Dr Rum – Fish D’Vine

Dr Rum – Fish D’Vine

To those who are not versed in the ways of Rum, those who have not delved into Rum, those who may misinterpret Rum, Dr Rum is here to help. Mark (AKA Dr Rum) is one of the owners of the Fish D’vine and The Rum Bar, an iconic Airlie Beach venue, and prides himself on introducing people this precious nectar – which has age old ties to the nautical world of sailing…

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Mainstay Sailing

Mainstay Sailing

Mainstay Sailing offer RYA accredited sailing courses in the heart of the Whitsundays. Partners in our Better Boating series, Mainstay offer training for people of all levels of experience. Practical courses are run on ‘Mowhawk’ a Beneteau 40.7, ideal for training in a safe and comfortable environment.

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Volunteer Marine Rescue

Volunteer Marine Rescue

Volunteer Marine Rescue (VMR) Whitsunday is a non-profit volunteer organisation based in Airlie Beach. They provide first response’ emergency service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Partners in our Better Boating series, VMR provide practical advice for safety at sea.

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Little Fish Tourism

Little Fish Tourism

In the words of Little Fish Tourism ‘knowledge is power and education is key’! We are working with Little Fish Tourism in 2022 to take Coral Sea Academy ‘on the road’ educating people along the East Coast of Australia on the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. Little Fish partner with the Coral Sea Academy by coordinating Master Reef guides to our events to showcase the magic of the reef.

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Tangaroa Blue

Tangaroa Blue

Tangaroa Blue is a not-for-profit dedicated to the removal and prevention of marine debris, one of the largest environmental issues worldwide. They have successfully created the Australian Marine Debris Initiative (AMDI) a citizen science network that work on solutions to stop of the flow of litter at the source.

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Whitsunday Climate Change Innovation Hub

Whitsunday Climate Change Innovation Hub

As a partner of the Whitsunday Healthy Heart Project we are collaborating with the Whitsunday Climate Innovation Hub to bring events to our marine tourism operators and the general public focused on reducing carbon emissions. The Zero Emissions Marine Tourism event was the first of many planned for 2022.

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Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef

Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef

The Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef’s mission is to protect and conserve the Great Barrier Reef, and reefs around the world. From ditching single-use plastics to citizen science and world-leading research – now is the time to act.

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Reef Catchments

Reef Catchments

Reef Catchments is a team of skilled and outcome-focused people who are dedicated to looking after the environment in the Mackay Whitsunday Isaac region. They are the Natural Resource Management group for the region, facilitating change and working for long-term solutions to sustain, protect, and improve our region’s natural resources and environment.

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Whitsunday Suicide Prevention Network

Whitsunday Suicide Prevention Network

Whitsunday Suicide Prevention Network are a community led network driven to reduce suicide and its impact on the Whitsunday region. They achieve this through supporting groups from within the community to deliver education, training and by inspiring conversation and collaboration.

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