helps.

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5. Re: help to chose a day trip

thanks for all your help will wait till we arrive in Airlie Beach or have a word with our friends in Brisbane.

Looking forward to our 7 weeks in Austraila hope all the rain is by then.

Merc

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