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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions 

Is it safe to swim in the ocean at Paradise Cove?

Yes, it is safe to swim in the ocean but during stinger season all guests are recommended to wear a stinger suit.

What wildlife can I expect to encounter at the Villa?

The Villa is surrounded by bushland and national park on 3 sides, Marine Park to the North. Wild flora and fauna including flocks of cockatoo’s, curious goanna’s, pigs, dingoes, snakes and spiders

How can I get to Whitehaven Beach from Paradise Cove?

We can arrange for you to be picked up from Paradise Cove in an award-winning highspeed catamaran to spend the day exploring the Whitsundays, visiting Whitehaven Beach and snorkelling the fringing reefs of the Great Barrier Reef

Do I get phone signal?

Wi-fi calling is available in the main house and the pool area (Wi-Fi coverage areas) There is no Vodafone or Optus coverage with patchy Telstra coverage on the front lawn

Can I drive my own car to the resort?

Yes, the whole property is over 4,000 acres. The front gate is 9.5km from the Villa with the road from the gate to the Villa being about 7.5km of bitumen and 2km of dirt and gravel. A 4wd is required in heavy rain.

How do we get food to the Villas ?

Centro is about 3.5 km from the front gate – Woolworths, Coles, Bunnings, all deliver to the front gate (450 Paluma Rd)

How can I see Heart Reef?

We will arrange an hour long scenic flight for you that will take you over the Whitsundays to see the incredible Whitehaven Beach from the sky before flying to the outer reef. Here you will be able to see the iconic Heart Reef before exploring other sections of the Great Barrier Reef.

Can we bring our children?

Yes, children under 12 must be supervised.

Are there any good hikes?
Is there air-conditioning?

All Bedrooms and the study TV are airconditioned. The air-conditioning in the dining and living area is normally off and kept cool by the Woodwark Bay sea breeze.

Other Things You Need To Know 

1. Villa Area – The Booking is for the Villa and surrounding cabins in the Bay area only. Escorted Access to the surrounding farmland may be available for certain activities

2. Please wear shoes on the beach and carry torches at night

3. Please wear stinger suits when swimming in the Bay particularly from Nov to April. Stinger suits are available at BCF at Centro

4. Distances – The whole property is over 4,000 acres. The front gate is 9.5km from the Villa. The road from the gate to the Villa is about 7.5km of bitumen and 2km of dirt and gravel. A 4wd is required in heavy rain