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Cid Harbour

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Cid Harbour is a large, mostly sheltered, harbour on Whitsunday Island, Whitsundays. Comonly used by bareboats, crewed charter boats and private vessels as an overnight stop.
Cid Harbour has 2 popular beaches. Sawmill Beach and Dugong Beach. There is a short bush walk between them and camping at both locations is possible by arrangement with National Parks.
Cid Island, which forms Cid Harbour with Whitsunday Island, was named in 1866 by Commander G.S. Nares, RN, in HMS Salamander but the harbour did not receive its official title until 1887 following surveys by Lieutenant G.E. Richards, RN, in HMS Paluma. Obviously the name followed on from that of the island. Nares' charts of 1866 showed the harbour as a watering place and because of this, the deep water in the harbour and its protected position it has been one of the most frequented anchorages in the area over the years. As to the location of the watering point, while it is popularly assumed this was the creek which flows through Sawmill Beach, such was not the case. The tidal nature of the mouth of that creek and the boulder-strewn nature of access to fresh water further upstream would make the watering task arduous. In fact the actual watering point as shown in Nares' charts was the creek about 500 metres south of Sawmill Beach and immediately east of Hughes Point where there is deep water access to within several metres of convenient basins fed from the hillside in rainy weather. Some notoriety attaches to the harbour because in 1878 the general area of the harbour was the scene of a fatal attack on the ketch Louisa Maria by Aboriginals though the exact location is not known.
     
 
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Oct 2014
Al Grundy honored to be given the Whitsundays achievement award
An emotional Al Grundy responded WOW after being announced as the winner of ther Award for an Outstanding Contribution by an Individual at the Whitsunday Tourism and Business Awards on Saturday night.
Oct 2014
Wander in the Whitsundays
Off the main coastline sits 74 picturesque islands ready to be explored. Unspoilt national park lands and impressive luxury resorts.
Sep 2014
Government to promote Queensland tourism industry in China
LAST week's DestinationQ Forum heralded a new opportunity for further growth in the Whitsunday tourism market, with the state government announcing a new initiative prompoting Queensland to China.
Sep 2014
Qantaslink to start flying from Brisbane to Hamilton Island
QANTASLINK will soon fly direct from Brisbane to Hamilton Island. The news of Qantas' expanding travel network was announced on Monday, with flights between Queensland's capital and the holiday island to start from November 28.


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