Whitsundays – Airlie Beach

On November 18th and 19th, we were in Airlie Beach, which is part of the Whitsundays.

Airlie Beach !
Airlie Beach !

The Whitsunday Islands are a collection of continental islands of various sizes off the central coast of Queensland and are one of the most touristic destination in the country. Many tours (day, 2 days or more) are proposed. We chose not to do one of them because we thought it was pretty overpriced.

Airlie beach
Airlie beach

So we went on a walk to Airlie Beach (a 4-5 km walk from our campsite). The beach is nice, but as most of the beaches in this season, you cannot bathe into the sea because of the ‘stingers’. Nevertheless,there is a really nice lagoon that we were able to enjoy.

Airlie Beach Lagoon !
Airlie Beach Lagoon !

After that, lunch break with a huuuuuge burger.

Then, a walk to the ‘market’ that could be compared to one of the artisanal markets that you can find in the French oceanfronts.

A street artist who asked for money if we liked what he made (but he was rich enough to buy cigarettes)
A street artist who asked for money if we liked what he made (but he was rich enough to buy cigarettes)
Jérémy making friends!
Jérémy making friends!
Lauriane find them friendly!
Lauriane find them friendly!

Lauriane even took the time to tame un baby bird who fell from the nest (she did not give him a name because his future was too uncertain)!

Le nouveau pote de Lauriane...
Le nouveau pote de Lauriane…

We saw some camels (or dromedaries, we do not really remember, we could not see well with the people sitting on their back), a tourist attraction. Jérémy started to trust Lauriane when she told him she saw camels on the road!

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Here are a few pictures…

Il avait pas vu l'entrée du port celui-là !
He missed the port entry!
Airlie Beach !
Airlie Beach !
Airlie Beach
Airlie Beach
Airlie Beach
Airlie Beach
From Airlie Beach !
From Airlie Beach !

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