BIG4 ADVENTURE WHITSUNDAY RESORT BACK IN BUSINESS
BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort re-opened recently and jumped straight back into fun-filled activities for the last week of the NSW school holidays.
The lagoon swimming pool is up and running, the weather returned to normal gorgeous April conditions and Kid’s Club, a full Activity Guide, the Animal Park feeding and outdoor movies are also operating much to the delight of everyone. Owner Mr Greg McKinnon and his team of 34 staff have worked tirelessly to get the resort back to its former glory after Cyclone Debbie hit on 28 March.
“Our beautiful tropical gardens were the worst hit from the massive winds and we have removed between 200-300 truckloads of vegetation from the site. Although it’s not quite the same, we certainly have a lot more sun coming into the camping sites! Luckily it will all grow back, he told Caravan Industry News.” He said it was unfortunate that all the Easter school holiday bookings had to be
He said it was unfortunate that all the Easter school holiday bookings had to be cancelled but after nearly two weeks without power, the priority was to ensure that any safety issues were addressed and that the resort was fully operational before welcoming guests back.
“It’s once again full-steam ahead for all the new developments at the resort. Construction has recommenced on the much anticipated 13 slide water park, one of Australia’s largest resort waterslide parks. The tiling has begun in bright colours to reflect the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. Due to open for the June/July school holidays, this massive new activity will be a colourful and popular addition to the resort offering. Eight new Deluxe Studio cabins are also under construction and due to come online in the next few months. The resort’s 2000 Easter eggs, ordered for the cancelled Easter long weekend activities, have been donated to the Whitsunday Neighbourhood Centre, to distribute as a little token to local families doing it tough over Easter,” Greg said.
“Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays rely on tourism and many tours, restaurants, accommodation, and activities are already back up and operational. Everyone in this town depends
on tourism and we hope people will come back and visit us soon and support our recovery. Airlie Beach has taken a big hit but the community spirit and positivity has kept us all going. I think the Labour Day weekend is going to be one huge celebration for everyone in the Whitsundays and a sign that we are ‘Back in Business’,” he added.
BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort offers a relaxed, family-friendly environment with quality facilities and services, combined with genuinely friendly and helpful staff. Set amongst 26 tropical acres, the resort caters for a variety of budgets and tastes with a wide range of accommodation options from camping and caravanning sites to designer decorated three bedroom condos. Located in Airlie Beach, the resort has easy access to the Great Barrier Reef, Whitehaven Beach, the Whitsunday Islands and a vast array of trips, water activities and truly memorable Australian holiday adventures.
For further information visit their website!
Written by John Westbury