Bowen is the northern jewel in The Whitsundays crown, located on the shores of Edgecumbe Bay, 45 minutes north of Airlie Beach. This picturesque seaside town is a relaxed beachcomber's paradise with award-winning, palm-fringed beaches, beautiful bays, and a warm tropical climate.

About Bowen

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Food & Drink
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Hiking Trails


Bowen boasts a broad array of accommodation to suit every traveller, from stylish hotels on the water's edge, self-contained motels, and absolute beachfront holiday parks with cabin, camping and caravan facilities.

Storytowns Self-Driving Podcast

The Storytowns podcasts are here to teach you about the rich history and the many things to do in The Whitsundays. Jump into the immersive Bowen podcast now!

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