Whitsundays Event Calendar

With one of the largest selection of sailing and water based races in Australia, as well as community and cultural events galore, the Whitsundays is sure to delight any and all fans of boating, sailing, art, music, food and living! See all upcoming events in list view, or see what's happening this month.

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Gatorade Battle of the Paddles 2012

Hamilton Island Outrigger Cup

Considered to be one of the world's most challenging outrigger canoe racing events, the annual Hamilton Cup can has changed its name this yea to the Gatorade Battle of the Paddles, held in partnership with the Australian Outrigging Canoe Association & Surf Life Saving Australia. 

Enjoy the following races and more:

  • Downwind surf ski races (junior, open & masters) - Lindeman Island to Catseye Bay (Hamilton Island)
  • Sprint Stand Up paddle board races
  • Board paddling races
  • Spring, medium distance & marathon outrigger races
  • The notorious 42km outrigger marathon.

There are also plenty of 'off-water' events to keep the spectators entertained, including the many great restaurants and bars. Look out for the Kids Fun Zone, viewing facilities, nightly food stalls, live entertainment and the closing ceremony is not to be missed! See the event schedule here.

Event Details
Date: 14-18 June 2012

Where is it?
Hamilton Island
Hamilton Island

For further information...
07 4948 9490
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