Airlie Beach is the gateway to the beautiful Whitsunday Islands.
- Area: 3.2 kilometres square
- Location 20.26769. 148.71496
- Elevation: 31 metres
- Founded: 1936
- Population: 1208 (2016 census)
- Postcode: 4802
Airlie Beach is the gateway to the beautiful Whitsunday Islands. This coastal town has a fun, carefree vibe. Boating and sailing are fantastic due to the stunning turquoise waters. Visitors are spoilt with beautiful weather and 74 beautiful islands to explore.
- Coral Sea Marina
- Port of Airlie
- Shute Harbour
Things to do in Airlie Beach
Airlie Beach offers fantastic things to do, starting with sailing the beautiful turquoise waters of the Whitsunday Islands. Then take a scenic flight over Heart Reef for great photo opportunities. Next, join a tour of the stunning Whitehaven Beach and take in Hill Inlet’s views.
There is a free lagoon for visitors, free BBQs, and foreshore walks. Head to Paddy’s Shenanigans for live music and the main street for some retail therapy.
Then go skydiving, ocean rafting and explore one of the beautiful Whitsunday Islands.
Where to Stay
There are various accommodation options to suit all budgets and preferences. Here are some of the top hotels and resorts :
Coral Sea Resort
Coral Sea Resort is a luxurious resort located on the waterfront. It offers stunning ocean views and is known for its top-notch amenities and services.
Peppers is a stylish and modern resort in the heart of Airlie Beach. It’s known for its comfortable rooms and great location.
Airlie Beach Hotel
Airlie Beach Hotel is a budget-friendly option that offers comfortable rooms and great amenities. Its central location makes it a convenient option for travellers.
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