Bowen is the top of the Whitsundays, a jewel in the Whitsunday crown with untouched beaches, beautiful bays and a perfect tropical climate. Bowen is one of the undiscovered treats of Queensland and an ideal destination for those seeking a laidback beach holiday.

Bowen is situated in the northern region of the Whitsundays on the shores of Edgecumbe Bay, just 40 minutes' drive north from Airlie Beach. It's a picturesque seaside town that offers a beachcomber's paradise with eight award-winning, palm-fringed beaches to explore. Plus there's the reef, beach and estuary fishing. With a daily average of eight hours of sunshine all through the year, it can also lay claim to having Australia's best climate.

The most popular beaches are Horseshoe Bay and Queens Beach. Visitors are well provided for at most beaches in the Bowen area, with facilities including barbecues, picnic tables, children's playgrounds and neatly maintained parkland areas. The Bowen foreshore has recently been redeveloped with fun family activity in mind and boasts a sound shell for outdoor events.

With some of the best fringing reefs of the Queensland coast lying just a few metres offshore, the area attracts snorkellers and divers keen to explore the coral gardens.

18305 Bruce Highway
Bowen, Whitsunday Area
Queensland
Australia

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Mud Run Emerald

Emerald, Central Highlands Area
From AU$20 - 60
17 March 2018
Tickled Pink CQ Inc is proud to host the fourth Mud Run Emerald event. Mud Run Emerald is the major fundraiser for local Central Highlands regional cancer support groups. Have fun with their five kilometre mud run with obstacles to suit all abilities.

Ag-Grow Emerald Field Days

Emerald, Central Highlands Area
From AU$10 - 25
28 – 30 June 2018
Ag-Grow in Emerald is one of the most successful marketing events available to businesses wishing to access the agricultural, mining and associated demographic of Central Western Queensland and beyond.

Gemfest - Festival of Gems

Anakie, Central Highlands Area
9 – 12 August 2018
What is Gemfest? A Festival of Gems! There’s no better place to celebrate the origin, appeal and sheer beauty of precious and semi-precious stones at the home of the largest sapphire fields in the Southern Hemisphere.
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