"Whitsunday Wonderland 2009 Big Downunder Meet" Top 5 Page for this destination Airlie Beach by aussirose

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The moment we had all been waiting for finally arrived. The 4th big downunder meet - Whitsunday Wonderland hosted by lou31 was a total hit!! 37 vt'ers & over 40 va's decended on Airlie Beach and the place will never be the same!! :o)

First time ever for VT!! VT Olympics was held with games such as Tim Tam grab, Thong Fling pictured here, XXXX shooters & Vegemite Bowling. Check out the travelogues below for all the fun. :o)

2 Cruises were organised, 1 to the outter reef for snorkling, diving, coral viewing etc and the other trip, a sailing one to the world renoun famous Whitehaven Beach.

Of course the hilight for me was catching up with friends both old and new.

I had been looking so forward to meeting Hansi and the moment finally arrived :o) What a wonderful fella our Hansi is :o)

All in all it was another downunder success and we look forward to having many more great times to come.

Hopefully you will enjoy my pages just as much as I am happy re-living the fabulous memories :o)

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Gateway to the famous Whitsunday Islands, Great Barrier Reef - Australia's playland.
  • Cons:Take plenty of money as boating, sailing, snorkling, diving, island hopping, wining & dining can become very expensive.
  • In a nutshell:Airlie Beach - Big 'must see' when visiting Australia
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  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Oct 24, 2014 at 2:46 AM

    Looks like a great time!

    • aussirose's Profile Photo
      Oct 24, 2014 at 3:41 AM

      Hey matey! Thanks for having a look .... much appreciated :o) Oh it was a heap of fun! We have just come back from the Big 2014 VT Cairns meet recently - met Kimberly from VT staff and her little family. That was a highlight o) Have a squiz at my Cairns page when you get a chance.
      Hugs, Ann xx

  • Waalewiener's Profile Photo
    Apr 19, 2011 at 7:06 AM

    Hi Ann These are great picture I like the one of that Whalewiener in the water haha Looks very familiar Ann Great stuffI Thank you your White haven Hansi Pic Ann I LOVE it I had another look Ann what a crazy bunch eh

  • Dabs's Profile Photo
    Mar 6, 2011 at 5:35 PM

    It looks like the VT crew had a fabulous meet! One day I'm going to make it back to Australia :-)

  • windoweb's Profile Photo
    Mar 2, 2011 at 3:21 PM

    Sure wish I could teleport myself to Airlie Beach especially Daydream Island.

  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Nov 21, 2010 at 3:06 PM

    The blue water and great looking beach bring out the better of the continent. Besides the happy our that you all looked like you were enjoying. The presentation of pictures and comments are very good.

  • toonsarah's Profile Photo
    Sep 25, 2010 at 3:56 AM

    Sounds like you all had a blast! The boardwalk looks perfect for a shady stroll, and Margaritas at Cactus Jacks equally perfect for winding down afterwards ;-)

  • DennyP's Profile Photo
    Aug 21, 2010 at 6:58 PM

    Hi Ann ..lots of great memories here mate....a fabulous VT meet ,what a great time with great people..thanx for sharing all your wonderful tips and pics..hugs..

  • Aug 12, 2010 at 7:15 PM

    When walking along the board walk stop at the Shingley Beach Resort. ther's the nicest boutique in Airlie Beach. This little gem stocks a selection of fashion labels, fashion accessories as well as homewares and gifts.

  • pollon's Profile Photo
    May 12, 2010 at 4:14 AM

    Ove I know already and now I have adopted Rich... what a couple... gosh... :-P But this is an idea for pics with Rich's card and Ove in Krakow ;-)

  • Roadquill's Profile Photo
    Mar 3, 2010 at 8:42 PM

    HI Ann, thanks for stoppin by my Paris page. Glad you enjoyed it. I think OZ has the best names for cities and towns in the world. Karl


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