Whitsundays Clipper Race Carnival 2020

Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Area

11 – 18 January 2020 - 

The Whitsundays will once again come alive with festivities and fun when the Worlds Most Wondrous Sailing event arrives, for the Whitsundays Clipper Race Carnival in January 2020.

Airlie Beach will host the eleven identical 70-foot ocean racing yachts, their skippers and their international crew and supporters in the final stop of the Australian leg of the internationally renowned and spectacular Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. The carnival will be a one week long celebration of vibrant regional events and activities showcasing the beauty of The Whitsundays.

Set in the idyllic location of the Whitsunday Islands within the heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsundays Clipper Race Carnival will feature signature events such as a long lunch on the iconic Whitehaven Beach, a rodeo on the coastal beaches of Bowen and a welcome party in the centre of Airlie Beach.

Event Dates

This event occurs once only on:
11 – 18 January 2020

Event Venues

The Whitsundays
Airlie Beach
Queensland, Australia 4802

Other Information


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