Airlie Beach and Whitsunday Surrounds

The Whitsunday in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef is located along Queensland’s central coast, 1200 km North of Brisbane and 650 km South of Cairns. There are daily flights to Whitsunday Coast Airport located in Proserpine – a 45 minute drive from Airlie Beach – and Great Barrier Reef Airport located on Hamilton Island. You can also arrive by bus or even Queensland Rail.

Airlie Beach is the HEART of the Whitsundays, with amazing nightlife, events, live music and, of course, The Great Barrier Reef at your door step! You can stroll down the main street, lined with restaurants, bars, nightclubs and specialty shops, or stop by the famous Airlie beach lagoon is located right on the foreshore. There are plenty of water-based activities departing from Airlie Beach that can take you out the most awarded beach in the world, the amazing Whitehaven Beach.

Whether you want budget accommodation or a five star resort, Airlie Beach has something for everyone. Magnums are located in the heart of Airlie beach, with the night life right at your door step. At Hotel Group also have a wide range of hotels, motels, and apartment style rooms to fit all budgets.

To get more information on what to see and do, download the newest edition of The Whitsundays Visitors Guide or search #lovewhitsundays for some more pictures to inspire you to come visit!

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