How to rent your dream home in Australia’s cheapest city

Whitsundays is the country’s cheapest time of year, but there are plenty of things you can do to make the most of the free time.

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Take advantage of the low cost of renting accommodation, with a minimum of two weeks notice to make your dream holiday home more affordable.

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Renting in Whitsuntays will save you money on your electricity bill and rental insurance.

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Visit the local cinemas and see some of the local shows.

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Check out the local beer and wine shops.

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Find out if you qualify for the holiday home subsidy or the free holiday home.

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Rent a home at a cheaper rate and enjoy the savings of having a smaller space in your home.

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Take a trip to the local beaches to see the colourful locals and enjoy some of Whitsun’s unique wildlife.

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Enjoy a night out on the town, or explore the city by foot.

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Learn how to make a local barbecue from local restaurants.

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Take your kids to the Whitsuns Museum to visit the town’s art collection.

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Visit an old whitsunnery and have a look at the old machinery and equipment.

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Go for a swim in the Whitesocks or the waters off Whitsuts.

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See a performance by the local jazz band, or visit the local theatre.

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Enjoy the Whispers, Whitsungers, Whittlesunday or Whitsubay film festivals.

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Visit Whitsuttles, the Whittlestar and the Whistler.

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Visit local shops to see local items and buy locally made clothes.

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Try out the Whiteridge Opera House, or go for a walk through the old town.

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Visit a local art gallery or bookshop to shop.

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Visit your local zoo, or take a tour of the animal enclosures.

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Explore the town or take in a show at the local opera house.

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Visit old Whitsut stores, or look at some of its old shops and furniture.

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Visit pubs or cafes to see some local beers and local wines.

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Go out for a local BBQ.

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Take part in the local fireworks display.

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Take in a local theatre performance.

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Visit The Whitsutton Museum, or learn more about the town.

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See the local arts centre.

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Visit one of the town shops or visit one of its museums.

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Visit or attend a local festival.

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Take an afternoon stroll in the city centre.

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Take the local ferry.

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Enjoy some local cuisine at a local restaurant.

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Try your hand at an old fashioned game of darts.

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Take some time out to explore a local museum.

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Visit Australia’s oldest Whitsunderstand or visit a local cafe.

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Take time out for some old fashioned shopping.

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Visit nearby parks.

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Visit any of the nearby historic towns.

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Explore Whitsunderskirk, or have a visit to the historic Whitsumskirk Museum.

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Enjoy local craft beer at local pubs.

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Take to the whitsuns waterfalls to enjoy some great underwater adventures.

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Take on a water rafting adventure.

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Enjoy one of Whitstays iconic water slides.

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Go on a fishing trip with friends or family.

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Take back some of your favourite local spots.

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Go fishing or hunt at local fishing spots.

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Try some local crabbing, or enjoy a local game hunt.

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Visit another town’s famous restaurant or shop.

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Explore local museums or galleries.

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See an old-fashioned play on a favourite theme.

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Go to the city zoo.

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Visit Victoria’s only Whitsundaor the whiterocks or Whittelsunday film festival.

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Visit Australian Wildlife Park or visit an Australian Museum.

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Visit Adelaide’s Whitsummie Park.

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Visit One River Park or the Whittersunday Festival.

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Visit Aboriginal Heritage Walk or explore Aboriginal sites.

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Visit Indigenous Art and Cultural Centre or visit Aboriginal sites in the park.

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Take out your family for a visit.

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Take one of those classic day trips.

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Take local art tours or get out to take in some local art.

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Visit some of Adelaide’s traditional music festivals.

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Take home some old school family photos.

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Take it easy with your local holidays and family time.

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Visit Old Town.

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Visit its museums and galleries.

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Visit Aussie Day or Aussie Week.

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Take another day of family fun.

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Enjoy old-school Australian cooking.

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Take down your kids for some classic day care.

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Take this opportunity to go on a walk with your kids. 71.