Play in Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach holidays can be as relaxed or upbeat as you want. The town itself is a unique blend of relaxing tropical Queensland charm and cool beachside vibrancy. Plenty of restaurants serve up lashings of cuisine options, the shopping provides a good dose of retail therapy, while further afield, the surrounding region can be easily explored by car.


SHOPPING CENTRES & RETAILERS

You may have come for the beautiful scenery, but no holiday is complete without some retail therapy. Airlie Beach is the hub for shopping with everything from swimwear and casual beachwear to party frocks and Whitsunday branded souvenirs … whilst Proserpine offers some delightful (and quirky) surprises to discover.

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RESTAURANTS

Airlie Beach is blessed with close to 50 cafes, bars and restaurants … so whether it’s casual fish ‘n chips, gourmet pizza or a fine dining experience there is sure to be something to delight.


SELF DRIVE

The beauty of the Whitsundays doesn’t stop at the reef and islands. The Whitsunday Coast is a diversely beautiful region, with lush rainforests, secluded beaches and big river country. If you have a car (or you can very easily hire one in town), you can explore the diversity of this remarkable coastline

  • Self drive

    Download this fabulous drive trail map, showing 6 drives you can do easily within a day from Airlie Beach. These drive trails explore the diversity of the Whitsunday Coast from secluded beaches to mining towns to rainforest in the hinterland.