Airlie Beach - The Whitsundays QLD
The Whitsundays, Queensland.
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Airlie Beach


The tropical resort town of Airlie Beach, the mainland hub of The Whitsundays, is ready to welcome you! With an abundance of accommodation styles that will suit whatever holiday or budget you are in search of. Airlie’s main street is filled with delicious restaurants, bars, and specialty shops, as well as the famous Airlie Beach lagoon where families and couples can sit, relax and soak up the blissful holiday vibes this town offers.



Airlie Beach is THE best location for water adventures and relaxing on the beach taking in the azure blue view. Airlie Beach is a great launchpad for the water tours heading out and experiencing the beauty of the Whitsunday Islands. Tours take off from Airlie Beach offering snorkelling, bareboating,  or exploring the region including world-renowned Whitehaven Beach.

If you’re keen to take in this stunning landscape by air, with many wanting to experience the beauty of Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet, The Great Barrier Reef, and Heart Reef from a birds-eye-view a number of scenic flight operators take off from the mainland.  

Fishing is also a favoured pastime of our local residents, with Lake Proserpine crowned the barramundi mecca of Queensland, or try some big game fishing out on the open water.

If you’re travelling between June and September, in The Whitsundays, every tour could be a whale watching tour! Get out on the water to experience the magnificent migrating humpback whales.

Fresh seafood and produce are in abundance in The Whitsundays, after a fun-filled day enjoy a delicious meal prepared with fresh local ingredients at one of the many restaurants that line the main street. If you like your evening with a little action; party the night away at bustling bars and pubs of Airlie Beach. The nightlife, great weather, stunning vistas, and friendly locals are some of the reasons people love visiting this town.


The best part is the diversity of accommodation to fit your budget.

For the thrifty budget travellers there is a wide range of hotels and hostels available with private rooms, twin sharing, and dormitory-style to suit all wallet sizes.

If you’ve been driving cross country in a campervan or caravan, make a stop at the mesmerising town of Airlie Beach. You can park your motorhome at one of the conveniently located caravan and holiday parks. Or set up your tent on a campsite and enjoy barbeques under the starry night sky.

Families can book spacious fully-equipped apartments and holiday homes located centrally in Airlie Beach; holiday parks are also a big favourite with kids and parents. With many holiday-parks offering family-friendly activities.

Choosing affordable accommodation doesn’t mean you have to compromise on amenities or the view. Most hostels, holiday parks, and hotels offer splendid sea views along with amenities like a swimming pool, on-site laundry, and much more.

And for those treating themselves, luxurious hotels and resorts with magnificent views of The Whitsundays are available. Live it up in lavish spaces with excellent views.

Whatever your in search of Airlie Beach has it in spades!

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